Holidays in Pearl Street Mall

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Pearl Street Mall featuring a fountain

Shop, dine or simply enjoy the atmosphere of Boulder's busy downtown shopping quarter. Relax by flower-filled gardens and let your children splash in the fountains.

Fill up your bags during a trip to the Pearl Street Mall, a four-block shopping precinct in downtown Boulder. The pedestrianized complex houses more than 100 shops, restaurants and art galleries. This is where the city comes to shop and socialize.

Whether you are looking for a new outfit or a unique souvenir, the chances are you'll find it at Pearl Street Mall. There are familiar brand name stores as well as many small, independent boutiques.

Even if you're not much of a shopper, this downtown area is a great place to visit. Enjoy coffee and cake in one of the laid-back cafés that are popular with Boulder's student population. Relax in the Family Gathering Area where children can play on the climbing rocks. Among the mall’s other attractions for kids are animal statues and fountains that shoot water from the ground. During the summer, there is a free train ride up and down Pearl Street on most mornings.

One of the highlights of a visit to the mall is to see the well-tended gardens, particularly in early spring. During this time of year, thousands of tulip bulbs that have been imported from Holland start blooming.

Pearl Street Mall is part of Boulder’s historic district, where some of the city’s oldest buildings can be found. Stop to admire the Boulder County Courthouse, an art deco structure from the 1930s that is now the seat of Boulder County’s government.

Much of the city's nightlife is centered on the Pearl Street area. Sample a local beer in a cozy microbrewery or sip on a cocktail in an upmarket bar. Take your pick of one of the many restaurants and then watch a concert at Boulder Theater.

Pearl Street runs from east to west through most of Boulder and the mall is situated between 11th and 15th streets. There are metered street parking spaces and metered parking lots nearby, although parking is free on Sundays and city holidays. Cyclists must walk their bikes through the mall area or leave them in one of the bike racks.

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557 Cheap Hotels Near Pearl Street Mall

Millennium Harvest House Boulder
Millennium Harvest House Boulder
3 out of 5
1345 28th St, Boulder, CO
Fully refundable
The price is AU$171 per night from 17 Oct. to 17 Oct.
Located in the heart of Boulder, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of University of Colorado-Boulder and Folsom Field. Fox Theater and Pearl Street Mall ...
3.2/5 (1,106 reviews)
"The grounds were very nice. We could walk or take a short Uber ride to places. Wish more was open (restaurant and bar) but understand reasons. Breakfast was a nice option."

Reviewed on 20 Sep. 2021

Millennium Harvest House Boulder
Hotel Boulderado
Hotel Boulderado
3.5 out of 5
2115 13th St, Boulder, CO
The price is AU$282 per night from 25 Oct. to 25 Oct.
Located in Central Boulder, this historic hotel is steps away from Pearl Street Mall and Boulder Theater. Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art and Central Park ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,155 reviews)
"The hotel was a walk through history with pictures showing life in earlier days. Staff was great and the neighborhood walks very easily"

Reviewed on 20 Sep. 2021

Hotel Boulderado
Basecamp Boulder
Basecamp Boulder
3.5 out of 5
2020 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO
The price is AU$276 per night from 27 Sep. to 27 Sep.
Located in Central Boulder, this motel is steps away from Naropa University and University of Colorado-Boulder. Pearl Street Mall and Folsom Field are also within ...
4.2/5Excellent! (907 reviews)
"Close to campus and Pearl Ave fun"

Reviewed on 20 Sep. 2021

Basecamp Boulder
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Top Pearl Street Mall Hotel & Accommodation Deals

Boulder University Inn
Boulder University Inn
2.5 out of 5
1632 Broadway, Boulder, CO
The price is AU$165 per night from 12 Oct. to 12 Oct.
Boulder University Inn
Hotel Boulderado
Hotel Boulderado
3.5 out of 5
2115 13th St, Boulder, CO
The price is AU$282 per night from 25 Oct. to 25 Oct.
Hotel Boulderado
Millennium Harvest House Boulder
Millennium Harvest House Boulder
3 out of 5
1345 28th St, Boulder, CO
The price is AU$171 per night from 17 Oct. to 17 Oct.
Millennium Harvest House Boulder
Basecamp Boulder
Basecamp Boulder
3.5 out of 5
2020 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO
The price is AU$276 per night from 27 Sep. to 27 Sep.
Basecamp Boulder
Hilton Garden Inn Boulder
Hilton Garden Inn Boulder
3 out of 5
2701 Canyon Boulevard, Boulder, CO
The price is AU$223 per night from 17 Oct. to 17 Oct.
Hilton Garden Inn Boulder
Embassy Suites by Hilton Boulder
Embassy Suites by Hilton Boulder
3.5 out of 5
2601 Canyon Boulevard, Boulder, CO
The price is AU$258 per night from 3 Oct. to 3 Oct.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Boulder
Bradley Boulder Inn
Bradley Boulder Inn
3.5 out of 5
2040 16th Street, Boulder, CO
The price is AU$385 per night from 10 Oct. to 10 Oct.
Bradley Boulder Inn
St Julien Hotel And Spa
St Julien Hotel And Spa
3.5 out of 5
900 Walnut Street, Boulder, CO
St Julien Hotel And Spa
Finest In Downtown Boulder!
Finest In Downtown Boulder!
1530 Pine St, Unit 4, Boulder, CO
Finest In Downtown Boulder!
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