Fireworks In City Limits

fireworksThe Cities of Olympia, Lacey and Shelton would like to remind the public of the law about the sale, possession and use of fireworks within city limits. In Shelton - CORRECTION: Fireworks discharge in the City of Shelton will be legal only on July 4th, 2013 from 9am to Midnight. All fireworks must be purchased from a state-licensed fireworks booth.

Fireworks purchased from a Tribal fireworks stand are illegal to discharge off the Reservation.  A fireworks Ban in the City of Shelton will be effective October, 2013.No fireworks shall be sold or offered for sale within the city of Shelton. Igniting any fireworks within the city, or discharging, using any “safe and sane” fireworks or ignitable “trick and novelty devices is illegal. Flyer

In Lacey and Olympia:
The cities of Lacey and Olympia remind residents and visitors that the sale and discharge of consumer (personal) fireworks are not allowed in either community. Novelty devices such as snakes, glowworms, and party poppers are permitted; however sparklers and all other types of fireworks are not. Fireworks purchased elsewhere, such as at tribal stands or fireworks sales booths in other communities, may not be used in Lacey or Olympia.

FIREWORK CELEBRATIONS

Alderbrook Resort Fireworks
Annual 3rd of July fireworks show and celebration. Live music, champagne, beer, BBQ, an oyster-eating contest and a spectacular fireworks show, fun is to be had by all! (cost for event – see Alderbrook website for information)

Hoodsport 24th annual 4th of July Celebration
Annual 4th of July celebration in Hoodsport. The street fair will be on July 5th and 6th this year. Fireworks will be Saturday July 6th at dusk.

Lacey Fireworks Spectacular
The Spectacular will be in the vicinity of William A. Bush Park, 4400 Chardonnay Drive NE, Lacey, beginning around 10:15 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3.

Tumwater Fireworks Display
Tumwater 4th of July Parade, Artesian Festival and Fireworks Display on Thursday, July 4.

Lakefair Fireworks
Grand Finale for the annual Capital Lakefair celebration, Sunday, July 21 in downtown Olympia at Heritage Park/Capitol Lake.

Residents and visitors celebrating Independence Day are urged to do so in a safe and enjoyable manner that is within the law.