MARYSVILLE & EVERETT JUNE 13: Reminder that within the city limits of Marysville, Everett and other locations in Snohomish County, fireworks are illegal.

“People who have, use, sell, trade or discharge fireworks inside the city are breaking the law. Leading up to and through the holiday, Marysville Police are conducting extra patrols and strongly enforcing the law,” a press release from the City of Marysville said.

As goes with the City of Everett. Penalties include criminal citations with large fines and or jail time. 

Residents are encouraged to report illegal fireworks by calling the non-emergency line at 425-407-3999. To keep emergency phone lines open, please do not call 911 unless there is an immediate threat to life or property the City of Marysville said.

Each year, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office and the Fire Marshal’s Office receive more than 650 firework-related calls in July according to the Snohomish County website.

Discharging fireworks and being in possession of fireworks within the Everett City limits could result in a fine up to $250 according to the Everett Municipal Code.

As for Marysville it is a $513 fine for discharging fireworks and up to 90 days with a $1,000 fine for selling fireworks. For using display or fireworks deemed dangerous you could face a year in jail with a $5,000 fine, according to the city’s press release.

Residents in both Everett and Marysville are encouraged to participate in approved firework viewing shows. In Everett you can view shows from the following locations:

  • Legion Memorial Park
  • Grand Avenue Park
  • Port of Everett
  • Harborview Park

For more information regarding Everett firework shows, see here: Fireworks Viewing Guide | Everett Tourism, WA (

For information on Marysville’s 4th of July celebration see here: Parks, Culture and Recreation – Marysville 4th of July (