If you are planning on lighting off fireworks, it's important to know what time that is allowed in the town you live in, so you don't have to have the police knocking at your door ruining your 'Merica party.

Fireworks affect more than just your neighbors and dogs. They also have an effect on THESE ANIMALS.

If you are living in Gallatin County, the times allowed for fireworks vary for surrounding towns.

If you are living in Bozeman, your times for lighting off fireworks are as follows:

  • July 3 from 12 PM to 12 AM
  • July 4 from 12 PM to 1 AM
  • July 5 from 12 PM to 12 AM
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The Belgrade area has a little bit different schedule; you have more days to show off the massive amount of fireworks you purchased.

  • July 1-5 from 10 AM to 11 PM
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Three Forks has only two days they are technically "allowed" to light off fireworks, although, according to some social media posts, people have been having their fun already.

  • July 3 from 6 PM to 12 AM
  • July 4 from 10 AM to 12 AM
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If you are in the Manhattan area, you have the latest start hours for fireworks. This means you can hit up your friend's afternoon BBQ then head home and light off your own fireworks.

  • July 3 from 6 PM to 10 PM
  • July 4 from 6 PM to 12 AM
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West Yellowstone's hours to enjoy fireworks are:

  • July 3 from 12 PM to 11 PM
  • July 4 from 12 PM to 12 AM

If you are like me and ready to celebrate America, keep in mind firework safety and respect for neighbors and pets.

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