Alabama Fireworks LawsLike 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

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