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Address: Pearl St from 11th to 15th Sts, Boulder, CO 80302
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Situated in the heart of an energetic city is beautiful, historic Downtown...

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.

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Great variety of shops in a fun atmosphere

Lots of fun shops along the strip. Performers and music on most corners. A definite go-to if you're staying in Boulder

Reviewed 11 August 2016
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Phoenix, Arizona
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Lots of fun shops along the strip. Performers and music on most corners. A definite go-to if you're staying in Boulder

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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136 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I believe this was the original North American pedestrian mall. Over the years it has become more upscale, but there is still literally something for everyone.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Loved all the unique shops located along this walking street. Art, entertainment, food, drinks, people watching...all available with this one stop. Showcases the soul of Boulder in a fun experience!

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We recently spent a day in Boulder. I hadn't been there in years, and was unpleasantly surprised by what I saw. The Pearl Street Mall was more of a meeting place of transient folks and street vendors than it was of locals spending a Sunday visiting shops and restaurants. It was easy to see that many were tourists, cameras in... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

There is something to see, touch, feel, eat or drink on each part of Pearl Street Mall. It is a "happening".

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

If you are a people watcher and/or you enjoy watching buskers, Pearl Street Mall is the place to be, especially on a summer weekend. This shopping street also has a wide variety of upscale shops and restaurants in case you want to shop. The water feature is great for kids to play in as well. Enjoy the day at Pearl... More 

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Livermore, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I could not believe the bums on the street. Sleeping and just dirty. The local police should clean them up. Lots of shops and restaurants, but the people around are gruesome.

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Winston-Salem, NC
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Pearl Street Mall has everything from t-shirt shops to bookstores to upscale clothing to fine dining restaurants. It's a 5-6 block area where no cars or bicycles are permitted. There are often excellent street performers or some type of special event going on. It's a fun place to spend a half-day or evening.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We had to drive around a couple of blocks to find a parking spot. And we really didn't know what to expect at this outdoor mall. But once we walked over and up the streets, we were really impressed. A lot of people there. But it's a good kind of crowd. Lots of places to get all kinds of food.... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We spent an entire afternoon here mesmerized with the street entertainers, and fun shops. Snagged good ice cream and the kids had a blast. They have a good kiddie water feature.

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