Phantom Fireworks of Nebraska


Phantom of Cheyenne / Denver
Cheyenne, WY
239 I-25 Service Road, East
Phone: 307-775-9954
Hours: Open 9am - 9pm, 7 days a week
Phantom of Wright City
Wright City, MO
205 Northeast Service Road
Phone: 636-745-0188
Hours: Open 9am - 9pm, 7 days a aweek

State Laws & Regulations in Nebraska 

Permitted Novelty items, snakes, and sparklers do not require a permit to be sold in Nebraska. Gold and silver sparklers (colored sparklers prohibited) spray fountains, torches, color fire cones, star and comet type aerial shells without explosive charge, lady fingers not to exceed ⅞” in length and ⅛” in diameter, total pyrotechnic composition not to exceed 50 mg. each, color wheels and any other item approved by Fire Marshal. Samples for all fireworks must be submitted to Fire Marshal prior to sale for separate test shoot examination. Permissible fireworks list issued annually in January.
Not Permitted Rockets, unapproved wire sparklers, nighttime parachutes, firecrackers with more than 50mg of explosive composition, and other fireworks deemed unsafe by the State Fire Marshal.
Selling period June 25-July 5 and December 28-January 1. Local authorities may limit this period.
Display permit Apply to State Fire Marshal at least 10 business days before display date. Permit fee: $10. Aerial shells may not exceed 6” outside diameter unless electrically fired. State regulations (Title 157, Chapter 3) contain additional limitations.
Insurance Not specifically required in state law
Operator Operator must be licensed. Operators, among other requirements, must be at least 18 years of age and pass a written examination. License valid for 3 years.
MANUFACTURE, STORAGE, TRANSPORTATION Specifications provided in state law

Apply to State Fire Marshal between Jan 1 and June 10 of each year. The State Fire Marshal must receive the application at least 10 business days prior to the beginning of the sales period (June 24- July 5, Dec. 28-Jan. 1). Retail licenses may be submitted after June 10th if accompanied by a $50 late fee. Retail license applications will not be accepted after June 30th. License good for calendar year in which issued . Retailers and wholesalers must purchase from distributors licensed in Nebraska.

License fees

Distributor $500

Jobber $200

Retail $25


State Fire Marshal

246 South 14th Street

Lincoln, NE 68508

Phone: 402-471-2027

REFERENCES Neb. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§ 28-1239.01 to 28-1252; 157 Neb. Admin Code, Chapters 1-8

American Pyrotechnics Association