Questions About Wedding Sparklers

Welcome to our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page. We have listed below some of our most commonly asked questions along with the answers. Reading through this page should help answer any of your ordering or product questions.

What are “Smokeless” Sparklers?

Sparkler sticks are made from two different materials, Bamboo wood or steel. The steel stick sparklers are what is referred to as “smokeless”. This is because bamboo stick sparklers with burn, smoke, and drop ash when ignited. ALL Wedding Day Sparklers are steel stick only. Bamboo is cheaper to use BUT they will not give you the sparkle, shine, safety and photographic moments you are looking for. ONLY PURCHASE STEEL STICK SPARKLERS for your wedding.

Can you ship sparklers to Hawaii, Alaska or Outside the United States?

No, due to shipping restrictions, we are only able to ship sparklers to the 48 continental states. All Wedding Day Sparkler orders are sent out by UPS ground shipping only. Due to USDOT regulations, this is the only way they can be shipped. (view our Shipping Information page)

Can you ship the sparklers overnight or expedited shipping?

No, sparklers are classified as hazardous material and can only be shipped by ground shipping. This prevents us from being able to offer any kind of rush delivery. All Wedding Day Sparkler orders are sent out by UPS ground shipping only. Due to USDOT regulations, this is the only way they can be shipped. (view our Shipping Information page)

How far in advance should I place my order?

Sparklers have a very long shelf life, so when you place your order is up to you. Remember that sparklers can only be shipped by ground transportation, so make sure to leave plenty of time for them to get to you before your wedding. Shipping takes 2-5 business days to arrive. Wedding Day Sparklers will ship your order the same day it is ordered if placed before 12PM Central time or the following day if after 12PM.

What are the best size sparklers for parties and weddings?

In order to allow enough time for everyone to get their sparklers lit and have them all burning simultaneously, the best size sparklers are either 20 inch (2 minute burn time) or 36 inch (4 minute burn time). 10 inch sparklers have a shorter burn time and are generally better suited for small groups.

Can I use sparklers where I live?

Each state has a different set of Laws. Besides state laws there can be local restrictions. For this information contact your local Fire Marshal’s Office. Make sure to also check that your event location allows sparklers. Customers assume full responsibility and all liabilities for the possession and use of products purchased from Wedding Day Sparklers.

Are bottle/cake sparklers safe for indoor use?

In most situations bottle/cake sparklers are safe to use indoors, but be advised that you do this AT YOUR OWN RISK. There is a warning label on the packaging, which is required by law, that states “Warning: Not intended for indoor use. Caution emits showers of sparks. Use only under close adult supervision. For outdoor use only, stick firmly in ground in an upright position. Do not hold in hand. Light tip and get away”.