How Drew Barrymore, Kate Hudson and More Stars Are Celebrating the Holidays This Year

From John Legend and Chrissy Teigen's holiday party to Kate Hudson enjoying polo in the snow, here's how the stars are getting into the festive spirit of the holidays this year. Check it out below.

By Emlyn Travis Dec 25, 2021 10:19 PMTags

It's the most wonderful time of the year and these celebrities are out making the most of it! 

As the temperatures drop and the year draws to a close, stars including Eva LongoriaQueer Eye's Bobby Berk and Jordin Sparks have all found themselves drawn into the festive spirit of the holidays. 

At the top of the nice list are Chrissy Teigen and John Legend, who threw a holiday party and got all dressed up in their holiday best. While John opted for a red Christmas sweater and black jeans, Chrissy went all out in a Santa-inspired outfit complete with matching red stockings and a pair of reindeer ears. 

Big Brother's Nicole Franzel-Arroyo also channeled her inner Claus in an adorable photo shoot on Instagram that saw her and her husband, Victor Arroyo, dressed up as Mr. and Mrs. Claus, with their baby, Victor "Arrow" Arroyo IV, playing the role of a very surprised elf. 

"Arrow got a peek at the naughty & nice list," she wrote. "which one were you this year?!"

While some dressed up as Old Saint Nick, other stars took a moment to sit down with him. That includes The HillsSpencer Pratt and Heidi Montag, who took their 4-year-old son, Gunner Stone, to meet Santa. Singer Jordin Sparks also took her son, Dana Isaiah Thomas Jr., to meet Kris Kringle at Santa Monica Place. 


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Cold-weather lovers like Kate Hudson—rocking a one-piece ski suit—frolicked in the snow, enjoying the St. Regis World Snow Polo Championship finals at the Aspen Valley Polo Club. 

Elsewhere, country singer Jimmie Allen and his family traded ice skates for roller skates while visiting Schellville Christmas Village in Delaware. "Christmas things back home in Delaware are always special," he wrote on Instagram. "We love bringing our kids back to where we grew up. No matter where I go, Delaware will always be HOME."

In the warmer California weather, Eva Longoria and Robin Thicke both took their families on a visit to Holiday Road at King Gillette Ranch in Calabasas, Calif., while Eugene Levy hosted the Palisades Village Menorah lighting in celebration of Hanukkah. 

But while some might enjoy the winter weather, other A-listers have preferred to stay indoors. That includes Bobby Berk, who showed off his luxuriously decorated home for the holidays, complete with three stockings for him, his husband, and their dog with their faces printed on them. Meanwhile, Olive the Other Reindeer star Drew Barrymore showed off her Christmas spirit with a hilarious selfie with her tree. 

You can find out all about how all these celebs—and more!—are celebrating below. 

Jessica Biel & Justin Timberlake

The duo took a festive stroll with their sons Silas and Phineas.

Jimmie Allen

"Merry Christmas," the country superstar captioned a sweet family snap.

Billie Lourd

Billie and Austen Rydell celebrated down under with their son Kingston.

Lily Collins

The Emily in Paris star and Charlie McDowell celebrated their first holiday as a married couple. 

Brooks Nader

"No place like home for the holidays especially with a @vitacoco winter cocktail in hand!" the supermodel wrote from Louisiana. 

Bethenny Frankel

Can you believe the RHONY alum's daughter Bryn is now 11?!

Morgan Stewart

The pregnant Nightly Pop host and husband Jordan McGraw showered daughter Row on her first Christmas.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Justin Mikita

"Merry 2nd covid Christmas (groan) from our family to yours," wrote the Modern Family alum. "We are fully vaxxed and boosted and unfortunately, two out of three of us got covid. Thankful for our mild symptoms, science, health & family. Sending love to you and yours!"

The Beckhams

We've never seen a more posh looking family.

Mariah Carey

As always, the Queen of Christmas sleighs. 

Sophia Bush

"I spent four days making 76 ornaments and then my husband-to-be surprised me with carved wooden mushrooms and honestly my dreams of disappearing in a garden to grow vitamin-D laden snacks / running a craft-Tok (because nothing else on the internet sparks this much joy) are all coming true," the One Tree Hill alum wrote. "Happy Christmas friends, and to all celebrating! And if you aren't celebrating or this day is hard for you, I see you. I wish I could send you a papier-mâché wilderness baby for your mantle, but since I can't I'll just send you some love and an extra hug."

Caroline Stanbury

Days after her glamorous wedding, the Ladies of London star celebrated with what she called her "#modernfamily."

Dwyane Wade & Kaavia

The Union-Wades jetted off to Hawaii for the holiday.

Colton Underwood

The former Bachelor star rang in the holiday with his new boyfriend Jordan C. Brown

Julianne Hough

"My wish for you is to cherish the love, warmth and magic of what that Christmas morning feeling brings," the dancer wrote, "and to carry it in your heart all the days of your life!"

Khloe Kardashian

The reality star twinned with her daughter True at the family's Christmas Eve celebration.

Dave & Odette Annable

"Charlie was so excited to wish you all a Merry Christmas she woke us up at 2:17am to do so," the actor said of his daughter. "It might of also had something to do with Santa. Merry Christmas and happy holidays to all of you from Team Annable. Sending love."

Michelle Young & Nayte Olukoya

"Santa brought my Christmas present a little early this year," the Bachelorette star wrote. "Although he may be regretting it after Nayte REQUESTED to sit on his lap."

Kate Beckinsale

The actress spent the day decorating gingerbread houses, as one absolutely should. 

Chrissy Teigen & John Legend

"Soaking wet rats at the carnival!" the model joked. "I know not everyone can be with their loved ones right now but prayers for a happy Christmas and better year ahead. sending love to you all."

Gayle King & Oprah

The CBS This Morning host's present to her BFF? Introducing her to Gayle's grandson. 

Brie Bella & Bryan Danielson

"My forever present," the Total Bellas star wrote on Instagram.


"Merry Christmas from Toby and on behalf of all the bunny moms in the world!" the musician adorably shared.

Raphy Pina & Natti Natasha

The music producer shared a sweet family photo.

Kendall Jenner

The model celebrated with a glass of red wine and an oh-so-casual black ballgown. 

Witney Carson

"Merry Christmas!" the Dancing With the Stars pro wrote online. "Love, The McAllisters." 

David Beckham

"Yep I'm a fan @victoriabeckham @spicegirls," the soccer stud wrote on Instagram. "Christmas jumpers are out." 

Elle Smith

Miss USA visits Taylor County, Kentucky to deliver Christmas gifts as part of First Lady Britainy Beshear's Christmas toy drive. 

Kate Hudson

The actress, rocking a one-piece ski suit, joined the St. Regis World Snow Polo Championship finals at the Aspen Valley Polo Club.

Eva Longoria

The actress, producer and director invites her family to Holiday Road in Calabasas, Calif. 

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