Kitsap County Firework Information

​2020 Fireworks Information will be posted prior to the

 July 4th Holiday.

​2019 Fireworks Information

Due to the abnormally dry, high fire danger conditions, the Kitsap County Board of County Commissioners approved a ban on the sale and use of fireworks that can have unpredictable and hard to control travel paths. To see the flyer of what's allowed and prohibited see below, or click here for the PDF. For an expanded list of 2019 prohibited fireworks, click here.

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Kitsap County Fireworks Frequently Asked Questions

When am I allowed to set off fireworks?

You can set off fireworks on July 4, 2019 from 11:00 am – 11:00 pm in unincorporated Kitsap County.


What fireworks am I allowed to set off?

Parachutes, Smoke devices, Sparklers, Reloadable Mortars, Fountains & Cones. See flyer with pictures here.


What fireworks are not allowed to set off?

Fireworks that have an unpredictable path are banned: Roman Candles, Multi-tube (cake) Devices, Aerial Spinners, Multi-shot Shell Devices, Ground Spinners. See flyer with pictures here.


Do I have to set off my fireworks off over a body of water?

No, only permitted fireworks display shows using 1.3G Display fireworks, conducted by a licensed pyrotechnic operator  are required to have the fall out zone of the fireworks over a body of water.


Who do I call to report the illegal use of fireworks?

To Report Illegal Discharge, please the fireworks hotline open July 1st - July 8th: (360) 307-5811.

When and where are the local shows in Kitsap County? 

Here is a list of the Local Fireworks shows.

How do I dispose of my used fireworks?

  • Soak them in a bucket of water for at least 15 minutes

  • Wrap them in plastic

  • Put them in your garbage

The water will contain heavy metals, so it is recommended that you dump the leftover water on gravel or grass – not down a sink or storm drain where it can pollute groundwater, streams, or Puget Sound.

Recent Firework Recall

There has been some recent fireworks recalled for explosion and burn hazards, please check the links below to ensure you don't have any of these:

Grandma's Fireworks

GS Fireworks

Patriot Pyrotechnics and Bill's Fireworks

G-Force Fireworks

Fireworks Flyer 2019.JPG

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