FAQs about fireworks
What type of fireworks do you sell?
We sell many different types of fireworks. The largest legal firework in Utah contains 500g of explosive powder (also known as Class C fireworks). The common categories Duncan’s Fireworks carries are: sparklers; smoke and punk; fountains; novelties; crackle and strobe; wheels and spinners and aerials limited to 500 grams.
What if a firework doesn’t work?
Duncan’s Fireworks guarantees 100% of the fireworks sold. We expect to see proof of failure as per our policy.
Help! I’ve never bought fireworks before. What am I doing? How do I plan a show?
Our team is happy to help you pick out items at the tent. If you are shopping online, check out our blog to find our best tips and tricks on putting together a show!
When am I allowed to set off (discharge) fireworks?
4th of July
July 2nd - July 5th
On July 4th you can discharge until 11:59pm.
July 22nd - July 25th
On July 24th you can discharge until 11:59pm
Dec. 31th until 1am on Jan. 1st
Lunar (Chinese) New Year
Feb. 8th - Feb 11th
What is the best way to set up a fireworks show to prevent accidents?
There are many things you can do to prevent accidents at a fireworks show. Our best tips are on our safety page. Here are some high-level tips:
- Make sure you have a clean and flat surface where you can place the fireworks.
- Make sure it is away from items that might catch fire.
- Water down your grass prior to enjoying your fireworks show.
- Make sure there is ample room away from the fireworks for people to interact.
- Fireworks must be ‘bricked,’ especially the aerials. Bricking means to have cinder blocks or bricks as a holder for the firework. Place the firework cake inside of the four bricks and then ignite the firework. This helps to prevent the firework from falling over during its firing.
Is there a price difference online/in the tent?
Nope! Duncan’s Fireworks has the lowest prices in town and the prices are the same as at the tent.
What’s the biggest firework Duncan’s Fireworks has?
Duncan’s Fireworks sells the biggest fireworks legally allowed in Utah. Class C. The limit is 500 grams. Duncan’s Fireworks has over 40 different 500 gram cakes!
How does the rewards system work?
There are many ways to earn points for future purchases! For every dollar you spend, you’ll earn Pyro Points, but there are additional ways to earn points too.
Do I earn rewards in-store and online?
Yes! Your rewards are linked online and in-store so it’s easy for you to use.
Pick up & delivery questions
How quickly can I pick up my order?
You can generally pick up your order 2 hours after placing it. Duncan's Fireworks will send you a message once the order is ready for pick up.
Where do I pick up my order?
Orders can be picked up at the Duncan's Fireworks’ Tent at 340 S. Main St, Springville, UT 84663.
Who can pick up my order?
Please specify in your order notes if you would like someone aside from yourself to pick up your order. You can always call us at (801) 829-9059 if something changes.
I want to place an order, but can’t pick up today.
No worries. Each order allows for order notes on the checkout page. Let us know when you’re wanting to pick up, and we’ll have it ready for you!
Do you deliver? Where do you deliver to?
Yes, we do to those within 80 miles of Springville! If you’re outside of our 80 mile radius (from Springville) and want delivery, please contact us at (801) 829-9059.
Is there a minimum order cost to be eligible for delivery? Is there a fee?
Nope! All orders are eligible for delivery. The cost of delivery ranges from $7.99 - $26.99 depending on distance from the warehouse in Springville.
How do I request delivery?
When you check out you’ll be able to pick if you want to pick up from the warehouse or if you want your order delivered!
Help! I’m missing something in my delivery.
Duncan’s Fireworks tries not to miss anything in the order. If there is something missing from your order then please call (801) 829-9059 and Duncan’s Fireworks will make it right. Please note that for packages we sometimes have to substitute out something (per our terms of the package).
How quickly do you deliver?
For orders placed before June 24th, we’ll deliver starting the week of June 24th. Between June 24th - July 1st, Duncan’s Fireworks aims to deliver your fireworks within 2 days of placing the order. Between July 1st and noon on July 4th, we’ll deliver the same day. For Pioneer Day and New Years Eve sales, we’ll deliver the same day.
How old do you have to be to buy fireworks in the state of Utah?
In Utah, 16 year olds can purchase fireworks (ID required).
How can I prepare the fireworks before the show?
You can prepare for your fireworks show by watering grass ahead of time and ensuring spectators are away from the fireworks themselves. Don’t store the fireworks to be used during the show close to your lighting area. Do not light fireworks close to vehicles.
How do I safely light my fireworks?
An adult (over age 18) should light the fireworks and spectators should not be within 100 feet of where the firework is placed.
What should I have on hand when lighting fireworks?
Make sure you have a garden hose close by as well as a bucket of water.
Where should I light off my fireworks?
Fireworks are best lit in an open area where they can be bricked and the audience is far enough away to be safe during the show.
If you plan to light fireworks around grass, we recommend watering your grass to minimize its flammability.
What is bricking? How do I prevent fireworks from falling over?
To prevent fireworks from falling over, place bricks on the sides of the firework cake. This practice is known as bricking.
What if the firework doesn’t go off?
If a firework doesn’t go off, wait 20 minutes then douse them with water. Do not try to relight them.
What do I do if embers land on the roof, grass, etc?
Make sure you douse the roof and call 911 if you have any concerns.
Something caught on fire! What do we do?
How do I dispose of my fireworks?
Once the show is over, wet down the remains to ensure they’re completely out. Then let the firework remains’ dry and throw them away in the trash.
Please ensure you clean up all firework debris.
How do I store fireworks? Do fireworks expire?
Storing fireworks carries risk. If you opt to store them, store them in a container that’s easily identified, and away from anything flammable. Remember fireworks are only allowed to be shoot off a firework during specific days each year. Fireworks are usually good for five years.