Spirit of ’76 Headquarters and Retail Store
6401 Highway 40 West
Columbia, Missouri, 65202
Spirit of ’76 Boonville Warehouse
1620 Mid America Industrial Ct.
Boonville, Missouri, 65233
HOW IT ALL STARTED
Welcome to Spirit of ’76, the fireworks wholesaler dedicated to the independent dealer. We have been helping customers satisfy their fireworks needs for more than 30 years. Back in 1987, John Bechtold founded Spirit of ’76 in Columbia, Missouri. Since our humble beginnings, John has grown the business from seasonal retail sales to a premiere importer and distributor of consumer fireworks. Each day John continues to strive to provide the safest and highest quality wholesale fireworks at the most competitive prices in the industry.
WHY SPIRIT OF ’76?
Our founding fathers declared a dedication to American independence. We at Spirit of ’76 are dedicated to the independent dealer as well as professional shooters and display companies.
Spirit of ’76 has amazingly knowledgeable staff available to answer your fireworks questions and to assist you with placing an order that fits your unique needs. They can also provide information and resources for helping you succeed in your fireworks business. All you have to do is ask!
Our extensive catalog of wholesale fireworks caters to all of your needs, from 500-gram cakes to sparklers.
THE HOTTEST & MOST RECOGNIZED BRANDS
We carry the hottest and most recognized brands. These include Bright Star, Brothers Pyrotechnics, Cannon, Firehawk, Mighty Max, PyroLamas, Shogun, Supreme, and Winda.
’76 EXCLUSIVE BRANDS
For several years now, Spirit of ’76 has offered its own lines of wholesale fireworks: Sky Bacon Fireworks, ’76 Pro Line, and Realtree Fireworks, which are some of the most sought-after fireworks in the United States.
Sky Bacon is a fun, budget-conscious fireworks line with labels appropriate for the whole family. Innovative and funny, Sky Bacon fireworks are America's go-to for the 4th of July and any other celebration. Shop Sky Bacon Fireworks products under the "Manufacturers" section on the left.
’76 Pro Line is a high-quality line of 1.4G pyrotechnics for fireworks enthusiasts, professional shooters, and display companies. Items in ’76 Pro Line offer the practiced shooter the ultimate in precision and control to create amazing displays using 1.4G fireworks. Visit 76ProLine.com to view the online catalog and videos of professional displays using the product, or shop `76 Pro Line products under the "Manufacturers" section on the left.
Realtree Fireworks are top-quality consumer fireworks for the outdoors enthusiast. They are designed with the adventurer’s lifestyle in mind with a focus on creating a memorable and unique experience. Shop Realtree Fireworks products under the "Manufacturers" section on the left.
Spirit of ’76 also has a deep commitment to the fireworks industry and is a member of four fireworks associations in the United States: the American Pyrotechnics Association, the Pyrotechnics Guild International, the National Fireworks Association, and the Western Pyrotechnic Association, as well as several state and local organizations.
WHERE WE SHIP
We ship fireworks throughout the 48 contiguous United States year-round. Note that we can only ship select items to certain states due to state laws. Find out more here!