Fourth of July: Where to buy fireworks in Central Texas

June 28, 2017
Deborah Cannon
Stephanie and Junior Solis, from left, buy fireworks for their four sons at the Big Texas fireworks stand on Highway 290 on Friday, December 30, 2016. DEBORAH CANNON / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Fourth of July is here, so if you’re stocking up ahead of a fireworks display, there are a few places around town you can buy some bottle rockets and black cats. Most of them are American Fireworks stands, sure, but here’s a definitive list, nonetheless.

(Disclaimer: It’s illegal to possess, use or sell fireworks within the city of Austin and within 5,000 feet of the city limits. Please don’t break any laws.)

Half Off Fireworks

8800 Tara Ln 

Austin, TX 78737

This locally owned fireworks stand even gives you the opportunity to buy fireworks online.

American Fireworks Superstores

These stores, which are a little different (OK, a lot different) than the stands you see on the side of the highway, are your one-stop shop for fireworks shopping. Also, they’re massive. 

There are three locations in Central Texas:

If stands are more your thing, there are plenty American Fireworks stands in Central Texas. You can see a full map of roadside locations here.

Amazin’ Fireworks

The local stand has three  locations:

Mr. W Fireworks

Much like American Fireworks, the company has hundreds of locations, including several dozen in Central Texas. You can see a full map here, from smaller stands to large superstores.