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100 Happy 23rd Birthday Captions and Quotes

So you or someone you know is turning 23 and you have the perfect pic. The best way to say Happy 23rd Birthday is to add the perfect caption. We have found all the best 23rd birthday captions, including funny 23rd birthday captions, 23rd birthday Instagram captions, clever birthday captions for your 23rd, cute birthday captions for turning 23 years old, 23rd birthday captions for yourself, birthday captions for friend on 23rd birthday, selfie captions for 23rd birthday, happy 23rd birthday quotes, 23rd birthday puns and messages for a 23rd birthday.

Whether it’s your turn to celebrate your 23rd or a friend’s, these captions can help, especially if you’re having a hard time coming up with what to say.

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Happy 23rd Birthday Captions

Check out a few of our favorite 23rd birthday captions.

  • I wonder what’s going to happen next.
  • A year older, a year bolder.
  • 23 years, 23 reasons to celebrate.
  • It’s my birthday, so I’m celebrating everything.
  • POV: You can’t believe I’m 23 now.
  • Well look who just turned 23…
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  • Staying 23 until further notice.
  • Couldn’t turn 23 without posting my birthday ‘fit.
  • Wow, never been 23 before.
  • Hey Siri, count the candles.
  • 23? Who cares. I just want cake.
  • Another year, another candle on the cake. #23
  • Made it to 23! I know. I’m as surprised as you are.
  • Year 23, I’m ready! Toss the confetti.
  • Here’s to another year where I can grace everyone with my presence.
Mountain at sunset with funny birthday captions for yourself
  • The only things getting LIT today are the candles on my cake!
  • I’m wearing the smile my birthday gave me.
  • I’m grateful for life and for growth. I wish myself a happy birthday.
  • Started from the bottom, now I’m 23.
  • Is this what growing up feels like?
  • Birthdays are good for me. The more I have, the longer I live. lol.

23rd Birthday Captions for Yourself

These 23rd birthday captions for yourself will make your day.

  • I’ll enjoy the best of today and laugh like never before because it’s my 23rd Birthday.
  • Life’s too short to not celebrate every chance you get! Happy 23rd Birthday to me!
  • I want to thank everyone for my special 23rd birthday, come and join me as I celebrate it.
  • I wish myself a happy 23rd birthday since I am the definition of awesomeness.
  • Selfies, kisses, and lovely 23rd birthday wishes.
Sunset over ocean with 23rd birthday captions for yourself
  • Cheers to the one day of our lives, when we actually celebrate getting old. Happy 23rd Birthday to me.
  • Doughnut crush my vibes on my 23rd birthday.
  • Follow the call of the disco ball.
  • Now we start planning for 24!
  • I can’t keep calm, it’s my 23rd birthday.
  • Heaven has been really good to me by adding another year to my age.
  • Aged to perfection.
  • Telling everyone in sight that it’s my birthday!
Hot air ballons with funny birthday captions
  • 23 is looking pretty good to me.
  • The thing is I love birthday celebrations, but only when they’re mine.
  • Say hello to the world’s latest 23 year old.
  • It took 23 years to get this awesome.
  • Woke up a little older… but not wiser.
  • 23 23 23 23 I feel like 23.
  • On a scale of 1-10, feeling a solid 23.

Funny 23rd Birthday Captions

These funny 23rd birthday captions will make you smile. Check out our lists of Funny Birthday Captions and Funny Captions for more.

  • 23 is so fun I think I’ll repeat it again next year.
  • I’m ready for something new now that I’m 23.
  • Made it to 23! I know. I’m as surprised as you are.
  • Another year older, but I’ll need some extra time for that ‘wiser’ bit. #23
  • Got so distracted by cake, I forgot it was my own birthday. #SoThisIs23
  • I don’t care how old I’m turning, so long as there’s cake.
  • Today is a great day cause it’s my 23rd birthday!
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  • Today is the day! You can finally “hit me with your best shot.”
  • Happy Birthday to the smartest person in this world, Happy Birthday to Me!
  • It’s my birthday, so I’m celebrating everything.
  • 23 years old. That’s, like, a real adult.
  • Old enough to know better, still young enough to get away with it.
  • My good vibes speak for themselves.
  • Going with the idea that nothing can stop me this year.
  • Be good to me, 23.
  • So this is where aging ends, right? #Forever23
  • Feeling frosty.
Snowy tree and mountains with funny cold weather captions
  • 23 – time to make some pour decisions.
  • Pop the champagne, because this girl is 23.
  • Chapter 23, Page 1.
  • Here’s to the next chapter.
  • You really gonna scroll without wishing me a happy 23rd birthday?
  • So am I a real adult now?!
  • Experience level: 23.
  • I think 23 chances aren’t enough!

Cute Birthday Captions for Your 23rd

Take a look at these clever birthday captions for your 23rd. If you like these, head to our full list of Cute Captions for more.

