Fireworks permits now available

Halloween is just around the corner. If you plan to host a fireworks display in the District – don’t forget to get your permit! 

Due to the potential risks involved, both the purchase and sale of fireworks in the District are carefully regulated.  

If you want to set off fireworks on private property in the District, you must apply for a permit.  With a permit, you are allowed to purchase and set off fireworks during specific times:

  • October 25 to October 31 — You can purchase fireworks during this period
  • October 31 (6pm to 10pm) ―  You can set off fireworks during this period

Learn more about fireworks regulations in the District and purchase your permit