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75 New Year's Eve Instagram Captions To Celebrate Fresh Starts

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Have the last few years been anyone’s favorite, really? Well, 2023 is nearly here, and that means it’s time to toss the whole darn calendar in the trash and start fresh on Jan. 1. If you want to mark this moment in time on your social media feeds, you’ll need some New Year’s Eve captions for 2023 to post with your pics. You can go with a New Year’s joke, poetic quote, or something quirky you create yourself.

Some look at Jan. 1 as just another day on the calendar that just happens to fall after Dec. 31. Sure, that's technically true, but there's something so symbolic about the start of a new year, especially if the year before was particularly tough. It feels like a chance to start over, right the wrongs of the previous year, or implement the lessons learned (oh my, all the lessons learned...).

So, snap some photos while you’re out enjoying your favorite New Year’s traditions with your friends, or staying home and marathoning movies with the kids. Whether you want to go funny or inspirational, show appreciation or share a meaningful quote, these New Year’s captions are the perfect way to say “sayonara” to 2022 and “hello, darling” to 2023.

New Year’s Eve Instagram captions

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Are you getting all dressed up to ring in the new year at a party? Or, maybe you’re chilling at home this year, celebrating NYE with the kids. Either way, share your celebration with friends and family with the perfect 2023 NYE captions.

  • The best part of NYE? Sequins on sequins.
  • Out with the old, in with the new year.
  • Walking into 2023 like...
  • Sleep tonight, bubbly for mimosas in the morning.
  • Sip, sip, hooray!
  • Cheers to a new year!
  • Is it over yet?
  • Wake me up when it's 2023.
  • What am I doing for New Year’s Eve? Watching the ball drop in my PJs, duh.
  • Wish we could party like it’s 1999.
  • Let’s make some pour decisions.
  • Little black dress < little black sweatsuit.
  • No skirt, no heels, no problem.
  • If by Times Square you mean my living room, then yes, I am at the hottest NYE party this year.
  • In this house, leggings = party pants.
  • Champagne on the couch is self-care.
  • Thank u 2022, next.

New Year’s Eve quotes

If you’re having big feelings about the start of a brand new year, you’re not alone. Some of history’s most famous authors have waxed poetic about New Year’s Eve. Perhaps their musings would capture what you’re thinking too, and make for a fitting New Year’s caption.

  • “Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • “Celebrate endings — for they precede new beginnings.” — Jonathan Lockwood Huie
  • “Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, ‘It will be happier.’” — Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • “For last year's words belong to last year's language, and next year's words await another voice.” — T.S. Eliot
  • “Youth is when you’re allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to.” — William E. Vaughn
  • “And now let us welcome the new year, full of things that never were.” — Rainer Maria Rilke
  • “Whatever it is you're scared of doing, do it. Make your mistakes, next year and forever.” — Neil Gaiman
  • “You can get excited about the future. The past won’t mind.” — Hillary DePiano
  • “An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.” — William E. Vaughn
  • “The best is yet to come.” — Frank Sinatra
  • “Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one.” — Brad Paisley
  • “Ring out the old, ring in the new. Ring, happy bells, across the snow: The year is going, let him go. Ring out the false, ring in the true.” — Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • “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
  • “Tonight’s December thirty-first, something is about to burst. The clock is crouching, dark and small, like a time bomb in the hall. Hark, it's midnight, children dear. Duck! Here comes another year!” ― Ogden Nash
  • “525,600 minutes. How do you measure a year in a life?” — Rent
  • “I'm wearing the hat. Where's the party?” — Michelle Tanner, Full House

Romantic New Year’s Eve kiss captions

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There are few things more romantic than getting kissed at midnight amid all the fireworks, champagne toasts, and cheering. If you happen to take a picture with your partner smooching under the lights, it’s definitely worth sharing with a romantic New Year’s Even kiss caption.

