50+ Best 2021 New Year’s Captions for Instagram

Are you looking for the best Instagram captions to kick off the New Year? Whether you’re searching for words of inspiration, a clever play-on-words, or any other cute Instagram caption, we have you covered. Check out our complete list of top New Years captions for Instagram 2021. Pair your favorite with seasonally-theme photos, favorite memories, or anything that represents your “new you” this New Year. Don’t forget to ring in the new year by sending heartfelt messages of hope and encouragement while including a beautiful family photo in your Happy New Year’s card. Sending New Year’s cards is a cordial and stylish way to get in touch with friends, family, colleagues, and neighbors – get started with our variety of New Year card designs and templates!

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Funny New Year’s Captions

Want to start the year with a little humor? These clever New Year’s captions will do just the trick. Whether you’re reminiscing on all your happy accidents from the last year or pointing out the irony of your New Year resolutions, we have the best funny Instagram captions for you. Funny captions are a whimsical and fun way to show how you will ring in the new year. With our assortment of funny New Year’s quotes and sayings, you can create unique Instagram posts that will make your followers smile. You can also use these captions on a unique holiday greeting cards to pair with silly family photos or other funny card sentiments and let loved ones know that you care about them.

Golden confetti and glittering stars on white table background.

  • “You know how I always dread the whole year? Well, this time I’m only going to dread one day at a time.” – Charlie Brown
  • “It wouldn’t be New Year’s if I didn’t have regrets.” – William Thomas
  • “My New Year’s resolution is to stop hanging around people who ask me about my New Year’s resolution.”
  • “May all your troubles last as long as your New Year’s resolutions.”
  • “9 p.m. is the new midnight.”
  • “New year, same me because I’m already perfect.”
  • “thank u, next.”
  • “My new year’s resolution? I’ll probably keep it at 1280 x 1024 like always. Thanks for asking.”
  • “That’s so last year.”
  • “Happy mew year from me and my cat.”
  • “Here’s a toast to a happy brew beer.”
  • “A New Year’s resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other.”
  • “I’ll remember this year like it was yesterday.”
  • “Carpe the heck out of this Diem.”
  • “Cheers to a few months of accidentally writing the wrong year down.”
  • “I’ll only laugh at the first person to make an ‘I haven’t *blank* since last year’ joke.”
  • “Many people look forward to the New Year for a new start on old habits.”
  • “I can’t believe it’s been a year since I didn’t become a better person.”
  • “I would quit drinking Champagne for my New Year’s resolution, but nobody likes a quitter.”

New Year’s Eve Captions

The start of a new year always feels like a big deal, and 2021 will be no different. While how you celebrate the holiday might look different this year, that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate in style. Whether you stay in and watch your favorite movies or celebrate with a festive drink and a sparkly balloon wall, New Year’s Eve is the best time to capture your first photos of the new year. So of course, you’ll need a great New Year caption for Instagram to make your photo stand out! Whether your chosen New Year captions are for yourself, for friends, or for family, there’s something here for everyone. The following captions work perfectly for Instagram, New Year’s cards, or in a text to wish your loved ones well in the coming year.

Two glasses of champagne toasting with golden glitter on a dark background.

  • “Make way for the new.”
  • “A lot can happen in a year.”
  • “And so the adventure begins.” 
  • “Sip sip hooray.”
  • “Bright like glitter and bubbly like champagne.”
  • “Out with the old, in with the new.”
  • “The best time for new beginnings is now.”
  • “Happy New Year! Have more ideas, success, love, and never regret!”
  • “Wishing you peace, love, and laughter in the new year.”
  • “Here’s to 12 new chapters!”
  • “365 New days, 365 New chances.”
  • “New Year, New You.”
  • “I have decided that this will be an excellent year.”
  • “This is the beginning of anything you want.”
  • “New Year, New Feels, New Chances, Same Dreams, Fresh Starts.”
  • “This year will be the best yet.”
  • “Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life.”

Cute New Year’s Captions

Need something short and sweet for your social media post? Look no further, because we’ve made a list of our favorite cute New Year’s captions. They’re perfect for photos of you in your New Year’s best, for those “New Year, New me” selfies, or to highlight a fantastic night spent with friends at your annual New Year’s Eve party. You can eve add these fun captions to New Year’s gifts for your friends and family. Starting the new year off with more motivation, positivity and some resolutions will ensure you to have your best year yet! To give you a head start and a sprinkle of inspiration, we’ve rounded up some of the best Happy New Year quotes and sayings to shout after the ball drops.

New Year Instagram Caption on s glitter and white background.

  • “The best is yet to come.” – Frank Sinatra
  • “A little party never killed nobody.” – Fergie
  • “Make it pop, like pink champagne.” – Ariana Grande
  • “I’ll be cleaning up bottles with you on New Year’s Day” – Taylor Swift
  • “Don’t be fancy, just get dancy.” – P!nk
  • “It’s the final countdown.” – Europe
  • “I never look back, darling. It distracts from the now.” – Edna, The Incredibles
  • “Pop. Fizz. Clink.”
  • “Happy new year of making memories with me.”
  • “New year, new me.”
  • “This is my year.”
  • “Cheers to the new year!”
  • “Page one of 365.”
  • “Hello, new year. Bring it.”
  • “Less bitter, more glitter.”
  • “No need to look for your midnight kiss. I’m right here.”
  • “Pop goes the new year.”

New Year’s Instagram Quotes

Sometimes the perfect New Year’s message is a famous quote by an artist or leader you admire. Check out the following Instagram New Year’s quotes for the perfect inspirational message to help you ring in the New Year. Won’t be with a loved one this holiday season? Write any of these Happy New Year quotes on a greeting card to remind them that you’re thinking of them this new year. Wondering what to write in a Happy New Year card? Use any of the following Happy New Year quotes, greetings, and warm wishes to inspire you.

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  • “Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.” – Hal Borland
  • “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot
  • “There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” – C. S. Lewis
  • “I think in terms of the day’s resolutions, not the year’s.” – Henry Moore
  • “If your hair is done properly and you’re wearing good shoes…you can get away with anything.” – Iris Apfel
  • “And suddenly, you know… It’s time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings.” – Meister Eckhart
  • “And now we welcome the New Year, full of things that have never been.” – Rainer Maria Rilke
  • “Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” – Oprah
  • “To dress up today in the threadbare garments of yesterday is to create an impoverished tomorrow.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough
  • “A New Year has tiptoed in. Let’s go forward to meet it. Let’s welcome the 365 days it brings. Let us live well with love in our hearts towards God and all people. Let’s walk through its corridors with praise songs on our lips.” – Anusha Atukorala

Wrapping Up

We hoped this list was helpful for you when choosing your captions for your New Year’s Instagram posts. No matter how you express the captions on your photos, we hope it’s with a warm greeting and a memorable saying that will bring on the holiday spirit of the New Year.

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