Like everywhere else in the United States, the Maine 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 Maine fireworks laws to prevent any type of fines or legal problems on your big day.
Whether you live in Portland, Lewiston, Bangor, or any other city in Maine, breaking the local fireworks laws can ruin your wedding in a big hurry; even though it’s home to the most easterly point in the U.S., West Quoddy Head. Below we have list the current Maine fireworks laws to help prevent any unwanted problems when using wedding sparklers on your big day.
State of Maine Fireworks Laws:
Permitted: Most ground-based consumer fireworks.
Prohibited: Missile-type rockets as defined by the State Fire Marshal, Helicopters and aerial spinners, Sky rockets and bottle rockets.
Selling Period: N/A
Age of Purchase: 18 years of age.
More Facts About Maine:
Nickname: Pine Tree State
Motto: Dirigo (I direct)
Statehood: March 15, 1820 (23th)
Origin of State’s Name: Probably a reference to the state region being a mainland, different from its many surrounding islands.
Largest Cities: Portland, Lewiston, Bangor, Auburn, South Portland
Border State: New Hampshire
Land Area: 30,865 sq. mi.; 39th largest
State Bird: Chickadee
State Flower: White pine cone and tassel (pinus strobus, linnaeus)
State Tree: Eastern White Pine
State Song: State Song of Maine