Press Inquiries & News Releases 

APA Executive Director Julie L. Heckman, leading spokesperson for the fireworks industry is available to answer all press inquiries. Please call the APA Office (301) 907-8181 to schedule an interview or contact her directly at [email protected]

2023 Releases

APA Urges Fireworks Safety this Independence Day
APA's Foundation Releases New Fireworks Safety Videos

2022 Releases

APSEF Tips to Ring in 2023 Safely
APA's Foundation Urges the Public to Celebrate Safely This July 4t
Global Fireworks Community Unites to Support Fireworks4Peace
Fireworks Industry Braces for Challenging Season 

2021 Releases

APA Foundation Urges All to Celebrate Safely this Fourth of July
APA Says Consumers Can Expect Less Bang for Their Buck This July 4th
APA Predicts a Summer of Recovery for the Professional Display Fireworks Industry

2020 Releases
APA Foundation Offers Tips to Ring in the New Year Safely
APA Urges Safety This Independence Day
APA Urges Congress to Act Now to Preserve July 4th Fireworks Tradition

2019 Releases                         
APA Urges Trump Administration to Preserve an American Tradition
APA Foundation Releases New Sparkler Safety Video            
APA Predicts Banner Year for Consumer Fireworks Sales                            

Past Releases
APA's Five Must See July 4th Fireworks Displays
APA's Foundation Reminds the Public to be Sparkler Safe
APA Urges Fireworks Safety This Independence Day
APA Urges the Public to Celebrate Safely this New Year's Eve
APA Applauds Gov. Christie's Legalization of Consumer Fireworks
APA Recommends Must See Independence Day Fireworks Displays
APA Launches Youth Fireworks Education Initiative 
Spectacular Independence Day Fireworks Displays to Honor Nation