- Stephanie Toone The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
New Year’s Eve is upon us.
It’s only been about three years since the pyrotechnic aficionados in Atlanta could find their roman candles, bottle rockets and sparklers right here in city limits.
Now, that it’s legal, it’s time to set the sky ablaze, Atlanta.
If you’re looking for the perfect place to purchase your fireworks arsenal, search no further.
Here are 13 places to buy fireworks in Atlanta:
Extreme Fireworks, 4398 Kimball Bridge Road, Alpharetta.
TNT Fireworks, 215 Rucker Road, Alpharetta.
Phantom Fireworks of Roswell, 730 Holcomb Bridge Rd, Roswell.
TNT Fireworks, 5455 Atlanta Hwy, Alpharetta.Cobb
Phantom Fireworks of Marietta, 2505 Chastain Meadows Pkwy, Marietta.
TNT Fireworks Supercenter, 2781 S Cobb Drive, Smyrna.
Jake’s Fireworks, 4299 Bells Ferry Road, Kennesaw.
Phantom of Duluth Superstore, 2255 Pleasant Hill Road, Ste 210, Duluth.
Jake’s Fireworks, 3577 Club Drive, Lawerenceville.
Fireworks for Charity, 4372 Buford Dr, Buford.
Jake’s Fireworks, 5170 Stone Mountain Hwy, Stone Mountain.
TNT Fireworks, 8200 Mall Pkwy, Lithonia.
TNT Fireworks, 500 Brookhaven Ave., Atlanta.
The Georgia Office of Insurance and Fire Safety Commissioner's office has an even more detailed list of all licensed fireworks retailers, which you can find here.
Even though there are now hundreds of places to purchase fireworks, there are still a few things to keep in mind:
- Those purchasing fireworks must be 18 years of age or older. Those buying fireworks will pay an extra 5 percent excise tax at the register, in addition to regular state and local sales taxes.
- Fireworks enthusiasts are not allowed to set them off within 100 yards of a nuclear power plant or gasoline station and are liable for any damage they cause.
- For New Year’s, fireworks can be lit until 1 a.m.