The possession and use of fireworks within the limits of the city of Fargo is unlawful. Persons found in violation of the ordinance is guilty of an infraction which carries a $100 fine and that person must appear before a judge in court.
"Fireworks" means any substance or combination of substances or articles prepared for the purpose of producing a visible or an audible effect by combustion, explosion, deflagration, or detonation and includes blank cartridges, toy cannons, and toy canes in which explosives are used, the type of balloons which require fire underneath to propel them, firecrackers, torpedoes, sky rockets, Roman candles, daygo bombs, sparklers, or other fireworks containing any explosive or inflammable compound, or any tablets or other devices containing any explosive substance and commonly known as fireworks. The term "fireworks" shall not include toy paper caps containing not more than .25 of a grain of explosive composition per cap.
The state of North Dakota allows the sale of fireworks from June 27 through July 5. These firework stands are found outside the City limits. It is important to know your city's specific ordinance regarding the use and possession of fireworks as the metro area laws vary. Learn more about North Dakota fireworks laws.