5 Best Flash Mobs of All Time (VIDEOS)


flash mobIt's all fun and games until a flash mob attacks two men in Philadelphia and the mayor orders a curfew for kids under 18. Mayor Michael Nutter wants to curb the number of dangerous flash mobs that have been happening across his city -- recently a flash mob of 40 minors punched, beat, and robbed bystanders. In 2009 a similar group assaulted an innocent cyclist.

Flash mobs started a few years ago as clean, harmless fun, but their recent turn to the dark side is not winning over any fans. But I don't think they're down for the count: Flash mobs are too pure and too awesome to be taken out by a few ne'er-do-wells.

So! Let's look at the five best ever flash-mobs and sit back, relax, and enjoy the creativity and craziness that is hundreds of people doing the same thing at the same time.

In Antwerp, Belgium a flash-mob re-created the "Do Re Mi" song and dance from The Sound of Music. That will bring us back to Do!

One hundred dancers on Bondi Beach in Australia rocked out to a Girl Talk-type mix of classic dance tracks.

My favorite of all time is the flash mob in Grand Central Station in New York that had 207 people freeze at the exact same moment. Brilliant, and definitely eerie.

This flash mob broke out into the Hallelujah Chorus in a mall food court, and I'll be darned if it doesn't get you in the Christmas spirit no matter what month it is.

Over 300 mobbers in Stockholm paid tribute to Michael Jackson when they gathered twice, once at day and once at night, to surprise and delight bystanders.

What's your favorite flash mob?

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nonmember avatar Jen

UMMMMMMMMm you're forgetting the Single Ladies Flash Mob-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=de8oaegzb_0&feature=related

momto... momtolittleg

I love these, and would love to be a part of one.  It really is a shame that people have to take advantage of social media to cause mayhem, thus discouraging things like the above, which really are neat and fun!

Allison Priest Leonard

I love the Michael Jackson one and the Christmas one. What beautiful voices! Really reminds you of the reason for the season!

The Grand Central one was pretty cool too. I don't see how they can be so still. They don't even look real! I would have started laughing.

miche... micheledo

Please, please give links!!!  The videos never show up on my cafemom, but if I go to youtube I can see them.  Not sure why that is, but I would LOVE to watch them!!

ms_da... ms_danielle_j

I absolutely love the grand central station freeze! I could not have stood still for that long! The micheal jackson tribute was really cute...wish we could do something like that on campus...all the teachers walk into their classrooms to find their students frozen for 3 min!

Poiso... PoisonousHoney

♥ Flash Mobs! Too bad people have to ruin them with senseless violence.

Nikko... Nikkole95

Micheledo - I agree! Videos never show up for me either:( But I love watching Flash Mobs so Im going to try to find them on youtube! My fave was the pregnant flash mob.

Stefanie Nocke



This is by far the coolest I have ever seen....... I love flash mobs. It makes me feel great to watch people from all different walks of life get together to do something so great and fun.

Terri Slown

I love these!!! Way to bring a smile to my day!!! Thank you!

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