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Address: Pearl St from 11th to 15th Sts, Boulder, CO 80302
Phone Number: 303-449-3774
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Activities: Shopping, Dining
Description: Situated in the heart of an energetic city is beautiful, historic Downtown...
Situated in the heart of an energetic city is beautiful, historic Downtown Boulder. At the heart of Downtown Boulder is the Pearl Street Mall, a wonderfully charismatic four-block-long pedestrian mall that celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2007. Colorful, bright flowers fill the mall almost the entire year and street performers, with a multitude of talents, make the Pearl Street Mall one of the best people-watching destinations anywhere.
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Fun time in Boulder on Pearl Street

Boulder is a great town. There is always something interesting going on especially on Pearl Street Mall. Lots of fun stores to see and shop in. The great Boulder Book store... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We had a couple of days to burn before reaching our vacation resort. So, we decided to see parts of Colorado that we have not seen before. Boulder was our first stop. Being avid shoppers, we were excited to visit Pearl Street Mall. We had to park on the top of a paid parking garage. The plus was the great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Boulder is a great town. There is always something interesting going on especially on Pearl Street Mall. Lots of fun stores to see and shop in. The great Boulder Book store will have a book for you and Peppercorn, the very best kitchen store in the world will have anything you can imagine for your kitchen! Sometimes there are special... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Beautifully kept area, not much else to do if you're not interested in buying something. There are some lovely plant groupings, and the area is very well-maintained. We didn't see many street performers, though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed weekday afternoon on mall. Nice friendly and safe atmosphere. Nice mix of young children, young, middle age and older adults. Several local street entertainers added to experience. Nice assortment of local shops and places to eat are available. Definitely an enjoyable place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Wonderful to stroll, with fountains for the grandkids to play in, jugglers of flaming torches, lots of inviting restaurants, cafes, shops, etc. Plenty of people even for a weeknight -- in July.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Pearl Street is walking distance from Boulder University Inn. Lots of restaurants, gift shops, and book stores. People watching is the best anywhere! Outdoor dining. Ice cream. Chocolate. Books. How could you ask for more?

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Lots of shops, restaurants, mall performers and just people watching. Only CON is sometimes there are to many panhandlers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Our family had a fun time just waking thru Pearl Street Mall. Neat shops and enjoyed watching the street performers.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Interesting place to visit. Lots of shopping options from big brand chain stores to independent retailers. Some (by no means all) of street performers and certainly the folks with signs asking for money were very hard to pass by without a prick to your conscience. (The "Hungry Hungry Hippies" with three dogs stand out.)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I have 8 years experience working for downtown organizations and the Pearl Street Mall is exactly what I would have loved to have done with the towns I worked for. The "mall' has several blocks closed to traffic and the brick walkway is filled with flowers, sculptures, and buskers (street performers.) There are a ton of shopping and dining options... More 

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Address: Pearl St from 11th to 15th Sts, Boulder, CO 80302
Phone Number: 303-449-3774
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder

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