Ohio Fireworks Law

Overview of Ohio Fireworks Law

Beginning July 1, 2022, Ohioans can legally discharge 1.4G consumer fireworks in Ohio on certain days UNLESS the relevant political subdivision has chosen to ban their use. (Ohioans are NOT permitted to purchase or discharge 1.3G display fireworks.) View the Ohio Fireworks Law in its entirety. 

Ohioans can discharge consumer fireworks on the following dates and times in 2022 - 2023 unless limited by local laws. Liberty Township has no additional restrictions in place currently.

  • July 4th holiday
    July 3, 4 and 5 and the Friday, Saturday and Sunday immediately before and after July 4th.
    4 p.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Labor Day weekend
    1st Monday of September and the Saturday and Sunday immediately preceding Monday.
    Saturday, September 3, Sunday, September and Monday, September 5, 2022
    4 p.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Diwali
    Monday, October 24, 2022
    4 p.m. - 11 p.m.
  • New Year's Eve
    Saturday, December 31, 2022
    4 p.m. - 11:59 p.m.
  • New Year's Day
    Sunday, January 1, 2023
    12 a.m. - 1 a.m. ; 4 p.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Chinese New Year
    Sunday, January 22, 2023
    4 p.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Cinco de Mayo
    Friday, May 5, 2023
    4 p.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Memorial Day weekend
    Last Monday in May and the Saturday and Sunday immediately preceding Monday.
    Saturday, May 27, Sunday, May 28 and Monday, May 29, 2023
    4 p.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Juneteenth
    Monday, June 19, 2023
    4 p.m. - 11 p.m.

If you wish to submit a fireworks complaint, please complete the fireworks complaint form. If this issue requires immediate assistance, please contact the Butler County Sheriff's Office non-emergency dispatch at 513-785-1300.