85 Picture-Perfect 4th of July Captions

You've got your perfect sparkler picture, now it's time to caption it.

We the people… would like to form a more perfect Instagram post. Fortunately, the time for 4th of July captions is coming up! You probably learned all about 4th of July history, but this year Independence Day is not only the date earmarked for honoring this country but also as a reopening goal after the long, hard months of the pandemic. You might be looking for 4th of July ideas for your party, or searching for the perfect place to view 4th of July fireworks; either way, you’re going to party like it’s 1776, with the pictures to prove it!

Celebrating America’s birthday has a ton of opportunities for an amazing picture: all six hot dogs you ate, your red, white, and blue outfit/décor/drink, and, of course, the fireworks. But what sets your Independence Day post apart from the masses? Some 4th of July trivia, or a great Insta caption, of course! To help out, we’ve compiled these perfectly patriotic 4th of July captions for the day your feed turns red, white, and blue.

Funny 4th of July captions

  • Red, wine, and blue
  • Wishing you Ameri fourth of July
  • High tides, good vibes, happy fourth of July!
  • Having a Yankee Doodle Dandy day
  • Stayin’ fly on the fourth of July
  • Pies, fries, fourth of July
  • The first rule of the Fourth of July is grill. The second rule of the Fourth of July is grill.
  • “We’re the kids in America” (Kim Wilde)
  • “She was an American girl” (Tom Petty)
  • Sun’s out, hot dog buns out
  • Drinking li-beer-ty today
  • Independence bae
  • Bye, bye, sweet apple pie
  • Red, white, and brew
  • Girls just wanna have sun
  • Drinkin’ with Lincoln
  • May the fork be with you

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Patriotic 4th of July captions

  • Sweet land of liberty
  • Happy freedom day!
  • Today is the day to throw your tea in the harbor
  • Party like its 1776
  • Too cool for British rule
  • Est. 1776
  • Union-made
  • Happy birthday America!
  • America, you’re a rare one
  • America the beautiful
  • “This land was made for you and me” (Woody Guthrie)
  • U.S. of Yay!
  • Land that I love
  • The union makes us strong
  • 245 years old today, and still looking good
  • Pick up your phone, that’s freedom ringing
  • Clear eyes, full stomach, can’t eat another burger for a while

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Cute 4th of July captions

  • On a scale of 1-10, the Fourth of July is a 1776
  • Give me liberty, and give me a hot dog too
  • Rosé in the U.S.A.
  • “I’m just like my country, I’m young, scrappy, and hungry” (Hamilton the musical)
  • Red, white, and crew
  • “Raise a glass to freedom, something they can never take away” (Hamilton the musical)
  • Stars and stripes and everything nice
  • Keep calm and grill on
  • Life, liberty, and the pursuit of BBQ
  • Red, white, and you
  • Spilling the tea
  • You can’t have a full 4th of July on an empty stomach
  • “I woke up like this.”—America
  • Just BBQ, and you
  • “We ain’t picture perfect, but we worth the picture still” (J. Cole)
  • May your grill be hot, and your sky full of stars

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4th of July captions about fireworks

  • “Baby, you’re a firework” (Katy Perry)
  • Snap, crackle, pop!
  • “Can’t start a fire without a spark” (Bruce Springsteen)
  • Shine on
  • OK, boomer
  • Keep calm and sparkle on
  • “Dancing in the dark” (Bruce Springsteen)
  • My fourth of July was lit
  • “Shine bright like a diamond” (Rihanna)
  • Show up for the glow up
  • From sea to shining sea
  • “We didn’t start the fire(works)” (Billy Joel)
  • And the rocket’s red glare
  • Without the dark, we cannot appreciate the light
  • Be the sparkler you wish to see in the world
  • Red, white, and boom!
  • Star-spangled sky

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Punny 4th of July captions

  • Cobbled together a peachy 4th of July
  • A party this good should be ill-eagle
  • You’re talon me it’s America’s birthday?
  • Let me be Frank…
  • I really relished today’s 4th of July party
  • Happy fourth of July to all you buoys and gulls
  • Shell-ebrating America’s birthday
  • Not the wurst day
  • A-maize-ing food today!
  • It’s a little corny to say so, but this is my favorite holiday
  • There was a lot at steak, but I think we pulled off a pretty good grill
  • I’m kind of a pig deal
  • America, churro-kay by me
  • Scoop, there it is!
  • Anything is popsicle
  • Today’s the day to ap-peach-iate America
  • Cone-gratulations, America!

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