The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

The Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards — which held its 26th annual event yesterday in Los Angeles — has got to be the most enjoyable awards show ever. From the bright, youthful clothes to the slime, celebrities actually look like they're having fun. Kristen Stewart smiles. It's that awesome. You cannot look at these pictures without cracking a grin.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

This is one of those award shows where you can basically wear whatever. Gold sandals on Angela Bassett and tights on Bronwyn Vance; polka dots on Madeleine Rose Yen; neon green party/pageant dress on Ryan Newman. It's all good.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Even the guys get creative with their wardrobe: Matt Bennett wears a crown and a tiger shoulder brooch; Ryan Potter wears a bow tie; Neil Patrick Harris wears a giant smile.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Nick Cannon sports Nickelodeon orange.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

This award show is definitely a family affair: Boo Boo and Fivel Stewart, Iris, Judd and Maude Apatow; and Jezebel's sworn enemy Scott Baio with his kin.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

The Roker family!

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Dog the Bounty Hunter and family!

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Puppy!

(Also, Gabby Senn, Malika Samuels, Noah Grossman and Troy Doherty.)

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Modern Family's Rico Rodriguez and sister Raini Rodriguez.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Alright, let's get to some fashion. Hemlines? Short. Examples: Tanya Chisholm, Fatima Ptacek, Sammi Hanratty.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Oana Gregory, covered in studs.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Gabby Douglas and Ariana Grande are up on the colorblocking.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Casual cool: Jaden and Willow Smith.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Don't they look like twins?

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Pastel shades for Lucas Cruikshank. Cody Simpson dresses like a Rebel Without a Clue.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Black, but not boring: Elizabeth Gillies, Erin Sanders.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Black and yellow black and yellow black and yellow: Kristen Wigg.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

In black with accents of white: Kylie Jenner. Don't care for the shoes, but the hair is A+.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

In (weird, wtf) white: Gracie Dzienny.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Crisp, pretty white dress on Lucy Hale. Lipsick matches clutch!

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Khloe Kardashian looks amazing in figure-hugging white and that whopper of a ring.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Floral and graphic patterns made a big splash at this event. Miranda Cosgrove's version? Muted, ruffled, partly sheer.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Kiernan Shipka, in a more traditional, streamlined floral.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Bright flowers on a black background for adorbs Rachel Crow.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Punchy, stretchy bright pattern: Fergie.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Moving into the more graphic elements, Katy Perry dresses in a snug two-piece deal.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Also in a boldly graphic two piece? Peyton List

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

More graphic: Willow Shields and Halston Sage.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Stripey blues: A great dress on Hunger Games' Amandla Stenberg
(pls. note eyeball barette!) and a groovy shirt on Disney star Caroline Sunshine.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Baby blue, and channelling Bootsy Collins: Ke$ha.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Aqua blue: Danica Patrick.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Vivid hot pink: Jaylen Barron

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Kicky yellow: Ciara Bravo

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Electric neon brights: Keltie Colleen, Stefanie Scott .

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

A cheerful and super bright print for Victoria Justice.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Cut outs on Jenette McCurdy and Debby Ryan.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

A few metallics… Golden copper sets off Karina Smirnoff's tanned legs.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Silver acts as a neutral for Bella Thorne's neon accessories.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Ashley Tisdale's dress has a reptilian vibe; a copper bag and silver shoes complete the ensemble.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Dress and hair are meh, but Jessica Alba's green eyeliner is fun.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

It's a five-way tie for best dressed. Starting with Sophia Grace and Rosie!!!

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Love love love the springy fresh whisper-light outfit Selena Gomez is working. Cute shorts, hot heels, pretty bustier-type top.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Gorgeous.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

OBSESSED with the glasses, full skirt and jeweled collar Zendaya Coleman rocks. Tiny fraction of a point off for the shoes, but everything else is so amazing, it's just a minor quibble.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

Another lady making formal shorts look beautiful? Kristen Stewart. Easy, comfy, flawless, cool.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

And this might be the best hair she's ever had.

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

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