Celebrity How Stars Are Celebrating the Fourth of July in 2022 From barbecues and backyard parties to getaways and fireworks displays, see how stars are celebrating July 4, 2022 By People Staff Updated on July 5, 2022 02:15 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 35 Jennifer Garner The Daily Stardust/BACKGRID With son Samuel by her side, Garner served as grand marshal of the Pacific Palisades, California, parade. 02 of 35 Tarek El Moussa El Moussa used his Fourth of July post to celebrate another special day: the day he met his now-wife, Heather Rae. 03 of 35 Bethenny Frankel Sporting her red, white and blue, Frankel celebrated from Italy. 04 of 35 Buddy Valastro Of course the Cake Boss had an epic spread for his celebration. "Bold stripes, bright stars, and brave hearts, we salute America today 🇺🇸 Happy 4th of July everyone! Enjoying with the famiglia," he wrote. 05 of 35 Mindy Kaling Kaling looked casually festive in her red, white and blue ensemble. 06 of 35 Savannah Guthrie The Today host had a blast with her own "little firecrackers." 07 of 35 Craig Melvin and Dylan Dreyer Meanwhile, her Today cohosts spent the nighttime hours hosting the Macy's Fourth of July special from N.Y.C. 08 of 35 Gabrielle Union Union and daughter Kaavia gave off "Big 4th of July" energy in their matching swimsuits. 09 of 35 Lisa Vanderpump The reality star's adorable grandson was the star of her July Fourth post. 10 of 35 Kandi Burruss The Real Housewives of Atlanta star joked about the benefits of barbecues in her post: "I love a day when I don't have to cook & I can just pop up at everybody's house & get a plate!" 11 of 35 Jana Kramer Kramer and her two kids dressed the part! 12 of 35 Kristin Cavallari The former reality star posted several pics with her festively dressed kids. 13 of 35 Jimmy Fallon Tonight Show host Fallon took it back with a throwback for his July Fourth post. 14 of 35 Kelly Ripa Ripa celebrated the Fourth on a vacation with husband Mark Consuelos. 15 of 35 Martha Stewart Martha Stewart/Instragam The lifestyle guru marked the occasion with a "lovely party" featuring many "delicious" pies. 16 of 35 Lindsay Hubbard and Carl Radke Lindsay Hubbard/Instagram The two Summer House stars spent the day at Cooper's Beach in Southampton, New York. "The summer we turned pretty ❤️🤍💙," she captioned the post. 17 of 35 Mario Lopez Mario Lopez/Instagram Sharing photos from his pool day with his children, the TV host wrote: "Loving this weather, these kids, & the long relaxing 4th of July weekend!" 18 of 35 Hoda Kotb Hoda Kotb/Instagram The Today co-anchor celebrated America's birthday alongside friends and her two daughters, Hope and Haley. 19 of 35 Christina Haack Christina Hall/Instagram The HGTV star posted a photo of her husband, Josh Hall, rocking an American flag-themed onesie. She also shared a video of her childrens' dance off. 20 of 35 Neil Patrick Harris The How I Met Your Mother alumnus shared a video of himself celebrating the holiday in the London with his family. "Happy 4th of July, from across the Pond. 🇺🇸🎇🎆🇺🇸," he captioned the post. 21 of 35 Rebel Wilson While celebrating the holiday at a resort in Turkey, the actress enjoyed an assortment of foods while relaxing in a pool. 22 of 35 Padma Lakshmi Padma Lakshmi/Instagram The Top Chef host showed off her cake, which remarked on recent American headlines. "Not much to celebrate this 4th, I'm afraid. Let's just hope everyone can keep safe and peaceful today and that soon our nation veers away from this precipice," she captioned the post. "No matter what, we'll keep fighting for the day where all humans have the same rights, at least of their own person and body, have privacy to make their own choices and to love whom they love and live in peace. #notahappy4th #fruitfromthegarden." 23 of 35 Mike Sorrentino The Jersey Shore star got to celebrate America's 246th birthday and his 40th birthday alongside his wife, Lauren Pesce, and son, Romeo Reign. 24 of 35 Deena Cortese Buckner The Jersey Shore star joined her husband, Christopher Buckner, and their two children in wearing American-themed apparel for the holiday. 25 of 35 Emma Roberts Emma Roberts/Instagram The actress shared a glimpse at her festive celebration, which featured fireworks. 26 of 35 Denise Richards Denise Richards/Instagram The actress shared a photo of herself wearing an American flag-themed bikini while at the beach. 27 of 35 Whitney Rose With her friends and husband Justin Rose by her side, the Real Housewives of Salt Lake City star celebrated the occasion on a fancy yacht. 28 of 35 Sofia Vergara The former Modern Family star had a fun-filled pool day. 29 of 35 Michelle Buteau Michelle Buteau/Instagram At a Fourth of July gathering, the Circle host posed with a cake that remarked on the controversial Roe v. Wade decision. 30 of 35 Katharine McPhee and David Foster Katharine McPhee Foster/Instagram The couple locked lips while celebrating the American holiday in Italy. "Happy 4th of July 🇺🇸 Italian style 🇮🇹," she captioned the post. 31 of 35 Meghan McCain Meghan McCain/Instagram The View alumna celebrated the holiday in her native Arizona alongside her husband, Ben Domenech, and their daughter, Liberty. "Happy Birthday America, we love you! Proud to be an American, every single day. Grateful for the men and women of our armed services who have sacrificed and given the most for our freedoms," she wrote. "I could never and will never live anywhere else!" "We had so much fun this morning celebrating at the Historic Clarkdale Fourth of July Parade and festival! 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 🌵🌵🌵❤️🤍💙," she added. 32 of 35 Dorit Kemsley Dorit Kemsley/Instagram The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star joined her husband, Paul "PK" Kemsley, and her two children for the holiday. 33 of 35 Candace Cameron Bure Candace Cameron Bure/Instagram The Full House alumna wore a red "God Bless America" T-shirt as she posed with her dog on the patriotic holiday. "God Bless America ❤️🤍💙!!! Happy 4th of July 🇺🇸 Independence Day!!" she wrote. "I'm so grateful to live in the USA and I continue to pray God's protection over our nation 🙏🏻." 34 of 35 Gretchen Rossi Gretchen Rossi/Instagram The Real Housewives of Orange County alumna and her daughter dressed accordingly as they celebrated the holiday. "Ready for the 4th of July 🤪🎇🧨," Rossi wrote. "Love dressing up with my mini me!" 35 of 35 Bella Thorne Bella Thorne/Instagram While sharing a photo of her American flag-themed bikini, the former Disney Channel star wrote: "PATRIARCHY CAN EAT MY 🍑."