The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to attend a public display conducted by trained professionals. Utah legal aerial fireworks are designed to travel up to 150 feet into the air and then explode.
Conditions for Discharge
Please use extreme caution when using fireworks during the season.
- If high winds, precipitation, or other adverse weather conditions prevail fireworks discharge should be postponed or discontinued until weather conditions improve.
- Aerial fireworks shall be placed on a hard level surface outdoors, in a clear and open area prior to ignition.
- Anyone under the age of 16 shall not handle or operate aerial fireworks
- Ignition of aerial fireworks shall be a minimum of 30 feet from any structure or vertical obstruction.
Where to Discharge Fireworks
Check with your local legislative body for prohibited areas where you live before discharging fireworks. In Syracuse, you can contact the City Council.
To request approval for events that would occur outside of the dates specified by the State Fire Marshal's Office, please print and complete this form, and submit for approval.
Vendors may sell Class C common state approved explosives as follows:
- Beginning on June 24 and ending on July 25
- Beginning on December 29 and ending on December 31
- 2 days before and on Chinese New Year’s Eve
Dates for Legal Discharge
- July 2 to July 5
- July 22 to July 25
- December 31
- Chinese New Year’s Eve
Times for Legal Discharge
A person may discharge Class C common state-approved explosives in the state as follows:
- Between the hours of 11 a.m. and 11 p.m. beginning on July 2nd and ending on July 5th
Note: on July 4, the time of discharge is extended to midnight.
- Beginning on July 22nd and ending on July 25th
Note: On July 24 time of discharge is extended to midnight.
- Beginning at 11 a.m. on December 31 and ending at 1 a.m. on the following day
- Beginning at 11 a.m. the Chinese New Year’s Eve, ending at 1 a.m. on the following day