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100 Happy 22nd Birthday Captions and 22nd Birthday Quotes

Turning 22 means you need the perfect caption for your birthday post. We’ve scoured the internet for the best 22nd birthday captions, including funny 22nd birthday captions, 22nd birthday Instagram captions, clever birthday captions for your 22nd, cute birthday captions for turning 22 years old, 22nd birthday captions for yourself, birthday captions for friend on 22nd birthday, selfie captions for 22nd birthday, happy 22nd birthday quotes, 22nd birthday puns and messages for a 22nd birthday.

Whether it’s your turn to celebrate your 22nd or a friend’s, these captions can help, especially if you’re at loss for words.

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22nd Birthday Captions

Check out a few of our favorite 22nd birthday captions.

  • 22 years, 22 reasons to celebrate.
  • Alexa, play ‘22’ by Taylor Swift.
  • Year 22, I’m ready! Toss the confetti.
  • Started from the bottom, now I’m 22.
  • Here’s 2 a year that’s 2 good 2 to be true.
Person walking in water with 22nd birthday captions
  • The only things getting LIT today are the candles on my cake!
  • Birthdays are good for me. The more I have, the longer I live. lol.
  • I’m grateful for life and for growth. I wish myself a happy birthday.
  • Heaven has been really good to me by adding another year to my age.
  • Of course, I don’t know how to act my age. I’ve never been this age before!
  • The thing is I love birthday celebrations, but only when they’re mine.
  • Never too old to wear a birthday crown.
  • Hello, 22.
  • Postponing my birthday until further notice
Hikers heading to mountains
  • Talk twenty two to me.
  • Be good to me, 22.
  • 22 – time to make some pour decisions.
  • Pop the champagne, because this girl is 22.
  • So this is where aging ends, right? #Forever22
  • Here’s to the next chapter.

Funny 22nd Birthday Captions

These funny 22nd birthday captions will make you smile. Check out our lists of Funny Birthday Captions and Funny Captions for more.

  • Happy one year anniversary of being able to drink champagne.
  • Old enough to know better, still young enough to get away with it.
  • I’m ready for something new now that I’m 22.
  • Made it to Level 22.
Person walking on beach with funny 22nd birthday captions
  • 22 years old. That’s, like, a real adult.
  • I don’t care how old I’m turning, so long as there’s cake.
  • Got so distracted by cake, I forgot it was my own birthday. #SoThisIs22
  • You really gonna scroll without wishing me a happy 22nd birthday?
  • That birthday glow. #Feeling22
  • Growing and glowing. #22
  • Cheers and beers to 22 years.
  • And so begins Chapter 22.
  • Birthday behavior! #22
  • Well look who just turned 22…
  • POV: You can’t believe I’m 22 now.
  • Staying 22 until further notice.

22nd Birthday Captions for Yourself

These 22nd birthday captions for yourself will make your day.

  • Life’s too short to not celebrate every chance you get! Happy 22nd Birthday to me!
  • I’ll enjoy the best of today and laugh like never before because it’s my 22nd Birthday.
  • I want to thank everyone for my special 22nd birthday, come and join me as I celebrate it.
  • I wish myself a happy 22nd birthday since I am the definition of awesomeness.
  • Cheers to the one day of our lives, when we actually celebrate getting old. Happy 22nd Birthday to me.
  • Now we start planning for 23!
  • Made it to 22! I know. I’m as surprised as you are.
Sunrise over clouds with 22nd birthday captions for yourself
  • I can’t keep calm, it’s my 22nd birthday.
  • Aged to perfection.
  • 22 is so fun I think I’ll repeat it again next year.
  • Got so distracted by cake, I forgot it was my own birthday. #SoThisIs22
  • Another year older, but I’ll need some extra time for that ‘wiser’ bit. #22
  • Today is the day! You can finally “hit me with your best shot.”
  • I don’t care how old I’m turning, so long as there’s cake.
  • Chapter 22, Page 1.
  • I hope my birthday cake is as yummy as me.
People on beach with funny happy birthday captions
  • So am I a real adult now?!
  • Experience level: 22.
  • I think 22 chances aren’t enough!
  • It’s my birthday, so I’m celebrating everything.
  • Today is a great day cause it’s my birthday!
  • Happy Birthday to the smartest person in this world, Happy Birthday to Me!

