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Where can I shoot fireworks legally in East Tennessee?

Here's a list of where you can and can't shoot off your own fireworks in East Tennessee.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. —

  • Anderson County/City of Oak Ridge- Illegal to sell and set off fireworks.
  • Cities of Alcoa and Townsend - Illegal to sell and set off fireworks.
  • Knox County- Illegal to sell and set off fireworks.
  • City of Knoxville- Illegal to sell and set off fireworks
  • Cities of Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville - Illegal to sell and set off fireworks
  • City of LaFollette - Illegal to sell and set off fireworks
  • City of Athens City - Illegal to sell and set off fireworks
  • City of Maryville - It is legal to set off fireworks on private property on certain dates and times. It's legal ONLY from July 3 and 4 and Dec. 31 - Jan. 31  from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and fireworks may be shot up until 1 a.m. specifically the morning of New Year's Day. It's still prohibited to use fireworks at any public area, street, roadway, parking lot, etc. 
  • Blount County: It is legal in the county to shoot fireworks in any location except for Alcoa and Townsend. Fireworks cannot be shot between the hours of 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. (The TN General Assembly reversed a 1949 ban of pyrotechnics in the county).
  • Campbell County - Legal to sell and set off fireworks in county but not in the city limits of LaFollette.
  • Town of Cumberland Gap - Illegal to sell and set off fireworks
  • Cumberland County and City of Crossville- Legal to sell and set off fireworks.
  • Fentress County- Legal to sell and set off in county but not within city limits.
  • Grainger County- Legal to sell and set off fireworks.
  • Greene County- Legal to sell and set off fireworks.
  • Loudon County- Legal to sell and set off fireworks.
  • McMinn County - Legal to sell and set off fireworks except in Athens city limits.
  • Monroe County- Legal to sell fireworks and set off on July 3rd and 4th.
  • Morgan County- Legal to sell and set off fireworks.
  • Scott County- Legal to sell and set off fireworks.
  • Sevier County- Legal to sell and set off fireworks in county but not in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, or Sevierville city limits.
  • Roane County- Legal to sell fireworks and city leaders decide on where they can be set off.
  • City of Kingston- Legal to sell and set off fireworks.
  • Union County- Legal to sell and set off fireworks.