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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 few blocks spend an afternoon lots of fun walk around few hours homeless people
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Reviewed yesterday

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 yesterday

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 3 days 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 6 days 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
Thank Terry F
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are street performers, cute shops, nice pubs, restaurants and lovely flowers. It's a great photo op, great window shopping and variety of prices for food and souvenirs. I would recommend most visitors to include this part of Boulder as part of their must see.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nasyor
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great way to spend time in Boulder, regardless of your age or how many kids you've brought along. Wide variety of bars/restaurants plus funky retail shops you won't find elsewhere. Worth a few hours, even in the snow.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jim G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our time spent on Pearl Street. Such a variety of shops and places to eat. I really think there is something for everyone here. Many people out even in the cold of winter. I can't place the date we were there but it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BradleyRay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My company's Boulder office is located on Pearl St. I love the atmosphere and variety of shops and restaurants. It's not the stereotypical shopping district. It has its own unique character. I was here in January and the trees were lit with colorful lights. It's...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SeeTheW0rld62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Boulder was still lively and beautifully decorated after Christmas. It was fun to leisurely walk the pedestrian mall, both in the day and the evening. Lots of interesting shops, street performers, and restaurants. We stayed in the St. Julien and enjoyed the fun and relaxed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Judy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What more can you want, shopping, food, drink, a large area to walk, great variety, lots of local businesses, and a few chains. I am grabbing my wife and coming back for more.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Jamie H
5 October 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
5 October 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
8 July 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