sparklers safety

Safety Tips for Using Wedding Sparklers

sparklers safety

Sparklers safety tips:

Though brilliant wedding sparklers can make any wedding a memorable event, it’s important to observe a few sparklers safety tips so that you and your guests will not have an unintentional accident. With so many people attending your wedding and reception, things can get out of hand quickly.

 Put Someone in Charge!

The first tip is to control the number of people who have access to the wedding sparklers. They should not be left lying around where even a child could pick them up and play with them. It may be a good idea to put someone in your wedding party in charge of the wedding sparklers and ask that person to make sure that users are mature enough to observe a few common safety precautions.

Choose the Right Lighting Method

The second tip concerns lighting the sparklers. The 10-inch sparklers light instantly, the 20-inch and 36-inch light better from another sparkler.  In order to make sure that your sparklers are safely lit when needed, have a few guests spread out with lit sparklers (lit from the lighting sparklers we provide).  Of course, once you get one sparkler lit, it can be used to light dozens of others within just a few moments.

How to Carry Lit Sparklers

Once the wedding sparklers are lit, it’s important to carry them and wave them around in a safe manner. Always keep lit sparklers away from clothing, face, and eyes. Watch for those around you as well. Sometimes wedding guests are having such a great time that they don’t pay attention to what they are doing. Many weddings serve alcoholic beverages as well and guests can become careless after a few drinks.

While waving lit sparklers, it’s best not to wave them too fast. A slow, steady motion will produce the best results.

Keep sparklers away from flammable materials such as gasoline, hairspray, nail polish, or alcohol. When lighting them, visually check the area to make certain there are no flammable items nearby.

How to Dispose of the Used Wedding Sparklers

Once the party is over, it’s time to pick up all the used sparklers and dispose of them properly. Remember that some of them may still be warm or hot from recent use. It’s best to have a bucket of sand or water around where you can safely dispose of the used sparklers. Once you are sure the fire is out completely, then it’s safe to throw them into a trashcan or trash bag.

At we want you to have the beautiful wedding of your dreams and wedding sparklers can make your wedding day more memorable. We hope the above tips are helpful for your wedding, anniversary party, birthday party, or any festive event. is the premier, original wedding sparkler company. We offer well-constructed wedding sparklers that are a cut above the rest. We enjoy helping brides choose the size sparkler they need and our website has many great ideas for using sparklers to decorate.


What type of sparklers are safe to use?

Choose sparklers that are specifically designed for outdoor use, as indoor sparklers can be more dangerous due to their higher risk of starting fires such as bottle sparklers. Look for sparklers with long handles, as this will help keep your hands away from the flame and reduce the risk of burns.

Are sparklers safe for children?

Sparklers can be fun for children, but it’s important to supervise them closely when using them. Never let children handle sparklers on their own, and keep them at a safe distance from other guests to avoid accidental burns or injuries.

How should I light sparklers?

Use a lighter or a long match to light sparklers, and never use a torch or other open flame. Keep the flame at a safe distance from your body, and light sparklers one at a time.

What safety precautions should I take when using sparklers?

Always use sparklers in a well-ventilated outdoor area, away from any flammable materials such as trees, bushes, or buildings. Keep a bucket of water or sand nearby to dispose of used sparklers, and never relight a sparkler that has gone out.

What should I do in case of an accident or injury?

In case of an accident or injury, seek medical attention immediately. Keep a first aid kit nearby and make sure that someone in your party is trained in basic first aid. Be sure to have a plan in place in case of an emergency, such as contacting local emergency services.

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