PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Independence Day is just around the corner, so here’s everything you need to know for a safe and fun 4th of July.
Certain types of fireworks are illegal in Oregon, including those that fly, explode or travel more than 6 feet off the ground or 12 inches in the air. That means bottle rockets, roman candles and firecrackers, for more information on firework laws, click here.
In Washington, fireworks are only available for sale from June 28-July 5, with certain other restrictions determined by cities.
For pet owners, consider the safety and security of your animals during nights of loud fireworks.
If you’d rather skip the at-home fireworks, check out one of the many fireworks displays in the Portland area.Firework displays:
- Corbett Fun Fest — A Hometown 4th (fireworks and music)
- Red White & Blue Riverfront Festival in Downtown Corvallis (fireworks, food, drinks, crafts and more)
- Estacada Timber Festival (fireworks, concert and log rolling)
- Independence Day at Fort Vancouver (fireworks, picnic dinner, family fun games and entertainment)
- Pepsi 4th of July Spectacular at Oaks Park (fireworks, rides and roller skating)
- Waterfront Fireworks at Tom McCall Waterfront Park (fireworks and music)
- Fort Dalles Fourth (food, fireworks and music)
- Lake Oswego Star Spangled Parade and Celebration (parade, music and fireworks)
- Portland Pickles Fireworks
- Hillsboro Hops fireworks
- St. Paul rodeo fireworks
- Clatskanie Heritage Days (music, food, fireworks and more)
- Rainier Days
- Cook Park, 17005 SW 92nd Ave. in Tigard
- Willamette Park, 1100 12th St. in West Linn.
- St. Helens fireworks and more