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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 unique shops shops and restaurants great shopping boulder bookstore great place to stroll art galleries window shopping several blocks pearl st lots of fun spend an afternoon few hours homeless people walk around book store
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I find the stores on this mall much more interesting and browse able than commercial malls. My favorite is the Peppercorn which has an amazing selection of table cloths hung from poles on the ceiling. Pedestrian traffic was pleasant.

Thank Feenixwest
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a nice clean outdoor mall in downtown Boulder. Very well cared for and very clean and safe for families. Lots of shopping and nice restaurants. Street performers usually

Thank PaulC50
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed cruising around Pearl Street Mall for 2-3 days....for shopping, food, entertainment, renting bicycles....they offer everything! Great people watching, including street performing! Just an overall fun, safe vibe! Don’t miss visiting here - it’s memorable and a great way to spend a day!

Thank Julia W
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice walk through the mall with lots of restaurants and treats. Very good chocolate covered pretzels. Interesting outdoor entertainment.

Thank linsworld2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If visiting Boulder, the shops and restaurants are worth a stop. Parking can be a challenge at times, but should not be a deterrent. The farmers market is fun to visit along with the several food vendors on a Saturday morning.

Thank SandraGT2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Parking can be a pain, but the variety of stores and restaurants makes this a worthwhile stop. Plenty of street vendors can entertain, and there is the Boulder Theater for events.

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've seen a lot of pedestrian malls in America and Europe since setting foot on my first one in Kalamazoo, Michigan back in the 1960s. Boulder's Pearl Street Mall can hold its own with the best of them. We were fortunate to join the evening...More

Thank Citallwic
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this pedistrian mall. Lots of interesting shops, clothing stores, housewares, art, jewelry. Restaurants, coffee shops. Great for just strolling as well.

Thank catsaresmarter
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had some extra time while visiting and found this area to walk around and browse at some shops. Peppercorn is the most amazing and complete "kitchen" you'll see anywhere!

Thank skatinggrandma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a football and parents weekend. It was busy and some great options for shopping. Some amazing street performers and awesome food options!

Thank Kris K
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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