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Boston No Pants Subway Ride 2019

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Global No Pants Subway Ride 2019


Boston will join more than 60 cities around the world in the No Pants Subway Ride.

The No Pants Subway Ride Boston is happening once again! Join us in solidari-T with cities like Chicago, Calgary, and Montreal as we BARE it all in this annual event. (WARNING GRATUITOUS USE OF PUNS AHEAD.)

Shout out to Improv Everywhere and BostonSOS who started this tradition. We hope to do them justice. Follow this link to know more:

And thank you to those New Englanders who will be or are interested in joining this winter tradition.

In BRIEF, during the No Pants Subway Ride attendees will ride various T lines wearing all of their normal winter clothes BUTT with the minor exception of missing pants. Throughout the ride, participants will act as if nothing is out of the ordinary! The key is to have FUN, not to offend. Make people laugh.

Short of a natural dis-ASS-ter, we will be meeting up at Pemberton Square (Boston) for a WARM UP starting at 130pm. Look for someone with an umbrella. He might be wearing a cape. He might also be playing music. Instructions on the specific route we'll be traveling will be provided. Then at 2pm, we're off!

If at any point you get lost, you miss the starting point, or the MAN relocates us, look for the umbrella, or the cape, or the sounds of music. Stay safe and always travel with a buddy or stick with a group.

Weather permitting there is plans to walk through Faneuil Hall Market on our way to the After Party at The Point (147 Hanover St Boston) just in time to see the Pats kick ARSE. We won't ask you to go pantless outside except for that walk. Pants are optional at the Point however. Unfortunately we don't believe the Point is wheel chair accessible so we apologize immensely for this error and will work to locate another site if time permits.

What do I bring? How do I prepare?
Yourself! Whatever clothes you'd like to wear! Arrive to the event WEARING your pants. Additionally, it is highly recommended that one brings a bag, purse, satchel, something to put your pants in when the key moment arrives. It's also recommended you wear two pairs of underwear, or three, because it's New England. And maybe a T-shirt, because Global Warming. And if people ask, WTF? Simply reply 'No Justice, No Pants', 'you had ants in your pants', or something else clever. And despite the puns, there is actually no nudity.

Still confused? Here are instructions from a few years ago by James Cobalt of BostonSOS

The No Pants Subway Ride is an annual global event started by Improv Everywhere in New York in 2002. Learn more about this global phenomenon here:

Title video provide by BostonSOS:
Full video can be found here:

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