Not even a pandemic can stop the feeling of the holidays from coming. Even though they’re (mostly) staying home this year, celebrities are donning their Christmas pajamas, watching festive movies, singing seasonal carols and their own original holiday tunes, baking delicious cupcakes and posting their annual holiday cards on Instagram. See how your favorite Hollywood stars, including Kylie Jenner, Kelly Clarkson and Shawn Mendes, have been celebrating on social media.
Christina Aguilera and Matthew Rutler
The pop star shared pics from her and her family's at-home holiday celebration which included fake snow, costumes and a little PDA in the pool.
"Holiday photo dump - stay home edition ❤️🏡🌴❄️🎅🏼," she captioned the photos on Instagram.
Brandi Glanville and LeAnn Rimes
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star and the country songstress seemed friendly as they spent the festive holiday together. Glanville took to Instagram on Christmas Day to share a snapshot of herself and Rimes hanging out and rocking gold sequined face masks. "Hanging with the best masked singer of all time leann rimes #maskedsinger #sunshine #winner #spitfire #christmas," Glanville captioned the joyful photo.
The celebrated songstress took to Instagram to share a sweet family snapshot of herself and her three sons sitting around the Christmas tree in matching pajamas. Dion captioned the adorable pic, "May this holiday season bring all of you the gifts of love, peace, good health, and the promise of brighter days in the New Year ahead."
Chrishell Stause and Keo Motsepe
The Selling Sunset star and the Dancing With the Stars pro celebrated their first Christmas as a couple. The two, who went public with their new relationship earlier this month, headed to Stause's family's home and even wore matching festive onesies. "Introduced @keo_motsepe to the fam. He fit right in 😜😍🎄" Stause wrote alongside a slideshow of family pics. "Merry Christmas everyone from mine to yours!!! Sending you all so much love💕"
Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky
On Christmas Eve, the actress shared a somewhat steamy snapshot to celebrate the special holiday, showing her handsome husband flexing his muscles and showing off his ripped physique next to the family's Christmas tree. Pataky captioned the cute pic, "Santa brought me a Thor action figure for Christmas."
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
The country stars celebrated Christmas, alongside their three daughters, with a special Game of Thrones themed dinner party. McGraw took to Instagram on Dec. 21 to share some pics of the dinner, which revealed that the theme wasn't limited to just decorations, but wardrobe as well. McGraw, Hill and all their kids embraced the theme with some surprisingly elaborate cosplay. "So we had a "Game of Thrones" themed dinner at home with the kiddos," McGraw wrote. "Merry Christmas!"
Tameka 'Tiny' Harris
The singer and her daughter, Heiress Harris, attended the 2020 Tiny's Wonderland on Dec. 20 in Atlanta, Georgia.
On Dec. 18 in Cirencester, England, the Prince of Wales speaks to postal worker Tim Lafford during a visit to the Royal Mail's Delivery Office to recognize the vital public services that the country's postal workers provide, especially during the coronavirus pandemic and in the run-up to Christmas.
The Bachelor alum was in the holiday spirit when he joined World Golf Hall of Famer Annika Sörenstam, MLB Hall of Famer John Smoltz, and Diamond Resorts' CEO Mike Flaskey in Orlando, Florida, to host a sneak peek of the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions happening in January 2021.
The acclaimed celebrity event planner got into the spirit of the season as she hosted a festive virtual holiday event with Epic -- the digital reading and education platform -- on Dec. 10.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge stopped by Cardiff, Wales, to open presents during a game of Secret Santa with students from local universities.
The “Unbothered” singer brought some holiday cheer with her rendition of the Donny Hathaway classic "This Christmas" to the 88th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony in New York.
The Glee alum and star of NBC's The Grinch Musical, wowed the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony audience with his soulful rendition of "O Holy Night."
The Real host stopped by the Hallmark Channel's Home & Family at Universal Studios Hollywood. In November 2020, the actress signed on to star in and executive produce original films for the network.
The “All I Want for Christmas Is You” singer Instagrammed a sweet snap with her twins, Monroe and Moroccan, during her AppleTV+ seasonal special, Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special. “The sleigh ride continues as we glide into Christmas! 🛷❄️☃️ Even through one of the bleakest years ever, we will never let go of the Christmas spirit. Stay healthy & stay safe!Love MC ❤️🎅🏽☃️,” she captioned the sweet pic.
The beauty mogul decorated some green Grinch cupcakes with her daughter, Stormi, in celebration of the Grinch X Kylie collection. The mother-daughter duo twinned in matching green-striped pjs.
The Rare Beauty designer showed off her cute kicks in front of a festively decorated Christmas tree.
The country music queen celebrated the release of her My Gift: A Christmas Special on HBOMax with a live fan Q&A on Instagram.
