55 Father's Day Instagram Captions To Celebrate Dad

He deserves the Insta appreciation.

Although we tell our parents "thank you" and "I love you" every day (right?), there are two days when we should shower them with extra love. This Father's Day, give your dad a shout-out with an Instagram post in his honor. If you're not a wordsmith, here are some Father's Day captions for Instagram. Whether you want to go the sweet, sentimental Father's Day caption route, or you're looking for a funny Father's Day Instagram caption, you'll find them all here. Happy Father's Day to every dad. We love and appreciate you much more than we say.

01 of 07

Funny Captions for Dad

Father's Day Message Best Dad

Southern Living

  • Dad, I know I can be sarcastic, but I'm being completely serious here: You're the best dad I've ever had.
  • Thanks for being the cool parent. Don't tell Mom.
  • “A father is someone who has the pictures of his kids in the wallet where his money used to be.” –Steve Martin
  • I hope this Father's Day is as fun as your life was before kids.
  • You're allowed unlimited dad jokes today.
  • Dad, did you know you're actually a hipster? You were rocking the dad bod before it was popular.
  • Thanks for going broke for me and pretending like you didn't.
  • World's greatest farter…I mean father.
  • I feel bad for other people; I clearly have the best dad.
  • I smile because you're my father; I laugh because there's nothing you can do about it.
  • Dad, without me, today would just be another day. You're welcome.
  • You're the greatest father I've ever had.
  • “Having children is like living in a frat house. Nobody sleeps, everything’s broken, and there’s a lot of throwing up.” –Ray Romano
02 of 07

Inspirational Captions

Special Dad Father's Day Quote

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  • "Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that's why I call you dad, because you are so special to me. You taught me the game and you taught me how to play it right." –Wade Boggs
  • "One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters." George Herbert
  • "I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any man as much." –Hedy Lamarr
  • A father is chosen by God to teach and guide his children, and greater still, to love them with all his heart.
  • "A father is neither an anchor to hold us back nor a sail to take us there, but a guiding light whose love shows us the way." –Unknown
03 of 07

Captions for Hero Dads

Superhero Dad Message

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  • When I was little, I used to think you were a superhero. Now that I'm older, well, I still think you're a superhero.
  • "When you're young, you think your dad is Superman. Then you grow up, and you realize he's just a regular guy who wears a cape." –Dave Attell
  • A father is neither an anchor to hold us back nor a sail to take us there, but a guiding light whose love shows us the way.
  • "Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, and singers of song." –Pam Brown
  • "A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society." –Billy Graham
  • "Dad: A son's first hero, a daughter's first love." –Unknown
  • "When my father didn't have my hand, he had my back." –Linda Poindexter
04 of 07

Appreciation Captions

Look Up To Father Message

Southern Living

  • A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you grow.
  • Thanks for being the best role model I could imagine.
  • I know I don't tell you enough, but thank you. Thank you for everything, Dad.
  • I love that you're my dad.
  • "The quality of a father can be seen in the goals, dreams and aspirations he sets not only for himself, but for his family." –Reed Markham
  • "He was the first man in my life, the man who taught me how to love." – Jenna Bush Hager, in an editorial for TODAY
  • "A father is the one friend upon whom we can always rely." –Emile Gaboriau, from File Number 113 And The Little Old Man Of Batignolles
  • "Daddies don't just love their children every now and then, it's a love without end." –George Strait
05 of 07

Captions About Dad's Wisdom

Quote About Father By Michael Jordan

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  • "My father used to say that it's never too late to do anything you wanted to do. And he said, 'You never know what you can accomplish until you try.'" –Michael Jordan
  • "My dad taught me that good health is all about living in gratitude." –Mariska Hargitay
  • "My dad raised me with some good advice: Always tell the truth. Always shoot from the hip. You might not have many friends, but you'll never have enemies, because people will always know where you're coming from." –Pink
  • "My dad, like any coach, has always stressed the fundamentals. He taught me responsibility, accountability, and the importance of hard work." –Steve Young
  • "I have found the very best way to advise your children is to find out what they want to do and advise them to do it." –President Harry Truman
  • "That's my job, that's what I do. Everything I do is because of you. To keep you safe with me, that's my job, you see." –Conway Twitty
  • "My father didn't tell me how to live. He lived, and let me watch him do it." –Clarence Budington Kelland
  • "It was my father who taught me to value myself." –Dawn French
06 of 07

Captions for Dads and Daughters

Dad Believes In Me Quote Taylor Swit

Southern Living

  • "My dad believed in me, even when I didn't. He always knew I could do this." –Taylor Swift
  • “I love my father as the stars—he's a bright shining example and a happy twinkling in my heart.” –Terri Guillemets
  • “Daddy, thanks for being my hero, chauffeur, financial support, listener, life mentor, friend, guardian and simply being there every time I need a hug.” –Agatha Stephanie Lin
  • “A daughter is a treasure and a cause of sleeplessness.” –Ben Sirach
  • “Being a daddy's girl is like having a permanent armor for the rest of your life.” –Marinela Reka
  • “To her, the name of father was another name for love.” –Fanny Fern
  • “A girl's first true love is her father.” –Marisol Santiago
  • “No one in this world can love a girl more than her father.” –Michael Ratnadeepak
  • "I think my mom put it best. She said, 'Little girls soften their daddy's hearts.'" –Paul Walker
07 of 07

Captions for Dads and Sons

Brad Paisley Quote About Dad

Southern Living

  • "I hope I'm at least half the dad that he didn't have to be." –Brad Paisley
  • “No love is greater than that of a father for his son.” –Dan Brown, "Angels & Demons"
  • "Lately all my friends are worried they're turning into their fathers. I'm worried I'm not." –Dan Zevin
  • "My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: He believed in me." –Jim Valvano
  • “Life doesn’t come with an instruction book — that’s why we have fathers.” –H. Jackson Browne
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