Unlike last year, when the pandemic forced the cancellation of many of the state's larger fireworks displays, most towns (that normally hold a fireworks display) will be doing so in 2021.

But, what do you do if you do not live near one of the cities holding a fireworks display?

Here's where you say, "but fireworks are legal in Maine, so I will just put on my own display!"

Yes, while it has been legal for the average Joe to possess and use fireworks in Maine for about the last decade, there are many towns that still restrict the sale and usage of fireworks.

According to the Maine Fire Marshall's office, towns and cities that restrict the use and sale of consumer grade (ya know, the good ones) fireworks include: Augusta, Auburn, Bangor, Bath, Bar Harbor, Belfast, Boothbay Harbor, Brunswick, Bucksport, Camden, Damariscotta, Owls Head, Randolph, Rockland, Topsham, and Waterville.

Other towns and cities have restrictions that prohibit certain types of fireworks.  These municipalities include: Farmingdale, Gardiner, Hallowell, Harpswell, Jay, Lewiston, Monmouth, and Oakland.

Find out about restrictions in your town / city HERE

2021 Maine 4th of July Fireworks Displays

Here is a list of upcoming Independence Day fireworks displays in Central Maine and beyond. This list will be updated as more information becomes available. If you have a fireworks display you would like added, feel free to email cooper.fox@townsquaremedia.com

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