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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...more
Pearl St from 11th to 15th Sts, Boulder, CO 80302
+1 303-449-3774
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All reviews street performers people watching shops and restaurants unique shops great shopping boulder bookstore great place to stroll art galleries window shopping several blocks pearl st spend an afternoon lots of fun few blocks few hours walk around homeless people
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very nice little shopping space in the downtown area. Lots of food and drink places. Not really a great variety in shops. Its a nice area to walk around in. Most of the stores seemed to be on the rather expensive side. I bet it...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jhaas132016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’re really into shopping this might be fore you, otherwise it’s just a nice area to walk. Pretty busy with street performers even in February.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JeffG1234
Reviewed 1 week ago

I rated it Average instead of Very Good not because it's not worth seeing. I would definitely recommend this place to family and friends when visiting Boulder just because it is a nice area. However, it is not like it is out of this world....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rioshakes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t understand the crowds. The worthwhile stores are far and few between. There are a few restaurant gems amongst a lot of mediocre restaurants. But somehow Pearl Street survives despite itself.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mike R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pearl Street Mall is just a lot of stores outside but what makes it special is that cars cannot drive up and down the stores fronts. It has lots of restaurants, bars and stores to go into . We saw lots of street performers entertaining...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only one thumb up because we went in December and nothing was going on like the rest of the reviews had said about all the entertainment. There was just a few shops open. However there is a lot of different store along the street. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BW2510
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice mix of restaurants, pubs, galleries, coffee shops, gift & clothing stores, all in a beautiful settling... even in January. There are play areas for children, historical information boards, sculptures and entertaining street performers... take time to explore it all!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank aslanfifth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The heart-beat of Boulder, Pearl Street Mall is an excellent place to find an experience for every occasion. The pedestrian streets are common place for interpersonal interaction, pop-up performances and a plethora of options for food and drink. A great place to come with family,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DanielRama_Yoga
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped on our way to Estes Park. They had some great little shops and restaurants. No free parking that we saw. Mostly street parking and walking to the pedestrian mall.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sharon3959
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to the Pearl Street Mall several times over the years. I wouldn't call it a mall. It a essentially one street in the middle of town where the cross streets have been blocked off for about three blocks. A large variety of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Jamie H
October 4, 2018|
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Response from MrsDesh | Reviewed this property |
I think as long as the shops are open and the weather is good that anytime should be fine.
Jamie H
October 4, 2018|
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Response from bookbuy_7 | Reviewed this property |
I think lunch time since there are several really nice places to eat. But anytime is great. Store hours vary. There is always something going on. Have fun.
Natalyn N
July 7, 2018|
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Response from 375bruceb | Reviewed this property |
if the weather is nice. Bring a change of clothes for the little one, and let all the kids play in the dancing waters. It is fun shopping and dining for all ages. IF you use the dancing waters, two hours should be fine. If... More