What is Well Crafted?
Well Crafted—Brews + Bands celebrates the quality and diversity of Kentucky’s music and craft beer cultures by bringing together a flavorful mix of up-and-coming breweries with favorite local musicians in a venue like no other. Sample brews in the craft beer tent while enjoying live music on two stages!
All proceeds from the event will support Shaker Village’s agricultural and environmental student and family education programs. Each year, Shaker Village serves thousands of students and teachers, and with your help, the organization can introduce new, diverse field trips, workshops and activities to reconnect youth with the outdoors.
How much are tickets?
$25 in advance or at door (if available)
5 + Under – Free
Ages 6 + up require a general admission ticket.
What’s included in the ticket price?
• Live entertainment on two stages
• Access to food vendors and festival field
• Admission to Shaker Village
Beer Tickets will be for sale inside the festival field.
What time do the gates open?
Festival gates open at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday.
Will security be on site?
Safety is our number one priority. We’ll be sure to have plenty of security and EMS on hand.
Do you expect a large crowd?
Be understanding of large crowds. The event is hosted in a large area, however, many folks will be there along with you. Please be prepared to wait, if necessary. Remember, a kind word goes a long way, and your patience is appreciated!
Do I need to bring an ID?
Bring two forms of ID (a drivers license and one other form of identification – credit card, student ID, etc.) with you and be prepared to show it. Access to the beer tent will not be allowed without TWO forms of ID. Refunds will not be available for ticket holders who fail to present required identification.
Can I taste beer?
Yes. Craft beers may be purchased as tastings and by the glass. We ask festival goers to enjoy the brews but know your limits and act responsibly. Event staff reserves the right to refuse service to anyone at any time. This event features craft beer, but not its abuse. Please be responsible about your consumption. If you are participating in the beer tent have a designated driver or stay the night.
Where do I recycle?
The Festival is an eco-conscious event. Please do your part in helping us reduce our impact! Recycle and reuse all that you can and toss what you must. Bins will be available throughout the festival field.
Can I bring my blanket or lawn chair?
Well Crafted is structured as a walk-about festival and we encourage folks to stand up, move about, and venture throughout the Village! There will be a large area for blankets and chairs during the music concerts but you are also welcome to set them up on the outskirts of the main walk-about areas. Please be courteous to your fellow festival-goers.
Will there be shade?
Well Crafted will take place in a large, grassy field overlooking the Kentucky countryside. Trees line the perimeter of the field, but be prepared to spend time in direct sun while enjoying the music. Sorry, no tents or large umbrellas allowed.
Will food and non-alcoholic drinks be available?
Yes. Food vendors will be on site.
Can I bring my own food or drinks to the event?
No outside food or drinks allowed.
Will there be at ATM on site and can I pay at the door with a credit card?
There is no ATM on site. Credit cards will only be accepted at the door and at the beer garden. Food and merchandise vendors may or may not accept credit cards. Please plan accordingly and bring extra cash.
What if it rains?
The event will take place rain or shine! Please bring rain gear.
Can I leave the festival and return?
We will allow re-entry. As long as you have your wristband, you can exit and re-enter the event site. Wristbands that have been damaged or tampered with will not be accepted.
What if I bought tickets, but will not be able to attend the festival?
Sorry, as stated when purchased, tickets are non-refundable.
Can I bring kids or pets?
Kids are welcome. Ages 6 and up require a general admission ticket. No pets, please.
Can I bring my camera?
Detachable lens cameras are prohibited. point-and-shoot cameras without additional lenses are ok. Please no video cameras or professional photography equipment.
Where can I stay?
The Inn at Shaker Village features 72 overnight guest rooms, suites and cottages. Book early, as rooms are expected to sell out quickly. Visit harrodsburgky.com to view other area options.
Is camping available?
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill is not designed for camping. You’ll need to pitch your tent and start your campfire a bit farther away from the Village, but there are some great options in the area. Visit harrodsburgky.com to view other area options.
What to Bring (Allowed Items)
1. Sun gear (e.g., sunglasses, sunscreen, etc.)
2. Seating (e.g., folding chair, blanket, etc.)
3. Bug repellent
4. Rain gear (ponchos are best, but small, hand-held umbrellas are OK)
6. Baby strollers
What NOT to Bring (Prohibited Items)
1. Weapons, fireworks or explosives of any kind
2. Illegal substances (including narcotics) or drug paraphernalia
3. Framed or large backpacks
4. Glass containers of any kind
6. Food or beverages
7. Carts, bicycles, skateboards, scooters, or personal motorized vehicles
8. Tents, large umbrellas
9. Pets (except service dogs)
10. Any audio recording, professional camera or video equipment
11. Moshing, crowd surfing, and/or stage diving
12. Vending or soliciting without prior approval from Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill
13. Bills over $20.00. We won’t accept them at the beverage booths.
14. Bad attitudes
15. Festival organizers reserve the right to prohibit any item that isn’t listed.
The Festival reserves the right to refuse entry to or remove anyone from the event, at their discretion.
Before your ticket purchase, PLEASE review the important information below:
ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Please review ticket ordering information carefully prior to ticket purchase. Shaker Village will not refund or exchange tickets, unless event is canceled or rescheduled. Tickets Are Transferable, Wristbands Are Not. Once you enter the event, you will be issued a wristband. You cannot give your wristband to another person.