The bangs, flashes and flames are back - and it certainly isn't shorts and t-shirt weather.
Bonfire Night celebrations and fireworks displays are taking place throughout the region over the weekend, and the weather gods could have been kinder.
Saturday night is set to be a chilly one. with heavy showers, coastal gales and overnight frost all likely, according to Met Office forecasters.
Some events, including South Shields' fireworks display, are taking place on Sunday - and the weather isn't supposed to be any better for these.
Frequent heavy showers, coastal gales and large waves are all forecast for Sunday night, which is also expected to see overnight frosts.
In short, if you're going out, wrap up warm, wear a jacket, and enjoy the fireworks in spite of it all.