Fire Works Restrictions

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.

Note: During the upcoming season, SLC Fire will have additional personnel available to educate and enforce fireworks codes and restrictions. Click on the map to get more detail and see if fireworks are restricted in your neighborhood

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