2020 Fireworks Booth Selection / Issuance Process Important Dates to Remember
|Preliminary Application Period
||February 3, 2020 (8:00 a.m.) – March 20, 2020 (Noon)
|Lottery Drawing of Qualified Applicants||April 9, 2020 (3:30 p.m.) City Council Chambers - 50 Natoma Street|
|Notification Letters to Selected Applicants||April 16, 2020|
|Final Permit Application Due||May 15, 2020 (Noon)
|Mandatory Booth Operator Training
||June 4, 2020 (6:00 p.m.)
Station 35 – 535 Glenn Drive
|Booth Inspection / Permits Issued
||June 28, 2020
|Permitted Fireworks Sales
||June 28, 2020 (Noon) – July 4, 2020 (9:00 p.m.)
The Fireworks Booth Lottery was filmed on Facebook Live.
Fireworks Booth Lottery Winners:
|Sac Fallen Officer Resource Fund||Arts/Cultural|
|Folsom American Little League||Athletic|
|Folsom Junior Bulldogs Football & Cheer||Athletic|
|Folsom Lacrosse Association||Athletic|
|Folsom Youth Basketball Association||Athletic|
|Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth||Educational|
|Vista Del Lago HS Music Boosters||Educational|
|Folsom Aerie No. 929 Fraternal Order of Eagles||Fraternal|
|Folsom Rotary Foundation||Fraternal|
|Folsom Women of the Moose Chapter 1588||Fraternal|
|Kiwanis Club of Folsom||Fraternal|
|W.H. Nichols 940 Marine Corps League||Fraternal|
1. Knights of Columbus Council 6197
2. Folsom Softball Club
3. Folsom HS Athletic Boosters
The use of dangerous and illegal fireworks is still prohibited within all areas of the City of Folsom. Festival activities that require the closure of public streets and / or use of public facilities may require the issuance of either a Special Event permit or Block Party permit prior to the event date. Please contact the City of Folsom Community Development Department Permit Counter at 50 Natoma Street, Folsom, or call 916-461-6201 for additional details regarding these permit requirements.
All fireworks other than those classified by the State Fire Marshall as "safe and sane" are classified as dangerous and are illegal to possess, use, sell or discharge in California. These fireworks will be seized and violators will be cited and fined. Examples of dangerous fireworks are firecrackers, Roman candles, bottle rockets, and aerial shells or mortars.
Alteration or modification of safe and sane fireworks is a violation of State Fireworks Law and may be prosecuted as a felony under Penal Code Section 12301.
The minimum fine for use or possession of illegal fireworks in the City of Folsom is $1,000.
Safety tips from the U.S. Fire Administration:
Fireworks Facts & Statistics
The National Fire Protection Association collects data nationwide on the use of fireworks.