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Pearl Street Mall

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Address: Pearl St from 11th to 15th Sts, Boulder, CO 80302
Phone Number: 303-449-3774
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 place to hang out

Lots of interesting shops, unusual entertainers and a great atmosphere. Spend a few hours wandering around just people watching.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Boulder, Colorado
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Boulder, Colorado
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109 reviews 109 reviews
34 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Lots of interesting shops, unusual entertainers and a great atmosphere. Spend a few hours wandering around just people watching.

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Denver, Colorado
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Visited Boulder in February and got hit with a BIG snow storm. That did not slow us down or shut down Pearl Street. The business were all open and greeted us warmly as we ducked into stores to warm up and knock the snow off our heads. But it was also so pretty outside on the street with the quietly... More 

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monkton
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

The shopping is unique. The setting is gorgeous. There are plenty of good places to eat and live performers are fun. The lights at Christmas were so festive. Loved being on Pearl Street Mall! It is a must when visiting.

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boulder, co
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

This example of urban planning done right now draws hundreds of thousands of visitors to Boulder annually. Lots of shops and restaurants.

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Cruz Bay, St. John
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

The Pearl Street Mall is a classic tourist draw. It features such small local businesses as Cheesecake Factory, Starbucks, Old Chicago, Free People, Athleta, Crocs, and Billabong. Obviously, I kid. It's a nice walk, but I was far more interested in the actually local stores around the walking mall. There's a bomb skate shop just to the east and an... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

This is what made me fall in love with Boulder. The food is great on pearl and the outdoor mall is so much fun. This is place to go for college kids for the bars the Downer and Press play are fun pool and video game bars. Mountain Sun has the best bar on the mall with good food to... More 

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Boulder
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Pearl Street Mall has a little of everything from buscars, to restaurants, to a great bookstore and more.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I happened to be there on a day when it snowed a foot! We were there for the first few inches but it certainly affected the atmosphere. Primarily, it had to be a great deal less traffic than normal, which was fine by me! The pavement is well-kept. There are basement level shops, ground and one storey ups. You'll find... More 

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Nederland, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Great place to watch all the yo-yo's in Boulder, grab a bite and a pint, and pick up some souvenirs. Parking can be a little tricky, pay to park and don't worry about it, park where you shouldn't and expect a ticket. Great place on the weekends in Summer!

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Boulder, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

sun is out so much here that it makes a great walk especially in summer with performers and plenty of places to eat and browse.

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