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El Riad Shrine, located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. We would love for you to become a part of our philanthropic fraternity.

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Shriners International is a fraternity based on fun, fellowship and the Masonic principles of brotherly love, truth and relief.

Rent Our Facility

El Riad Shrine has first class facilities available to rent for both our shriners (at a reduced rate) and also for general public.

Shrine Events

Our units and clubs host many events that are open to the public while also organizing fundraisers for ways to earn money for our shrine and philanthropy.

Recent Blog Articles

Notes from the Pote: December 2017/January 2018

November was again a busy month for El Riad as always! November 1–5, lots of us went down to Las Vegas to help Marshall the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. This great high profile PGA event was well attend by many people and seen on TV all over the world. This...

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Fall Ceremonial & Ladies Lunch

2017 Fall Ceremonial Thank you to everyone who attended our Fall Ceremonial on Veterans Days, Saturday, November 11. Please enjoy our photo gallery below. Photos by Tom Anderson, Shelby DeVries, Darrell Griggs, Peter Hauff and Rocky...

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Notes from the Pote:
November 2017

Well, the year is going really fast for all of us I’m sure. October was a busy month for El Riad as always. We hosted the Shrine Circus and Fund Raising Association (SCAFRA) Convention here in Sioux Falls October 19 – 21 with attendees from all over the country....

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Hot Dog Benefit Earns Over $2,000

By Doug Kristensen The Magnet Bar in Magnet, Nebraska held their third annual hot dog benefit for the El Riad Transportation Fund. The proceeds this year was a check for $2,066 and a late $40 cash donation. Pictured are Doug Kristensen, Lewis & Clark Shrine Club...

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Notes from the Pote:
October 2017

Well there was no slowing down for El Riad in September. We started off with the Shrine Cup Golf Tournament on September 7. A great day was had by all the golfers and the weather was perfect. Thanks to Ryan Simmons and his whole team for organizing another record...

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