• RTD Access
  • Demonstration Garden
  • Nature Play Opportunity

The City of Boulder Parks and Recreation Department maintains the Pearl Street Mall from 11th Street to 15th Street.

Staff plants thousands of flowers on the Pearl Street Mall every spring and summer, importing 15,000 tulip bulbs from Holland and planting more than 6,000 annuals for a varied mix throughout the season. There are 58 ground flower beds, seven raised beds, 98 hanging pots and 52 containers.

In addition to planting and caring for flowers, plants and trees on the mall, parks staff performs the following tasks:

  • Irrigation
  • Cleaning every morning - seven days a week
  • Trash removal daily
  • Graffiti removal
  • Furniture and structure repair and maintenance (benches, light poles, bollards, bricks, etc.)
  • Water feature care and maintenance
  • Snow removal
  • Event management
  • Customer service

Pearl Street Mall History

The Pearl Street Mall was designated as the "Downtown Boulder Mall" on Aug. 6, 1977, prohibiting cars on these blocks.