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“What a Total HOOT!:” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Pearl Street Mall

Pearl Street Mall
Pearl St from 11th to 15th Sts, Boulder, CO 80302
303-449-3774
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Ranked #5 of 126 things to do in Boulder
Activities: Shopping, Dining
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Owner description: 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.
Indian Hills, Colorado
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“What a Total HOOT!:”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Saturday afternoons on the Pearl Street Mall is a not to miss experience in Boulder. Everything from tuba players to a human in a dog suit to entertain shoppers. The dog is my favorite performer. Every type of person shows up for the Saturday promenade. Fun small shops are the agenda here. There are many colorful items for sale, and to eat. There is seldom a sad face in the happy multitudes.
This was my first time there since pot was legalized in Colorado. Several people were walking in the crowd with a lit joint hanging out of their mouths. This seems rather routine now. It adds to the diversity on the Mall, and is totally harmless.
I totally look forward to my next trip to the Mall. Although I won't light up, I will truly enjoy the beautiful and fun pagentry of the Pearl Street Mall!

Visited February 2013
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Denver, Colorado
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“Stroll and Shop - Eat/Drink - Enjoy”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

This is a great downtown Boulder shopping mall - old style. A lot of unique stores - bookstores, cafes, restaurants, art, international, eclectic, boutique stores. It is a no car area so it is easy to move along the "street mall" without fear of dodging cars. It has a lot to offer in terms of unique choices of shopping so you are bound to find something if looking for a unique or special gift for someone.

Visited May 2012
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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“Nice place to people watch.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

My family visited the Pearl Street Mall on a Sunday morning. It was nice to walk around and see folks enjoying the many coffee places. There are a lot of stores selling a variety of goods. All in all a nice place for a walk on a sunny day.

Visited January 2013
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“Sixty-five degrees, beer, and buskers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

The Mall was the first of its kind (1977, if memory serves), and has grown old gracefully. Places for the kids to play, buskers plying their trade, and a handsome collection of first-rate restaurants. It's like a French boulevard without the road, with plenty of space for al fresco dining. Upscale, safe, and clean.

Visited January 2013
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Northern Colorado
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“Always a good time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

I always enjoy walking along the mall and shopping and/or going out to eat. There are so many options, not matter what you're in the mood for.

Visited January 2013
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