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“Nice walk good shopping” 4 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 #1 of 13 Shopping in Boulder
Type: Malls, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Shopping
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.
Boulder, Colorado, United States
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“Nice walk good shopping”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The mall is very open and inviting with interesting retailers and excellent restaurants. Street musicians and entertainers are always around.

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“Fun People Watching”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

If you're in Boulder, you have to go here. A good mix of locals, old hippies and tourists and a few good restaurants.

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Erie, CO
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“Great for People Watching”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Pearl Street Mall is a fun place to meet friends, shop for unique gifts, have a meal or snack, watch the street entertainers or sit and people watch. We are residents so we like to take our out of town guests there.

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Boulder, Colorado
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“The essence of Boulder”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

It's called a "mall" but it's really a 4-block pedestrian street full of people, shops, restaurants, and life. During the summer there are often festivals and live music; on weekend evenings there are buskers (street performers) who attract good crowds and pass a hat at the end. Everyone is there: tourists, upscale shoppers, young kids, Boulder's stereotypically rich/fit/outdoorsy people, professionals, hippies, and homeless beggars. Parking is a project--try the parking structures--but it's free on weekends. Ignore the activists trying to get you to sign petitions and the beggars, who are only allowed to ask once. Have a meal or a drink at one of the many outdoor tables. No dogs, no bikes (but plenty of bike racks all around). Afterwards, walk over to Boulder Creek Path for a peaceful stroll along the greenway.

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“Pearl Street Mall -- a stroll worth your while”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

There's always something going on in addition to the wonderful shops, coffee shops, restaurants and fantastic people watching! Crafts fairs, ethnic festivals, street musicians, even play spaces for the children -- all definitely worth your while! I live here and take every excuse to visit my favorite spots as often as possible.

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