The long Fourth of July weekend provided lots of time for festivities and celebrity social media action. Taylor Swift marked the holiday with a patriotic party with famous friends while Gwyneth Paltrow and Mindy Kaling showed off photos of their red, white, and blue duds. In the sports arena, tennis fans Kate Middleton and Prince William stepped out to see who would be crowned champion at Wimbledon and Gisele Bündchen caught the Brazilian team's World Cup quarterfinal match.
Take a look at the double-tap worthy Instagrams that the stars shared this weekend:
Gwyneth Paltrow showed some patriotism with an Old Glory cap and used the hashtag "#pride."
Mindy Kaling donned a starred and striped hoodie for the holiday.
Lena Dunham, who attended Swift's star-studded Fourth of July party, shared this selfie with the caption, "Be free, ya noodles!"
Lauren Conrad couldn't get enough of fireworks over the water. "I want to do it all over again!" she wrote.
Michelle Obama shared her birthday wishes with the nation. "Happy Fourth of July weekend, everybody!" the first lady captioned.
Elizabeth Banks developed her green thumb: "Harvesting dinner. Eggplant anyone?"
Serena Williams showed off her amazing Burberry kicks. "Need I say anything?" she asked.
Gisele donned yellow and green to show her support for Team Brazil in a World Cup match against Colombia.
Prince William and Duchess Kate caught Wimbledon's men's singles finals match between Roger Federer and ultimate champion Novak Djokovic.