55 New Year Captions for the Awesome Photos You’ll Post on Instagram

The start of every emerging year is always a big deal. Whether it’s looking back with regret or forward with glee, it’s a time of great introspection for most people. What better way to capture and sum up the end of one year and start of another than with a beautifully captioned social media picture! But, what do you say?

You’ve got the scene, look, and circumstance done. Now, you just need to put words to it. Easier said than done, though, right? Luckily, we have this awesome collection of captions for whatever moment you choose to end/start the year. Pick one you like and post away!

Instagram Captions For New Year Posts

Complete your post capturing that perfect moment to sum up your NYE/NYD with one of these creative captions.

  • Best wishes from our New Years crew to yours.
  • Why do I feel like I’ve been bedazzled by a 12-year-old?
  • New Year resolution starts now… live every moment this happy!
  • Instagram is all about capturing those bright moments. Cheers to the first one of 2021.
  • What kind of New Year celebration would it be without a wild getup to end a wild year.
  • Bringing that bling to start 2021 off like P.Diddy.
  • New year and new outfit, but I’ll always be just the same old me.
  • NYE hair got me feeling like this is going to be an affair to remember.
  • Don’t glare. I can’t help my debonair hair and the clothes I wear are a check, check.
  • Many blessings to friends and family for a beautiful start to a fresh year.
  • One final picture of the year to wish my faithful followers all the very best in what’s next.
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NYE hair got me feeling like this is going to be an affair to remember.

 

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Many blessings to friends and family for a beautiful start to a fresh year.

 

  • Each year’s final midnight proves that this rollercoaster called life can always get a fresh set of wheels. Say goodbye to yesterday’s journey and just enjoy 2021’s ride!
  • What good would it be to live my best life without social media documentation? Here’s to living out your best New Year’s Eve on Instagram.
  • No, it didn’t hurt a bit when I fell from heaven, but it will hurt if you don’t like my NYE Instagram pic.
  • 2020 has been like that horrible middle school picture that you just want to hide away deep in the trenches of an obscure photo album, which is why my first of 2021 had to be this amazing.
  • The look when the clock strikes its final midnight of a very dark year…
  • Just proving a low-key New Year’s Eve doesn’t equate to looking lowly nor feeling mopey.
  • After the closing of a dud year, I figured you all needed a little photographic bombing to get the year started off with a bang.
  • Here’s what my final steps of 2021 are looking like. Where are you leaving your final footprints?
  • Here’s what my first steps of 2021 are looking like. Where will yours take you?
  • Fresh Instagram profile pic for a fresh new year!
  • Kicking the New Year off right with some new kicks for Instagram envy.
  • Don’t mind me; I’m just here for the pictures.

 

Funny Captions For Your New Year

The year may have been a very long drag, but you can show that it didn’t drag your sense of humor down with it with a laugh-worry caption.

  • I’ve decided not to selfishly waste any resolutions on me this year, which means you’ll need to lose 20 pounds, save 20k, and always remember hindsight is 20/20.
  • I can’t even explain what you see, but it sure will be fun watching all the guessing and assumptions. Hashtag away!
  • New Years happens, and then you go back to work/school counting down the 360+ days until it happens again.
  • If you really want to remember your ‘do better in 2021’ assertions, then just post it on social media. Haters never mind swerving to remind you.
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One final picture of the year to wish my faithful followers all the very best in what’s next.
  • Why is everyone posting New Year’s headshots? Thanks to the COVID shutdown snacking, it’s not just the new year and its goals that’ve grown bigger.
  • Thank you Dec 31, 2020 for finally giving us an excuse for something to glitter and sparkle this year.
  • This is the first year I truly have needed the excuse of a New Year’s Eve party to wear something other than my PJs.
  • My parting words to 2020: “I sure hope you can’t have offspring.”
  • Rent measured a year in a life in minutes. This year, we counting masks, not minutes, and I’m winning!
  • This past year has been about staying on your toes. Let’s shake the year 2021 up with some handstands!
  • My favorite part of NYE? Paying an insane amount of money for something that will never be appropriate for any other occasion.
  • Can’t blame an entire year for its bad days and months… 2020 excluded, of course.
  • Whether you’re staying up to ensure the new year dawns or haven’t gone to bed to ensure the old year sets, may you be doing it in a cute outfit.
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May the only con of the new year arriving be the confetti!
  • May the only con of the new year arriving be the confetti!
  • Dang, when January’s credit card bill comes with these NYE shoes on it, I’ll have already gone bust on my resolution to budget better. Oh, well, there’s always 2022.
  • I would quit one of my very bad habits as my NY resolution, but my mama didn’t raise a quitter.
  • Mama said there would be days like this, but she never said they’d go on and on for an entire year. Goodbye and good riddance to 2020.
  • Not the NYE masked ball I’d dreamed about, but, hey, at least there were masks.

 

Cute And Sentimental New Year’s Day/Eve Captions

Use one of these texts to perfectly sum up your social media photo.

  • The future is created, not predicted. Here’s to us all creating priceless masterpieces for 2021.
  • Just hanging around writing the first of the 365 pages this year holds. So far, so good!
  • Don’t let your brand new start be a replay of the same old song and dance.
  • No better view and company than the one before me and beside me.
  • New Year is a reminder that we can’t go back for a different start, but we can go forth for a different ending.
  • May old acquaintances be dearer, new acquaintances be fuller, and unneeded acquaintances look clearer in the mirror.
  • Be content in this very moment because looking too far back in 2020 leaves you to walk into brick walls, and looking too far forward in 2021 leaves you to trip over your own feet.
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The future is created, not predicted. Here’s to us all creating priceless masterpieces for 2021.

 

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After the dumb year we’ve had, you didn’t really expect it to close with a clever caption?
  • After the dumb year we’ve had, you didn’t really expect it to close with a clever caption?
  • Every new beginning has to start somewhere, and I’m so glad mine starts here, now, and with you.
  • May this emerging year find you all healthier, wiser, and richer than the previous year.
  • Don’t ask what the new year will bring to you. Instead, know what you will bring to it.
  • I wish 2020 really was a book. I sure would’ve loved to have skipped the drama and gone straight to this lovely final page.
  • If only the entire year could carry the same hope, love, peacefulness, and resolve we feel as the old year ends.
  • Don’t wish good things for yourself and others… be that good thing for yourself and others. Happy New Year’s Day to all the good things in my life!

 

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