  • It’s 2023 now, who needs mistletoe?
  • What does the CDC say about New Year’s kisses? Asking for a friend.
  • Are those champagne bubbles in my stomach, or butterflies?
  • New year, same boo.
  • Yeah, you could say there were fireworks on NYE.
  • “Kiss all you want to — it beats the hell out of card games.” — Robert A. Heinlein
  • “With a kiss let us set out for an unknown world.” — Alfred de Musset
  • “I'll make up for all the years I was supposed to be kissing you.” — Leo Christopher
  • “I had to do that. At least once.” — Suzanne Collins
  • “There's glitter on the floor after the party, girls carrying their shoes down in the lobby, candle wax and Polaroids on the hardwood floor, you and me, forevermore.” — Taylor Swift, “New Year’s Day”
  • “And suddenly you know. It's time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings.” — Meister Eckhart

New Year’s Day 2023 captions

So maybe things got a little wild last night and you didn’t get around to posting (or, if you headed to bed by 10, that’s understandable too). If you want to share a little New Year’s Day excitement on your feed, these 2023 NYE captions ought to do the trick.

  • 2023 motto: less bitter, more glitter.
  • New year, same fabulous me.
  • Remember when dark circles under your eyes on New Year’s Day meant a fun NYE, not a toddler waking you up before 6 a.m.? Good times.
  • “I never look back, darling. It distracts from the now.” — Edna Mode, The Incredibles
  • “I don't know where I'm going from here, but I promise it won't be boring.” — David Bowie
  • “It's a new dawn. It's a new day. It's a new life, for me. And I'm feeling good.” — Nina Simone
  • “New Year's Day is every man’s birthday.” — Charles Lamb
  • “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” — Michael Altshuler
  • “I want your midnights, but I'll be cleaning up bottles with you on New Year’s Day.” — Taylor Swift, “New Year’s Day”
  • “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “In our perfect ways. In the ways we are beautiful. In the ways we are human. We are here. Happy New Year. Let’s make it ours.” — Beyoncé
  • “What the new year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the new year.” — Vern McLellan
  • “Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” — Oprah Winfrey
  • “No matter how hard the past is, you can always begin again.” — Buddha
  • “Sometimes a year has been so disastrous and so terrible that entering a new year will automatically mean entering a wonderful year.” — Mehmet Murat Ildan
  • “For what it’s worth... it’s never too late, or in my case too early, to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit. Start whenever you want. You can change or stay the same. There are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the best of it. I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you’ve never felt before. I hope you meet people who have a different point of view. I hope you live a life you’re proud of, and if you’re not, I hope you have the courage to start over again.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald

New Year’s resolution captions

Do you get excited about your New Year’s resolution every year? Whether you’ve chosen to try a new routine, work on personal growth, or be more active, posting your plans online can help keep you accountable. Here are some captions that’ll convey exactly how you feel:

  • “Don't live the same year 75 times and call it a life.” — Robin Sharma
  • “Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas.” — Charles Kettering
  • “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” — Plato
  • “Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.” — Benjamin Franklin
  • “Kindness, kindness, kindness. I want to make a New Year's prayer, not a resolution. I'm praying for courage.” — Susan Sontag
  • “Hit the reset button. Whatever happened yesterday, forget about it. Get a new perspective. Today is a new day. Fresh start, begins now.” — Germany Kent
  • “I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You're doing things you've never done before, and more importantly, you're doing something.” — Neil Gaiman
  • “Listen. I wish I could tell you it gets better, but it doesn't get better. You get better.” — Joan Rivers
  • “Think of how many chances and fresh starts you have given others...Let today be the day you grant that to yourself. A new day. A fresh start. Renewed energy. Endless opportunities and blessings. Let’s make today worth remembering!” — Steve Maraboli
  • “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” — George Eliot
  • “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” — C.S. Lewis
  • “Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.” — Germany Kent
  • “Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go. They merely determine where you start.” — Nido Qubein
  • “Enter this new year with gratitude for this new chance to create your dreams.” — Avina Celeste
  • “You are never too old to reinvent yourself.” — Steve Harvey

So, grab your glass of bubbly (or your coziest yoga pants) and toast to the turn of the year. No matter where or how you’ll celebrating, snap some pics to look back on this time next year.

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