Fireworks Industry

Kids Lighting FireworksThe Office of the State Fire Marshal provides oversight of the fireworks industry in Kansas, including licensing and registration of fireworks wholesalers and retailers. Our office supports and promotes safe design and use of all types of fireworks.

For laws, rules and regulations pertaining to fireworks in Kansas, please visit the Rules and Regulations section.

2023 Fireworks Test Dates

Test Date           Test Time        Test Location           Application Cutoff Date

March 25, 2023            1:00 p.m.            Kansas City                           March 13, 2023

April 1, 2023                 1:00 p.m.             Ellinwood                              March 20, 2023

April 8, 2023                 10:00 a.m.            Colby                                   March 27, 2023

May 6, 2023                   1:30 p.m.            Inman                                   April 24, 2023              

You may also test in our office by appointment.  Applicants must schedule two days in advance; no walk-ins allowed.   Please send an email to to schedule an appointment.  

For updates or questions, please email Carolyn Lowry or call 785-296-8984.

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