Fireworks Laws and Regulations in the City of Walla Walla
Hours allowed for discharge of fireworks in Walla Walla:
- 10 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Dec. 31/Jan. 1
- 9 a.m.-midnight on July 4
Click here to view the City Municipal Code governing fireworks.
Questions? Contact the City of Walla Walla Fire Department at 509.524.4314.
Fireworks that are LEGAL in Walla Walla
Novelties/Snap-Its Cone fountains
Cylindrical fountains Hand-held sparklers
Ground spinners Smoke devices
Fireworks that are ILLEGAL in Walla Walla
- Fireworks that travel more than 20 feet off the ground
- Fireworks that travel more than 15 feet along the ground
- Fireworks specifically designed to produce noise including whistles, booms, pops, crackles, and bangs
Parachutes Roman candles
Air spinners/helicopters Cakes/shells/mines
Fireworks that are ILLEGAL in Walla Walla and Washington
Firecrackers Bottle rockets
Explosive devices Sky rockets/missiles
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Tips for firework safety
• Use only legal fireworks. Many types of fireworks, even when purchased at fireworks booths in Walla Walla County or adjacent cities, are not permitted in the City of Walla Walla.
• Only use fireworks outdoors, away from structures, vehicles, and combustile materials. No fireworks may be possessed or discharged in any public park.
• Do not throw fireworks or hold them in your hands.
• Protect your eyes.
• Never tamper with or alter a firework.
• Light only one device at a time.
• Never attempt to relight a firework that fails to light or does not work the first time.
• Keep water close by, and soak fireworks after use.
• By Washington state law, firework sales are limited to people age 16 and older. Keep fireworks, matches, and lighters away from children.
• Clean up after yourself.
• Many animals become frightened; consider pets.