Fourth of July is the perfect excuse to fire up the grill, hit up the beach, and chillax. Stars like Jessica Alba, Mariah Carey, and Ana Patricia spent the long weekend with family, while Selena Gomez hosted a pool party. These stars definitely took advantage of the holiday and time off. Here's a look at how some of our favorite stars enjoyed some fun in the sun. 

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The Mexican singer spent the long weekend relaxing in the pool. And, of course, she looked stylish doing so. 


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Jessica Alba

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The Honest Company founder and actress “had an awesome weekend” celebrating with her father, kids, and hubby Cash Warren. They barbecued and watched fireworks –too sweet!


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Camila Alves

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Matthew McConaughey’s wife, Camila Alves made a basket filled with Yummy Spoonfuls to take with her to a Fourth of July party but also attempted to create a cute marble nail look inspired by the holiday. 

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Mariah Carey

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Leave it to Mariah Carey to get fancy on Fourth of July. She spent it watching fireworks from a boat in Isle of Capri, Italy with her twins. 


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Jennifer Lopez

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J.Lo stays productive even on the weekends. This Fourth of July she spent it working in the studio with Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda creating a song for the Orlando shooting victims. 


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Lili Estefan

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It looks like Lili Estefan spent some time in the countryside this holiday weekend. She definitely looks relaxed. 


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Ana Patricia

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Ana Patricia was in Greece with her adorable daughter, Giulietta. Check out her outfit!

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Elizabeth Gutierrez

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Telenovela actress Elizabeth Gutierrez watched fireworks with the kiddies. 


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Jorge Bernal

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Bernal posted the cutest picture of him and his son on Instagram with the caption: “Feliz 4 de Julio! No tengo bandera pero tengo a Lucas.” 

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Francisca LaChapel

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Nuestra Belleza Latina 2015 winner, Francisa LaChapel spent her morning doing a Despierta America appearance. 


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Selena Gomez

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Selena Gomez hosted what looked like the funnest pool party ever.