New SF Venue ‘Smash Room’ Lets You Sledgehammer Objects For Fun
There’s a new recreational space that just opened in San Francisco, and it looks like a smashing success. When you’ve that special rage or anger that can only be calmed by taking a sledgehammer to old television sets, fax machines, and automobile windshields, a new spot called Smash Room just opened at 1005 Market Street (at Sixth Street.)
To celebrate my birthday went to a smash room and had hella fun. Highly recommend pic.twitter.com/9mTeoKsmif
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“Bay Area Smash Room is the home of the first Bay Area Smash Room designed to get your RAGE OUT and your blood pumping,” Smash Room says on their website. “Whether you’re looking for a fun afternoon with your family or a bonding offsite with your co-workers, our Smash Rooms are perfect for the ultimate memorable experience.”
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Over at the Bold Italic, reviewer Brandy Collins describes the experience as such: “Once waivers were signed, my friends and I were adorned in a uniform for the destruction of fitted gloves, safety glasses, and hard hats. In the room awaiting us were 30 dishes, a car windshield, an old fax machine, dresser drawers, and a computer monitor. The exhilaration of taking a sledgehammer to the fax machine, reminiscent of the movie Office Space, is made very real for anyone immersed deeply in office culture.”
She adds that “To make the experience as personal as possible it’s suggested to bring in your own items for destroying. For something truly cathartic, [owner Miguel] Moises recommends photos or objects of your exes.”
What is a #smashroom and why is it so fun?
A place that you can release any aggressions on bottles, dishes, glassware, electronics, Televisions and more! Choose from a hammer, baseball bat, golf club crowbar… Make a mess & walk away 😁#BreakiT, Suite 460 at @OutletsofMS pic.twitter.com/onxuIMaD7L
— Outlets of MS (@OutletsofMS) October 7, 2021
There was already a Smash Room in Fairfields, CA, but the San Francisco Smash Room opened October 1. They also have them in a few other cities at axe-throwing ranges, or at dedicated spots with named like Break Room, but it’s about time San Francisco broke the smash ceiling and got one of their own.
@mel.nee letting all her rage out😤
Did you know our Smash Room is cheaper than therapy?
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Prices at the Smash Room range from 20 minus for one person at $65, to an hour-long Room Smash Party for a large group at $360. You can make reservations here.