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For Retailers

Information regarding the sales of fireworks within Sioux City can be found in our PERMITS/LICENSES section.


For Consumers

The discharging of fireworks is ONLY permitted from private property on the following dates and times:

  • July 3 - 1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
  • July 4 - 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • December 31 - 1:00 p.m.  to midnight
  • January 1 - midnight to 12:30 a.m.

You are only permitted to use fireworks on your own property or a property where written permission is given.

Discharging fireworks in a public park, city owned property, or on a public roadway, street, or alley is strictly prohibited. The discharge or possession of fireworks on city property will be subject to a $500 simple misdemeanor. 

No person under the age 18 shall purchase, possess or discharge fireworks without parental supervision.

Fireworks shall not be possessed or discharged by persons showing visible signs of intoxication or drug use.

Sky lanterns are NOT allowed in Sioux City.

Anyone violating the regulations  will be charged with a simple misdemeanor and fined a minimum amount of $250.00 on private property and $500.00 on city property.

If you have any questions regarding the use of fireworks, please call Sioux City Fire Rescue at 279-6377.