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Bartz Fireworks - Locally Owned & Operated

The Definition Of A Family Business

In 1991, A friend convinced Gary Bartz and his buddy to start a fireworks stand outside of Lawrence.

Gary invited his brother Larry and his nieces and nephews to help at the stand. The kids were more than happy to accept.

A whirlwind first and second season culminated when the fireworks tent came down during a tornado. Larry rode out the storm holding down the tent, but the wooden tent poles were no match for the destructive storm. The tent poles broke in half!

After the tornado debacle, Gary’s buddy decided he wanted out of the fireworks business, so Larry stepped in to take his place. In 1993, a local farmer gave Larry permission to locate the stand at 31st and Kasold – and Bartz Brothers Fireworks was born. The Bartz Brothers expanded by opening locations at TeePee Junction and 6th & K10.

After Gary’s passing, Larry continued under the Bartz Brothers Fireworks brand until 2019, when he re-branded the company Bartz Fireworks.

Bartz Fireworks. Same great fireworks, same great service!

What Sets Us Apart

Stellar Service

Bartz Fireworks prides itself on stellar service. Do you need help picking out the PERFECT fireworks? Do you need help carrying that HUGE assortment to your car? Do you need a recommendation on CHILD FRIENDLY options? We are always happy to help! Just ask one of our experienced team members.

Premium Products

Bartz Fireworks stocks only the best products. Black Cat® started in the US in the 1940’s. Black Cat® is the oldest registered consumer fireworks brand in the US, and is one of the most recognized fireworks brands. From 1952 to today, Black Cat® remains “The Best You Can Get” in consumer fireworks!

Competitive Pricing

Bartz Fireworks prices won’t break the bank. We strive for fair pricing. While we are unable to price match, if you find a better deal somewhere else, let us know. We don’t usually get the chance to visit other stands, so even if we can’t match the price, it’s good information for our team.

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