Fireworks -Are They Allowed?

Fireworks in King County Fire District 34 (unicorporated King County) are only allowed on July 4th, 9 a.m. to midnight and December 31st, 6 p.m.- 1 a.m.  Fireworks are banned in Redmond city limits.  To check other locations go to http://www.kingcounty.gov/property/FireMarshal/fireworks.aspx.

New Year’s holiday

Washington State law and King County ordinance allow fireworks to be discharged for the celebration of the New Year holiday.

In unincorporated King County:

  • Fireworks may be discharged only from 6 p.m. on December 31 until 1 a.m. on January 1.
  • Fireworks sales for New Year’s celebrations are legal beginning at noon on December 27 until 11 p.m., then daily from noon to 11 p.m. through December 31.
  • To purchase fireworks you must be at least 16 years of age with picture identification.
  • Fireworks permit: Application for temporary stand / tent form available in fill-in Word (63KB) or PDF (29KB) format.