Hongkongers will be out in force today - from human rights activists, to unionists and those simply after some holiday fun - and they should take their umbrellas, as the Observatory predicts squally showers and thunderstorms. The July 1 march and parade will see roads from Victoria Park to the Central Government Offices closed from 1pm. There will be no street parking along the route. Expect traffic diversions as early as 7.45am between Hong Kong Stadium and Wan Chai Southorn playground. From 10am, Eastern Hospital Road, Cotton Path and sections of Caroline Hill Road, Tung Lo Wan Road, Yee Wo Street, Jardine's Bazaar, Henessy Road, Tang Lung Street and Canal Road East will be closed. July 1 march Organised by the Civil Human Rights Front, the theme is the fight for universal suffrage and opposition to government-business collusion. Participants will gather at 3pm at Victoria Park and march to the Central Government Offices. A mock referendum will be held at 11am at Victoria Park. Parade and variety show to celebrate the special administrative region's eighth anniversary Organised by the Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions, the parade will include more than 100 performance units displaying everything from roller skating to tai chi. It will run from 10am to 2pm, wending its way from Hong Kong Stadium to Wan Chai Southorn playground. The variety show, organised by the Wan Chai District Council, will run from 2.30pm to 5pm, with performances including Chinese dancing, singing, magic and kung fu. It will take place at Leighton Hill Community Hall, 133 Wong Nai Chung Road, Happy Valley. Cyberport games marathon The free event will run from midday to 7pm at block 4, Cyberport. Visitors can join electronic and internet games and compete with mainland players but must first register at the game stalls. Winners will receive cash prizes. Free shuttle buses will run between Admiralty and Cyberport every five minutes. A free ferry will run from Central Pier 5 at 12.15pm and 2.15pm. Dinosaur fossils exhibition Already a hit with the public, it will be open from 9am to 10pm at Cityplaza, Taikoo. About 380,000 people visited it last weekend so expect long queues. Take exit E or, if congested, D1 at the Taikoo MTR station. Wedding festival Organised by Wedding Message Monthly, it runs from noon to 8pm at the International Trade and Exhibition Centre at Kowloon Bay. It will include lucky draws, wedding dress shows and booths showcasing bridal makeup, dresses, photography, venue decoration and skin-care products.