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EL RIAD SHRINE CELEBRATES 70TH YEAR OF CIRCUS IN SIOUX FALLS

3/25/2011
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WHAT:  EL RIAD SHRINE CIRCUS

WHEN:  APRIL 28- MAY 1, 2011

WHERE:  SIOUX FALLS ARENA

 

 

SIOUX FALLS, SD- “Come one and come all!” Stuffed tigers and elephants to hug, glow sticks to wave, tigers, trapeze, high flying dare devils and cotton candy to melt in your mouth!  It’s all part of the El Riad Shrine Circus experience coming to Sioux Falls April 28-May 1.

 

This year’s circus will be the 70th Shrine Circus presented by the El Riad Shriners.

 

Circus committee chair Marv Lovro heads the 50 plus volunteer committee,   “The El Riad Shrine Circus puts in well over 5,000 man hours to help present one of the staples of the Sioux Falls community.” 

 

Just weeks count down one of the city’s longest and most fun traditions--  the annual El Riad Shrine Circus in Sioux Falls! This year El Riad Shrine Circus Committee is reaching into the community for assistance and support. “The circus is free to kids 12 and under,” remarks Lovro, “and companies in Sioux Falls and the surrounding area purchase tickets to make sure these kids get to go and see a family filled and fun event.” The circus ticket exchange is one of the events long lasting traditions going back over forty years.

 

2011 Potentate Pat Colbert chimed in with a big smile on his face, “In today’s world of Xbox and internet, some kid’s have never seen a real live performance of any kind. The El Riad Shrine Circus is music, dancing, plus all the acts we’ve come to expect at a circus, such as the tigers, the high flying trapeze and juggling acts. It’s just great fun!”

 

 

Circus tickets times and locations are as follows:

 

 

Thursday, April 28,2011 

12:30 p.m. 

All Seats are General Admission 

Thursday, April 28,2011    

  7:00 p.m. 

Reserved & General Admission 

Friday, April 29,2011 

12:30 p.m. 

All Seats are General Admission  

Friday, April 29, 2011 

  7:00 p.m. 

Reserved & General Admission  

Saturday, April 30, 2011 

10:00 a.m. 

Reserved & General Admission  

Saturday, April 30, 2011 

  2:30 p.m. 

Reserved & General Admission  

Saturday, April 30, 2011  

  7:00 p.m. 

Reserved & General Admission  

Sunday, May 1, 2011

 12:30 p.m. 

Reserved & General Admission  

Sunday, May 1, 2011 

   5:00 p.m. 

Reserved & General Admission  

       

 

Tickets can be purchased online starting April 4 at www.elriad.com and at the El Riad Shrine box office, 14th and Phillips Avenue in Sioux Falls, starting on Thursday April 21st through Wed April 27th 9am to 5pm, and on Saturday April 23rd from 9am to 12 noon.

 

On April 28, box office moves to the Sioux Falls Arena.

 

Tickets prices are as follows:

 

$16 for adult reserved seat

$11 for child reserved seat

$8 adult general admission

Grade school age children FREE with coupon

 

All proceeds are for the benefit of El Riad Shrine. 

 

See you at the circus April 28 through May 1st!

 

 

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Pat Colbert
El Riad Potentate 2011
Phone: (605) 336-1117
www.elriad.com