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Winners Announced: 2022 Fireworks Photo/Video Contest Congrats to the winners of the annual Spirit of ’76 Fireworks Photo and Video contest! Learn about our annual contest here. First off, we’d like to give a huge THANK YOU to all who entered our contest for 2022. We received dozens of submissions and loved seeing everyone’s 4th…Keep reading
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The Spirit of ’76 Fireworks annual Fireworks Photo & Video Contest for 2022 is NOW OPEN through July 19th!
Want to find fireworks near you? Click here to see our list of retailers carrying a wide variety of Brothers, Winda, Shogun, Firehawk, Cannon, Tako, and ’76 Pro Line fireworks. We also have maps of official Sky Bacon and Realtree Fireworks dealers.
Learn how to safely shoot artillery shell and canister shell fireworks. Review fireworks safety basics, materials, and how to brace mortar fireworks.
Before you celebrate with fireworks, make sure you and everyone celebrating with you knows about fireworks safety. Read our fireworks safety tips and checklist.
Checklist: Promote your Fireworks Retail Store Sell more fireworks this New Year’s season by promoting your fireworks retail store, stand, or tent withContinue reading “Checklist: Promote your Fireworks Retail Store”
Plus, watch a “behind the scenes” video of this giant fireworks show.
Winners Announced: Fireworks Photo and Video Contest 2021 For details about our annual contest, click here. August 18, 2021 Congrats to the 16Continue reading “Winners Announced: Fireworks Photo and Video Contest 2021”
Fireworks Events 2021: See Spirit of ’76 this Fall August 3, 2021 Here are the industry events where you can catch the ‘76Continue reading “Fireworks Events 2021: See Spirit of ’76 this Fall”
Why Firework Retailers are Already Ordering Containers for 2022 July 12, 2021 Firework businesses are saving money and getting ahead of continued fireworkContinue reading “Why Firework Retailers are Already Ordering Containers for 2022”
Tips for Managing Retail Firework Inventory for 4th of July 2021 June 10, 2021 Make the most of your inventory this Independence DayContinue reading “Tips for Managing Retail Firework Inventory for 4th of July 2021”
Make Money Selling Fireworks: A Beginner’s Checklist June 1, 2021 Want to make money as a fireworks retailer? This beginner’s checklist should helpContinue reading “Make Money Selling Fireworks: A Beginner’s Checklist”
IGNITE Firing Systems now available at Spirit of ’76 Fireworks May 25, 2021 The IGNITE wireless firing system is now available at SpiritContinue reading “IGNITE Firing Systems now available at Spirit of ’76 Fireworks”
Sending 2020 off with a bang, join us for our 2020 New Years Eve countdown to 2021 livestream.
The weeks leading up to Independence Day (AKA the Fourth of July) is when the largest number of fireworks is used in the U.S. Shows range in scale from small displays to giant events with large-scale, professional fireworks displays.
Kendra and Sam from the Spirit of ‘76 marketing team have their predictions for which fireworks trends and effects will be seen in 2021. The American fireworks industry is already prepping for the 2021 Fourth of July season! We’re giddy with anticipation for another incredible fireworks-filled summer.
See new fireworks for the 2021 season from Winda Fireworks, Bright Star, and Brothers Pyrotechnics! This two-night virtual demo event showcases fresh products from two of the top brands of consumer fireworks.
A guide to a successful fireworks pick up. With the help of our experts we put together all of the information you need to know about how many cases will fit in your Box Truck, Sprinter Van, Trailer and more!
2020 has been a great year for new cakes and new effects. You won’t believe how many new items are in our top 10 for 500 grams this year! Check out the video and vote for your favorites.
4th of July 2020 Season – We are open 7 days a week through July 4th for pickups in Mid-Missouri. Place your order now and call us at 573-447-1776 to schedule your pickup.
There are many great 500-gram fireworks (cakes) being sold in the United States today. Because of the number of dazzling, colorful, LOUD, joy-inspiring cakes to choose from, a Top 10 Best 500-Gram Fireworks list is definitely an individual choice.
Spirit of ’76 Fireworks Tent manager Brannon shows us the ropes on how to set up shop and sell fireworks out of a retail tent.
Don’t miss this opportunity to get the funding you need to make payroll, purchase inventory, pay your bills, or expand your business. Below is a brief summary of the programs, but we encourage you to follow the links at the bottom to learn more.
These are strange times for everyone, but they can be especially tough for a pyro at heart. Staying home this year might mean missing opportunities to attend fireworks demos and events, but it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy fireworks from the comfort of your home!
But what about the year-round lover of fireworks? Surely there are items other than sparklers and smoke bombs that your customers can shoot off while still being considerate to their neighbors?
We have the pink fireworks and blue fireworks you need for your big reveal! These show kits include everything you need for an easy setup: fireworks, fuse, and instructions.
So, you want to sell fireworks, huh? Maybe you’re considering setting up and running your own fireworks retail location in your area, or you’ve already done so and want to compare notes on how to run a successful operation.
Want to know about the best fireworks to buy for 2018? Sam from Spirit of ‘76 breaks down the top 10 fireworks in each firework category. She goes into depth about what each firework looks like, how it shoots and what makes each item awesome.
Spirit of ‘76 offers a variety of fireworks with a variety of effects. Whether you are just buying fireworks for personal use or you’re a retailer, you should know the difference between the different effects that fireworks have.
Many new fireworks retailers want to know what fireworks to buy, or how they should place their fireworks order. We have worked with hundereds of fireworks stores, tents, and stands around the country on placing orders for their business.
One of the biggest questions people have when they want to start a fireworks business is ‘Where should I sell fireworks?’ or ‘How do I find a location to sell fireworks?’. This step may be easier than you think
Now is a great time to start planning for your Iowa fireworks business. For the first time since the 1930s, the state of Iowa is allowing the sale of fireworks to the public.
Want to make money selling fireworks? This information should help guide you through the process of your new project. Below is a checklist for you to go through to help you plan and start your business.
New this year is our New Product of the Week. Every Friday we will highlight one of our favorite new items for 2017. Check out our picks so far:
Spirit of ’76 is proud to offer sales tools to help independent fireworks retailers reach their goals. We offer a full line of products to help you boost sales, in addition to our top-tier fireworks selection.
Staff from Spirit of ’76 visited China to meet with suppliers. During a factory tour, we watched as Whacky Tobacky was being assembled.
To celebrate 20 years in the fireworks industry, Brothers has released their best sellers in new packing for 2015. The new labels have embossed lettering and metallic packaging that stands out on the retail shelf.
Comedian Tom Green stopped by for a surprise visit today.
2014 has been a great year for fireworks. As we approach the end of the year, we look back at some of our favorite items (new and old). Below are our favorite choices for NOABs (nine-on-a-board), fountains, artillery shells, 500 grams, and finally our top 20 items in all categories for 2014.
Fountains are a fireworks staple almost everywhere, and a headliner in safe and sane states. To help you decide, Lacey shows us the 8 best fountains we have to offer for 2014.
Lacey introduces our top 5 artillery shells for 2014. We have everything from loud artillery shells to colorful, symmetrical artillery shells.
We have added and updated several fireworks videos this year and welcome your input. Below are our top 10 fireworks videos by number of views for May, 2014.
Diwali, also known as Devali, Deepavali, or “the festival of lights” is a popular holiday celebrated by Hindus. Below is a list of fireworks popular for Diwali. Click on any of the items below to find out more.
Wedding Sparklers are an exciting way to send off the newly married couple into a lifetime of happiness.
We asked our customers to rate each firework from our April 2012 demo, here are the results