Like everywhere else in the United States, the Kentucky fireworks laws are unique to that specific state. Before using any type of fireworks such as sparklers for weddings, it is very important to know all of the Kentucky fireworks laws to prevent any type of fines or legal problems on your big day.
Whether you live in Lexington, Louisville, Owensboro, or any other city in Kentucky, breaking the local fireworks laws can ruin your wedding in a big hurry; even though it’s home to the Mammoth-Flint Cave system, the largest underground cave in the world (300 miles long). Below we have list the current Kentucky fireworks laws to help prevent any unwanted problems when using wedding sparklers on your big day.
State of Kentucky Fireworks Laws:
Permitted: Sky and Bottle Rockets, aerial spinners, Roman Candles, firecrackers, chasers, and mines, shell, aerial kits, reloadable tubes not exceeding 200 grams.
Prohibited: Mines, shells, aerial kits, reloadable tubes exceeding 200 grams.
Selling Period: Sale of fireworks must be approved by CPSC.
Age of Purchase: 16 years of age.
More Facts About Kentucky:
Nickname: Bluegrass State
Motto: United we stand, divided we fall
Statehood: June 1, 1792 (15th)
Origin of State’s Name: Based on the Iroquois Indian word “Ken-tah-ten,” meaning “land of tomorrow.” or “dark and bloody ground”
Largest City: Louisville
Border States: Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
Land Area: 39,732 sq. mi.; 36th largest
State Bird: Cardinal
State Flower: Goldenrod (solidago altissima)
State Tree: Tulip Poplar
State Songs: My Old Kentucky Home; Blue Moon of Kentucky (bluegrass song)