2.30pm: ORGANISERS have announced the Christmas Parade postponed until next Thursday.
However, the concert will still be on tonight at Stockland at 7pm featuring La La Loopsy.
1.50pm: ORGANISERS of the Christmas Parade will make a decision at 2pm about whether or not the parade will go ahead tonight as rain hits Rockhampton.
The Bureau of Meteorology issued a thunderstorm warning for the region just before noon today.
Rain starting coming down about 1.30pm.
11.55am: IT'S THAT time of year when Rockhampton region residents flock to one street for one purpose - to watch the cleverly crafted floats roll by.
The annual Stockland Rockhampton Christmas Parade kicks off at 5.30pm this afternoon, traveling from Rockhampton Cricket Grounds up Musgrave St to Stocklands.
The Bulletin is calling on readers to take pictures of their favourite float as it rolls past them and submit them via Facebook or Share a Photo so we can create a gallery of your favourites online.
The gallery will be created Friday online and some pictures might be used in the print edition of the newspaper.