Minnesota Fireworks Laws

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Minnesota Fireworks LawsLike everywhere else in the United States, the Minnesota 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 Minnesota fireworks laws to prevent any type of fines or legal problems on your big day.

Whether you live in Minneapolis, Saint Paul, Duluth, or any other city in Minnesota, breaking the local fireworks laws can ruin your wedding in a big hurry; even though it’s home to the oldest rock in the world, 3.8 billion years old, found in Minnesota River valley. Below we have list the current Minnesota fireworks laws to help prevent any unwanted problems when using wedding sparklers on your big day.


State of Minnesota Fireworks Laws:

Permitted: Wire or wood sparklers, ground-based sparkling devices which are non-explosive and non aerial, and contain 75 grams or less of chemical mixture per tube or a total of 500 grams or less for multiple tube items and include: fountains, cones, illuminating torches, wheels, ground spinners, flitter sparklers, flash / strobes, and novelty devices including snakes, glow worms, trick noisemakers, party poppers, and snappers.

Prohibited: All aerial fireworks and explosives such as firecrackers.

Selling Period: Year round.

Age of Purchase: 18 years of age.


More Facts About Minnesota:

Nickname: North Star State / Gopher State / Bread and Butter State

Motto: L’Etoile du Nord (The star of the north.)

Statehood: May 11, 1858 (32th)

Origin of State’s Name: Based on the Dakota Sioux Indian word for “sky-tinted water,” referring to the Minnesota River or the state’s many lakes.

Largest Cities: Minneapolis, Saint Paul, Bloomington, Duluth, Rochester

Border States: Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Land Area: 79,617 sq. mi., 14th largest

State Bird: Common Loon

State Flower: Pink and white lady’s-slipper (cypripedium reginae)

State Tree: Red Pine (pinus resinosa)

State Song: Hail! Minnesota

*Please note that while we always attempt to keep this section up-to-date with the latest Minnesota fireworks laws, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of this information. This information is for reference purposes only, and you should check with the Minnesota state government before using wedding sparklers at your event. Wedding Day Sparklers is not responsible for errors in the information on this site, and will not be held responsible for any violations of the law.

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