Nothing says "Happy Fourth of July" like shooting off enough explosives to annoy your neighbors and scare all the dogs in the neighborhood.

Where You CAN Pop Fireworks

El Pasoans will be allowed to buy and possess fireworks outside city limits in the unincorporated areas of El Paso County, such as the six mile stretch of Montana Avenue in Montana Vista where thousands of people traditionally gather to pop fireworks and party.

You can also buy and possess fireworks in the Town of Anthony, Texas, but you can only shoot them off and pop them on the Fourth of July.

Where Fireworks Are NOT Allowed

You cannot buy, possess, or shoot fireworks inside El Paso city limits or within the city limits of the Town of Horizon City, City of San Elizario, Clint, City of Socorro, Village of Vinton, or the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo.

Las Cruces

Fireworks can be popped inside Las Cruces city limits. However, "place-of-use restrictions" are in effect, meaning you can only discharge fireworks on barren or paved surfaces where water is readily available, and they can only be the type approved by ordinance.

Ordinance Approved Fireworks:

Cone Fountains
Crackling Devices
Cylindrical Fountains
Flitter Sparklers
Illuminating Torches
Toy Smoke Devices
Wheels

Fireworks NOT approved & illegal to posses:

Aerial Spinners
Helicopters
Mines
Missile-Type Rockets
Roman Candles Shells
Stick-Type Rockets, chasers, and firecrackers

Dona Ana County

Current regulations can be found HERE.