Axe Throwing in Tampa, FL

Find the best axe throwing experience at 1UP Entertainment in Tampa!

Axe Throwing


Do you have what it takes to get a bullseye? Whether you come to relax or compete…..this axe-throwing experience will be sure to get the adrenaline pumping and the Great Times soaring…welcome to 1UP Entertainment + Social, where you can unleash your inner lumberjack and experience the thrill of axe-throwing in a cool place! Our amazing AxePerts will guide you through safety instructions and techniques, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience… so, step into the throwing zone, grip the axe firmly, and launch it towards the target, as the cheers of friends create an electric atmosphere.

Come BE SOCIAL…round up your entire crew or just that certain special someone and come experience an unforgettable time at 1UP as the ancient art of axe-throwing meets modern-day fun while enjoying delicious food + drinks!

Axe Throwing Experiences We Offer

Walk-in Experience or Reservation
We offer a traditional axe throwing experience, each bay has an adjoining community table. Rental period is 1 hour and there is a maximum of six throwers per bay.

Private Lounge Reservation and Group Events
Looking for something a little more private or a group event? Reserve our private Lumberjack axe-throwing Lounge located upstairs featuring two traditional bays and seating for 12 with adjoining seating to accommodate a group from 6 to 60. Availability is limited and by Reservation only.

NEED TO RESERVE A LANE? Call 813.595.7100 EXT #3

Bookings are for 1 hour per bay

Experience + Capacity
Our axe-throwing experience is for up to 6 axe-throwing guests per bay. Your group gets a dedicated target, a table area, and a shared axe coach (aka AxePert). Just book a date and time and come have some fun throwing axes!

Reservations Recommended, Walk Ins Welcome but based upon availability!
Reservations are required to be booked up to 7 days in advance and require full payment at time of booking so stop by and book your lane or email:

Reservation Cancellations
Just don’t.. you will regret not coming in to throw axes but if you have to we understand… however, all sales are final and are non-refundable but if you notify us at least 24 hours notice prior to your throwing day/time, we will give you a credit towards a future date, which is valid for 6 months. Guests who cancel the same day will be counted as no-shows and may not receive a credit

Arrival and Late Arrival Policy
For a reserved lane(s), the ending time remains the same as booked. If we can accommodate more time, we will try unless there is another reservation behind you. We recommend getting to 1UP 20 minutes early but we know life happens.

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House Rules...

-Obey all safety rules

-Arrive early for check-in and waiver

-Payment is due in full at the time of reservation

-Reservation and late arrival policies apply

-Play is at sole discretion of AxePert/management based on evaluation of participants’ behavior

-Play is at your own risk- Mandatory waiver required by thrower (a guardian for minor)

-No outside food + drink

Age and Strength Requirements!

-Age 16-17, Parent or Adult Guardian Required to be present and sign waiver; no exceptions!

-Regardless of age, you must have the ability to throw an axe safely as judged by our AxePert or management team

-If we feel that a person is not strong enough to throw the axe in a safe manner, then it won’t make sense to allow them to throw.

Axe Throwing Safety Rules

– Absolutely NO HIGH HEELS; Closed-toe shoes required; NO CROCS, flip flops or sandals

– Throwing an Axe while intoxicated

– Aiming the axe anywhere other than the target

– Treating other guests/throwers/1UP employees with disrepect

– Cell Phones use while throwing

– Power throws

Frequently Asked Questions for Axe Throwing

Our amazing AxePerts will guide you through your experience by teaching you what you need to know and hone in on making tweaks to your technique so you can properly throw an axe. There will be a brief orientation at the beginning of your session to cover ith required instruction on safety, house rules, and throwing techniques.

Yesss! Events are by reservations only and must be booked 7 days in advance. Contact for more information.

Yes, Please… we love seeing pictures of you having fun at 1UP…Use the tag #PLAYat1UP

Not yet but round up your fellow axe throwers and let’s put one together!

Of course we do and they will be explained during your axe briefing prior to axe play. These rules were adopted from WATL – the oversight group for the sport of axe-throwing.

No outside food or drink is allowed, we have food and drink available for purchase

If they’re not throwing and just want to hang out with you guys and can stand watching everyone else have the time of their life then yes, we are happy to have them come in and cheer their friends & fam at no additional cost but there is a max because there is only six chairs per table and bay rental.

Wear something comfortable, as in, NO HIGH HEELS. You must have close-toed shoes (no Crocs) and you will thank yourself for a comfortable shirt and comfy pants.

No, we provide compliant World Axe Throwing League(WATL) axes!

Come relax
Hang out and relax at 1UP with your friends!​

After an adrenaline-pumping axe throwing session, take a break in our comfortable lounge area, where you can recharge with delicious snacks and refreshing beverages. With an ever-expanding collection of new and exclusive games, every visit to 1UP Entertainment’s arcade promises something fresh and exciting, ensuring that each return is a thrilling adventure waiting to unfold. So, come and join us at 1UP Entertainment’s arcade, where nostalgia meets innovation, and the joy of gaming awaits you!

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