What Is Guy Fawkes Night, and Why Is It Commemorated With Bonfires?

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If you ever visit the United Kingdom in November, you might just hear about a holiday called Guy Fawkes Night, which is also known as Bonfire Night for a very clear reason. But what exactly is this annual occurrence — and why is it celebrated with bonfires and fireworks? Here, we’re delving into these questions and more with a complete overview of Guy Fawkes Night to ensure that you’ll always “remember, remember the fifth of November.”