100+ Best Birthday Captions for Instagram

OK, is it just me, or is celebrating a birthday one of the best days of the year? First of all, it’s a great excuse to devour pounds of cake! Second of all, it’s your special day of the year! And if it’s not your birthday in question, then it’s your loved one’s equally special day of the year. You’ll want everything to be perfect for it: the perfect cake slice, the perfect outfit, the perfect party or plan… and the perfect picture on Instagram with the perfect caption to commemorate! But while creating the visuals for it in your mind, and then actualizing them in front of the camera, may be the fun part, sometimes you may find yourself struggling to write the perfect birthday captions to go with it. Sound familiar?

Especially if it’s yourself you’re celebrating, or there’s many birthdays to celebrate within a short span of time, you just may run out of caption ideas! But not to worry – this list of birthday captions for Instagram is here to help you out of that rut, in no time at all!

For more caption and hashtag ideas see: 100 Creative Happy Birthday Hashtags for Instagram

100+ Best Birthday Captions for Your Instagram Pictures

Birthday Captions

You may have already gotten a gift, some cake, and even put together a surprise party for the birthday girl or boy, but you may still want to top it off with a cute caption in an Instagram post (or on Facebook!) commemorating them. Or perhaps you sadly can’t even be there for them on their special day – to make sure they’ll know how much you love and appreciate them, a kickass post on Instagram may just be the way to go!

And there’s surprisingly many ways you can caption that birthday post. It may be sentimental, or it may be funny and ridiculous. It may be introspective of the journey you two have traveled together through life so far, or it can also be your introspection of how your life’s gone so far, written to commemorate your big birthday like turning 30. Either way, best to find the most awesome birthday captions for Instagram!

A guaranteed gift you get every birthday is another year older

Ready to go on another 365-day adventure around the sun

Act my age? Maybe next year.

Age is just a hashtag.

Age is merely the number of years the world has been enjoying me.

Aging like fine wine.

Aging Like Fine Wine

Another year around the sun for the light of my life.

Another year older, another year wiser? We’ll see about that.

Another year older, but definitely not any wiser.

Best. Day. Ever

Birthday #mood!

Birthday hair and I don’t care

Birthday wishes and butterfly kisses

Birthdays are good for you. The more you have, the longer you live.

Birthdays are the universe’s way of telling us to eat more cake.

Blessed to see another year.

Cake is my happy place.

Cake is my happy placce

Calories don’t count on your birthday. Right?

Cue the confetti

Dear me, happy birthday!

Dim-sum somebody say it’s your birthday

Don’t grow up, it’s a trap!

Following my birthday bliss.

Forget the candles, I want fireworks!

Found my birthday crown.

Getting older but my inner child is ageless.

Giving you hugs, kisses, and all the birthday wishes.

Gonna party like it’s my birthday…’cause it is

Good news: Today is my birthday!

Happiest of birthdays to the most influential person in my life – me!

Happy birthday to me, myself and I

Happy birthday to the guy/girl who lets me put my cold feet on them and only complains a little bit.

Happy birthday to this goofball!

Here’s my obligatory birthday selfie.

Here’s to another trip around the sun

Hope your birthday cake is as sweet as you are

Hugs, kisses and lots of birthday wishes!

I can’t keep calm, it’s my birthday.

I didn’t choose this birthday, this birthday chose me.

I don’t get older, I level up.

I don’t get older, I level up.

I don’t usually brag, but when I do, it’s because it’s my birthday.

I have a craving for cake—it must be my birthday week.

I hope the birthday cake is as sweet as me.

I will be 29 until further notice.

I’m just here for the cake.

I’m kind of a big deal today. It’s my birthday.

I’m not old, I’m “vintage.”

I’m so awesome, when I was born, I was given a certificate.

I’m so glad we’re going to grow old together, and that you have a head start.

I’m still alive, suckers!

I’m too young to be this old.

Do not be alarmed if I appear to be in a great mood today, it’s my birthday!

If I didn’t take a selfie today, then would it really be my birthday?

In dog years, I’m only 7!

It may be my birthday, but this selfie is a gift for you.

It took me 40 years to look this good.

It’s a glitter and cupcake kind of day

It’s midnight, which means it’s my birthday!

It’s my birthday! Now… who gets to buy me the first drink?

It’s my birthday. Anything goes.

It’s my birthday, and I’ll wine if I want to.

It’s my favorite holiday…my birthday!

It’s not the years that count, it’s the memories you make over these years.

Just here for the cake (and maybe a glass of champagne or two)

Just like your birthday candles, tonight’s gonna be lit

Keep calm and celebrate on.

Keep calm and party on

Let the birthday shenanigans begin!

Let’s skip the formalities. It’s my brithday and I want gifts.

Life is too short not to celebrate days like these.

Life’s too short to not eat cake

Live your life and forget your age.

Lovin’ my birthday glow

Making my years count instead of counting the years.

Move over coffee, today is a day for champagne

My birthday is tomorrow. Just sayin’

My birthday month starts…now!

My birthday, my rules

New age, same old me

Officially old enough to need a skincare routine.

Old enough that I need a filter on this photo.

Old enough to know better. Young enough to get away with it.

On this day, a legend was born.

On this day, a legend was born.

