Stars Celebrate the 4th of July 2017

Celebs like Neil Patrick Harris, Miley Cyrus, Kevin Hart, and more celebrated the Independence Day weekend with flair, humor, and sometimes deep reflection.

Neil Patrick Harris

Pegasus, meet Neil Patrick Harris. The actor enjoyed his pool float with some cool ones. ”Behold: the pegasus of light beers has arrived. #HeinekenLightPartner#Coolerpack,” Harris tweeted.
(Photo: Neil Patrick Harris via Instagram)


This sure beats getting stuck in an elevator. Pink celebrated America’s holiday with her mini-me, daughter, Willow. “Happy Fourth of July to all you party people,” she wrote. (Photo: Pink via Instagram)

Rob Kardashian

Baby’s first Fourth! Rob Kardashian hung out in the pool with his little girl, Dream. The reality star captioned the photo, “Happy 4th‼” (Photo: Rob Kardashian via Instagram)

Lena Dunham

Never one to follow the rules, Lena Dunham made sure her Fourth of July gear was festive… with a splash of black, of course. “Wishing you all a star spangled peace filled holiday with a touch of inappropriate under to outer garment ratio,” (Photo: Lena Dunham via Instagram)

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus may be over her Hannah Montana days, but at least she acknowledges the gift that is her song, “Party in the USA.” It’s the unofficial Fourth anthem, right? “Happy 4th to everyone EVERYWHERE,” she exclaimed. “Move your hips like you know what!!!!!! #Yeah #partyintheusa.” (Photo: Miley Cyrus via Instagram)

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton wished her followers a “safe and happy 4th.” (Photo: Dolly Parton via Instagram)

Melissa Joan Hart

Melissa Joan Hart kicked off her holiday with a paddleboard session with her son, Mason. “Crack of dawn paddle boarding with my eldest,” she shared. “Happy Independence Day!!” (Photo: Melissa Joan Hart via Instagram)

Kirsten Dunst

The fact she’s in Paris won’t get in the way of Kirsten Dunst getting all patriotic. (Photo: Kirsten Dunst via Instagram)

Sharon Stone

Sharon Stone was feeling reflective (literally) while strolling on the beach. “Happy Independence Day #America! #reflect,” she posted (Photo: Sharon Stone via Instagram)

Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox was serving good patriotic Instagram. While reminding people that “Trans is Beautiful,” Cox shared an important message. “Here’s to freedom and independence for all, now more than ever, for all,” she wrote. (Photo: Laverne Cox via Instagram)

Kaley Cuoco

Animal activist Kaley Cuoco took a moment to remind people not to forget about their pets this holiday. She wrote, “Happy Independence Day , America! Once again thank you to all who fought to this make day possible and who are still fighting for us today. Be safe and please remember to leave your animals indoors tonight . Fireworks can be scary!” (Photo: Kaley Cuoco via Instagram)

Rita Wilson

We can’t help but wonder if Rita Wilson actually made this.“Happy 4th of July!! Please ignore the inaccuracies of this impromptu creation! It’s the spirit , people,” she exclaimed. (Photo: Rita Wilson via Instagram)

Padma Lakshmi

Padma Lakshmi got in festive spirit with her little girl. “Happy 4th of July from our family to yours!!!#littlehands #mommyandme,” she captioned this photo with her daughter, Krishna. (Photo: Padma Lakshmi via Instagram)

Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera and her husband, Matthew Rutler, are doing the Fourth of July right. The former Voice coach shared a festive family photo with her husband and their two kids, Max and Summer. (Photo: Christina Aguilera via Instagram)

Kristen Bell

Why are we not surprised that Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell have star-spangled onesies? The couple celebrated the holiday in Washington with an inflatable pool, naturally. “On behalf of Mt Hood, KB and myself, Happy 4th of July!” Shepard shared. (Photo: Kristen Bell via Instagram)

Kim Cattrall

Samantha Jones, er, Kim Cattrall used an iconic Sex and the City outfit to wish her followers a happy Fourth of July. No complaints here! (Photo: Kim Cattrall via Instagram)

Robert Downey Jr.

Happy Fourth of July from Robert Downey Jr. and Iron Man. “Happy birthday, America! Wishing you all fair weather, safe shenanigans, and quality time with friends and family. #Happy4th #USA” the actor posted. (Photo: Robert Downey Jr. via Instagram)

Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell

Talk about #CoupleGoals and #FourthGoals. “Life, liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness!! Happy 4 th to all! With love,” Hawn shared. (Photo: Goldie Hawn via Instagram)

Tyra Banks

This is how Tyra Banks “parades,” apparently. (Photo: Tyra Banks via Instagram)

Kelly Ripa

Kelly Ripa has beeng getting festive for the Fourth for many years. “Happy Fourth of July!!!! May your trike match your wagon and your hat match your bathing suit. Circa 1974. #fourthofjuly,” she posted. (Photo: Kelly Ripa via Instagram)

