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(Lake View)

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Get a large 12ft x 20ft private lane all to yourself. Book with as little as 4 people.

Have an unforgettable experience.

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Walk-in &
Pick-Up
Throwing This
Week

Don't have at least 4 people? We have limited walk-in hours, primarily on weekends.

Dates from:
Sep 28th - Oct 25th

BAD AXE Chicago (Lake View)

2828 N Clark St Atrium Level

Phone: (844) 818-0999

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  • Fun Facts

    • Host site of the 2018 World Axe Throwing League World Championship which aired on ESPN2
    • The Century Shopping Center began as The Diversey Theatre in 1925, a 3,000 seat vaudeville theater
    • Circuses and live acts were the main attraction of the theater in the 1920's
  • Bring your own food and Non-Alcoholic drinks

    Get your snack on! Here at Bad Axe we like to encourage you to plan you own party and bring whatever makes the group happiest!

  • 18+ to Enter

    Unfortunately the City of Chicago regulates that all patrons inside the facility must be 18 years of age or older!

All-inclusive,
no-hassle pricing

  • Walk-ins

    $26.98 /hr

    Per Person

    Group booking
    not required

    • Subject to calendar availability
    • Common area targets
  • Large Group Rate

    $35 / Person

    Minimum of
    31 people

    • Discounted rate
      for groups with 31 people and up
    • Bring your own food & drinks (non alcoholic beverages only)
    • 2 hours of axe throwing fun
  • Bad Axe Package

    $41.99 / Person

    Minimum of
    4 people

    • One shared Axe Throwing Coach
    • 2 reserved targets for up to 12 people
    • Bring your own food & drinks (non alcoholic beverages only)
    • 2 hours of axe throwing fun

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HEROES (Firefighters, Nurses, EMT, Paramedics, Police Officers & Military (Active and Veteran)) get our lowest & exclusive rate
for group events, $35/hero! (For private events only, rate is valid for individuals with valid ID)

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BAD AXE
throwing chicago
(lake view)

Featured in the in the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun Times, we're the go-to destination for people looking for a great time. We're the original and only Bad Axe Throwing. Our axe throwing coaches will teach you how to throw an axe while helping you improve your axe throwing technique and make you into an axe throwing pro in no time. We offer fun & unique axe throwing games as well as individual and team-based tournaments for an unforgettable experience. This is our second location in Chicago, it will be conveniently located in the Century Shopping Center at the Atrium Level in Lake View! It's also one of the largest Bad Axe locations in the US with over 16 targets and can accommodate well over 150 people! You bring your friends, we'll supply the fun! Firefighters, police officers, soldiers and nurses also get our lowest & exclusive rate.

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Bad Axe Throwing Leagues

Can’t get enough Bad Axe Throwing? Did you know we run leagues? Each axe throwing league at Bad Axe Throwing lasts 8 weeks. The first 7 weeks of league you compete with others, have fun and you’ll also get to see where you rank on the global World Axe Throwing League leaderboard! The final week of each league includes a double elimination tournament to crown a champion. Ask your coach about signing up for an axe throwing league and making a ton of new friends! Axe Throwing League Info

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We accept all forms of credit cards.
Unfortunately we do not accept cash on site.

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