Fireworks Laws in Georgia: When and What Time Can You Shoot Fireworks?  – WSB-TV channel 2

ATLANTA — Fourth of July celebrations will be held throughout the Atlanta metropolitan area Tuesday, including these cities and counties.

However, if you decide to purchase fireworks for your family’s celebrations, you should familiarize yourself with state laws.

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When can you shoot fireworks?

According to a law passed in 2018, local governments in Georgia are allowed to decide how to regulate the use of fireworks.

For residents living in cities that regulate fireworks, Georgia law allows fireworks statewide on the following days: New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, July 3rd, July 4th and Labor Day.

The legislatures behind the law did not provide for Memorial Day. The law also allows the governor to stop all use of fireworks during a drought.

What time can you shoot firecrackers?

On July 4th you have until midnight to launch the fireworks. Fireworks are allowed until 1am on New Year’s Eve

Check with your county or city to determine if they choose to regulate, as times may vary.

What types of fireworks can you shoot in Georgia?

Firecrackers, Roman candles, bottle rockets, sky rockets, sparklers, smoke and punk, fountains, rockets, novelties, crackle and strobe lights, parachutes, wheels, spinners, sky flyers, display grenades and mortars are legal under Georgian law.

You must be at least 18 years old to purchase fireworks.

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