Nebraska 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 Nebraska.
AGE OF PURCHASE: 16 years of age
LEGAL: Novelty items, snakes and sparklers do not require a permit to be sold in Nebraska. Gold and silver sparklers (colored sparklers prohibited), spray fountains, torches, color fire cones, star and comet type aerial shells without explosive charge, lady fingers not exceeding 7/8” in length and 1/8” in diameter, total pyrotechnic composition not exceeding 50 milligrams each, color wheels and any other item approved by the State Fire Marshal.
ILLEGAL: Rockets, unapproved wire sparklers, nighttime parachutes, firecrackers with more than 50 milligrams of explosive composition and other fireworks deemed unsafe by the State Fire Marshal.
SELLING PERIOD: June 24 through July 5 and December 28 through January 1. Local jurisdictions have the authority to be more restrictive.
PENALTY: Anyone who is in violation of Nebraska fireworks laws may be subject to a $200 fine and/or jail time.
Nebraska Facts & Figures
Nickname: Cornhusker State
State Capital: Lincoln
Population: 1,934,408 (38th)
Largest Cities: Omaha 478,192 Lincoln 289,102 Bellevue 53,544
Total Land Area: 77,348 (16th)
Covering 1.5 acres, the eight-story-tall Lied Jungle at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha is the largest indoor rainforest in the U.S.
Nebraska has the only unicameral legislature in the country, meaning that it’s a single-house system. Plus, it’s nonpartisan – there are no party affiliations listed on voting ballots.
While its origins are widely disputed, it is believed the Reuben sandwich was first concocted in a hotel in Omaha.