Minnesota Consumer Fireworks Laws
Consumer fireworks that are Minnesota legal must adhere to specific guidelines. Legal fireworks in Minnesota must not be explosive, must not be an aerial firework (fireworks packaging cannot leave the ground), and must contain less than 500 grams of pyrotechnic powder for multi-tube fireworks, with less than 75 grams of pyrotechnic powder per tube. Specifics of what makes certain fireworks legal under Minnesota consumer fireworks law are listed below.
Specifically Permitted By Law:
- Wire or wood sparklers of not more than 100 grams of pyrotechnic composition per item.
- Ground-based sparkling devices which are non-explosive and non-aerial (fireworks packaging doesn’t leave the ground).
- Contain 75 grams or less of pyrotechnic powder / chemical mixture per tube or a total of 500 grams or less for multiple tube items.
- Approved consumer fireworks include fountains, cones, illuminating torches, wheels, ground spinners, flitter sparklers, flashing signals / strobes, snakes, glow worms, trick noisemakers, party poppers, and snappers.
Specifically Prohibited By Law:
- Firecrackers, torpedoes, missiles, skyrockets, bottle rockets, roman candles, daygo bombs, chasers, parachutes. mines and shells.
Legal Selling Period:
No restrictions on time of year for sale, possession, or use of Minnesota legal consumer fireworks.
Legal Age Of Purchase:
18 Years Of Age
*Please note that certain cities and counties in Minnesota have their own laws and guidelines pertaining to fireworks including noise ordinances and acceptable areas for fireworks use. Please check with your local authorities to ensure that you are following all local and state laws before enjoying your Minnesota legal consumer fireworks.