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Happy Father’s Day Captions

Posting some good Father’s Day captions on the third Sunday in June is a right of passage for many sons and daughters. First, you find the perfect photo. Then, you add a few words to make the photo come alive.

You’re on your own for the photo. Maybe ask your mother or a sibling for help. But for the captions, we’ve got your back. Check out our list of 127 funny Father’s Day captions below.

Funny Happy Father’s Day Captions

1.) Pop Rocks!

2.) Dad, I can never repay you. I’m not speaking figuratively. I can really never repay you.

3.) Dad to the bone!

4.) To one of my favorite parents.

5.) Worst jokes; Best Dad!

6.) I love this guy more than he loves pickleball.

7.) My father keeps all his jokes in a dad-a-base.

8.) Not at dad bod; it’s a father figure.

9.) Dads: Where bad jokes go to be reborn.

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10.) World’s Greatest Farter. Dang, spell check, Father. World’s Greatest Father.

11.) Dad: the man, the myth, the legend.

12.) His jokes are armed and Dadly!

13.) No one can top Pop!

14.) Dad: The Lawn Ranger.

15.) I love our silent understanding that I’m the favorite.

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16.) Ain’t no hood like fatherhood.

17.) My dad’s superpower is grilling meat.

18.) My own founding father.

19.) Meet the “Old Block.”

20.) Hoping this Father’s Day is as much fan as before he had kids.

21.) No matter what life throws at you, no one can ever say you have ugly daughters.

22.) Not all superheroes wear capes.

23.) A father is a banker provided by nature.

24.) Fathers have photos in their wallets where dollar bills used to be.

25.) Dad, remember when you told me the ice cream truck only played music when it was sold out? Well played, Dad.

26.) Behind every good kid is a great dad.

27.) When all else fails, call Dad.

28.) Dad, when I have my own kids, I want to be as funny as you think you are.

29.) Today is just another day Without me and the siblings. You’re welcome!

30.) Yoda Best!

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31.) Telling a dad joke on Father’s Day… that’s how eye roll.

32.) To the ultimate “Yes Man” when Mom said “No!”

33.) The Big Kahuna.

34.) Forever Family!

35.) Life is meant to be shared with those you love.

36.) Here’s to the guy that was always there for me.

37.) Spiders live in fear of this guy!

38.) Forever young.

39.) Here’s the ringmaster of our family circus.

40.) Edging out coffee, pizza, and chocolate is my dad.

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41.) Don’t make me stop this car.

42.) I’m not sleeping I’m just resting my eyes.

43.) Go ask your mother.

44.) You’re not going and that’s final!

45.) You call that music?

46.) That lawn isn’t going to mow itself.

47.) This is going to hurt me more than you.

48.) You’ll have kids of your own someday.

49.) When I was your age.

50.) I didn’t get a haircut; I got ‘em all cut.

51.) These are the best years of your life.

52.) Money doesn’t grow on trees.

53.) Because I said so.

54.) The hardest thing about being a parent is the kids.

55.) I don’t need to ask for directions.

56.) I’m on a seafood diet… I see food and eat it.

57.) I used to hate facial hair, but then it grew on me.

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58.) What did the buffalo say when his son left?

59.) Why did Dad say Velcro is not a good idea?
He said it’s a rip-off.

60.) If you tell a dad joke and you’re not a dad, what’s it called?
A faux pa.

61.) Dad liked the documentary on beavers,
It was the best dam thing he’s ever watched.

62.) “The doc said I have Type A blood,” the father told his son.
But it was a Type O.

63.) What did baby corn say to mama corn?
Where’s Popcorn?

64.) When is a joke a “dad joke”?
When it’s apparent.

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65.) When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back.
Linda Poindexter

66.) On our 6 a.m. walk, my daughter asked where the moon goes each morning. I let her know it’s in heaven, visiting Daddy’s freedom.
Ryan Reynolds

67.) It is admirable for a man to take his son fishing, but there is a special place in heaven for the father who takes his daughter shopping.
John Sinor

68.) When I was a kid, I said to my father one afternoon, Daddy, will you take me to the zoo? He answered, If the zoo wants you, let them come and get you.
Jerry Lewis

69.) I smile because you’re my father. I laugh because there’s nothing you can do about it.

70.) Having children is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain.
Martin Mull

71.) There should be a children’s song, if you’re happy and you know it, keep it to yourself and let your dad sleep.
Jim Gaffigan

72.) A father holds his daughter’s hand for a short while, but he holds her heart forever.

73.) I know that if my mom fell and screamed for help, my dad would jump right up to rescue her as soon as it was halftime.
Bruce Cameron

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74.) My dad gives Superman a run for his money. And, don’t even talk to me about Batman.

