New York 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 New York.
AGE OF PURCHASE: 18 years of age
LEGAL: Ground-based or handheld sparking devices, including cylindrical fountains, cone fountains and wood sparklers and dipped sticks; party poppers and snappers.
ILLEGAL: Aerial consumer fireworks, firecrackers and chasers, skyrockets, Roman candles, bombs and metal wire sparklers.
SELLING PERIOD: June 1 through July 5 and December 26 through January 2.
PENALTY: The purchase, possession and handling of illegal fireworks in New York can result in fines of $50 to $500 and up to one year in jail.
New York Facts & Figures
Nickname: The Empire State
State Capital: Albany
Population: 19,453,561 (4th)
Largest Cities: New York City 8,336,817 Buffalo 255,284 Rochester 205,695
Total Land Area: 54,555 sq. miles (27th)
The oldest cattle ranch in the U.S. started in 1747 on Long Island.
New York State is home to many firsts: license plates, chess tournament, brewery, railroad, 3D films, Boy Scouts and more.
Lake Placid, New York is the only U.S. city to have hosted the Winter Olympics, twice (1932 and 1980).