Remember that it’s illegal to buy, sell or use fireworks in the City of Oklahoma City as you make plans for Independence Day celebrations.
Sparklers, snakes, bottle rockets and all other popular fireworks are included in the ban. The ban applies to all private and public property in Oklahoma City, including parks, lakes and areas along the Oklahoma River.
Locations with Fire Department permits for professional fireworks displays include:
- 11501 N I-35 Service Road (Frontier City)
- 1000 S Lincoln Blvd. (Boathouse District)
- 2 S Mickey Mantle Drive (Oklahoma City Dodgers)
Check out the Fire Department’s video about fireworks safety for more information about how to stay safe this weekend, and share it with your friends.
Violators of the City’s fireworks ordinances are subject to a fine of $177, confiscation of fireworks and a possible jail sentence.
Battalion Chief Benny Fulkerson