5 Best Axe Throwing In LA [2022 Update]

Updated on July 29, 2022 by

LA is a popular holiday destination for a lot of good reasons; the Hollywood walk of fame, the food, the clubs, and of course the chance to run into your favorite celebrity. As fun as that is, it might not be as fun for everyone.

So if you’re in LA wanting to partake in something more fun, try one of these axe throwing places for a change. Axe throwing is a type of target sport like darts, where you stand at a certain distance and throw axes at a target.

Here are some of LA’s best axe throwing spots:

1. LA AX

Overview of Services

A wordplay on the infamous LA airport, the LA AX offers both indoor and outdoor axe throwing experiences. The experience begins with a symptom screening for COVID-19, then you sign a safety waiver. You then get a short tutorial on safety and instructions. After this, you finally get to play with a coach supervising you.

Key Features

  • You can pre book your visit for a group of up to 24 people
  • For groups 25 or more, you need to contact them prior to booking
  • They have a mobile unit to cater for private parties
  • They also accept walk-ins but you will have to share the space with strangers
  • You need to be wearing closed-toe shoes
  • You must be 21 years or older to play
  • You can bring your own food
  • You can take pictures if you want

Review/Comments

  • “The staff was super helpful and the environment felt very COVID safe!” -Google reviews
  • “The facility is spotless and they offer drinks and snacks at a decent price .”-Google reviews
  • “Annabel and Jack were AMAZING coaches! Such great energy and a ton of fun.”-Yelp

Address

7308 Coldwater Canyon Ave

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North Hollywood, California (91605)

2. Mo’s House Of Axe

Overview of Services

Enjoy axe throwing in LA style at Mo’s House Of Axe. They have twenty axe lanes, a bar, and a restaurant offering comfort food. Each axe throwing session lasts for up to 75 minutes with an axe coach supervising you. The first few minutes of each session begin with instructions on how to play and then you get to throw axes into targets.

Key Features

  • Each session lasts for about 75 minutes
  • You can reserve lanes for groups of 6-12 people
  • They also accept walk-ins unless they’re full
  • You need to be 8 years or older to play
  • You can play even if you’re in a wheelchair
  • Outside food and drinks are not allowed. You can however make special requests if you’re booking Mo’s for your private parties
  • You must wear closed-toe shoes
  • You can cancel before 24 hours for a full refund

Review Comments

  • “Best axe throwing facility in L.A. attentive instructors and excellent food.”-Google reviews
  • “Great service took personal care of my party group.”-Google reviews
  • “This place is so fun! We had our team holiday party here and it was perfect.”-Yelp

Address

611 S Western Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90005

Koreatown, Wilshire Center

3. Axe Lair

Overview of Services

Axe lair offers an affordable, indoor axe throwing experience. You begin by signing in, after which you get an introduction and tutorial on the basics of axe throwing. After this, you can hurl axes at your target. They also host private parties and have a souvenir shop for you to take something away.

Key Features

  • The duration of each session depends on the number of people. For up to 8 people you can book it for about an hour and for more than 8 people you can get a 2-hour reservation
  • You must be 10 years or older to play
  • They accept walk-ins but its best to make a reservation for larger parties
  • You need to arrive 5-10 minutes before your reservation time
  • They serve alcohol
  • You need to wear closed-toe shoes at the venue

Review Comments

  • “Great beers, atmosphere and service.”-Google reviews
  • “Definitely a great place to go on a date or with a group of friends!”-Yelp
  • “What an experience!! This was TONS of fun.”-Yelp

Address

167 S 3rd Ave

Upland, CA 91786

4. Golden Axe Co

Overview of Services

The Gold Axe Co offers an indoor axe throwing experience in a fun-filled environment. The experience starts with teaching you the basics of axe throwing followed by a session where you get to throw axes at a target from a designated line.

Key Features

  • You must wear closed-toe shoes to protect your feet
  • They only allow players 15 years or older
  • They have an assorted selection of beverages and snacks available for purchase
  • You can also host private parties there
  • They currently don’t accept any walk-ins
  • They monitor you during the game and provide additional tips for improvement
  • You are allowed to take pictures

Review Comments

  • “This place is Awesome…amazing friendly staff.”-Google reviews
  • “Great setup and the staff are the best. So friendly, so helpful, so encouraging, and also hilarious”-Google reviews
  • “It was our first time throwing axes but we both picked it up pretty quickly and enjoyed all the games they explained to us to play”-Yelp

Address

19314 Ventura Blvd B

Tarzana, CA 91356

5. King’s Eye Escape

Overview of Services

The King’s Eye Escape has its own private axe lounge for an indoor axe throwing experience. You get to learn the basics first from the experts and then apply what you learned in their axe lanes. They also have escape rooms if that’s your thing.

Key Features

  • No high heels, only wear closed-toe shoes
  • You can’t bring any food in the yellow line
  • You must not be under the influence of alcohol or any other drugs when coming to play
  • Failure to follow safety rules repeatedly may result in removal from the game area
  • You need to book your visit prior to visiting
  • The throwing area is exclusive for each group

Review/Comments

  • “Great service/staff and amazing experience, definitely going to come again! “-Google reviews
  • “The space for throwing is really private and you have it all to yourself, which is nice”-Yelp
  • “I did the Axe and Knife throwing with my girlfriend and it was such a blast!”-Yelp

Address

6731 Westminster Blvd

Ste 105E

Westminster, CA 92683

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does axe throwing cost?

Axe throwing costs around $30 per person depending on the location.

How long does axe throwing take?

Axe throwing takes between 1 to 2 hours per session. Make sure you allow enough time to go through any instructions and safety protocols beforehand.

Next time you’re in LA and in the mood for something more fun, head to one of these axe throwing places and throw your worries away.


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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.