Fireworks are allowed in Harvey County, but the days, times and restrictions for setting off fireworks vary by municipality.

The allowed times and regulations for each city for 2022 are listed below. For additional information or questions, please contact the respective city, or Harvey County Emergency Management.

Harvey County: Fireworks are allowed on private property with approval of landowner. Fireworks are not allowed on public roads or in public parks. Bottle rockets and projectiles are not allowed. 

  • July 1-4: 8 a.m. to midnight

Burrton: Fireworks are allowed on private property with the approval of the landowner or occupant. Fireworks are not allowed in city parks, on city streets or any city-owned or school property. Fireworks are not allowed in fire zones.

  • June 28-30: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • July 1-3: 10 a.m. to midnight
  • July 4: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. 

Halstead: Fireworks are allowed anywhere within the city limits except on city streets, public property or within 50 feet of gas pumps or gas storage. Throwing fireworks at animals, people or vehicles is not allowed. Bottle rockets and projectiles are not allowed. 

  • July 2-4: 8 a.m. to midnight

Hesston: Fireworks are allowed on private property with the approval of the landowner or occupant. Fireworks are not allowed on city streets, public parks or on school grounds.

  • July 1-3: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • July 4: 8 a.m. to midnight

Newton: Fireworks are allowed on private property with the approval of landowner or occupant. Fireworks are not allowed in city parks, on city streets or any city-owned or school property. Fireworks are not allowed in fire zones.

  • June 27-30: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • July 1-4: 7 a.m. to midnight

North Newton: Fireworks are allowed only on private property with the permission of the owner or lawful occupant. Class C (common) fireworks only. Fireworks are not allowed on public streets, parks or within 50 feet of gas tanks or gas storage, and in, into, under or on any motor vehicle, nor thrown from any motor vehicle.

  • July 4: 10 a.m. to midnight

Sedgwick: Fireworks are not allowed in the city park, on any city property or school property. Fireworks are allowed on city streets and rights of way, so long as traffic is not impeded or impaired, or private property with approval of the landowner or occupant.

  • June 30 - July 3: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • July 4: 10 a.m. to midnight

Walton: Fireworks are allowed on private property with the approval of the landowner or occupant. Bottle rockets and projectiles are not allowed. Roman candles and fountains are permitted. 

  • June 29-30: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • July 1-4: 9 a.m. to midnight


(Updated June 24, 2022)