75.) Thanks for always being my anchor, Pops!

76.) Dad. Fathers hold their kids’ hands for a while and their hearts for a lifetime.

77.) Fathers, be good to your daughters… You are the god and the weight of her world.
John Mayer

78.) My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: He believed in me.
Jim Valvano

79.) Dad: A son’s first hero, a daughter’s first love.

80.) You can tell what was the best year of your father’s life because they seem to freeze that clothing style and ride it out.
Jerry Seinfeld

81.) A father is neither an anchor to hold us back nor a sail to take us there, but a guiding light whose love shows us the way.

82.) Any fool can have a child. That doesn’t make you a father. It’s the courage to raise a child that makes you a father.
Barack Obama

83.) She did not stand alone, but what stood behind her was the love of her father.
Harper Lee

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84.) A daughter may outgrow your lap but will never outgrow your heart.

85.) Father’s Day is important because, besides being the day on which we honor Dad, it’s the one day of the year that Brookstone does any business.
Jimmy Fallon

86.) A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.
Billy Graham

87.) A huge shoutout to my bonus dad — you’re the best!

88.) When you’re young, you think your dad is Superman. Then you grow up, and you realize he’s just a regular guy who wears a cape.
Dave Attell

89.) I know I don’t say it enough, so I’ll say it extra today: Thanks for everything – you’re the best, dad!

90.) A father’s smile has been known to light up a child’s entire day.
Susan Gale

91.) Dads are most ordinary men who are turned by love into the biggest hero, adventurer, story-tellers, and singers of songs.
Pam Brown

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92.) Nacho average father — a cut above the rest.

93.) Being a great father is like shaving. No matter how good you shaved today, you have to do it again tomorrow.
Reed Markham

94.) Being a great father is like shaving. No matter how good you shaved today, you have to do it again tomorrow.
Reed Markham

95.) Everyone else is playing for second place; my dad is tops!

96.) The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.
Antoine François Prévost

97.) It is a wise father that knows his own child.
William Shakespeare

98.) This is what an awesome dad looks like!

99.) Dad jokes are how eye roll!

100.) Dad is a funny way to say “Batman.”

101.) It’s not a “dad bod,” but a “father figure.”

102.) The Walking Dad.

103.) Dad to the bone.

104.) Dad: Someone to look up to no matter how tall you grow.

105.) You made growing up fun!

106.) Dad: The ringleader of our family circus.

107.) Remember when you said you’d never drive a mini-van? How’s that going for you?

108.) Being a daddy’s girl is like having a whole army to cover your back.

109.) I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.
Sigmund Freud

110.) The nature of fatherhood is that you’re doing something that you’re unqualified to do, and then you become qualified when you do it.
John Green

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111.) For you, he’s the best he can be. Oh child, don’t you know your daddy love comes with a lifetime guarantee?
Sade, Babyfather

112.) I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.
Umberto Eco

113.) Behind every great man is an even better father.

114.) It’s only when you grow up and step back from him — or leave him for your own home — it’s only then that you can measure his greatness and fully appreciate it.
Margaret Truman

115.) Having a baby — it’s massive. And on a very unexpected level. Suddenly I understood my parents much more proudly than I ever had before.
Benedict Cumberbatch

116.) She did not stand alone, but what stood behind her, the most potent moral force in her life, was the love of her father.
Harper Lee

117.) The quality of a father can be seen in the goals, dreams and aspirations he sets not only for himself but for his family.
Reed Markham

118.) Some people don’t believe in heroes, but they haven’t met my dad.

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119.) (My father) has always provided me a safe place to land and a hard place from which to launch.
Chelsea Clinton

120.) Daddies don’t just love their children every now and then; it’s a love without end.
George Strait

121.) A father is a man who expects his children to be as good as he meant to be.” Carol Coats

122.) When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back.
Linda Poindexter

123.) One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
George Herbert

124.) To her, the name for father was another name for love.
Fanny Fern

125.) To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms but absolutely terrified of the word boo.
Robert Brault

126.) Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child

127.) We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.
Henry Ward Beecher

Final Thoughts

There you have it—lots of choices for how to make your dad a social media star for just one day. In addition to posting on Facebook or Instagram, you might also consider an in-person visit, a phone call, a gift, and some heartfelt words of gratitude.

By Michael O’Halloran

About Michael O'Halloran

Michael O’Halloran founded Greeting Card Poet in 2014 and has worked as its publisher and editor ever since. He has co-authored four books on kids’ trivia and authored four books on coaching. Previously, Michael was the president of Magnetic Poetry. He has invented and brought over 75 new gift and toy products to market, most dealing with wordplay. Mike is married and a father of four daughters.


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