We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (578)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“people watching”(249 reviews)
“unique shops”(59 reviews)
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
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Boulder
from US$69.00
More Info
from US$22.99
More Info
from US$79.00
More Info
Reviews (2,390)
Filter reviews
2,312 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsstreet performerspeople watchingunique shopsshops and restaurantsgreat shoppingboulder bookstoregreat place to strollart gallerieswindow shoppingseveral blockspearl stspend an afternoonlots of funfew hoursbook storewalk aroundhomeless people
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 2,312 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Don’t visit Boulder and leave without taking a stroll through Pearl Street Mall. There is free public parking in government garages on weekends. So much local flavor. Stores, restaurants, cafes, buskers, musicians, water play area for the kids! I know it sounds cliche but really!...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed yesterday

Car free and full of shops and entertainment. So much fun to wander around and people watch! Beautiful buildings and very clean streets.

Thank TinaLouise_13
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love visiting the Pearl Street Mall in Boulder Colorado. It is an annual event. Our favorite stores are the Peppercorn, Bliss and Nature's Own. Our most favorite spot is the Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery. This year the flowers along the walking street were...More

Thank janhanbanana
Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I spent 4 days in Boulder. Pearl Street Mall was a short walk from our hotel. We spent a lot of our down time there, walking the street, which is closed to traffic, when we weren't hiking, biking or site seeing and...More

Thank Raymond S
Reviewed yesterday

I have visited this mall many times and my overall impression is that it is a nice place to visit if you can find a day when it is not packed with people. The street entertainment is interesting.

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to walk around and shop. Lots of restaurants. We ate at Ray’s Pasta which was excellent. Lots of activity on the mall on a Fri night. It was a lovely evening, but it was hard to find parking. I drove around several times...More

Thank S F
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautifully maintained, walking outdoor area fun For families and adults like. Lots of shopping, restaurants and more

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Multiple blocks of great stores, restaurants and more. The street entertainers are really fun. A great evening destination. Melting pot.

Thank CarpeDiem0626
Reviewed 3 days ago

Pearl Street Mall is similar to pedestrian areas in the downtown of many European cities. The 4 block area (11th to 15th Street) provides lots of restaurants with outdoor seating where you can relax and watch the people. Benches and attractive flower beds create an...More

Thank Europeadventure2012
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped by twice on our way to the rockies and back. Worth walking the street up and down. Nothing amazing. Some interesting people watching but that's about it. Was expecting more.

Thank Mouzouris
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Natalyn N
8 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 11 answers
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
Phyllis S
3 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Mark G | Reviewed this property |
What football stadium?
27 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Roderick M | Reviewed this property |
Lots to see and do. They have tourist centers right in down town so if your interests are dining, night life, local attractions, etc they will be able to put you on to it. If you want to get up into the mountains, you will... More