Delaware Fireworks Laws
Wedding sparklers are a great way to illuminate any wedding exit with flash and pizzazz. While our sparklers are fun and festive, it’s important to use them responsibility. Your health and safety is our highest priority and we always recommend following state fireworks rules and regulations in Delaware.
AGE OF PURCHASE: 18 years of age
LEGAL: Wire or wood sparklers (not more than 100 grams of pyrotechnic composition per item), hand-held or ground-based sparkling devices that are non-explosive and non-aerial that produce a crackling or whistling effect and contain 75 grams or less of pyrotechnic composition per tube or a total of 500 grams or less for multiple tube items; snakes, glow worms and smoke devices containing 20 grams or less of pyrotechnic composition; trick noisemakers, party poppers, snappers and drop pops containing 16 milligrams or less of pyrotechnic composition.
ILLEGAL: Firecrackers, torpedoes, sky rockets, Roman candles, daygo bombs, aerial shell devices and fireworks of construction and fireworks containing any explosive or flammable compound, or any caps, tablets or other device featuring any explosive substance.
SELLING PERIOD: 30 days before July 4 and 30 days before December 31.
PENALTY: Possession of illegal fireworks in Delaware is a misdemeanor with a fine of up to $100.
Delaware Facts & Figures
Nickname: The First State
State Capital: Dover
Population: 973,764 (46th)
Largest Cities: Wilmington 70,166 Dover 38,166 Newark 33,515
Total Land Area: 2,489 sq. miles (49th)
Delaware’s nickname “The First State,” signifies becoming the first state to ratify the United States Constitution.
Delaware is the second smallest state and lowest by altitude. In fact, the average altitude of the state is 60 feet above sea level.
3 – the number of counties in Delaware, making it the fewest of any U.S. state.