Where fireworks are and aren't allowed in metro Denver – FOX31 Denver
DENVER — As firefighters deal with extreme fire danger in many parts of Colorado, a number of counties and cities have fireworks bans in place that do not allow fireworks of any kind, including sparklers. Many areas do not allow fireworks regardless of fire danger.
Colorado law forbids the use of personal fireworks that explode or leave the ground, including firecrackers, rockets, Roman candles, cherry bombs and other similar fireworks.
Some Colorado cities and counties permit legal fireworks. These include fireworks that do not explode or leave the ground, such as ground spinners and sparklers.
Below is a list of personal fireworks bans in a number of cities and counties in the Denver area and other Colorado communities:
Unincorporated Adams County: Use of all fireworks is prohibited in unincorporated Adams County east of North Schumaker Road. Many municipalities have local bans, including Commerce City and Northglenn.
Unincorporated Arapahoe County: Sale and use of all fireworks is prohibited in unincorporated parts of the county. Some incorporated areas, like Greenwood Village and Centennial, have local bans.
Arvada: Possession and use of all fireworks is prohibited.
Aurora: Sale and use of all fireworks is prohibited.
Boulder County: Use of all fireworks is prohibited in western parts of the county.
Boulder (city): Possession and use of all fireworks is prohibited.
Breckenridge: Use of all fireworks is prohibited between July 3 and 5. Fourth of July fireworks show is canceled.
Brighton: Legal fireworks are permitted within city limits.
Broomfield: Some kinds of small, legal fireworks are permitted, including sparklers.
Centennial: Sale, possession and use of all fireworks are prohibited.
Commerce City: Use of all fireworks is prohibited.
Denver (city and county): Use of all fireworks is prohibited.
Denver Mountain Parks: Use and possession of all fireworks are prohibited. This includes a number of popular parks in and near the metro area,