It’s finally summer AND it’s the longest day of the year. Celebs everywhere got out on this beautiful today and celebrated the summer solstice!
Summer has officially started on the longest day of the year. The annual summer solstice occurred on June 21 and celebs just had to tweet about it! From Kerry Washington to Bette Midler, the celebs came out to celebrate the summer solstice!
Summer Solstice: Kerry Washington & More Celebs Celebrate
The summer solstice is an annual event that recognizes the beginning of summer and is the longest day of the year for people in the Northern Hemisphere. During the summer solstice, the shines directly over the Tropic of Cancer and many places see up to 15 hours of daylight, USA Today explains.
On a beautiful day like today, celebs had to voice their excitement. For all you Harry Potter fans, it’s also Luna Lovegood’s birthday, as her alter ego pointed out. Check out the celeb tweets surrounding the summer solstice:
Happy SUMMER SOLSTICE!!!!!!!!! ☀️
— kerry washington (@kerrywashington) June 21, 2014
It’s the summer solstice, the longest day of the year! But I always say, it’s not the length of the day that matters, it’s how you use it.
— Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) June 21, 2014
Happy 11th Birthday Order of the Phoenix and Luna Lovegood 😘🎁✨ and Happy Summer Solstice!
— Evanna Lynch (@Evy_Lynch) June 21, 2014
it’s the summer solstice
— Ryan Beatty (@TheRyanBeatty) June 21, 2014
Happy Summer Solstice, peoples of the Northern Hemisphere, happy Winter Solstice peoples of the Southern ditto. Hurrahs all round.
— Stephen Fry (@stephenfry) June 21, 2014
The summer solstice only comes around once a year, so get out and celebrate it!
HollywoodLifers, how did you celebrate the Summer Solstice? Let us know!
– Avery Thompson