Like everywhere else in the United States, the Arkansas fireworks laws are unique to that specific state. Before using any type of fireworks such as wedding sparklers, it is very important to know all of the Arkansas fireworks laws to prevent any type of fines or legal problems on your big day.
Whether you live in Little Rock, Fort Smith, Fayetteville, or any other city in Arkansas, breaking the local fireworks laws can ruin your wedding in a big hurry; even though they feature the only active diamond mine in the U.S. Below we have list the current Arkansas fireworks laws to help prevent any unwanted problems when using wedding sparklers on your big day.
State of Arkansas Fireworks Laws:
Permitted: Roman candles, skyrockets, helicopter rockets, cylindrical and cone fountains, wheels, torches, colored fire, dipped sticks, mines and shells, firecrackers with soft casings, and novelties (size limitations specified.)
Selling Period: June 20-July 10 and December 10-January 5 (Snakes and sparklers sales permitted all year.)
Age of Purchase: 12 years, unless accompanied by adult.
Other Facts About Arkansas:
Nickname: The Natural State / Land of Opportunity / Wonder State
Motto: Regnat Populus (The people rule)
Statehood: June 15, 1836 (25th)
Origin of State’s Name: French interpretation of a Sioux word “acansa,” meaning “downstream place.”
Largest Cities: Little Rock, Fort Smith, North Little Rock, Pine Bluff, Jonesboro
Border States: Louisiana, Mississippi – Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas
Land Area: 52,075 sq. mi.; 27th largest
State Bird: Mockingbird
State Flower: Apple blossom
State Tree: Pine (pinus)
State Songs: Arkansas; Oh, Arkansas