Like everywhere else in the United States, the Alabama fireworks laws are unique to that specific state. Before using any type of fireworks such as sparklers, it is very important to know all of the Alabama fireworks laws to prevent any type of fines or legal problems on your big day.
Whether you live in Birmingham, Montgomery, Mobile, or any other city in Alabama, breaking the local fireworks laws can ruin your wedding in a big hurry – even though George Washington Carver, who discovered more than 300 uses for peanuts, called it his home state. Below we have list the current Alabama fireworks laws to help prevent any unwanted problems when using wedding sparklers on your big day.
Additionally, Alabama in general is a fantastic place to get married for a wide variety of reasons. Whether you live nearby or are planning a destination wedding, their beaches are beautiful. Also, they have a great blend of country charm and modern sophistication. You can have a a fancy cocktail downtown, or see historic farms in the country.
State of Alabama Fireworks Laws
Permitted: Items that comply with regulations of the CPSC, DOT definitions, and trick noisemakers.
Prohibited: Manufacture, possession, sale or use of ground salutes containing more than 2 grains of explosive composition.
Selling Period: June 20-July 10 and December 15-January 1. Fire sales from tents or motor vehicles are prohibited and are considered a punishable offense.
Age of Purchase: 16 years, unless accompanied by adult.
Other Facts About Alabama
Nickname: Heart of Dixie / Cotton State
Motto: Audemus Jura Nostra Defendere (We Dare Defend Our Rights)
Statehood: December 14, 1819 (22nd)
Origin of State’s Name: Means “tribal town” in Creek Indian language.
Largest Cities: Birmingham, Mobile, Montgomery, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa
Border States: Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee
Land Area: 50,750 sq. mi., 28th largest
State Bird: Yellowhammer
Alabama State Flower: Camellia
State Tree: Southern Pine (pinus palustris)
Their State Song: Alabama