Best Axe Throwing In Denver

Updated on January 5, 2022 by

Colorado’s capital has a list of attractions to visit; the state capitol, Molly Brown House Museum, and the botanic gardens. However, it can get a little boring if all you’re doing is snapping pictures and listening to guides. For something a little more exciting, try your hand at axe throwing at some of the best axe throwing places Denver has to offer.

1. Axe Whooping

Overview of Services

Axe Whooping is one of the biggest indoor axe throwing facilities in Colorado. Once you secure your lane, the coaches provide you with the knowledge and equipment you need to master axe throwing. They teach you how to throw in different styles and then help you compete in different kinds of axe throwing games like tic-tac-toe and connect four.

Key Features

  • You can pre-book in advance via their website
  • They also accept walk-ins based on availability
  • They have a mobile unit you can book for parties
  • You can host parties and corporate events here
  • Outside alcohol is not allowed
  • They offer gift cards
  • Intoxicated people are not allowed to play
  • They have an axe throwing league you can join if you want
  • They support local and global charities

Review Comments

  • “Great place, tons of fun, good service/coaches, A+, would recommend!”-Google reviews
  • “Awesome time with Anna Lisa! She taught us how to throw 1 handed, 2 axes, and then flipping upside down”-Yelp
  • “This place is awesome! So fun for a date of two or a big party!”-Yelp

Address

437 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203

2. Bad Axe Throwing

Overview of Services

Bad Axe Throwing is an indoor axe throwing facility with plenty of space to accommodate groups of 8-90. They have axe coaches that help you start off by teaching you the basics and safety instructions. After that, you can participate in different axe-throwing games as the coaches supervise you.

Key Features

  • No age limit per se, as long as the child can manage to throw an axe safely, they can participate
  • You can bring your own food and even cater in if you’re hosting an event
  • They have mini-fridges to store drinks that you bring in
  • You can play your own music or ask your axe coach to play a specific kind of music if you want
  • Spectators are allowed at no additional cost
  • Walk-ins are accepted based on availability
  • You can cancel 2 weeks before your scheduled date for rescheduling, no refunds
  • You can bring your own axe as long as its WATL certified

Review Comments

  • “Our coach was really helpful and informative, keeping an eye on everyone to give tips customized to our individual issues.”-Yelp
  • “An hour was definitely long enough for 3 of us to enjoy a beer and get better at throwing axes and hatchets.”-Yelp
  • “The entire staff was super friendly and welcoming and it was great that I was able to bring in my own food”-Yelp

Address

7338 Washington St, Denver, CO 80229

3. Class Axe Throwing and Bar

Overview of Services

Class Axe Throwing has both indoor and outdoor axe throwing facilities. Each session begins with a quick training, where instructors explain to you how to throw an axe and also safety instructions that you need to know. Then you can play guided axe throwing games like connect four with your family and friends.

Key Features

  • Outdoor sessions come with craft beer and cocktail options to order from
  • 1 winner takes all-tournament
  • All experiences are private
  • Outdoor sessions last for 1.5 hours
  • Indoor sessions have a bar on site
  • Indoor sessions last for 1 hour with 30-minute add-ons available
  • You can book for up to 10 people online, contact them for bigger groups
  • Reservations are required, they don’t accept walk-ins
  • You must be 12 years or older to participate
  • The location is ADA accessible

Review Comments

  • “This was my first time Axe throwing and we had a blast!”-Yelp
  • “they showed us a bunch of games and trick shots with the axes that was awesome.”-Yelp
  • “Each station has someone there running the “Axe Games” where you compete in teams which are really fun.”-Yelp

Address

3400 E 52nd Ave Denver, CO 80216

4. Primal Axe House

Overview of Services

Primal Axe House is a huge rustic-themed venue designed for indoor axe throwing. Each group is assigned with an axepert who teaches you safety rules and how you can begin throwing axes. Once you learn the basics, you can begin axe throwing with your friends and family while enjoying food and drinks from their menu.

Key Features

  • A full food and drink menu to order from
  • You need to wear closed-toe shoes in order to throw
  • You can’t bring your own food or drinks
  • No set age limit as long as you can manage to throw safely. However, children under 18 need a guardian to accompany them
  • Walk-ins are accepted for groups of maximum 10 based on availability
  • You can book the venue to host private and corporate events
  • They are part of the world axe throwing league

Review Comments

  • “Gorgeous facility! Best place to throw axes in town by far.”-Yelp
  • “Great customer service, helpful employees, and good drinks. We’ve been to a few axe throwing bars, this one was by far the best!”-Yelp
  • “The kids loved it and so did we!”-Yelp

Address

3545 S Platte River Dr Unit M-1 Sheridan, CO 80110

5. Dagar

Overview of Services

Dagar is an art gallery and axe throwing facility packed in one beautiful place. Here you can learn the basics of axe throwing before participating in a competitive game with your friends and family.  Once you’re done, you can relax, have some beer while appreciating art in Denver.

Key Features

  • They offer 2-hour and 3-hour axe throwing experiences
  • They have gift certificates
  • They serve snacks at their bar
  • You can bring your own food
  • They have a bar offering a variety of drinks. You can check the drinks menu on their website
  • Each lane has two targets
  • Children under 18 can participate but must be accompanied by an adult

Review Comments

  • “None of us had thrown axes before, but they taught us in a few easy steps and made sure we followed the rules.”-Yelp
  • “The coaches – especially Mikey – we’re so encouraging and really helped us figure out our throws.”-Yelp
  • “I’d definitely come again. 1000xs better than bad axe!”-Yelp

Address

2000 Lawrence St Denver, CO 80205

Be sure to check out one of these axe throwing spots for a fun day while in Denver. Even if you’ve never done this before, the axe coaches and instructors will have you all set up. And you’ll be able to throw in no time! Goodluck!


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Michael Culligan

I am a lumber worker who performs logging services for the forestry industry. I have spent years honing my skills and experience to become a well-rounded axeman. I'm exited to share my knowledge of axes and lumber tools with everyone to help.