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Fireworks in Greeley: 2019 Update

The City of Greeley will be strictly following city ordinances relating to the sale and use of fireworks during the 4th of July season. Please note that the City of Greeley has not enforced these ordinances in recent years.

Any person caught using or creating an illegal firework will be fined.  The fireworks will be taken and destroyed at the owner’s expense per city codes.

The Greeley Police Department is increasing the number of officers available to respond to fireworks complaints this summer. The Greeley Fire Department is expanding inspection of fireworks stand to ensure that no illegal fireworks are sold.

What Fireworks Are Legal in Greeley?

  • sparklers

    If the firework is purchased from a vendor within the City of Greeley, it can be safely assumed that it is permissible for use. Consumer fireworks that are legal in Greeley include: 

    • cylindrical and cone fountains
    • ground spinners
    • torch and colored fire
    • dipped stick and sparklers
    • snake and glow worms
    • trick noisemaker
    • other novelties

What Fireworks Are Illegal in Greeley?

  • Fireworks that leave the ground and fireworks that explode are illegal in Greeley. These include, but are not limited to:
    • bottle rockets
    • firecrackers
    • M80s
    • artillery shells

Community Firework Displays

FireworkThere are several upcoming opportunities for you to enjoy professional firework displays in Greeley. Community-hosted shows by highly trained and licensed professionals and are supervised by firefighters to provide a higher level of safety for the public.

Greeley Stampede
The firework shows take place at Island Grove Park. Catch great views from anywhere in Island Grove Park and the surrounding area. There are two chances to see Stampede fireworks this year.

Wednesday, June 26
@approximately 9:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 4
@approximately 9:30 p.m.

Greeley Country Club
The display begins at dusk, between 9 and 9:30 p.m. on the 4th of July. The Country Club and parking lot is for members only, but see the fireworks from nearby parks and business parking lots in West Greeley.

Contact Us

Communication and Engagement Office

1000 10th Street
Greeley, Colorado 80631


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