Mississippi Fireworks Laws

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

Whether you live in Jackson, Gulfport, Biloxi, or any other city in Mississippi, breaking the local fireworks laws can ruin your wedding in a big hurry; even though it’s the birthplace of Coca-Cola, first bottled in 1894 in Vicksburg. Below we have list the current Mississippi fireworks laws to help prevent any unwanted problems when using wedding sparklers on your big day.


State of Mississippi Fireworks Laws:

Permitted: All consumer fireworks as defined by the DOT.

Prohibited: Cherry bombs, tubular salutes, repeating bombs, aerial bombs, and torpedoes.

Selling Period: June 15-July 5 and December 5-January 2.

Age of Purchase: 12 years of age.


More Facts About Mississippi:

Nickname: Magnolia State

Motto: Virtute et Armis (By valor and arms)

Statehood: December 10, 1817 (20th)

Origin of State’s Name: Possible based on Chippewa Indian words “mici zibi,” loosely meaning “great river” or “gathering in of all water”

Largest Cities: Jackson, Biloxi, Greenville, Hattiesburg, Gulfport

Border States: Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee

Land Area: 46,914 sq. mi.; 31st largest

State Bird: Mockingbird

State Flower: Magnolia (magnolia grandiflora)

State Tree: Magnolia ( magnolia grandiflora)

State Song: Go Mis-sis-sip-pi

*Please note that while we always attempt to keep this section up-to-date with the latest Mississippi fireworks laws, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of this information. This information is for reference purposes only, and you should check with the Mississippi 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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