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Retail fireworks selling seasons

A retail fireworks permit holder may sell fireworks to the public only during the following periods:

  • beginning June 24 and ending at midnight on July 4;
  • beginning December 20 and ending at midnight on January 1 of the following year;
  • beginning May 1 and ending at midnight on May 5 if the fireworks are sold at a location that is not more than 100 miles from the Texas-Mexico border and is in a county in which the commissioners court of the county has approved the sale of fireworks during the period.
  • the commissioners court of a county by order may allow a retail fireworks permit holder to sell fireworks in that county only to the public and only during one or more of the following periods:
    • beginning February 25 and ending at midnight on March 2;
    • beginning April 16 and ending at midnight on April 21;
    • beginning the Wednesday before the last Monday in May and ending at midnight on the last Monday in May; and
    • beginning five days before the first day of Diwali and ending at midnight on the last day of Diwali.

Fireworks display permit deadlines

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Last updated: 5/29/2024