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Where you can and can’t set off fireworks

Jul 2, 2019, 8:25 AM | Updated: Jul 3, 2021, 11:57 am
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You may be able to buy fireworks at a stand like this, but only certain cities will allow you to ignite them. (MyNorthwest)
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Here’s a list of areas around the Puget Sound where you can and can’t light fireworks.

Check with your county if you live in unincorporated areas. Check with your city if you’re unsure of the rules. Fireworks are banned in all state parks.

King County

– Allowed on July 4th, 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. (Banned in 2022) — in unincorporated areas.

Algona – Banned
Auburn – Allowed July 4, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. “If it goes up or blows up, it is illegal in Auburn!”
Beaux Arts Village – Banned
Bellevue – Banned
Black Diamond – Allowed on July 4, 9 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Bothell – Banned (temporarily)
Burien – Banned
Carnation – Banned
Clyde Hill – Banned
Covington – Banned
Des Moines – Banned
Duvall – Banned (emergency)
Enumclaw – Allowed on July 4, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Federal Way – Banned
Hunts Point – Allowed on July 4 9:00am – 9:30pm, *15 mins post Points 4th Firework Display – Midnight
Issaquah – Banned
Kenmore – Banned
Kent – Banned
Kirkland – Banned
Lake Forest Park – Banned
Maple Valley – Banned
Medina – Banned
Mercer Island – Banned
Newcastle – Banned
Normandy Park – Allowed on July 3rd, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., July 4th, 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
North Bend – Banned (temporarily)
Pacific – Banned
Redmond – Banned
Renton – Banned
Sammamish – Banned
SeaTac – Banned
Seattle – Banned
Shoreline – Banned
Skykomish – Follows State Law (9 a.m. to 12 a.m. midnight )
Snoqualmie – Allowed on July 4, 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. No discharge of “aerial devices.”
Tukwila – Banned
Woodinville – Banned
Yarrow Point – Banned

Kitsap County

-Allowed on July 4, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.  — in unincorporated areas.

Bainbridge Island – Banned
Bremerton – Allowed on July 4, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Port Orchard – Allowed on July 4, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Poulsbo – Allowed on June 28, 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.; June 29 to July 4, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.; July 5, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Pierce County

– July 1 to July 3, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; July 4, 10 a.m. to 12 a.m.; July 5, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m — in unincorporated areas.

Bonney Lake – Allowed on July 4, 9 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Buckley – Allowed on July 4, 9 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Carbonado – Follows State Law (9 a.m. to 12 a.m. midnight )
DuPont – Allowed on July 4, 6 p.m. to 12 a.m
Eatonville – Allowed on July 3 to July 4, 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Edgewood – Allowed on July 4, 9 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Fife – Follows State Law (9 a.m. to 12 a.m. midnight )
Fircrest – Banned
Gig Harbor – Allowed on July 1 to July 3, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.; July 4, 9 a.m. to 12 a.m.
JBLM – Banned
Lakewood – Allowed on July 3 to July 5, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Milton – Allowed on July 4, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Orting – Allowed on July 4, 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.
Puyallup – Allowed on July 4, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Roy – Allowed on June 28 – July 5, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Ruston – Banned
South Prairie – Allowed July 3, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.; July 9 a.m. to 12 a.m.; July 5, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Steilacoom – Banned
Sumner – July 4, 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Tacoma – Banned
University Place – Allowed on July 4, 9 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Wilkeson – Follows State Law (9 a.m. to 12 a.m. midnight )

Snohomish County

– BANNED in unincorporated areas of SW Snohomish County.

Arlington – Banned
Bothell – Banned (temporarily)
Brier – Banned
Darrington – Follows State Law (9 a.m. to 12 a.m. midnight )
Edmonds – Banned
Everett – Banned
Gold Bar – Banned
Granite Falls – Allowed on July 4, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Index – Banned
Lake Stevens – Allowed on July 4, 9 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Lynnwood – Banned
Marysville – Banned
Mill Creek – Banned
Monroe – Allowed on July 4, 9 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.
Mountlake Terrace – Banned
Mukilteo – Banned
Snohomish – Allowed on July 1 to July 4, 9 a.m. to
10 p.m.
Stanwood – Follows State Law (9 a.m. to 12 a.m.)
Sultan – Follows State Law (9 a.m. to 12 a.m.)
Woodway – Banned

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Where you can and can’t set off fireworks