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When fireworks may be sold and shot


Fireworks will be legal in rural areas of the county until July 5. Fireworks may be discharged on Lakeshore Dr. at the Marion County Lake.

Fireworks may be sold or discharged:

July 1 and 2 — 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

July 3 and 4 — 8 a.m. to midnight.

July 5 — 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.


Burns Fourth of July celebration will be 4 p.m. Saturday on Main St. and include games, raffles, a bike decorating contest, barbecue and a bake sale.


Florence’s pride committee will be selling fireworks from 1 to 8 p.m. July 1 and 2 and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday in the pride building at 310 Main St.

Admittance is limited to one family at a time or two single people. Masks are required.

Fireworks may be discharged until 10 p.m. Wednesday, and Sunday, until midnight on Tuesday through Saturday.


Goessel’s hours for fireworks are 8 a.m. to midnight on Friday and Saturday, and noon 10 p.m. on Sunday.

Goessel Mennonite Church will be having socially distanced fellowship at 7:30 p.m. and fireworks after 9 p.m. Sunday near the church. Pre-packaged snacks and bottled water will be available.


Fireworks will be sold in Hillsboro until Sunday.

They can be discharged from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. through Friday and from 10 a.m. to midnight on Saturday.


Fireworks can be purchased and discharged in Marion from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. today and through Friday and from 9 a.m. until midnight Saturday.

Aulne Church, Marion, will have its annual fireworks at 8:30 p.m. Sunday.


Fireworks will be available for sale and use from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on today and Thursday from 8 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday, and 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday.

A full day of fun events that include a horseshoe tournament, kid’s games, and a flea market will take place at the city park and downtown. A parade will start at Peabody-Burns Junior/Senior High at 5 p.m.

An aerial fireworks show will take place in Peabody Park just after sunset Saturday.

Last modified July 2, 2020