Short 22nd Birthday Instagram Captions

Here are some of our favorite 22nd birthday Instagram captions. Choose the best 22nd birthday captions for Instagram here, then head over to our full list of Short Captions for more.

  • Level up. #22
  • So this is 22.
  • 22 is the new 19.
  • My day, my way. #22
  • Roaring twenties.
  • Cheers to 22!
Sunset with short 22nd birthday instagram captions
  • 2.0.
  • Season 22, Episode 1.
  • Lap 22 around the sun…
  • Yes, I become 22.
  • It’s no time to be 22.
  • 22? Bring it on.
  • Hey Siri, count the candles.
  • Make a wish. #22
  • Aging and raging. #22
  • My day, my way. #22

It’s My 22nd Birthday Captions

Check out these happy 22nd birthday to me captions and quotes.

  • I didn’t choose this 22nd birthday, this birthday chose me.
  • Getting older but my inner child is ageless.
  • Turning 22 is a big deal so I deserve a big celebration!
  • Stuck in them twenty-somethings.
  • Honestly, my birthday should be a holiday.
  • Act my age? Maybe next year.
  • 22? Who cares. I just want cake.
Couple in ocean with it's my 22nd birthday captions
  • I should start getting serious, but I’ll eat confetti cake and wear a crown instead.
  • It’s time to rhyme because 22 is for fun!
  • I’m too young to be this old.
  • Wow, the cake’s really lit this year…
  • Officially 22, but still mentally about five.
  • Keep calm and celebrate 22 years.
  • I don’t get older; I level up.
  • 22nd birthday selfies hit a little different.
  • Schoolin’ Life

Clever Birthday Captions for Your 22nd

Take a look at these clever birthday captions for your 22nd. If you like these, you might also want to check out our full list of Clever Captions.

  • I’m officially the big 2-2.
  • Hugs, kisses, and 22 birthday wishes.
  • 22 and glowing.
  • 22 is looking pretty good to me.
  • It took me 22 years to get this cute.
  • It took 22 years to get this awesome.
  • 22 22 22 22 I feel like 22.
  • Say hello to the world’s latest 22 year old.
  • Woke up a little older… but not wiser.
  • Is this what growing up feels like?
  • On a scale of 1-10, feeling a solid 22.
Ocean and islands with clever birthday captions for your 22nd
  • I don’t know how to act my age. I’ve never been this age!
  • 22 never felt better.
  • It’s time to kiss 21 goodbye and welcome 22.
  • It’s my 22nd… I’ll wine if I want to.
  • Cheers to another lap around the sun. Hello, 22.
  • Another year, another candle on the cake. #22
  • At 22 everything is possible and tomorrow looks friendly.

Friend Birthday Captions on 22nd Birthday

Choose the best birthday captions for friend on 22nd birthday from the list below. You might also like our lists of Funny Friendship QuotesBest Friend Quotes and True Friendship Quotes.

  • Say hello to my new favorite 22 year old.
  • Thanks for letting me bother you for the past 22 years.
  • 22 and you’ve never looked better. Here’s to you!
Sunrise over beach with friend birthday captions on 22nd birthday
  • Helping this one ring in 22. Cheers to another lap around the sun!
  • Who knew 22 could look this good? Aging looks good on you.
  • 22 years of being your favorite pain in the butt. Here’s to 22 more.
  • How good is 22? It’s only the best age of all time. Enjoy your birthday, friend!
  • Can’t believe you’re 22. Here’s to another year of amazing memories.
  • Ringing in 22 with the best crew.
  • Thankful to be ringing in 22 with the best people I know.
  • Age 22 but forever the baby of the group.
  • Cheers to good friends, good vibes, and another 22 years.
  • Age is just a number, but friends like these are forever. Thank you all for helping me ring in 22.
  • Another lap around the sun with the best people I could have ever asked for. Here’s to 22!

Cute Birthday Captions for Turning 22

Enjoy these cute birthday captions for turning 22. You might also like our list of Cute Captions.