  • I’m officially the big 2-3.
  • Hugs, kisses, and 23 birthday wishes.
  • Got so distracted by cake, I forgot it was my own birthday.
  • Made it to Level 23.
  • Of course, I don’t know how to act my age. I’ve never been this age before!
  • 23 and glowing.
  • I don’t care how old I’m turning, so long as there’s cake. #SoThisIs23
  • Talk twenty three to me.
Ocean and beach with cute birthday captions for your 23rd
  • Never too old to wear a birthday crown.
  • It took me 23 years to get this cute.
  • Stay in your birthday magic.
  • I don’t know how to act my age. I’ve never been this age!
  • Hello, 23.
  • It’s time to kiss 21 goodbye and welcome 23.
  • I’m just here for the birthday cake.
  • It’s my 23rd… I’ll wine if I want to.
  • Living my best life.
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  • 23 never felt better.
  • Cheers to another lap around the sun. Hello, 23.
  • Another year, another candle on the cake. #23
  • At 23 everything is possible and tomorrow looks friendly.

Short 23rd Birthday Captions for Instagram

Here are some of our favorite 23rd birthday Instagram captions. Choose the best 23rd birthday captions for Instagram here, then head to our list of Short Captions for more.

  • So this is 23.
  • My day, my way. #23
  • Level up. #23
  • 2.3.
  • Make a wish. #23
  • Cheers to 23!
  • Lap 23 around the sun…
Blue ocean and sky with short 23rd birthday captions forInstagram
  • Season 23, Episode 1.
  • My day, my way. #23
  • 23? Bring it on.
  • Roaring twenties.
  • Yes, I become 23.
  • It’s no time to be 23.
  • Hey Siri, count the candles.
  • Aging and raging. #23

It’s My 23rd Birthday Captions

Here are some of the best happy 23rd birthday to me captions and quotes.

  • Stuck in them twenty-somethings.
  • I didn’t choose this 23rd birthday, this birthday chose me.
  • Turning 23 is a big deal so I deserve a big celebration!
  • Honestly, my birthday should be a holiday.
  • Getting older but my inner child is ageless.
  • I’m not getting older. I’m getting better.
  • Act my age? Maybe next year.
  • Chapter 23. Time to make some memories.
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  • I doubt tequila is the answer, but it’s worth a shot.
  • I have mixed drinks about turning 23.
  • Turning 23 is nothing to wine about.
  • I’m 23 now but age gives no guarantee on maturity.
  • It’s my 23rd birthday and that’s the tea.
  • Say hello to my new favorite 23 year old.
  • Don’t wanna be sappy so… let’s just say 23 is already one for the books.
  • Enjoying life, eating confetti cake.
  • 23 has never looked this good. Happy birthday!
  • I should start getting serious, but I’ll eat confetti cake and wear a crown instead.

Captions for Friend’s 23rd Birthday

Choose the best birthday captions for friend on 23rd 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 23 year old.
  • I can’t think of a better gift than your friendship. Happy 23rd birthday!
  • 23 and you’ve never looked better. Here’s to you!
  • Let the cake games begin! Happy 23rd birthday!
  • Happy 23rd birthday to the best confidante!
  • HBD to my favorite secret keeper!
  • Cheers to good friends, good vibes, and another 23 years.
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  • Thanks for letting me bother you for the past 23 years.
  • You’re the brightest star in the galaxy! Happy 23rd birthday, bff!
  • Cheers to another trip around the sun! Keep shining. Happy 23rd birthday!
  • Wishing my favorite partner in crime a very happy birthday!
  • Wishing my bestie, the absolute best on her best day of the year!
  • Cheers to more fun, more memories and cake! …
  • Age 23 but forever the baby of the group.
  • Wishing my bestie, the best 23rd birthday ever!
  • Thankful to be ringing in 23 with the best people I know.
  • I can’t imagine life without my best friend. …
  • Another lap around the sun with the best people I could have ever asked for. Here’s to 23!
  • Age is just a number, but friends like these are forever. Thank you all for helping me ring in 23.

Clever Birthday Captions for Turning 23

Enjoy these cute birthday captions for turning 23. You might also like our list of Clever Captions.

  • I’m officially in birthday mode. #23
  • 23? Who cares. I just want cake.
  • Achievement unlocked: 23.
  • Favorite day of the year. #23
Trees at sunset with clever birthday captions for turning 23
  • Wow, the cake’s really lit this year…
  • It’s time to rhyme because 23 is for fun!
  • Keep calm and celebrate 23 years.
  • I’m too young to be this old.
  • I don’t get older; I level up.
  • Officially 23, but still mentally about five.
  • Schoolin’ Life
  • Follow your birthday bliss.
  • Blooming bright.
A orange sunflower closeup with a clever sunflower instagram captions that reads blooming bright
  • Wishing on 23 candles and chasing my dreams.
  • Wow, never been 23 before.
  • Ready to live my adult life blessed.
  • 23: When life truly begins.
  • May this 23rd birthday mark a fresh beginning in my life.

Selfie Captions for Your 23rd Birthday

You’ll love these selfie captions for 23rd birthday. Check out our lists of Cute Selfie Captions and Funny Selfie Captions for more.

