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Posted on: June 26, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Fireworks with Murfreesboro's City Limits may only be used July 3-5

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We want you and your family to have and fun and safe Fourth of July Celebration! 

Within the City limits, fireworks may only be used on July 3rd, 4th, and 5th from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m.

It is illegal to sell fireworks to:

  • Anyone younger than 16 years old. Purchasers close to that age must present to vendors a state-issued photo identification as proof of age or must be accompanied by an adult
  • Any intoxicated person
  • Any irresponsible person

It is illegal for anyone within the City to sell, use, or even possess:

  • Mortar fireworks with a tube (single or multiple) greater than 1½" in diameter
  • Reloadable fireworks
  • Bottle rockets

Fireworks cannot be used:

  • On private property without permission of the owner
  • On public property, which including public streets
  • Within 600' of any church, hospital or public school and 22’ for a fireworks vendor.
  • “Use” of a firework occurs where it is lit or launched and where it is directed or lands.

Fireworks cannot be discharged

  • From or at a motor vehicle
  • At a group of people

Note: Firework vendors in the City must provide purchasers a written list of the days and the hours of lawful use of when fireworks are permitted. Vendors must also provide written safety instructions appropriate for the type of fireworks sold.

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