On this day, X years ago, the world became a better place.

One year older and one year bolder!

Prepare to drown in hugs, kisses, and one million birthday wishes

Sassy since birth.

Grateful for friends, family, and of course, birthday cake.

Surround yourself with people who are more excited for your birthday than you are

The best is yet to come.

Thank you, Mom, for giving birth to me

The only things getting LIT today are the candles on my cake!

This is the year my dreams come true.

Time to drink bubbles and dance on the tables.

To those who didn’t greet me “happy birthday” today, you’ll be unfriended tomorrow.

Today, the world received ne as a gift. You’re welcome.

Today, we celebrate me.

Wanna see my I.D.

When the candles cost more than the cake, it’s time to realize you’re getting old.

Year after year, this sexy beast only gets sexier.

You gave me life, so today, we’re going to celebrate yours

You know you’re getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.

Birthday Quote Captions

Just like Christmas, a person’s birthday rolls around only once a year. And some years it’s harder than others to be able to throw together the huge party that the day deserves to be celebrated with. Thanks to social media, however, celebrating a birthday in a cheesy and public way, even when you can’t physically be with your loved ones, has become easier than ever! Whether it’s your own birthday or a loved one’s, there’s a perfect quote to express the specialness of the day, coupled with the awesome photos you’ve just taken or dug up from your camera roll.

“A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.” — Robert Frost

“A party without cake is just a meeting.” — Julia Child

“After 30, a body has a mind of its own.”— Bette Midler

“Age and glasses of wine should never be counted.” — Italian Proverb

“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” — Mark Twain

“Birthdays are nature’s way of telling you to eat more cake.” — Jo Brand

“Celebrate your journey of life.” — Lailah Gifty Akita

“Come on Barbie, let’s go party.” — Aqua, ‘Barbie Girl’

“Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.” — John Lennon

“Don’t stop thinking about tomorrow.” — Fleetwood Mac

“Every birthday is a gift. Every day is a gift.” — Aretha Franklin

“Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new.” — Sammy Hagar

“Growing old is mandatory, but growing up is optional.” — Walt Disney

Growing old is mandatory, but growing up is optional

“I don’t know about you, but I’m feelin’ 22.” — Taylor Swift

“I was so much older then; I’m younger than that now.” — The Byrds

“I’m happy to report that my inner child is still ageless.” — James Broughton

“Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the hell happened.” — Cora Harvey Armstrong

“It takes a long time to become young.” – Pablo Picasso

“It’s your birthday you don’t have to do nothin’.” — Destiny’s Child, ‘Birthday’

“It’s my birthday. I’ma do what I like, I’ma eat what I like, I’ma kiss who I like.” — Anne-Marie, ‘Birthday’

“It’s my life. It’s now or never. I ain’t gonna live forever.” – Jon Bon Jovi

“It’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to.” — Lesly Gore

“It’s not the years in your life that counts, it’s the life in your years.” — Adlai Stevenson

“Make it like your birthday every day.” — Katy Perry, ‘Birthday’

“Make it pop, like pink champagne.” — Ariana Grande

“May you stay forever young.” — Bob Dylan

“Please don’t retouch my wrinkles. It took me so long to earn them.” — Anna Magnani

“Put candles in a cake, it’s a birthday cake. Put candles in a pie, and somebody’s drunk in the kitchen.” — Jim Gaffigan

“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” — Oprah Winfrey

“The older you get, the better you get. Unless you’re a banana.” — Betty White

“The party don’t start till I walk in.” — Kesha, “TiK ToK”

“The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.” — Lucille Ball

“They say it’s your birthday; we’re gonna have a good time.” — The Beatles

“Three things happen as we grow older. First, we become forgetful. And the rest, I don’t remember.” – Norman Wisdom

“Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.” — Groucho Marx

“Time makes you bolder.” — Fleetwood Mac

“Today is my birthday and I get one every year.” — No Doubt, ‘Six Feet Under’

“Today is my birthday and I’m riding high.” — Lorde, ‘Still Sane’

“Today is the oldest you’ve ever been and the youngest you’ll ever be again.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

“Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!” — Dr. Seuss

“We age not by years, but by stories.” — Maza-Dohta

We age not by years, but by stories

“We don’t need no guest list. Everybody’s invited.” — Ariana Grande, ‘Pink Champagne’

“We gonna party like it’s your birthday.” — “In Da Club” by 50 Cent

“You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely.” — Ogden Nash

“You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.” — George Burns

“You’re never too old to be young.” — Snow White

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Before you started even thinking about the quote caption, you probably already had the perfect photo in mind, which you wanted captioned in an equally epic level. Or possibly you’ve planned the shoot to a detail, but now all you need are some birthday captions for Instagram to perfect the shoot in a way that the photographic outcome will go hand in hand with the caption picked. Or your photo in need of that badass birthday caption may also be one you just snapped during the party and you want the whole world to know of the epic birthday party going on!

Lists like this can be the perfect equipment for you to come up with a great caption without having to spend the whole evening thinking about it, even if you don’t go word for word with it. And let’s face it: a caption on a birthday post isn’t something you want to just do half-ass, so using these captions provides an awesome way to get the ultimate birthday post up on Instagram – with plenty of time left in the day to actually celebrate!

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