Illinois 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 Illinois.
AGE OF PURCHASE: 18 years of age
LEGAL: Sparklers, smoke devices, snappers, trick matches, trick noisemakers, snake or glow worm pellets and some small-cap guns.
ILLEGAL: Handheld fireworks, bottle rockets, firecrackers, torpedoes, skyrockets, Roman candles, chasers, buzz bombs, helicopters, missiles, pinwheels and planes.
PENALTY: The sale, possession and use of illegal fireworks in Illinois is a Class A misdemeanor, punishable up to one year in jail and/or a $2,500 fine.
Illinois Facts & Figures
Nickname: Land of Lincoln
State Capital: Springfield
Population: 12,671,821 (6th)
Largest Cities: Chicago 2,693,976 Aurora 197,757 Naperville 148,449
Total Land Area: 57,914 sq. miles (25th)
Illinois is the largest producer of pumpkins and the second-largest producer of corn in the U.S.
Chicago’s nickname, the Windy City, has nothing to do with weather. The epithet – from a New York City journalist – actually referred to the boastful, long-winded politicians campaigning for the World’s Columbian Exhibition of 1893.
Superman’s fictional hometown of Metropolis shares its name with a real city that’s located 360 miles south of Chicago. Metropolis, Illinois has a Super Museum, complete with an outdoor phone booth and hosts an annual Superman celebration.