100 Best Christmas Captions for All Your Holiday Photos

A round of a Santa-plause for these Christmas captions.

The Christmas season is full of photos of your family in matching Christmas pajamas, doing Christmas activities, and hanging out under the tree. With so many pictures, you’ll undoubtedly want to post some, but you’ll need Christmas captions to pair with them. Make everyone laugh with a Christmas joke or pun. Or maybe you’d like to go the sentimental route with a Christmas quote or song. Whatever you’re looking for, we have something for you.

Cute Christmas captions

1. May all your days be merry and bright.

2. More peppermint, please.

3. Baby, it’s cold outside.

4. ‘Tis the season to sparkle.

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5. Eat, drink, and be cozy.

6. A December to remember.

7. May you never be too grown up to search the skies on Christmas Eve.

8. All roads lead home for the holidays.

9. Fa la la la.

10. Holiday wishes made with gingerbread hugs and peppermint kisses.

11. My favorite color is Christmas lights.

12. In a Christmas state of mind.

13. Meet me under the mistletoe.

14. There’s snow place like home.

15. Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.

16. Hot chocolate weather.

17. I’m dreaming of a white Christmas.

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Fun Christmas captions

18. Happy holla days!

19. I’m only a morning person on December 25th.

20. To-do list: eat, drink, be merry, nap.

21. I’m a candy cane: sweet, yet twisted.

22. Made of 100% tinsel.

23. Spreading holiday cheer this year.

24. All the jingle ladies.

25. Oh deer.

26. Christmas time and I’m feelin’ pine.

27. Just chillin’.

28. Christmas cheer? I thought you said Christmas beer…

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Funny Christmas captions

29. Dear Santa…I can explain.

30. #Sleigh.

31. Ice, ice baby

32. Yule be sorry.

33. Rebel without a Claus.

34. Totally sleighed it.

35. *Puts a selfie on top of the Christmas tree because I’m a star*

36. Bah, humbug!

37. Don’t mind me, I’ll just be over here crying and watching Hallmark Christmas movies.

38. What did one ornament say to another? I like hanging with you.

39. He came, he thawed, he conquered.

40. ‘Tis the season for stretchy pants.

41. Make it rein.

42. “Merry Christmas, you filthy animal.” — Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

43. All the jingle ladies, all the jingle ladies.

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44. Dreaming of a white Christmas (but if the white runs out, I’ll drink the red).

45. I’m all spruced up.

46. Sleigh my name, sleigh my name.

47. Hibernation mode: On.

48. Let’s get lit!

49. Resting Grinch face.

50. But wait—there’s myrrh.

51. Ho^3

52. Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle.

53. Me, 11 months of the year: “Slay.” Me in December: “Sleigh.”

54. Happy Mariah Carey day!

55. Every day I’m shovelin’.

56. Say it ain’t snow.

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Inspirational Christmas captions

57. “Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can’t see.” —The Polar Express

58. When it snows you have two choices: shovel or make snow angels.

59. “Nothing ever seems too bad, too hard, or too sad when you’ve got a Christmas tree in the living room.” —Nora Roberts

60. “Christmas, to me, is as many people as possible happy.”Tupac Shakur

61. “I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” —Charles Dickens

62. May you never be too old to listen for reindeer hooves on the roof.

63. “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” —Elf

64. “At Christmas, all roads lead home.” —Marjorie Holmes

65. We’re all like snowflakes, all different in our own beautiful way.

66. “Christmas was on its way. Lovely, glorious, beautiful Christmas, upon which the entire kid year revolved.” —A Christmas Story

67. “The way you spend Christmas is far more important than how much.” Henry David Thoreau

68. “Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts.” —Janice Maeditere

69. For people who had warm memories, winter is never cold to them.

70. “The thing about Christmas is that it almost doesn’t matter what mood you’re in, or what kind of year you’ve had–it’s a fresh start.”–Kelly Clarkson

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Christmas captions for couples

71. We’ve got chemis-tree.

72. Love at frost sight.

73. Smitten like a pair of mittens.

74. Meet me under the mistletoe.

75. Snuggled up together, like two birds of a feather would be…

76. If kisses were snowflakes, I’d send you a blizzard.

77. I only have ice for you.

78. You’re my favorite Christmas gift.

79. You rock my Christmas socks.

80. The nut to my cracker.

81. I love you snow much.

82. The holly to my jolly.

83. Some people are worth melting for.

84. VIP Naughty List members.

85. Sweater weather is better when we’re together.

86. Peak cozy vibes.

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Christmas captions for families

87. Happy holidays from Santa’s favorite elves.

88. The reason for the season.

89. Red wine pairs well with a crazy family.

90. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

91. Being related to me is their gift this year.

92. Consider this photo my Christmas card to all of you.

93. Ho, ho, home for Christmas.

94. ’Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, everyone was scrolling through Facebook.

95. There’s snow place like home.

96. Most parents: Don’t forget to leave out milk and cookies! Me, an intellectual: Santa told Mommy he wants wine this year.

97. Feliz naughty dog.

98. The elves did it.

99. All is calm, all is bright.

100. I dressed in my PJs for the occasion.

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Emma Taubenfeld is an assistant editor for Reader’s Digest who focuses on digital lifestyle topics such as memes, social media captions, pick-up lines, and cute pets. When she’s not working, you can find Emma reading corny young adult novels, creating carefully curated playlists, and figuring out how to spice up boxed mac and cheese.