  • I’m officially in birthday mode. #22
  • Achievement unlocked: 22.
  • Taylor Swift was right about 22.
  • Favorite day of the year. #22
  • Wow, never been 22 before.
Hands making heart with cute birthday captions for turning 22
  • May this 22nd birthday mark a fresh beginning in my life.
  • 22: When life truly begins.
  • Ready to live my adult life blessed.
  • I’m just here for the birthday cake.
  • Here for cake, and cake only.
  • I’m not getting older. I’m getting better.
  • Turning 22 is nothing to wine about.
  • I doubt tequila is the answer, but it’s worth a shot.
  • Chapter 22. Time to make some memories.
  • I have mixed drinks about turning 22.
  • I’m 22 now but age gives no guarantee on maturity.
  • Say hello to my new favorite 22 year old.
  • Don’t wanna be sappy so… let’s just say 22 is already one for the books.
  • 22 has never looked this good. Happy birthday!

Selfie Captions for 22nd Birthday

You’ll love these selfie captions for 22nd birthday. Check out our lists of Cute Selfie Captions and Funny Selfie Captions for more.

  • I think 22 looks good on me.
  • 22 years of me. Lucky you.
  • Celebrating 22 years of life.
  • Staying 22 until further notice.
Sunset over water with selfie captions for 22nd birthday
  • Birthday mode: the youngest I’ll ever be, and the oldest I’ve ever been. #22
  • Here’s to another 365 days of being fabulous.
  • Favorite day of the year. #22
  • Keep calm — it’s my 22nd birthday.
  • Who knew that 22 would look this good?
  • Manifesting the best 22nd birthday.
  • Couldn’t turn 22 without posting my birthday ‘fit.
  • POV: this is what 22 looks like.
  • Born to shine, especially today.
Person talking selfie
  • Hey Siri, count the candles.
  • Another year, another candle on the cake. #22
  • Wow, never been 22 before.
  • Made it to 22! I know. I’m as surprised as you are.
  • 22? Who cares. I just want cake.

Happy 22nd Birthday Quotes

Here are some of the best birthday quotes for turning 22 from our list of Funny Birthday Quotes. Find your favorite quotes about turning 22 now.

  • “The sound is so cute when you’re 22.” — The Flaming Lips, “When Yer Twenty Two”
  • “I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling 22.” — Taylor Swift, “22 (Taylor’s Version)”
Sunrise above the clouds with happy 22nd birthday quotes
  • “When she was 22, the future looked bright.” — Lily Allen, “22”
  • “How can a person know everything at 18 but nothing at 22?” — Taylor Swift featuring Phoebe Bridgers, “Nothing New (Taylor’s Version) (From The Vault)”
  • “Yeah, we’re happy, free, confused and lonely at the same time.” — Taylor Swift, “22 (Taylor’s Version)”
  • “I’m 22 now but I won’t be for long.” — Simon & Garfunkel, “Leaves That Are Green”
  • “You think after 22 years I’d be used to the spin.” — Bright Eyes, “Land Locked Blues”
  • “It’s miserable and magical, oh yeah.” — Taylor Swift, “22 (Taylor’s Version)”
  • “Today is the oldest you have been, and the youngest you will ever be. Make the most of it!” – Nicky Gumbel
  • “Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.” — Ausonius
  • “That’s me, Ms. 20 Something.” — SZA, “20 Something”
Sunset with happy 20th birthday quotes by Sza
  • “It feels like a perfect night to dress up like hipsters.” — Taylor Swift, “22 (Taylor’s Version)”
  • “This is for them twenty somethings. Time really moves fast, you were just sixteen.” — Beyonce,
  • “That’s the funny thing about birthdays, they’re kind of an annual thing.” – Rapunzel
  • “Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new.” — Sammy Hagar
  • “My life is better with every year of living it.” — Rachel Maddow
  • “There are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get un-birthday presents, and only one for birthday presents, you know.” — Lewis Carroll
  • “I intend to live forever. So far, so good.” — Steven Wright

Birthday Cake Quotes for 22nd Birthdays

Find your favorite birthday cake quotes for 22nd birthdays, then head to our list of Birthday Cake Quotes and Captions for more.

