2019 MSA in Aberdeen

We are very excited and ready to host the 2019 Midwest Shrine Association Meetings. We have a ton of things already planned and we look forward to seeing everyone. To get you started here are the details as we have them right now.

Winter Session February 14th – 16th, 2019

  • Registration will be handled through your temples like always
  • The host hotels will be the Dakota Event Center http://www.dakotaeventcenter.com/
    • This is a beautiful facility and we will be able to house almost everyone.
    • All meetings will be held at this facility.
    • The two hotels attached are the Hampton Inn & Holiday Inn Express
    • Room bookings and all details for the Winter session will be handled through the MSA secretary, Don Thompson.

Summer Session July 31st – August 3rd

  • Registration will be handled through your temple. You will register through them and book your hotel room through them.

Tentative Schedule

Wednesday July 31st
  • 2 pm – 7pm Welcome at individual hotels
  • 5pm Counterparts Dinner
    • Yelduz Shrine Center – 802 S. Main Street Aberdeen SD, 57401
    • Happy Hour, Catered Meal, Entertainment
Thursday August 1st
  • 10am – 4pm Welcome at individual hotels
  • 9am – Golf Tournament – Rolling HIlls Golf Club
  • 10am-5pm  Market Place open (DEC)
  • 4pm Parade line up (Presentation College)
  • 5:30 Parade Step off
  • Oasis at Aberdeen Convention & Visitors Bureau following parade
    • Plenty of room for vehicles and trailers to the West of the parade end point
  • 8pm – Midnight – Yelduz Temple Bar open for visitors
Friday August 2nd
  • 10am – noon Welcome at Individual Hotels
  • 10am-5pm  Market Place open (DEC)
  • Competitions
    • Clown – TBD
    • Motor Corps – TBD
    • Chanters – TBD
    • Horse Patrols – Brown County Fairgrounds – Time TBD
  • 10:30 am – Ladies Brunch – Yelduz Shrine Center
    • Catered Brunch, Guests Speakers, and Hat Decorating, & Homemade Pheasant Sandwiches
  • 1pm – Ladies to Storybook Land for tours
    • Open to everyone
  •  5pm – Downtown Concert
    • Special Hat Auction for Children’s Hospital
    • Food Vendors and Beer Vendors
Saturday August 3rd
  • 9:30 Parade Lineup
    • Stage at Aberdeen Central High School
    • End at Melgaard Park
  • 10:30 Parade Step Off
  • Noon – Sack Lunch in Melgaard Park

Upcoming Events

  • Britton Shrine Club

    December 26, 2018 • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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