Discover Endless Options at Shaker Village
Gather with friends and family at the quintessential Kentucky venue surrounded by 3,000 acres of rock walls, rolling pastures and remarkable spaces. From family reunions, special occasions and private parties to corporate events and weddings, let Shaker Village help make your gathering an event to remember. The buildings and grounds surrounding Shaker Village are available for rental throughout the year for weddings, parties, meetings, social occasions and other gatherings. With 3,000 acres, your venue options are endless. If you can think it, we can make it happen—just ask.
West Lot Dwelling
The West Lot Dwelling, a scenic 1.5 mile drive from The Historic Centre, features a large, sunny reception and meeting room, double parlor, covered porch and enclosed courtyard, as well as six en-suite guest rooms. Its lawn and adjoining wildflower meadow are ideal locations for outdoor weddings, receptions, family reunions and other social events.
1820 Meeting House
*Closed for Preservation. Available in late 2018.
The 1820 Meeting House, located in the heart of The Historic Centre, accommodates 125 for a seated ceremony or meeting and is within walking distance of several reception venues.
Meadow View Barn
The Meadow View Barn is a restored, open-air tobacco barn with stunning views of the rolling Shaker Village countryside. It is a flexible event venue, offering an outdoor ceremony site and covered reception or event space for up to 175.
Centre Family Dwelling
NEW Host your event in the hub of the Village, among exhibits and history inside the Centre Family Dwelling. This building once housed up to 100 members of the Centre “family” in 14 bedrooms and had kitchens, a dining room, a cellar with food storage rooms, an infirmary and a large meeting room. The reserved event space is perfect for an 80-person seated event. Available in early 2019.
West Family Wash House
An ideal venue for seminars, meetings and workshops, the West Family Wash House accommodates up to 50 guests and features a large, open event space and upstairs break-out room.
West Family Dwelling Cellar
The West Family Dwelling Dining Room, an intimate brick floored space with a wood burning fireplace, can accommodate receptions and dinners for up to 65 guests.
West Family Dwelling Meeting Room
The West Family Dwelling Meeting Room accommodates up to 20 guests and provides a cozy area to meet—perfect for retreats, break-out sessions and small meetings.
The Dixie Belle Riverboat
Enjoy a relaxing ride through high limestone cliffs and untouched natural beauty aboard Shaker Village’s 115-passenger riverboat. One-hour narrated cruises describe the historical importance of the river to the Shakers and pass under High Bridge, an engineering marvel built in 1877.
Grounds + Gardens
Shaker Village’s 3,000 acres of gardens, wildflower prairies, ponds and wooded grounds are available for ceremonies and social gatherings of all types. Have something special in mind? Inquire with our sales team—the options are endless.