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The best (and most ridiculous) fireworks names spotted in Tampa

Someone gets paid to come up with these.
This is 8,000 firecrackers. [Christopher Spata | Times]
This is 8,000 firecrackers. [Christopher Spata | Times]
Published Jun. 29, 2018
Updated Jun. 29, 2018

We took a field trip to Tampa’s Galaxy Fireworks and Phantom Fireworks stores to check out the best of this year’s awesomely weird, random and hilarious fireworks names.

Here are our favorites in the categories of:

Worst safety advice.

Fight Fire With Fire

Best way to get attacked by wildlife.

Waking Up the Gators

Scariest way to end a bachelorette party.

Ladies Night Out

Most medically concerning.

Echo In the Ear

Best way to get a reputation with your neighbors.

Bad Reputation

Most likely to incite violence.

Bare Knuckle Fighting

Best for when you need a good cry.

Tears For Fear

Most likely to cause the apocalypse.


Best way to remind your guests how much you spent on this party.

Money Bags

Randomest cannoli reference.

Mulberry Street Mayhem

Least unexpected celebrity endorsement.

The Ultimate Man Card, featuring one of those guys from “Duck Dynasty”

Most literally illustrated metaphor.


Most likely to get you prosecuted.

Here Come Da Judge

Best way to bust pyrocumulous clouds.

Pyrocumulous Cloud Buster

Evilest, wickedest, mean and nastiest.

Evil, Wicked Mean & Nasty

Most likely to be compensating for something.

Size Matters

Worst way to calm someone down.

Attitude Adjustment


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