Barefoot is Legal Kicks Up the 6th Annual Barefoot Challenge

6th Annual Barefoot Challenge

The 6th annual barefoot challenge from Barefoot is Legal will be held April 2-3, 2022. Help us end the social stigma of going barefoot by going to ANY business barefoot (no socks, tights, or flip flops). Take a selfie from head to bare foot and use hashtag #IDiditBarefootChallenge. See the full press release from founder Dave Kelman […]

Garage Article About BIL

Apple Paltrow-Martin, Kacey Musgraves and the members of the ‘Barefoot is Legal’ organization say yes.

On a sunny spring morning a week or so ago, I was waiting for the B69 bus in Prospect Heights—a neighborhood where…

Michigan 25 News Article About BIL

Trooper Alyson Burch with the Michigan State Police, Iron Mountain Post says that it’s completely legal!

Trooper Burch says that there is nothing in the Michigan Vehicle Code that requires shoes.

Mel Magazine Article about BIL

The Facebook group that’s dedicated to spreading the gospel that no shoes is no crime

In 1992, Dave Kelman was 20 years old and working a food service job at a hotel in Las Vegas. He wore Doc Martens boots, then a slip-resistant staple among people working in kitchens. Wrapping up a shift one day, he spilled boiling water on his feet, and the scalding liquid got trapped in his shoes. The burns were bad enough to hospitalize him for 13 days.

Philly Voice Article on BIL

The non-profit group Barefoot Is Legal is encouraging Americans to go out in public barefoot this weekend and take a photo for its ‘I Did It Barefoot’ challenge.

It all comes down to standing up for their freedom.

The protagonists in this tale are tens of thousands of people who’d like to go anywhere

BuzzFeed Article About BIL

A Growing Facebook Group Advocates For People Being Barefoot In Public. Here’s All You Need To Know About Them. “Barefoot Is Legal” is a growing community on social media hoping to destigmatize being barefoot everywhere. Its members have their facts and memes. And they’re ready to recruit.

Barefoot Is Legal is featured on the Front Page of San Diego Coast News!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Barefoot Is Legal is Featured on the Front Page of The Coast News   ENCINITAS — Jackie Bruner slides off her flip flops behind the counter at Encinitas Boxing and Fitness. Being barefoot, she said, is her preferred mode of existence. Bruner said she prefers being without shoes when she takes strolls with her […]

I Did it Barefoot Challenge

February 4, 2017 Las Vegas, NV – Barefoot Is Legal has announced the #IDidItBarefootChallenge. This challenge takes place Friday, March 24th though Sunday March 26th. The #IDidItBarefootChallenge empowers everyone to go into at least one business barefoot during this 3 day weekend. Give yourself bonus points for sharing this on a “selfie” or a video. […]

UCF students bare all below the Ankle

In central Florida, students, and a professor, are discovering the joy of going barefoot. One junior creative writing major says going barefoot makes him feel more connected to the earth around him. Professor of philosophy Mason Cash regularly went barefoot as a child in New Zealand and continues to do so in his work at […]