The City Council voted in May of 2022 to allow fireworks during a specific time frame, and to allow the sale of fireworks in the City starting this year. Here is what you need to know for a fun and safe Fourth of July.

When Can You Set-Off Fireworks?

  •  Fireworks may be legally set off within city limits between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. on July 3 and July 4.

What Fireworks are NOT allowed?

  •  Bottle rockets, sky lanterns, and M80's

Where are Fireworks Prohibited?

  • Within 150 feet from fireworks stands or gas pumps
  • Within 1,000 feet from medical buildings, elder care facilities, public buildings, and schools
  • Under, on, or from a vehicle
  • Into a gathering of people
  • Public property including parks, sidewalks, and streets
  • Cemeteries
  • Inside any building or structure

Where Can You Purchase Fireworks?

  • Fireworks will be sold in five locations throughout the City. One location in Wards 1, 2, and 3 and two locations in Ward 4.  Set-up is allowed to start on June 20.
  1. Hot Momma's Fireworks - Whale Spout Carwash (22203 West 66th Street)
  2. Jake's Fireworks - Walmart (16100 West 65th Street)
  3. Jake's Fireworks - Comfort Inn (16510 Midland Drive)
  4. Pat Riot Fireworks - Park Lanes (7701 Renner Road)
  5. Fat Daddy Fireworks - Walmart Neighborhood Market (7437 Nieman Road)

When Can You Purchase Fireworks?
City City ordinance allows sales to happen during the following dates and times.

  • June 27 through July 4
  • 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (hours may vary by location)

Safety Tips

  • Always read and follow label instructions. 
  • Keep fireworks away from small children. 
  • Separate alcohol and fireworks and designate a “Sober Shooter”. 
  • Keep an eye on your pets, especially if loud noises startle them. 
  • Be considerate of veterans or anyone who may be struggling with PTSD. 

Contact Deputy Fire Chief Corey Sands at (913) 742-6102 if you have questions about the use of fireworks. Please visit our information about fireworks stands here online or contact Community Development at (913) 742-6011 or at [email protected] if you have questions. Contact the Police Department at (913) 631-2150 if you have a concern about fireworks being set off outside of the designated days and times allowed.