Washington 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 Washington.
AGE OF PURCHASE: 18 years of age
LEGAL: As defined by the Department of Transportation (DOT) not specifically prohibited unless banned by local ordinance.
ILLEGAL: Firecrackers, skyrockets, cherry bombs, tennis balls, M-80’s, salutes, chasers and bottle rockets.
SELLING PERIOD: Noon on June 28 through 9 p.m. on July 5 and 12 p.m. on December 27 through 11 p.m. on December 31.
PENALTY: The sale, possession and use of illegal fireworks in Illinois is a gross misdemeanor, carrying a fine and/or jail time.
Washington Facts & Figures
Nickname: The Evergreen State
State Capital: Olympia
Population: 7,614,893 (13th)
Largest Cities: Seattle 753,675 Spokane 222,081 Tacoma 217,827
Total Land Area: 71,298 sq. miles (18th)
Washington is the biggest producer of apples, raspberries and sweet cherries in the U.S. 90 percent of all red raspberries and nearly three out of every five apples in the U.S. come from The Evergreen State.
Speaking of evergreen, 52 percent of Washington is covered by forest. The state is home to an impressively diverse range of flora and fauna, including some of the oldest trees in the country.
The next time you celebrate Father’s Day, you can thank Washington. That’s because the holiday honoring pops originated in Spokane, Washington, in 1910.