  • Here’s to another 365 days of being fabulous.
  • I think 23 looks good on me.
  • 23 years of me. Lucky you.
  • Celebrating 23 years of life.
  • 23rd birthday selfies hit a little different.
Person looking at sunset with selfie captions for your 23rd birthday
  • Staying 23 until further notice.
  • Birthday mode: the youngest I’ll ever be, and the oldest I’ve ever been. #23
  • Who knew that 23 would look this good?
  • Sunshine and birthday wishes on my mind.
  • Keep calm — it’s my 23rd birthday.
  • Vibin’ and thrivin’.
  • Manifesting the best 23rd birthday.
  • Here for cake, and cake only.
  • POV: this is what 23 looks like.
  • Me doing me.
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  • That birthday glow. #Feeling23
  • Growing and glowing. #23
  • Birthday behavior! #23
  • Cheers and beers to 23 years.
  • And so begins Chapter 23.

Happy 23rd Birthday Quotes

Here are some of the best birthday quotes for turning 23 from our list of Funny Birthday Quotes. Find your favorite 23rd birthday quotes for myself now!

  • “That’s me, Ms. 20 Something.” — SZA, “20 Something”
  • “I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring.” — David Bowie
  • “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” — E.E. Cummings
  • “The party don’t start till I walk in.” — Kesha
  • “Today is the oldest you have been, and the youngest you will ever be. Make the most of it!” – Nicky Gumbel
  • “Turned my birthday into a lifestyle.” — Drake, “Pop Style”
  • “This is for them twenty somethings. Time really moves fast, you were just sixteen.” — Beyonce
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  • “Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.” — Ausonius
  • “Go shawty, it’s your birthday.” — 50 Cent
  • “Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new.” — Sammy Hagar
  • “Throw some glitter, make it rain.” — Kesha
  • “I’m ready to paaaaarty.” — Bridesmaids
  • “I intend to live forever. So far, so good.” — Steven Wright
  • “It’s my birthday. I’ma do what I like. I’ma wear what I like. I’ma party tonight.” — Anne-Marie
  • “That’s the funny thing about birthdays, they’re kind of an annual thing.” – Rapunzel
  • “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
  • “My life is better with every year of living it.” — Rachel Maddow

Birthday Cake Quotes for 23rd Birthdays

Find your favorite birthday cake quotes for 23rd birthdays then head to our list of Birthday Cake Quotes and Captions for more.

  • “Birthdays are nature’s way of telling us to eat more cake.” — Edward 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
  • “Cake, cake, cake, cake.” — Rihanna, “Birthday Cake”
  • “For me, the end of childhood came when the number of candles on my birthday cake no longer reflected my age, around 19 or 20. From then on, each candle came to represent an entire decade.” — Yotam Ottolenghi
  • “For me, almost always, the answer was cake.” – Diana Abu-Jaber
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  • “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
  • “If life is a birthday cake let my face be smeared with its icing of cognac and kindness.” – Aberjhani
  • “Celebration is life’s frosting: isn’t frosting the very best part of the cake?” – Bethenny Frankel
  • “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
  • “Why is a birthday cake the only food you can blow on and spit on and everybody rushes to get a piece?” – Bobby Kelton
  • “Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It’s all about the memories.” — Buddy Valastro

Happy 23rd Birthday Wishes

You’ll love these meaningful or funny happy 23rd birthday wishes. Head to our list of Funny Birthday Wishes for more. Find your favorite 23 years birthday wishes in this list.

  • “A little bird told me that you’re turning 23 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 23 years on this complicated planet is not an easy feat.”
  • “Statistics show that those who have the most birthdays live the longest. Happy 23rd Birthday.”
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  • “Let’s get you so drunk that you end up believing it’s my birthday and buying me drinks all night. Happy 23rd birthday!”
  • “I spent 3 hours searching the internet for the perfect birthday message for you and then I gave up. Happy 23rd Birthday.”
  • “Happy 23rd Birthday! For your special day I made you a cake. BOOM YOU’RE A CAKE! You’re so very welcome.”
  • “Here’s to another year of questionable life decisions! Happy birthday queen.”
  • “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 23rd birthday.”
  • “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.”
  • “You know what they say about more candles… A bigger wish! Happy 23rd Birthday.”
  • “Older? Definitely. Wiser? …mmm debatable. Happy Birthday!”
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  • “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 23rd birthday, friend!”
  • “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 23rd 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 23rd birthday.”
  • “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 23rd!”
  • “Happy 23rd 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.”
  • “I believe you forgot my birthday present last year, so now I’m returning the favor. Happy 23rd Birthday!”
  • “Friends celebrate friends on their birthdays. Real friends get you drunk on your birthday. Good thing for you I’m the second kind.”
  • “You’re turning the perfect age. You’re old enough to recognize your mistakes but young enough to make some more. Happy birthday!”

So there you have it! Hopefully you found the ideal 23rd birthday Instagram caption and 23 years old quote you were looking for.

Please let us know in the comments section below if you have a favorite birthday caption for your 23rd we missed.

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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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