Fireworks in Snoqualmie

Safety is #1 when it comes to fireworks. The Snoqualmie Fire and Police Departments focus on safety laws to help prevent injuries, house fires, and wildfires.

Fireworks Laws in Snoqualmie

  • Hours Allowed for Discharge of Legal Fireworks: July 4, 9 a.m. to midnight
  • No aerial devices are allowed in Snoqualmie. (see details below)
  • No fireworks may be possessed or discharged in any public park. 
  • By state law, fireworks sales are limited to people age 16 and older.

View the Legal versus Illegal Fireworks Chart (PDF)

Legal Fireworks in Snoqualmie

  • Ground fireworks
  • Hand-held sparkling devices
  • Smoke devices

Illegal Fireworks & Fines

Some fireworks bought at state-approved stands and on tribal reservations are not legal in Snoqualmie. The following are illegal for possession and use.

  • Aerial devices including bottle rockets and missiles, among many others (anything that goes up in the air)
    Fine: $250 for each violation of possession
    Fine: $750 for each violation of discharge
  • Fire crackers
    Fine: $250 for each violation of possession
    Fine: $750 for each violation of discharge
  • Explosive devices (Fine: $5,000 and/or one year in prison)
    Some fireworks sold at state-approved stands, as well as those on tribal reservations, can become illegal when possessed or discharged in Snoqualmie city limits.

Safety Measures to Avoid Injury & Property Damage

  • Keep a bucket of water and fire extinguisher nearby to put out stray sparks
  • Only adults should light fireworks or handle sparklers
  • Teach children to “stop, drop, and roll”
  • Consider pet safety and security

Red, White & Boom Fireworks Show

An amazing live fireworks display is shown at Snoqualmie Community Park every July 4 beginning at dusk! This is not a small town show - it's serious fireworks! Bring lawn chairs and snacks! (Please no dogs.) Learn more

Dial 911 for Assistance

Please call 911 to request emergency police, fire, or medical assistance, or to report illegal activities.