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

Whether you live in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, or any other city in Louisiana, breaking the local fireworks laws can ruin your wedding in a big hurry; even though it’s home to Mardi Gras and 98% of the world’s crayfish. Below we have list the current Louisiana fireworks laws to help prevent any unwanted problems when using wedding sparklers on your big day.

State of Louisiana Fireworks Laws:

Permitted: Consumer fireworks as defined by DOT and the CPSC. Cylindrical fountains, cone fountains, illuminating torches, pyrotechnic wheel devices, ground spinners, flitter sparklers, toy smoke devices, sky rockets and bottle rockets, missile-type rockets, helicopter aerial spinners, roman candles, mines or shells, firecrackers, and multiple tube fireworks.

Prohibited: Cherry bombs, tubular salutes, 2” American made salutes, firecrackers exceeding 1½”in length or ¼” in diameter, repeating bombs, aerial bombs, torpedoes exceeding ?” in diameter, roman candles larger than 10 ball, and sky rockets larger than 6 ounces.

Selling Period: Noon June 25 through midnight July 5, and noon December 15 through midnight January 1.

Age of Purchase: 15 years of age.

More Facts About Louisiana:

Nickname: Pelican State

Motto: Union, justice, and confidence

Statehood: April 30, 1812 (18th)

Origin of State’s Name: Named in honor of France’s King Louis XIV.

Largest Cities: New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lafayette, Kenner

Border States: Arkansas, Mississippi, Texas

Land Area: 43,566 sq. mi.; 33rd largest

State Bird: Eastern Brown Pelican

State Flower: Magnolia (magnolia)

State Tree: Bald Cypress (taxodium distichum)

State Song: Give Me Louisiana

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