Who says you have to head out on the town—or even get up from the couch—just to earn the right to post a few fabulous New Year's photos on Instagram? Even if you don't have your usual New Year's Eve party plans this year, there's no reason you can't share some snaps from home.
Of course, as any Instagram connoisseur knows, a photo is only as good as its caption. That's why you'll love this roundup of the best New Year's Instagram captions out. Each one will help you ring in 2021 with a little extra wit, humor, and joy—and they'll add cheerful, festive vibes to any picture you post. Whether you're in the mood for a cute, punny caption ("I've got a bubbly personality!") or something a little more serious, like a New Year's quote from a famous writer or personality, you'll be able to find it here. And rejoice, When Harry Met Sally fans: There's even a selection of beloved movie quotes here that feature your favorite film. Check out the cutest Instagram captions for New Year's Eve 2020 and New Year's Day 2021 ahead.
Cute New Year's Captions
Celebrate what you want to see more of.
It’s the final countdown.
All dressed up with a whole year to go!
This is just the beginning.
New year. New dreams. New chances.
Dress for the year you want.
There’s no such thing as too much sparkle.
The time is now.
What’s coming is better than what’s going.
Watch out 2021, because here I come.
Ringing in 2021 in style!
See you next year!
Ring out the old and ring in the new.
Cheers to the people who love us, the losers who lost us, and the lucky ones who get to meet us.
Glitter is my favorite color.
I've got a bubbly personality!
The best is yet to come.
Page 1 of 365.
New year, new me.
Cheers to another year! Here's to whatever comes next.
New year. Same me. Bigger goals.
Bring on the bubbly.
Funny New Year's Captions
A New Year’s resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other.
Whether the glass is half full or half empty, make sure there's vodka in it.
Any excuse to wear sequins.
Headed into the new year like...
Save water, drink champagne.
What, did you expect to see a clever caption? That'd be so last year.
Why was 6 afraid of 9? Because 9, 8, 7...
But first, champagne.
All that glitters is...probably part of my outfit.
May all your troubles last as long as your resolutions.
"Thank u, next." —Me to 2020
10 p.m. is the new midnight.
I'm just here for the champagne.
365 new days. 365 new excuses.
Less bitter, more glitter.
I've got 2021 vision.
You were my cup of tea, but now I drink champagne.
New year, same me.
New Year's Eve Movie Quotes for Instagram Captions
"I never look back, darling. It distracts from the now." —Edna, The Incredibles
"I'm wearing the hat. Where's the party?" —Michelle Tanner, Full House
"I thought one of the perks of having a family was that you didn't have to spend New Year's Eve alone with Chinese food… I am alone with Chinese food." —Sex and the City: The Movie
"I love that you get cold when it's 71 degrees out. I love that it takes you an hour and a half to order a sandwich. I love that you get a little crinkle above your nose when you're looking at me like I'm nuts. I love that after I spend the day with you, I can still smell your perfume on my clothes. And I love that you are the last person I want to talk to before I go to sleep at night. And it's not because I'm lonely, and it's not because it's New Year's Eve. I came here tonight because when you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible." —When Harry Met Sally
"Some people swear there’s no beauty left in the world, no magic. Then, how do you explain the entire world coming together on one night to celebrate the hope of a new year?" —New Year's Eve
"525,600 minutes. How do you measure a year in a life?" —Rent
"If you focus on what you’ve left behind, you will never be able to see what lies ahead." —Ratatouille
"Fasten your seat belts. It's going to be a bumpy night." —All About Eve
New Year's Quotes for Instagram Captions
"She leaves a little sparkle wherever she goes." —Kate Spade
"Listen. I wish I could tell you it gets better, but it doesn't get better. You get better." —Joan Rivers
"The beginning is the most important park of the work." —Plato
"I love when they drop the ball in Times Square. It’s a nice reminder of what I did all year." —Bridger Winegar
"Every single year, we’re a different person. I don’t think we’re the same person all of our lives." —Steven Spielberg
"You are never too old to reinvent yourself." —Steve Harvey
"The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new." —Socrates
"It's a new dawn. It's a new day. It's a new life, for me. And I'm feeling good." —Nina Simone
"You’ll never get bored when you try something new. There’s really no limit to what you can do." —Dr. Seuss
"In our perfect ways. In the ways we are beautiful. In the ways we are human. We are here. Happy New Year’s. Let’s make it ours." —Beyoncé
"The magic in new beginnings is truly the most powerful of them all." —Josiyah Martin
"Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to." —Bill Vaughan
"I don't know where I'm going from here, but I promise it won't be boring." —David Bowie
"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." —C.S. Lewis
"Every moment is a fresh beginning." —T.S. Eliot
"I'll be cleaning up bottles with you on New Year's Day." —Taylor Swift
"Whatever it is you're scared of doing, do it. Make your mistakes next year and forever." —Neil Gaiman
"Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each year find you a better man." —Benjamin Franklin
"The best way to predict the future is to create it." —Abraham Lincoln
"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
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past." —Thomas Jefferson
"Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one." —Brad Paisley
"As long as I am breathing, in my eyes, I am just beginning." —Criss Jami
"It is never too late to be what you might have been." —George Eliot
"Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year." —Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right." —Oprah
"The best is yet to come." —Frank Sinatra
"Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, 'It will be happier.'" — Alfred Lord Tennyson