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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...

The Chemistry of Fireworks

Fireworks have been a part of our lives since some unknown person in China, around the year 200 BC, tossed green bamboo in a fire and noticed that it crackled and popped. The first modern fireworks appeared in China in the 9th century AD, when alchemists developed huo...

How Fireworks Are Made

Fireworks history begins in China around 200 BC, when someone tossed green bamboo into a fire. Pockets in the bamboo trapped superheated air, leading to crackles, pops, and an eventual explosion. The Chinese soon came to believe that the noise could ward off evil...

4 Fun Themes for Your Next Outdoor Party

An outdoor party, punctuated by an exciting fireworks show, can be a wonderful way to bring people together. Yet it can be tough to think of themes for a party that doesn’t fall on a traditional fireworks holiday such as the Fourth of July. Here are just 4 fun themes...

3 Ways to Have More Fun with Summer Fireworks

Whether you are celebrating the Fourth of July or holding a backyard fireworks show for no reason at all, summer fireworks can be the most fun of all. The weather is warm, the BBQ grill is beckoning, and long, lazy days tend to put everyone in a relaxed mood. To take...

About Dynamite Fireworks

Take I-90 to Calumet Ave and we're the closest Fireworks Store to Chicago located on the Indiana Illinois state line (Click here for Directions). 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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4218 Calumet Ave, Hammond, Indiana 46320

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