An Independence Day celebrant lights fireworks in Everett’s Pinehurst neighborhood on July 4, 2018. (Olivia Vanni / Herald file)

An Independence Day celebrant lights fireworks in Everett’s Pinehurst neighborhood on July 4, 2018. (Olivia Vanni / Herald file)

Here’s where and when you can or can’t use fireworks in 2021

This list is not exhaustive, so check with local officials.

Here’s where you can and cannot use fireworks this weekend. Please note this list is not exhaustive. Check with your local officials or refer to the Snohomish Regional Fire and Rescue’s interactive map for location-specific information.

It is illegal to discharge fireworks in the following areas:

• Arlington, Bothell, Brier, Edmonds, Everett, Gold Bar, Lynnwood, Marysville, Mill Creek, Mountlake Terrace, Mukilteo, Woodway and unincorporated southwest Snohomish County.

• Washington state parks and Snohomish County parks.

• Federal land, including those managed by the Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Forest Service.

• Public property, public streets, sidewalks, parking lots or school property.

It is legal to discharge fireworks in the following areas only during this holiday period:

• Darrington, Stanwood and Sultan: Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m-midnight; Monday, 9 a.m.-11 p.m.

• Granite Falls, Index, Lake Stevens, Monroe and unincorporated Snohomish County (except southwest): Sunday only, 9 a.m.-midnight.

• Snohomish: Sunday only, 9 a.m.-10 p.m.

Fireworks type information

• State licensed retail fireworks stands must be permitted by the local city or county jurisdiction where they are being sold.

• Items such as firecrackers, bottle rockets, skyrockets and missiles are illegal to sell, possess or discharge within the state. However, these items are federally legal and are available for sale or discharge on some designated tribal lands.

• State and federal laws prohibit items such as M-80s, M-100s, altered fireworks and homemade devices because these devices are high powered and can cause devastating injuries.

Talk to us

More in Local News

Top (L-R): Louis Harris, Peter Zieve, Kevin Stoltz. Bottom (L-R): Tom Jordal, Steve Schmalz, Alex Crocco.
Race for Mukilteo City Council is a mix of old and new names

Housing, waterfront and public safety top the list of concerns for candidates.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, front, talks to reporters in Olympia, Wash., Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, as Secretary of Health Umair Shah looks on. Inslee announced that starting Nov. 15, people in the state will need to either provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test in order to attend large events. (AP Photo/ Rachel La Corte)
With vaccine deadline here, some fired in Snohomish County

Some workers sought an injunction against Gov. Inslee’s mandate. That effort fell flat Monday, the deadline to get vaccinated.

In this May 2020 photo, garbage cans line a residential street on trash pickup day in Mukilteo. In November, voters will weigh in on whether the city should encourage more high density housing. (Sue Misao / Herald file)
Mukilteo asks for input on housing density, and it’s complicated

Here’s a guide to what voters should know about the advisory ballot measure. What does it actually do?

Community Transit is preparing to shift commuter buses that go to the University of Washington in Seattle to connect with Link light rail in Northgate next year. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Union: Community Transit vaccine mandate puts jobs in ‘jeopardy’

Meanwhile, at King County Metro, a similar mandate has significantly boosted vaccination rates.

Police: Man showed up to ex-wife’s Everett home, stabbed ex-roommate

The suspect, 47, of Seattle, was booked into the Snohomish County Jail for investigation of first-degree assault.

Lake Stevens worker’s protection order granted against boss

The worker and his boss, Public Works Director Eric Durpos, were put on leave for an incident at a grievance meeting.

Top row: Vanessa Edwards (left) and Ray Sheldon Jr. Bottom row (from left): Connor Krebbs, Wade Rinehardt and Katie Jackson. (Not pictured: Sherry Weersing)
After year of tumult, new faces vie for Marysville School Board

One candidate is concerned about “Critical Race Theory.” Others see more pressing issues.

2 years later, charges filed in ‘unusual’ deadly crash in Everett

Dakotah Allett, 27, crashed into two vehicles on the side of I-5, leaving one woman dead, the new charges say.

Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste, center, greets a new trooper during a graduation ceremony, as Gov. Jay Inslee looks on in the Rotunda at the Capitol Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, in Olympia, Wash. The class of 31 troopers completed more than 1,000 hours of training and will now work for the WSP across the state. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Rather than get vaccine, nearly 2,000 state workers lose jobs

Ten troopers north of Seattle, 54 Monroe prison workers and hundreds more across the state refused the governor’s mandate.

Most Read