Fireworks in Gig Harbor

2022 Code Change for Allowable Fireworks Discharge Times

New Gig Harbor Municipal Code: 

8.20.120 Time limit – Use of fireworks. (Effective April 26, 2022) No person shall use or discharge any fireworks within the corporate limits of Gig Harbor except between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and midnight on July 4th; provided, that this prohibition shall not apply to duly authorized public displays where the same are authorized pursuant to the laws of the state of Washington. 

Fireworks Stand Permit Applications

The City will be accepting fireworks stand permit applications now through June 1, 2022. All applications must be postdated, dropped off or electronically submitted on, or prior to June 1, 2022.

Instructions and applications are available for download here. For more information contact Helia Johnston.

Allowed Fireworks Hours

Sales of Fireworks Permitted

June 28                                        noon – 11:00 p.m.

June 29 through July 4        9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

July 5                                            9:00 a.m. – noon


Discharge of Fireworks Permitted

July 4                                 9:00 a.m. – midnight

  1. RICE

    Paul Rice

    Building Official, Fire Marshal
    Phone: 253-853-7632