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Celebrate Diwali, India’s Festival of Lights

If you live in the United States, you might not be familiar with Diwali. This Indian festival has recently been gaining traction around the world, but has not yet achieved a significant foothold in the U.S. Yet for Hindus and others who trace their heritage to India,...

Want to Become a Pyrotechnician? Here’s What to Expect

For many people, an occasional backyard fireworks display is enough to fulfill their love of pyrotechnics. Others might take a seasonal job at a fireworks stand to more fully immerse themselves in their hobby. For others, though, there is only one way to scratch the...

Safe Handling Tips for Duds and Misfires

In the world of fireworks, a “dud” is a shell that fires but then has an issue in the air, falling to the ground without exploding. A “misfire” is a shell that never fires at all. Both are extremely common but can quite dangerous if not handled properly. Here are some...

How to Get the Most Bang for Your Fireworks Bucks

Fireworks – these spectacular treats for the eyes and the ears transform an event or special occasion into a full-on extravaganza. They’re a mainstay of Walt Disney World, major league baseball games and, of course, New Year’s Eve and Fourth of July. Yet you may be...

Pro Tips: Lighting Fireworks in the Wind

When planning your fireworks display, there are numerous things that must be considered. Do you have the right mix of fireworks effects? Is the soundtrack in sync? Have you cleared a perimeter, and do you have a fire extinguisher and a bucket of water on hand? With so...

4 Tips for Safely Transporting Fireworks

Buying fireworks generally involves getting in the car, driving to your preferred fireworks stand, making your purchase, and then driving home. Fireworks are so easy to purchase in many locales that it is easy to forget that they are actually hazardous materials. If...

Consumer Fireworks Classifications in the US

The US government classifies fireworks in many different ways. In addition, many states, counties, and towns have their own sub-classifications that determine which types of fireworks are legal or illegal in that area. Here are the most important classifications you...

An Easy Step by Step Guide to Your First Home Fireworks Show

If you’re planning your first home fireworks show, you are probably a blend of nervous and excited. On one hand, you can’t wait to show off a bit for your friends. On the other hand, you may feel somewhat overwhelmed. Fortunately, your very first home fireworks show...

1.3G vs. 1.4G Fireworks: What You Should Know

Under United States laws, all fireworks are classified between 1.1G and 1.4G, with the vast majority falling under the 1.3G or 1.4G rating. This refers to their specific Hazard Division within Class 1 Explosives, Compatibility group G. Fireworks that are classified as...

Stage and Film Pyrotechnics 101

Stage and film pyrotechnics are extremely similar to backyard and professional fireworks displays, with one crucial difference: they are often launched in close proximity to actors, crew members, and the audience. They may even be launched indoors. There have been...

About Dynamite Fireworks

Our fireworks store near Chicago is located in Northwest Indiana. Only one mile from the Indiana Illinois state line, we are open year round and offer wholesale and retail fireworks to the public with a BEST PRICES GUARANTEE. Because we carry over 1000 products from the best brands in the industry, we have built the reputation of being the premiere Specialty Fireworks store in the Midwest. With our quality selection, we carry all the old-time favorites along with the hard to find pyro items. And to top it off, our prices are Guaranteed to be the best you will find!

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