  • “Birthdays are a great time to stop and appreciate gravity. Sure, it makes things sag as you get older, but it also keeps your cake from flying all over the room, so you don’t have to chase it.” – Greg Tamblyn
  • “For me, the end of childhood came when the number of candles on my birthday cake no longer reflected my age, around 19 or 22. From then on, each candle came to represent an entire decade.” — Yotam Ottolenghi
  • “Birthdays are nature’s way of telling us to eat more cake.” — Edward Morykwas
Birthday cake with quotes for 40th birthday cake by Morykwas
  • “I like birthday cake. It’s so symbolic. It’s a tempting symbol to load with something more complicated than just ‘Happy birthday!’ because it’s this emblem of childhood and a happy day.” — Aimee Bender
  • “If life is a birthday cake let my face be smeared with its icing of cognac and kindness.” – Aberjhani
  • “Why is a birthday cake the only food you can blow on and spit on and everybody rushes to get a piece?” – Bobby Kelton
  • “Celebration is life’s frosting: isn’t frosting the very best part of the cake?” – Bethenny Frankel
  • “You know you’re getting old when you get that one candle on the cake. It’s like, ‘See if you can blow this out.’” — Jerry Seinfeld
  • “Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It’s all about the memories.” — Buddy Valastro
  • “Cake, cake, cake, cake.” — Rihanna, “Birthday Cake”

22nd Birthday Wishes

You’ll love these meaningful 22nd birthday wishes. See our list of Funny Birthday Wishes and Short Birthday Wishes for more. Find your favorite 22 years birthday wishes here!

  • “Happy 22nd Birthday! For your special day I made you a cake. BOOM YOU’RE A CAKE! You’re so very welcome.”
  • “Let’s get you so drunk that you end up believing it’s my birthday and buying me drinks all night. Happy 22nd birthday!”
  • “A little bird told me that you’re turning 22 today! Congratulations! I hope this very special birthday of yours is everything you hoped it would be!”
  • “Happy birthday to the celebrant of the day, living for 22 years on this complicated planet is not an easy feat.”
  • “I spent 3 hours searching the internet for the perfect birthday message for you and then I gave up. Happy 22nd Birthday.”
Palm trees with 22nd birthday wishes
  • “Older? Definitely. Wiser? …mmm debatable. Happy 22 Birthday!”
  • “We live, we learn, we love, we smile, and sometimes, life hits us hard, but still, we try to survive. Your life has been an exemplary one. Happy 22nd birthday.”
  • “Here’s to another year of questionable life decisions! Happy birthday queen.”
  • “Your birthday is the perfect excuse to get drunk on a weekday. Bottoms up!”
  • “May your birthday cake be moist, and may no one use that word to describe it.”
  • “Life without you would have no meaning, so take a seat, let us bring out the birthday cake, and celebrate many more years with you. Happy 22nd birthday, friend!”
  • “Statistics show that those who have the most birthdays live the longest. Happy 22nd Birthday.”
  • “You know what they say about more candles… A bigger wish! Happy 22 Birthday.”
  • “Preparation, they say, can only take one far. One must still take a leap of faith. Through your earlier years, you have prepared. Now is the time to exercise faith. Happy 22nd birthday.”
  • “For your birthday, I wanted to give you something that was both funny and charming, but then I remembered you already have me in your life. Happy 22nd Birthday!”
  • “Happy Birthday!! You only look as old as the last selfie you took.”
People taking selfie with cute funny happy birthday wishes
  • “Happy 22nd bday! Live every moment so that it remains unforgettable in your memories, as memories will be the ones that’ll allow you to make good decisions.”
  • “Forget about the past you can’t change, the future you can’t predict, and definitely forget about the present because I didn’t get you one. Happy 22nd!”
  • “Friends celebrate friends on their birthdays. Real friends get you drunk on your birthday. Good thing for you I’m the second kind.”
  • “I believe you forgot my birthday present last year, so now I’m returning the favor. Happy 22nd Birthday!”
  • “You’re turning the perfect age. You’re old enough to recognize your mistakes but young enough to make some more. Happy birthday!”

So that’s our list! Hopefully, we were able to help you find the best 22nd birthday Instagram caption and 22 years old quote you were looking for.

Now get out there do some birthday celebrating!

Please let us know in the comments section below if you have a favorite birthday caption for your 22nd we missed.

About the Author

Laynni Locke

Laynni Locke

Laynni has been sharing her travel adventures and day-to-day life on Routinely Nomadic social media for over 15 years and appreciates the importance of finding the perfect quote or caption to showcase those experiences. Putting her extensive writing and education background to good use, Laynni has become passionate about researching and curating comprehensive lists of all the best quotes and captions for every occasion.

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