Fireworks / Fire Danger
Draper City is advising community members to please be careful with fireworks this season and use them only in permitted areas. This summer season is predicted to be a very dry, hot weather pattern.
Fireworks - Prohibited Areas in Draper City
To protect lives and property, the use of fireworks is prohibited in certain areas of Draper City. Draper City has banned fireworks from as many areas as possible as allowed by state law. These areas will be strictly enforced during the July holiday season. To view the fireworks restriction areas, go to the
Sparklers are allowed in all areas of Draper, however residents are asked to use precaution in dry, grassy areas. Always have a bucket of water nearby to douse the hot sparklers.
Fireworks Safety Tips
Class “C” fireworks can be sold the following dates:
June 24 – July 25
December 29 – December 31
2 days before and on Chinese New Year’s Eve
Discharge Dates & Times
Between the hours of 11 am and 11 pm except as noted:
- July 2 – July 5 (July 4 hours extended to midnight)
- July 22 – 25 (July 24 hours extended to midnight)
- December 31* (11 am – 1 am January 1)
- Chinese New Year’s Eve (11 am – 1 am the following day)
determines to celebrate New Year's eve on the prior Saturday (Dec 30),
then it is lawful to discharge Class C common state approved explosives on
that prior Saturday;
Class C fireworks are not allowed during Draper Days events in July.(Draper Days was cancelled for 2020.)
Chinese Lanterns - Prohibited
Chinese Lanterns, also known as Khoom Fay, are paper lanterns or sky lanterns that emit a stunning glow and stay lit for 20 minutes and can travel several miles. While beautiful and exciting, they are prohibited in any part of Draper City. View the
The Firewise Program is being introduced in Draper with the goal to reduce the loss of lives, property and resources to wildland fire by building and maintaining communities in a way that is compatible with our natural surroundings. Landowners understandably prefer to make choices related to their surroundings. Often people believe there is nothing they can do, that wildfire mitigation is too difficult or prohibitively expensive. This is not the case. Get involved and learn about the Firewise Program.