Fireworks may only be discharged in Salt Lake City on the following days:
July 2 through July 5 — 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. (until Midnight on July 4th)
July 22 through July 25 — 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. (until Midnight on July 24th)
Dec. 31 through Jan. 1 — 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. on Jan. 1
Chinese New Year’s Eve — 11 a.m. until 1 a.m. the following day.
Restrictions on open fires and firework use:
- All areas east of 900 E. including the University of Utah campus.
- All areas north of South Temple
- City Creek Canyon
- East of 300 W., North of Wall Street through Beck Street to the City limit to the north
- All city parks and wildland urban interface areas
- All areas west of Redwood Road
Those caught violating firework restrictions may incur a $1,000 fine.
Note: Only propane-fueled camping stoves may be used in City Creek Canyon. All open fires and charcoal grills are restricted in that area.
Recommended Safety Tips
- Obey all local laws regarding the use of fireworks.
- Be consider to other, your pets and the environment.
- Know your fireworks; read the cautionary labels and performance descriptions before igniting. Remember to use only class “C”.
- A responsible adult SHOULD supervise all firework activities. Never give fireworks to children.
- Wear safety glasses when shooting fireworks.
- Light one firework at a time and then quickly move away.
- Use fireworks OUTDOORS in a clear area; away from buildings and vehicles.
- Never relight a “dud” firework. Wait 20 minutes and then soak it in a bucket of water.
- Always have a bucket of water and charged water hose nearby. Remember to always have an extinguisher.
- Never carry fireworks in your POCKET or shoot them into METAL or GLASS containers.
- Dispose of spent fireworks by wetting them down and place in a metal trash can away from any building or combustible materials until the next day.
For more information visit SLC FIRE