Tennessee 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 Tennessee.
AGE OF PURCHASE: 16 years of age
LEGAL: All items meeting U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), including bottle rockets, sky rockets, Roman candles, firecrackers, sparklers, smoke and punk, fountains, missiles, novelties, crackle and strobe, parachutes, wheels and spinners, sky flyers, display shells and aerial items (cakes).
ILLEGAL: Illegal ground salutes and mail order purchase of fireworks by consumers.
SELLING PERIOD: June 20 through July 5 and December 10 through January 2. Sales by year-round retailers are permitted and novelty items do not require a permit.
PENALTY: Purchasing or using fireworks in violation of state or municipal law in Tennessee could result in fines, infractions and even jail time.
Tennessee Facts & Figures
Nickname: The Volunteer State
State Capital: Nashville
Population: 6,829,174 (16th)
Largest Cities: Nashville 670,820 Memphis 651,073 Knoxville 187,603
Total Land Area: 42,144 sq. miles (36th)
Tennessee has more species of trees than any other state in the U.S.
Since 1925, the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville has hosted weekly country music concerts, making it the longest-running radio broadcast in American history.
Tennessee earned its nickname, “The Volunteer State,” for its participation in the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812.