Louisiana 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 Louisiana.
AGE OF PURCHASE: 15 years of age
LEGAL: Consumer fireworks as defined by the U.S. Consumer Protection Safety Commission (CPSC) and Department of Transportation (DOT). Permitted fireworks include cylindrical fountains, cone fountains, illuminating torches, pyrotechnic wheel devices, ground spinners, flitter sparklers, toy smoke devices, skyrockets, bottle rockets, missile-type rockets, Roman candles, helicopter aerial spinners, mines or shells, firecrackers and multiple tube fireworks.
ILLEGAL: Cherry bombs, tubular salutes, two inch American-made salutes, firecrackers with casings exceeding 1 ½ inch length or ¼ inch diameter, repeating bombs, aerial bombs, torpedoes exceeding 3/8 inch diameter, Roman candles larger than ten ball and skyrockets with a casing of less than 5/8 inch diameter and less than 2 7/8 inch length with an overall length of 15 inches.
SELLING PERIOD: 12:00 p.m. on June 25 through July 5 at midnight, and noon on December 15 through midnight on January 1.
PENALTY: The sale, possession, and handling of illegal fireworks carries a fine of up to $1,000 and/or two years in jail.
Louisiana Facts & Figures
Nickname: Bayou State
State Capital: Baton Rouge
Population: 4,648,794 (25th)
Largest Cities: New Orleans 390,144 Baton Rouge 220,236 Shreveport 187,112
Total Land Area: 52,378 sq. miles (31st)
The first opera performance in the U.S. took place at the Théâtre de la Rue St. Pierre in New Orleans on May 22, 1796.
Louisiana has one of the largest alligator populations in the country, with an estimated two million gators in the wild and another 300,000 on farms.
The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway is 24 miles long, making it the longest bridge over water in the world.