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Fireworks are defined as a low explosive pyrotechnic device. In the State of Oregon, the sale and display of fireworks are regulated by the Oregon State Fire Marshal, specifically the Regulatory Services Division – Licensing and Permits Unit. 

Illegal fireworks should be reported to your local law enforcement agency via their non-emergency number.  

Below you will find links to the various information and services offered by our agency. 

Should you have any questions, please contact us at  OSFM.LP@OSFM.Oregon.Gov


  • Legal fireworks in the State of Oregon include but are not limited to, novelty devices, wheels, flitter sparklers, fountains, smoke devices, and ground spinners.  
  • The legal sale of retail fireworks in Oregon is from June 23rd to July 6th 
  • There is no regulation pertaining to when consumer legal fireworks may be used. Please be courteous of your neighbors and friends. 
  • There are restrictions as to where fireworks can be used, such as beaches and federal lands. Always check with the local jurisdictions. See the fireworks education page. 
  • Illegal fireworks include but are not limited to sky lanterns, missiles, rockets, firecrackers, cherry bombs, m-80s, Roman candles, and bottle rockets.  
  • Should you wish to report the firing of illegal pyrotechnic devices, please contact your local law enforcement via their non-emergency number.
  • If you would like to request information about issued permits on a specific location, please submit a Public Records Request 
  • For assistance in disposing of your leftover or unwanted fireworks, call your local law enforcement via their non-emergency number or the Oregon State Police non-emergency number at 1-800-452-7888. 

Local jurisdictions may further regulate the sale and use of fireworks in their areas.  

Always check with your local jurisdiction for the legal use of fireworks in your area.


2023 Retail Sales Permits

2023 Oregon Retail Fireworks Permits

2024 Approved Wholesalers 

2024 Oregon Wholesale Fireworks List 

Fireworks Safety Social Media Toolkit

Suggested social media posts

If you have questions please email us at OSFM.LP@OSFM.Oregon.Gov