Some good birthday captions can go a long ways when you’re trying to wish a friend a HBD on Instagram or Facebook.
Check out our selections for a variety of birthday celebrations. Make it fun, make it memorable, and enjoy the day! Milestones like birthdays are great to celebrate with the ones you love.
Funny Birthday Instagram Captions
- Adventures in aging keep getting better…
- Dang, the candles barely fit on the cake.
- You’re not getting older, you’re just chronologically gifted.
- Embrace your inner cake eater!
- My dog ate your birthday card.
- Aging is for wine and cheese — forget about the passing years.
- More birthdays = More magnificent!
- Don’t grow up… it’s a trap!
- If you were Jesus, this would be Christmas (and I’d be a wise man).
- Thanks to Instagram filters, you’re looking two years younger.
- If I was a janitor, I’d jump out of the closet and yell, “SUPPLIES!’ for your birthday.
- You take the cake today!
- Alive and Cake-ing!
- A high price to pay for being mature.
- Don’t get heartburn from eating the candles with the cake.
- The whole birthday thing is growing old, don’t you think?
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- There is no one I’d rather isolate with than you. HBD!
- You don’t look a day over amazingly, beautiful!
- Happy Birthday to my Everything Bagel!
- 7 Billion Smiles in this World and Yours is My Favorite!
- You’re the one I want to bug forever!
- Hey Shorty… it’s sherbert day!
- I like big bundts and I cannot lie.
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Happy Birthday Captions Family
- I love you more than all the sand on the beach and all the clothes on your floor.
- 21,900 Days Old! Happy 6-OH!
- You had me at Jello and early bird discount!
- No one holds a candle to you… enjoy your birthday cake!
- Straight Outta the Forties!
- One candle closer to staring a house fire.
- Cake it Easy!
- Lucky for you I’m enamored by older men.
- What did the cake say to the fork? You wanna piece of me? HBD sis!
- FYI: On the card, I had to write Happy Birthday big enough for you to read.
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Birthday Captions For Yourself
- Time 4 Presents!
- For my birthday I want a space theme. You planet!
- Last night I dreamed for my birthday I’d be swimming in an ocean of orange soda. But, it was just a Fanta Sea.
- Turning my birthday into a lifestyle – deal with it!
- Has the fire department been alerted? It’s my birthday.
- If I was a Harry Potter character it would be Oldermort!
- Why me God? Let’s the others get old…
- Holy S#$!#… I’m really old!
- Go ahead, Cake my day!
- Aging is my flex!
- Looking Good Like I Should!
Cute Birthday Captions
- Older: check, Wiser: __ Well, one out of two ain’t bad!
- Point me in the direction of the cake.
- I’m at an age when my back goes out more than I do.
- At this age, sleeping comes naturally to me. I can do it with my eyes closed.
- On this day a Queen was born and the world was forever changed.
- Before my birthday, I was indecisive. Now, I’m not so sure.
- I’ve determined I no longer wish to participate in the aging process.
For Best Friend
- My plan was to sing you a rap song for your birthday… but, I ran out of wrapping paper.
- How did you tap into the fountain of youth?
- Your superpower must be aging gracefully.
- The Middle Ages have always been distinguished.
- In dog years, you’re older than dirt.
- 50 isn’t old for a tortoise!
- Main character energy!
- Happy Birthday, Best-Tea!
- Cheers to a fabulous birthday!
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Happy Birthday Captions
- You were so awesome when you were born your parents were given a certificate.
- No matter how many candles on your birthday cake – and, trust me, it’s a lot – you’re the one that lights up the room!
- We’ve been through a lot together and most of the blame falls on you.
- The Best is Yet To Be!
- UB50! Break out the good stuff!
- HBD… the devil is pleased with your progress!
- You’re growing old gracefully, GOAT!
- The one where Emily spent her birthday alone because of the lockdown.
Short Birthday Captions
- Happy 44th again! Clearly, 2020 doesn’t count.
- Another year bites the dust!
- OMG Cake!
- Not old — say “vintage” with me.
- Weren’t you old enough last year at this time?
- Time to blow up the balloons.
- HBD from at least six feet away!
- I remembered your birthday even without Facebook.
- You turned 20 twice! Happy 40th!
- Like many women my age, I’m 39 years old.
- Cheers and Beers to 21 Years!
- Finally Legal and I can’t adult today!
- TBH… you don’t look a day over 19.
- Yesterday I really wanted a beer. Today, I’m drinking it. Follow your dreams.
- Of course, you can see my ID.
- Beer cures what ales you.
- Damn, Gina… You’re 21!
- Most days I sparkle but today I rule!
- 21 and FUN!
- Keep your gin up.
- Hugs, kisses, and birthday wishes!
- Let the birthday festivities be gin!
- I can wine if I want to, wine if I want to. You could wine too if you’re 21!
- What do you call a 21st birthday? A beer-thyday!
- I need glasses to read my birthday cards — wine glasses that is!
- Check the birth certificate — Can’t believe you’re an adult!
- HBD! Keep learning… keep growing… and, keep your room clean!
- I thought I heard you wanted my presence… not presents!
- So, this is what 18 looks like!
- 18 candles and one wish!
- Best. Age. Ever.
- Big Yikes! You’re 18?
- Too young to be this old!
Three Quirky Ones
- When are you finally going to start taking the AARP phone calls?
- Can’t stop thinking you look as old as dirt!
- Too old for TikTok, too young for Velcro shoes.
Now, go forth and place brilliant birthday captions wherever they’re needed.
— Sara Johnson & Mike O’Halloran
Sara is a writer who lives in Minneapolis and Mike is the founder and editor of Greeting Card Poet.
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