Emoji Information

Travel & Places Category



A firework is a carefully engineered explosive that was invented in China and is used to deliver visual and audible celebration across the world. In the United States, best known for the celebration of Independence Day (July 4th). Seen at entertainment destinations, festivals and amusement parks year round, especially vacation destinations like Disneyland, Disneyworld, and Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki, Hawaii. An emoji of celebration, entertainment and excitement.

Emoji History The emoji code/ image log of changes.

  1. This emoji was part of the proprietary / non-standardized emoji set first introduced by Japanese carriers like Softbank. These emojis became part of the Apple iPhone starting in iOS 2.2 as an unlockable feature on handsets sold in English speaking countries.
  2. In iOS 5 / OSX 10.7, the underlying code that the Apple OS generates for this emoji was changed.

Emoji General Information

Twitter Emoji Popularity (Rank) 395 of 2393
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ASCII Conversion
"Short Code" Name :fireworks:
Keywords Fireworks, Independence, Celebration, Explosion, July, 4th, Rocket, Sky, Idea, Excitement

Unicode Category Information

Unicode Category Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs
Unicode Range 1F300–1F5FF
Unicode Subcategory Celebration Symbols

Editorial Comment

On the 4th of July you might light these. Similar to the Sparkle icon. In fact they are the same. No sweat of our backs though. Keep up the good work Apple! old iEmoji name: Bright Star at Night A bright yellow shown glinting or twinkling at night.

Proposed Unicode Information & Notes

Unicode Category Artifacts
Unicode Subcategory Celebration Symbols
Names & Annotations FIREWORKS
Symbol Information U+1F386 proposed
Proposal Identifier e-515

Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes

DoCoMo [花火]
KDDI Β #357 ζ‰“γ‘δΈŠγ’θŠ±η« γ€Œζ‰“chi上geθŠ±η«γ€ U+E5CC SJIS-F7FC JIS-787E
Softbank Β #314 #old113 ζ‰“γ‘δΈŠγ’θŠ±η« γ€Œζ‰“chi上geθŠ±η«γ€ U+E117 SJIS-F757

Emoji Character Encoding Data

Emoji Code Version iOS 4 Code
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) ξ„—
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) ξ„—
Decimal HTML Entity 
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 
Hex Code Point(s) e117
Formal Unicode Notation U+E117
Decimal Code Point(s) 57623
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xEE 0x84 0x97
UTF-8 Hex Bytes EE 84 97
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 356 204 227
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xE117
UTF-16 Hex e117
UTF-16 Dec 57623
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0000E117
UTF-32 Hex E117
UTF-32 Dec 57623
Python Src u"\uE117"
PHP Src "\xee\x84\x97"
C/C++/Java Src "\uE117"
Emoji Code Version iOS 5 - Current
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) πŸŽ†
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) πŸŽ†
Decimal HTML Entity 🎆
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 🎆
Hex Code Point(s) 1f386
Formal Unicode Notation U+1F386
Decimal Code Point(s) 127878
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xF0 0x9F 0x8E 0x86
UTF-8 Hex Bytes F0 9F 8E 86
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 360 237 216 206
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xD83C 0xDF86
UTF-16 Hex d83cdf86
UTF-16 Dec 55356 57222
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0001F386
UTF-32 Hex 01F386
UTF-32 Dec 127878
Python Src u"\U0001F386"
PHP Src "\xf0\x9f\x8e\x86"
C/C++/Java Src "\uD83C\uDF86"

Emoji Character Encoding Data (equivalent or similiar)

Emoji EncodingKDDIGoogle
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)ξ—ŒσΎ”•
UTF-8 Character Count11
Character(s) In Input
Decimal HTML Entity󾔕
Hexadecimal HTML Entity󾔕
Hex Code Point(s)e5ccfe515
Formal Unicode NotationU+E5CCU+FE515
Decimal Code Point(s)588281041685
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax)0xEE 0x97 0x8C0xF3 0xBE 0x94 0x95
UTF-8 Hex BytesEE 97 8CF3 BE 94 95
UTF-8 Octal Bytes356 227 214363 276 224 225
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax)0xE5CC0xDBB9 0xDD15
UTF-16 Hexe5ccdbb9dd15
UTF-16 Dec5882856249 56597
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax)0x0000E5CC0x000FE515
UTF-32 HexE5CC0FE515
UTF-32 Dec588281041685
Python Srcu"\uE5CC"u"\U000FE515"
PHP Src"\xee\x97\x8c""\xf3\xbe\x94\x95"
C/C++/Java Src"\uE5CC""\uDBB9\uDD15"

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