The bands were lined up, the throws were ready to be thrown, and Santa was ready to see the children, but it will not happen.

The Lafayette Sonic Christmas Parade has been cancelled due to expected bad weather.

Gary Wilkerson with Sonic Corporation of Lafayette says with the rainy weather that is expected this weekend, they have decided it is in the best interest of the public to cancel the parade.

We have heard from officials who are "in the know" that Santa asked that you send your letters to him at the North Pole.