The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to attend a public display conducted by trained professionals. Utah legal aerial fireworks are designed to travel up to 150 feet into the air and then explode. 

Conditions for Discharge

Please use extreme caution when using fireworks during the season. 

  • If high winds, precipitation, or other adverse weather conditions prevail fireworks discharge should be postponed or discontinued until weather conditions improve.
  • Aerial fireworks shall be placed on a hard level surface outdoors, in a clear and open area prior to ignition. 
  • Anyone under the age of 16 shall not handle or operate aerial fireworks
  • Ignition of aerial fireworks shall be a minimum of 30 feet from any structure or vertical obstruction.

Where to Discharge Fireworks

Check with your local legislative body for prohibited areas where you live before discharging fireworks. In Syracuse, you can contact the City Council.

Special Events

To request approval for events that would occur outside of the dates specified by the State Fire Marshal's Office, please print and complete this form, and submit for approval.  

Fireworks Display Permit Application

  1. When to Buy
  2. When to Discharge

Vendors may sell Class C common state approved explosives as follows:

  • Beginning on June 24 and ending on July 25
  • Beginning on December 29 and ending on December 31
  • 2 days before and on Chinese New Year’s Eve