The three-day Pismo Beach Clam Festival started its second day with a parade down Price Street.
The parade featured marching bands, floats, dancers and boats.
There is also an expanded kid's zone, vendors, a beer and wine garden, food trucks and a clam chowder contest and clam dig.
The festival attracts thousands of people to Pismo Beach and acts as a boost for local businesses.
The last day of the event is Sunday.