Hoosiers are about to blow up fireworks for fun. Here are the laws pertaining to using fireworks per Indiana Department of Homeland Security.
- Fireworks can be purchased only by persons 18 years of age or older.
- Fireworks may be used:
- on the user’s property;
- on the property of someone who has consented to the use of fireworks on that property;
- at a special discharge location.
- Consumer fireworks may be used only between 9 a.m. and 11 p.m. on most days that are not holidays. On holidays (Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day and New Year’s Eve), fireworks may be used between 9 a.m. and midnight. On June 29-30, July 1-3 and 5-9, fireworks can be discharged until two hours past sunset. Check with local officials to see when fireworks can be discharged as local ordinances may further restrict usage.