Like everywhere else in the United States, the Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts fireworks laws to prevent any type of fines or legal problems on your big day.
Whether you live in Boston, Worcester, Springfield, or any other city in Massachusetts, breaking the local fireworks laws can ruin your wedding in a big hurry; even though it was home to the first World Series in 1903. Below we have list the current Massachusetts fireworks laws to help prevent any unwanted problems when using wedding sparklers on your big day.
State of Massachusetts Fireworks Laws:
Prohibited: Firecrackers, torpedoes, skyrockets, flares, candles, bombs, wheels, colored fire, fountains, mines, and serpents.
Selling Period: N/A
Age of Purchase: N/A
More Facts About Massachusetts:
Nickname: Bay State / Old Colony State
Motto: Ense Petit Placidam Sub Libertate quietem (By the Sword We Seek Peace, But Peace Only Under Liberty)
Statehood: May 16, 1788 (6th)
Origin of State’s Name: Named after local Indian tribe whose name means “a large hill place.”
Largest Cities: Boston, Worcester, Springfield, Lowell, New Bedford
Border States: Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont
Land Area: 7,838 sq. mi.; 45th largest
State Bird: Black-capped Chickadee (Penthestes atricapillus)
State Flower: Mayflower (epigaea regens)
State Tree: American Elm (ulmus americana)
State Song: Hail Massachusetts