Fireworks stands open today for New Year's Eve

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Fireworks stands are getting ready to open for business with a bang, just in time for New Year's Eve.

Fireworks sales begin today across the state of Texas and will continue through midnight on Jan. 1.

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A couple of important reminders before you shop:

  • Fireworks are illegal in the Houston city limits
  • If you buy them and you drive through Houston, there are restrictions on where you place them in your car
  • Fireworks cannot be opened within city limits

Want more safety information? Check this page with the city of Houston.

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