Fireworks Information

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CELEBRATE THE 4TH OF JULY SAFELY
BE PREPARED - before you light fireworks

  • Only use fireworks purchased from a state licensed fireworks stand - illegal fireworks are subject to immediate confiscation and possible criminal charges
  • Store fireworks out of children's reach
  • Keep pets safe indoors
  • Always keep water handy
BE SAFE - when lighting fireworks


  • Only adults should light fireworks
  • Only use fireworks outdoors
  • Do not throw fireworks or hold them in your hand
  • Protect your eyes
  • Light one firework at a time and move away quickly - never relight a "dud"
BE RESPONSIBLE - after you finish


  • Soak used fireworks in water
  • Be considerate and clean up used fireworks
  • Remember firework debris belong in the trash, NOT the recycle bin
  • Keep matches and lighters aware from children
CELEBRATE THE 4TH OF JULY LEGALLY
Fireworks should only be used in legal locations - illegal use of fireworks will result in consequences determined by your local law enforcement.

The list below consists of fireworks discharge laws in Pierce County. For additional information on the laws for selling and possessing fireworks, contact your city or town's main office.
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DISCHARGE TIMES FOR FIREWORKS SEASON 2018
 LOCATION  TIMES
 CITY, COUNTY, & STATE PARKS  FIREWORKS ARE BANNED
 BONNEY LAKE  JULY 4: 9AM - 12 MIDNIGHT
 BUCKLEY  JULY 2 - 5: 9AM - 12 MIDNIGHT
 CARBONADO  JULY 3 - 5: 9AM - 12 MIDNIGHT
 DUPONT  JULY 3 - 4: 12 NOON - 12 MIDNIGHT
 EATONVILLE  JULY 3 - 4: 12 NOON - 11PM
 EDGEWOOD  JULY 4: 9AM - 12 MIDNIGHT
 FIFE  JUNE 28: 12 NOON - 11PM
 JUNE 29 - JULY 3: 9AM - 11PM
 JULY 4: 9AM - 12 MIDNIGHT
 JULY 5: 9AM - 11PM
 FIRCREST  FIREWORKS ARE BANNED
 GIG HARBOR  JULY 1 - 3: 9AM - 11PM
 JULY 4: 9AM - 12 MIDNIGHT
 JBLM  FIREWORKS ARE BANNED
 LAKEWOOD  JULY 3 - 5: 11AM - 11PM
 MILTON  JULY 4: 9AM - 11PM
 ORTING  JULY 4: 12:01AM - 11:59AM
 PUYALLUP  JULY 4: 9AM - 11PM
 ROY  JUNE 28: 12 NOON - 11PM
JUNE 29 - JULY 5: PAM - 11PM
 RUSTON  FIREWORKS ARE BANNED
 SOUTH PRAIRIE  JUNE 28: 12 NOON - 11PM
 JUNE 29 - JULY 3: 9AM - 11PM
 JULY 4: 9AM - 12 MIDNIGHT
 JULY 5: 9AM - 11PM
 STEILACOOM  FIREWORKS ARE BANNED
 SUMNER  JULY 4: 12 NOON - 12 MIDNIGHT
 TACOMA  FIREWORKS ARE BANNED
 UNINCORPORATED PIERCE COUNTY  JULY 1 - JULY 3: 10AM - 11PM
 JULY 4: 10AM - 12 MIDNIGHT
 JULY 5: 10AM - 11PM
 UNIVERSITY PLACE  JULY 4: 9AM - 12 MIDNIGHT
 WILKESON  JUNE 28: 12 NOON - 11PM
 JUNE 29 - JULY 3: 9AM - 11PM
 JULY 4: 9AM - 12 MIDNIGHT
 JULY 5: 9AM - 11PM
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