Items legal in the State of New York are: sparklers, ground base sparkling devices - Fountains with up to max amount of 500 grams of pyrotechnic charge, novelties - smokes, snaps, snakes, poppers. In NY each county regulates the sale and use of these items - more information belo
You must be 18 years old or older to purchase fireworks in NY
With exception of NYC, where all fireworks are illegal --- Anyone over 18 can purchase and have NY legal fireworks - no matter what county you live in. HOWEVER, you can only discharge those fireworks in a legal county. Fireworks can also be used all year in NY legal counties.
official documentation from NYS is posted at each of our locations for your reference, you can also obtain answers to most of your questions form our staff .
The sale of this type of firework - sparkling devices is regulated by NYS OFPC (office of fire prevention and control) which falls under NYS Department of Homeland Security. There are 2 selling seasons in NY summer and winter around New Years - Again fireworks can be legally used all year only selling seasons and vendors are regulated. Each vendor needs to obtain a permit from NYS OFPC. Any one selling without such permit is in violation of NYS Penal Law 270 / 405