Our Services // Why Choose Us?

What type of EVENTS can have fireworks?

Fourth of July

Nothing celebrates Independence Day better than fireworks.

Sports Games

NFL teams have fireworks…so should yours!


Don’t forget the fried dough.

New Years Eve

Bring in the New Year with a bang! (Cliché, we know.)

Auto Racing

Racing and fireworks at one event? Yes please!

State/County/Town Fairs

Great for your community!


Weddings have become one of our most popular events.


Good times, good fireworks.


Acknowledge greatness with fireworks.


Will there be cake?



Fire Department Events

We’ve been doing these since the 60’s.

Holiday Celebrations

Festivus for the rest of us!

Corporate Events

Company retreat! Woohoo!

Winter Events

Fireworks and Hot Cocoa

Wedding fireworks

Celebrate your special day with an amazing fireworks display. If you’re looking to make your wedding more memorable, a fireworks display at the end of the night can leave you and your guests with a lifetime of good memories.

Confetti cannons are perfect for weddings and parties. Blast colorful streamers, confetti, or shapes into the air with impressive force. Confetti cannons are for sale to the public. Contact us for more information.

Fireworks for close proximity events

Whether it’s baseball, football, soccer, etc., we have fireworks that are perfect for sports teams, and other close proximity events. We offer products that allow for a more personal and private experience.

We have hundreds of different multi-shot devices and ground effects, allowing us to adapt to any event. These products are specifically designed to be fired in close proximity to an audience. Celebrate your local team or rock on with your favorite band; adding fireworks to these events make them even more memorable.

Multiple Distribution Hubs

Young Explosives main office is located in Rochester, NY with multiple distribution hubs throughout New York State.

As our company has grown, we have expanded our footprint to meet the needs of our customers. We can now easily reach customers throughout New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

Advantages of choosing us.

No stress, no fuss contracts. Straight forward and easy to understand. No surprises from us.

Young Explosives Corporation offers a consultation service designed to determine what your needs are and to ensure that your show will be a complete success. We will work with you and your local authority regarding National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) guidelines, insurance and regulations.

We have an enormous inventory of aerial shells at Young Explosives that allows customers to have a variety of effects in their show. Our shells range from 2″ to 12″ and come in a variety of different colors and styles, as well as specialized shapes such as hearts, stars and smiley faces. Ground effects are a great way to add depth and variety when fired alongside aerial shells and ground effects are perfect for smaller events. We offer 100’s of different types of multi shot effects. Our hand made set pieces are perfect for weddings and birthday parties.

Young Explosives has been in business since 1949. We have learned a lot along the way and knowledge of the industry has been passed down for generations. Rest easy, you can trust that our 60+ years of experience will make your event spectacular.

One great thing about this business is that our employees love their job. It is extremely important to us that our staff is courteous and respectful to our clients, their property, and their guests. We are always willing and excited to help with whatever you need.

Outdoor displays are our specialty. Consisting of aerial shells, ground effects or a combination of both, outdoor displays can be customized to fit your specifications.Like our outdoor displays, customization is also possible for indoor shows. We offer a variety of different indoor effects such as: strobes, fountains and flames. Indoor displays are a great way to enhance a concert or to get your sports team pumped up for the big game.

All of our employees attended an annual training class to make sure we are always up to date with safety regulations and company policies. We have over 40 employees who are specifically licensed by New York State to be Lead Operators of a fireworks show. We work closely with local police and fire departments to help insure that safety is ALWAYS #1 priority.

People always ask what we do in the winter time. Aside from fireworks shows, we manufacture our own hand made fireworks in the winter. The tradition has been passed down from our founder, Robert Young. Great care and skill is required to build our fireworks, and they are sure to impress your audience.