Welcome to Kerbela Shriners

Kerbela Shriners, a fraternal orginization promotes family, fun and brotherhood while supporting Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Our History:

During the 1915 Imperial Council Session held in Seattle Washington, a group of Shriners belonging to Alhambra Temple and residing in the Knoxville area eppeared before the Imperial Session requesting dispensation for a new Temple to be known as Kerbela and to be located in the city of Knoxville, Tennessee.

Prior to this time these Nobles traveled from Knoxville and other cities of Upper East Tennessee to Chattanooga for Shrine meetings, frequently by charter car on Southern Railway. Because of the distance involved it soon became apparent to these Nobles that they should have a Temple of their own…

Transforming Lives: Lady Debby Bailey's Program

About the First Lady’s Program — Transforming Lives
First Lady Debby Bailey is dedicated to helping Shriners Hospitals for Children give patients every possible advantage and opportunity to achieve their goals. The family-centered, innovative and compassionate care we provide helps children transform their lives and achieve their highest potential.

Lady Debby invites you to join her in Supporting the Transforming Lives program of Shriners Hospitals for Children®.

Shrine Circus Sept. 30 – Oct. 2 at Thompson-Boling Arena

The Kerbela Shrine Circus is held every year in October at Thompson-Boling Arena. Kerbela Shriners and Hamid Circus work together to provide 5 great performances with lots of excitement and tons of fun.

Kerbela News

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Click to download (PDF) and read the May/June 2022 Kerbela News.

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