Home may be where the heart is, the people you love and the fuzzy little family members on their four legs. But we often forget to discuss the things that define home by their absence. The first thing on that list? Pants. There is a feeling that one gets from stumbling through the door at the end of a hard work day and dropping their pants before they ever leave the foyer. The fresh air on your bare skin lets you know you’re home, and you’re comfortable. Such a great feeling is this that there’s even a holiday dedicated to it, and it should be no surprise that it’s called “No Pants Day”.

History of No Pants Day

If there’s anyone who understands the glory of an absence of pants, it’s college students. After a long day spent adulting in a world full of peers who have just about as much experience in it as they do, it’s no surprise that freedom’s flag is a lack of pants. Years ago in the lone-star state a band of college students formed a small on-campus club, and out of this think-tank of genius came the idea that a great way to celebrate the closing of the season of finals was to drop trouser and celebrate freedom in the most visibly demonstrable way.

While this had merely been intended to be a bit of a college prank to stir up things at the campus, it continued to be celebrated with every passing year until the idea had caught fire and in 2000 it took off across the world. So it was that families and friends all over the world banded together to free themselves from the tyranny of trousers! No Pants Day is now a popular and much celebrated day all over the world, viva la revolution!

How to celebrate No Pants Day

Well, the celebration starts by choosing your no-pants option for this holiday! The options are broad, as there is only one rule, No Pants! This means that you could wear shorts, skirts, dresses, whatever leaves your legs free to enjoy the feeling of wind on them. If you’re feeling truly daring, you may choose your most sporting pair of undergarment and head out into the world sporting a fine pair of pins! No Pants Day is a fantastic holiday that reminds us that true freedom requires but one thing, legs unfettered from the shackles of denim, polyester, or any other fabric that would hold them prisoner!

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And this year….”May the 4th be with you” and no pants day is also falling on my birthday!!!

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First Friday of May
4th May, 2018
5th May, 2017
6th May, 2016
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