Like everywhere else in the United States, the Iowa 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 Iowa fireworks laws to prevent any type of fines or legal problems on your big day.
Whether you live in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, or any other city in Iowa, breaking the local fireworks laws can ruin your wedding in a big hurry; even thought it features the shortest and steepest railroad in the U.S. (60° incline, 296 feet long) in Dubuque. Below we have list the current Iowa fireworks laws to help prevent any unwanted problems when using wedding sparklers on your big day.
State of Iowa Fireworks Laws:
Permitted: Snakes and Sparklers.
Prohibited: Firecrackers, torpedoes, skyrockets, roman candles, daygo bombs.
Selling Period: N/A
Age of Purchase: 18 years of age.
More Facts About Iowa:
Nickname: Hawkeye State / Corn State
Motto: Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain.
Statehood: December 28, 1846 (29th)
Origin of State’s Name: From the Dakota Indian word “Ayuhwa,” meaning “sleepy ones,” referring to a tribe living in that area
Largest Cities: Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Sioux City, Waterloo
Border States: Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Land Area: 55,875 sq. mi.; 23rdlargest
State Bird: Eastern Goldfinch
State Flower: Wild Prairie Rose (rosa pratincola)
State Tree: Oak (quercus)
State Song: The Song of Iowa