“It's Christmas time, y'all!” the “Wrapped in Red” singer captioned this pic where she’s standing next to some reindeer and promoting her series, The Voice. “Grab some hot chocolate, gather around the fire, and come listen to some holiday tunes.”
Kendall and Kourtney hit the ice skating rink together. Looks like the model had to show her big sis the ropes -- one of the Instagram photos showed Kourtney almost falling. “I saved Kourtney’s life,” Jenner captioned the post.
Luann de Lesseps
The Real Housewives of New York City star captioned this Instagram where she is wearing a red dress and jewels, “#Weekend holiday mood💃🏻.”
“Okay all done for today (it’s cold and therefore it is Christmas)” the Cravings cookbook author captioned this adorable photo of her son, Miles, bundled up in moose pajamas.
The Crazy Ex-Girlfriend star documented her crazy dog toy for Instagram. When squeezed, the dreidel-shaped toy plays the sound of children singing “I Have a Little Dreidel.” However, this toy, which the actress presented to her dog, Wiley, seemed to have some issues.
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos
Kelly Ripa and husband Mark Consuelos are celebrating the holiday with a sweet Christmas card featuring their three children. Ripa took to Instagram to share with fans the family's annual photo card -- a beautiful picture of 23-year-old son Michael, 19-year-old daughter Lola and 17-year-old son Joaquin. "Behold the card🎄🎄🎄We wish you health, happiness and a break from 2020," Ripa captioned the festive post. "Back of the card says it all."
Mendes posted a clip from the music video for his holiday duet with girlfriend Camila Cabello to Instagram. The lovey-dovey duo filmed the sweet video for "The Christmas Song" in quarantine. The couple's new video was filmed by Mendes and shows them adorably dancing under fairy lights, hanging around a cozy fire and playing with their pup, Tarzan. It features cute selfie footage of the two hamming it up and showing PDA and festive red outfits.
Ryan and Josey Dorsey
Ryan Dorsey is bringing a little Christmas cheer to his household. The 37-year-old actor took to Instagram to share sweet photos of himself decorating a Christmas tree with his and Naya Rivera's son, Josey. Rivera died in July while on a boating trip with Josey. She was 33.
Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev
Nikki Bella, Artem Chigvintsev and baby Matteo are feeling the holiday spirit. The Total Bellas star and the Dancing With the Stars pro dancer shared a sneak peek of their first family Christmas card photo shoot. The stunning couple got all dolled up and headed to a Napa winery to take holiday pics with their 4-month-old son. In the posts, Nikki wears an elegant red gown, while her fiancé dons all black. Their baby boy is adorable in plaid overalls and a black long-sleeve shirt.
“#CarreyonCarey” the “Obsessed” singer hashtagged her Instagram photo, where Jim Carrey as The Grinch is photoshopped on her shoulder. Carey’s Christmas pajamas also appear to feature little cartoon versions of the singer.
The Dolly Parton's Heartstrings star spun a present in her hands beneath a festive-looking Christmas tree to promote her appearance on the 2020 Disney Holiday Singalong.
The Mad Men star kicked off the holidays early this year. “Nov 1st. (judge away)” she captioned the Instagram photo that showed her hanging Christmas stockings and setting out santas before Thanksgiving.
The Bachelor Nation fan-favorite wore a Santa hat and dressed her dog up in Christmas pajamas to promote her book, Just Curious!.
The Jonas Brothers
Nick Jonas posted the lyric video to the Jonas Brothers holiday single, “I Need You Christmas,” which is full of holiday home-movie memories. “So many incredible memories in this! Hope you guys love the #INeedYouChristmas lyric video as much as we do!” the singer captioned the Instagram.
The Property Brothers stars donned elf costumes for Instagram. “What’s more embarrassing...dressing up your pets or dressing up your human family? 😂” Jonathan captioned the hilarious pic.
The Teen Mom star and her daughter took a reindeer walk with Santa’s reindeer. “@sophialabraham got her Santa Wish!” the model captioned the Instagram video.
The actor and Billy on the Street host snapped a pic striking a pose, while wearing his elf costume for Mariah Carey’s AppleTV+ seasonal special, Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special. “#Newprofilepic” he captioned the photo.
The Pose star posted a holiday throwback of his performance of Donny Hathaway's “This Christmas.” “The #glowup is real, hennies!” Porter captioned the Instagram video. “Flashing back to past tree lightings when I was wearing everything expensive, everything exclusive, and everything icy (@saweetie voice). Heyyy @idinamenzel and @cyndilauper✨✨✨ 'Tis the season. #TreeLighting #HappyHolidays.”
The Wizards of Waverly Place star shared some sweet holiday snaps with his pregnant wife and daughter to his Instagram. “Happy Sunday from the Henries! Sending you all our love. PS Weeks away from James so stoked!” he wrote.