Silvester-Feuerwerk in Österreich: Was ist erlaubt?

Silvester-Feuerwerk in Österreich: Was ist erlaubt?

It’s New Year’s Eve, and you’re ready to celebrate with a bang.

But before you light that sparkler, you need to know what’s allowed in Austria when it comes to fireworks.

Here’s a quick guide to help you stay safe and legal:

What types of fireworks are allowed?

In Austria, only fireworks that are classified as Kategorie F1 and F2 are allowed for private use. Kategorie F1 fireworks include things like sparklers, party poppers, and small firecrackers. Kategorie F2 fireworks include things like Roman candles, fountains, and small rockets.

Where can I set off fireworks?

You can only set off fireworks in designated areas. These areas are usually in open spaces, away from buildings and other structures. Check with your local authorities to find out where the designated areas are in your area.

When can I set off fireworks?

You can only set off fireworks on New Year’s Eve, from 6pm to 2am. On all other days, it is forbidden to set off fireworks.

How can I stay safe when setting off fireworks?

Always follow the instructions on the firework label. Never point fireworks at people or animals. Keep a bucket of water or a fire extinguisher nearby in case of an emergency.

What are the penalties for violating the fireworks laws?

Violating the fireworks laws can result in fines or even imprisonment. So please, be responsible and follow the rules.