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Are you looking for things to do in Albany, NY? Looking for a competitive but also encouraging team building activity? Or maybe you’re just looking for a nice date night. Check out axe throwing at Far Shot Axe Throwing Albany, NY; Capital region’s largest axe throwing venue! Trained by the Head Coach of the World Axe Throwing League – this is the place you want to go to throw an axe! We take small groups of min. 2 people for an hour at $25/person. We can also accommodate large groups of 50+people for $40/ person for 2 hours. With a dedicated meeting room mezzanine and projectors, we’ve got your office Christmas Party covered. Each session comes with equipment, training, and games! Bring the friendly competition and the cameras because this is bound to be one for the memory books. Did we mention you’re free on your birthday with a group of 6 or more?

It was great, the price was fair. it was extremely fun and the employees are great teachers. My first throw was a bullseye I followed her instructions. We got the chance to change from ax, to knives, to then archery. I want to do it again.

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Knife throwing looks and sounds lethal’s more of an art thing to do! Come experience the art of knife throwing with a group of your friends. This activity includes training followed by competition with the supervision of a coach. Add it on to your axe throwing main event for just an extra $5/person! Or Book a 1 hour session minimum 2 people for $25/person. For larger groups, we recommend doing 2 hours for $40/person.

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Far Shot hosts Archery parties like no other! We take a traditional sport and give it an urban twist. We will train your group, provide equipment, and run a tournament to crown your next Archampion! 1 Hr bookings are $25/person or $20/person during Thursday night deal. For the Full 1.5 Hour booking, we can also open up the 3D range for some real ghoulish delight! The price is $35/person for the1.5 hour archery shoot.


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Q & A


  • Closed-toe footwear (no sandals)
  • Waivers are required.
  • Listening to your coach and following safety instructions are also required.
  • Masks are required for COVID19 precautions


  • At Far Shot Axe throwing, industry leaders in safety. Your host is trained to keep you safe. The axes and knives are also purposely dulled.  The worst injury we’ve had are splinters! Don’t touch the wood; just grab your axe from the board and you’ll do great. If you’re still scared after your first couple of throws, let your coach know and you can get your money back and transition to being an observer.
  • Mixing alcohol with Sharp objects is safe? There is a 2 drink maximum for throwers. You’re welcome to enjoy our bar and continue drinking after your throwing session. We will refuse service to all participants who do not adhere to coaches, safety procedures, and instructions.  Our coaches are there to ensure safe throwing practices!

Book The Whole Place?

  • Book the whole place, do Archery, knife and axe throwing Downtown Albany, NY with Far Shot. Over 6,500 Sqft and multiple floors, we can accommodate bigger crowds. Email us for quick replies at [email protected]

Food and Drinks

  • We sell Beers, Wines, Ciders, and cold Sodas.
  • We sell light food fare including our awesome Deep Fried Pickle Bites!

Bring Your Own?

  • We love it when you share your passion with us.  If you want to bring in your own equipment we’ll accommodate. As long as the equipment is inspected and is deemed to be safe for use.

Free For Your Birthday?

  • Only valid for 1 person with a group of 6 or more people. Can not be combined with any other promotions or offers.

Add On Activities

  • Add on an additional activity DURING your time for just $5/person more. We Offer Axe Throwing, Knife Throwing, and Archery.
  • Add ons are not guaranteed before hand.  It is based on coach and lane availability the day of.
  • Book a main activity online and at checkout select an “add on” to give our coaches a heads up.
  • You will ONLY be charged the extra activity if you end up doing it the day of the event.
  • We will do our best to make sure you can try multiple activities when you give us the heads up at booking.

Minimum Age?

  • By movie standard, our facility is rated PG-13.  Parental consent is required for all participants under 18. Parents can sign online at 
  • We understand that everyone is different, it comes down to whether or not a participant can throw or shoot safely and effectively.  We do not recommend Children under the age of 12.  We hold the right to refuse service to anyone who does not adhere to our strict safety protocols and does not comply with coach instructions.  

Cancellations or Changes

  • If you no longer meet the minimum for your booking just call us and let us know so we can make sure you don’t get charged a high minimum. (518)-898-9167
  • We’re sorry to hear you have to cancel but we understand life happens! Don’t fret, we’re not here to make it worse, just let us know and we’ll accommodate.  Full refunds with 48Hr notice email [email protected]