Christie Brinkley

We hope to be as nautical and chic as Christie Brinkley someday. “Three Cheers for the Red White and Blue! Happy 4th of July Everybody,” the supermodel exclaimed. “Hope today has you smiling so big your cheeks pop your sunglasses off your face too!” (Photo: Christie Brinkley via Instagram)

Mark Ruffalo

The Hulk doesn’t exactly scream America, so Mark Ruffalo used his pal Chris Evans to wish his followers a happy Fourth of July. When you’re friends with Captain America, you get the liberty to do that. (Photo: Mark Ruffalo via Instagram)

Candace Cameron Bure

Candace Cameron Bure wanted to remind her followers we are One Nation, Under God while wishing America a “happy birthday.” (Photo: Candace Cameron Bure via Instagram)

Eva Longoria

Someone as stylish as Eva Longoria isn’t going to let the Fourth of July pass without going red, white, and blue. “Happy 4th of July y’all! #4th,” she posted. (Photo: Eva Longoria via Instagram)

Mariska Hargitay and Debra Messing

NBC’s finest, Mariska Hargitay and Debra Messing made one fun, Fourth of July duo. “Beach bums,” the Will and Grace star shared on Instagram, along with the hashtage, #coolchicks referring to her self and her former Law & Order: SVU buddy. We tend to agree. (Photo: Debra Messing via Instagram)

Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart, who turns 38 on July 6, got his birthday festivities started early. “B Day swag,” he captioned this shot. The comedian’s white and blue outfit is certainly on theme. (Photo: Kevin Hart via Instagram)

Rob Lowe

We’re not sure where Rob Lowe is, but we want to go to there. The actor is putting the blue in red, white, and blue. (Photo: Rob Lowe via Instagram)

Jeremy Renner

While many stars are all about BBQ’s and pools on America’s holiday, Jeremy Renner took the time to get a little more serious. “God bless our children, as they are the future of this great country. God bless our military and our veterans, as they defend it. God bless you all, and may you have a GLORIOUS 4th of july holiday weekend… #veterans #military #children #future #ourFREEDOM #ourblessings #holidaycelebrations,” the father shared. (Photo: Jeremy Renner via Instagram)

Justin Verlander and Kate Upton

Champagne and an infinity pool? Sign us up! “When the 4th starts on the 3rd,” the model bragged, er, we mean posted. (Photo: Kate Upton via Instagram)

John Stamos

John Stamos is one of the many stars celebrating the holiday south of the border. “Happy #4th weekend from #Mexico with love,” Stamos shared. (Photo: John Stamos via Instagram)

Kate Gosselin

The mom of 8 was typically all about her brood. “Just some of the kids and friends enjoying our show! #MyFavoritePart #FavoriteSummerHoliday #HappyFourth” (Photo: Kate Gosselin via Instagram)

Jennifer Lopez

The mega start celebrated the debut of her new song “Ni Tu Ni Yo” off of her Spanish language album ahead of her performance on the Macy’s 4th of July Spectacular that night. “Happy Independence Day!!! I had to!!! Love these edits!! (Photo: Jennifer Lopez via Instagram)

January Jones

It was all stars and stripes pants for the Last Man on Earth actress as she wished her home “Happy Birthday America!!” (Photo: January Jones via Instagram)

Gabrielle Union

This lovey-dovey couple are spending their world tour goofing around together and having fun, but they took time to wish fans a “Happy 4th!!!!” with this photo courtesy of Claws‘ Neicy Nash. (Photo: Gabrielle Union via Instagram)

Katie Holmes

Katie’s look may read coy but she’s just trying to wish you a “Happy 4th of July!” (Photo: Katie Holmes via Instagram)

Leann Rimes

The singer found that the best perch for her enthusiastic Fourth of July viewing was on hubby Eddie Cibrian’s shoulders. They were even color coordinated. (Photo: Leann Rimes via Instagram)

Busy Philipps

With Lady Liberty standing behind her and pink hair to boot, how could the Vice Principals actress not feel patriotic. (Photo: Busy Philipps via Instagram)

Vin Diesel

The shirtless Fast and Furious star was all smiles and love for the Fourth. “Hope you are all enjoying this holiday weekend… All love…” (Photo: Vin Diesel via Instagram)

Lupita Nyong’o

The Oscar winner may not have worn the red, white, and blue but she was rocking the stripes on her bikini with an edgy denim shirt thrown over as she celebrated the Fourth in a “#TotallyCandidPhoto.” (Photo: Lupita Nyong’o via Instagram)

Blake Lively

The sunny blonde must have really shown her nephew Baylen Johnson a good time, because despite their dispassionate faces, she captioned this pic of the two of them, “Party animals.” (Photo: Blake Lively via Instagram)