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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.

Be a Shriner now!

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

Rent The Venue

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.

Please join us in welcoming our new Imperial Potentate William (Bill) Bailey and First Lady Debby Bailey! Learn more about the Bailey family in this video, which debuted at Imperial Session. Be sure to give the official Shriners Imperial Potentate Facebook page a like at Shriners Imperial Potentate

Shriners International First Lady Debby Bailey’s Transforming Lives fundraising program shines a light on the amazing contributions Shriners Hospitals for Children brings to the field of #scoliosis care and supports these efforts. Learn more about her program and how you can make a difference!

Reaching New Heights: The Stories of Sydney and Seth

Every year, Shriners Hospitals for Children selects two National Patient Ambassadors to represent the health care system’s patients. The ambassadors spend the year sharing their stories and the ways Shriners Hospitals for Children has made a dramatic difference in their lives. Meet Seth and Sydney and learn about their journeys with #scoliosis and the innovative care they receive through our healthcare system.

Shriners International First Lady Debby Bailey’s Transforming Lives fundraising program shines a light on the amazing contributions Shriners Hospitals for Children brings to the field of #scoliosis care and supports these efforts. Learn more about her program and how you can make a difference!

Cactus

Read the latest issue of our Cactus magazine.

Upcoming Events

  1. Highlanders Pipe & Drum Meeting

    October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. Fife & Drum Corp Monthly Meeting

    October 25 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Sprint Cars Monthly Meeting

    October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  4. Chanters Weekly Rehearsal

    October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Provost Monthly Meeting

    October 26 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Upcoming Event Posters

Please click on each poster below to enlarge the image. Hope to see you at these shrine events!

If you have any questions, please call the shrine office at (605) 336-1117 or email office@elriad.com.

Recent Blog Articles

Spring Ceremonial & Ladies Luncheon

Spring Ceremonial & Ladies Luncheon

The 288th Ceremonial of the 133rd Year of El Riad Shrine Temple took place on May 1. This Spring Ceremonial was dedicated to Noble Richard “Rich” Osvog. We had 24 Nobles created that day under Illustrious Sir, Les Kruse. Our Ladies had their own luncheon where First...

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Getting to the Point: Al Zahn, PP

Getting to the Point: Al Zahn, PP

The Cactus Interview Al Zahn El Riad Shrine 2020 Potentate Hometown: Worthing, S.D. When I left the population was less than 400 and now it’s over 1,000. While living there I was a member of the Volunteer Fire Department, charter member of the Jaycees, volunteer and...

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Have Fun In ’21! May 2021

Have Fun In ’21! May 2021

On May 1, we held our first full day ceremonial in over a year and it was a great day to be an El Riad Shrine Noble and Lady. Lady Gloria and I would like to thank all the participants for attending. A tip of the fez goes out to the Potes Aides, the Chief of Staff and...

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New Captain of the Guard Paul Berndt

New Captain of the Guard Paul Berndt

Paul Berndt is the new Captain of the Guard of the Divan. Paul has been living in the Sioux Falls area since 2006. Before that Aberdeen and Dell Rapids.  Paul has been in the technology field for most of his career, graduating from Southeast Technical Institute with...

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Getting to the Point: Heather Nagel

Getting to the Point: Heather Nagel

The Cactus Interview Heather Nagel El Riad Shrine Venue Coordinator Hometown: Sioux Falls, SD What keeps you in Sioux Falls? My love for this city, and the kind people in it, as well as all it offers to those of us who live here. The entertainment, restaurants, parks,...

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Have Fun In ’21! April 2021

Have Fun In ’21! April 2021

In addition to our Dance Club on Friday night, the El Riad Shrine also had a successful event on March 13, at the Shrine. Hats off to the Fife & Drum unit for hosting their St Patty’s Day Beer Pong Tournament. All 64 teams participated and several non-playing...

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