Thanks to everyone who came out to drop trow with us this year!
We had around 200 brave souls in DC who came out to celebrate the international phenomenon which is now 11 years in the running.
The day started with agents meeting in Hancock park for a missing briefing. The event boundaries this year were especially complex due to some untimely track work on several of the metro lines. Agents were given a general idea of where to go, what to expect and what to avoid. Our agents were also informed about higher traffic areas so tourists to DC could see some of the fun and about where and when the afterparty was happening this year.
Agents were then released into the metro and upon entering the first train leaving L’Enfant Plaza, they were instructed to remove and conceal their pants and continue from there as if they had no idea something was amiss.
After that, agents then spread out througout the metro in order to have maximum ‘exposure.’ Terrible pun intended.
Track work did cause some major delays though and at times it was tough to get a train.
But it never mattered whether we were on or off of a train. Wherever we went, there were always priceless reactions to follow.
After we had our fun in the metro, it was time to go have fun in the bar. Nellie’s was kind enough to host our afterparty this year which also was a great success. We were all having so much fun that we even enjoyed pointing out advertising slogans for local businesses along the way!
But after a long day of fun on the metro, it was time to top it off with some more fun with friends!
I hope everyone had fun and I welcome everyone to share their favorite moments in the comments below!
All the photos from the event including the ones you see here can be found on our flickr group here. Also feel free to add any photos you may have from the event to improve our group pool.
Thanks to Washington Post, CNN, Fox 5, BYT, WTOP and others for their coverage this year!
I’d also like to thank AJ Delos Santos for making his own recap of this year’s No Pants Metro Ride by featuring it here:
The No Pants Subway Ride is an annual global event started by Improv Everywhere in New York in 2002.