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Review of Pearl Street Mall

Pearl Street Mall
Ranked #3 of 146 things to do in Boulder
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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.
Reviewed August 21, 2013

This is a nice place to walk around, people watch, listen to experimental music, watch college students enjoy life, and eat good food. The shopping is mostly expensive upscale or independent stores. It is very much like the shopping district in St Augustine FL.

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Reviewed August 11, 2013

This is the Boulder equivalent of Chicago's Navy Pier. As a tourist, you HAVE to go, of course, but there's nothing exceptional here. I suspect the locals endure it on occasion (as Chicagoans endure Navy Pier) because it's not particularly bad, it's just not particularly great.

Thank Marc M
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Reviewed August 9, 2013

The Pearl Street Mall in Boulder is full of beauty, with a variety of art and craft stores, restaurants, and street entertainment in the summer. It's a relaxing open-air pedestrian mall, so you can stroll along for two or three blocks, window-gazing, stopping for refreshment, or just admiring the displays in the flowerbeds. The sun is usually shining, and there's even a little sculpture playground for kids. Because this is Boulder, the mall is now smoke-free. My favorite stops are The Boulder Bookstore and The Rocky Mountain Chocolate factory. Consider this place a must for anyone visiting Boulder

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Reviewed August 5, 2013

Boulder mall is a must for any visitor to the area. It is fun for kids and adults.
A great variety of stores and restaurants. In the spring to fall months there is street
entertainment at night. The only down side is parking, you need to get a slip from a machinem limited and expensive.

Thank debravicki
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Reviewed August 3, 2013

We've lived here permanently for over 10 years and it's STILL a treat to drive down to the Pearl Street Mall and wander and people watch.

You can be entertained by the "buskers"..........eat well at MANY of the fabulous restaurants on Pearl and it's side streets and shop til you drop.

During the summer, there is "Band on the Bricks" in front of the Courthouse on Wednesday evenings......dancing included and Fridays at NOON there is music too.

There are places for the kids to play and also a sprouting water spot...that keeps the kids happy and is great picture taking for the family.

There is always something special going on at the Mall during the summer weekend.

Thank morewierd
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