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100 Happy 50th Birthday Captions

Are you looking for captions to celebrate the big 5-0? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve scoured the internet for the best 50th birthday captions. So you if you are looking for 50th birthday Instagram captions you’ll find the perfect funny, cute, short or fun one here.

Choose a 50th birthday caption for yourself it it’s your turn to turn 50 or if friend or loved one is hitting the half century mark check out our friend birthday captions on 50th birthday or captions for couples.

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We even have a few 50th birthday puns and 50th birthday messages for cards.

Whether it’s your own birthday or a family member or friend’s, these captions can help, especially if you’re at loss for words. You can also check out our images for Happy 50th Birthday captions.

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50th Birthday Captions

Check out our favorite 50th birthday captions.

  • Ready to start a new decade of adventures.
  • Talk fifty to me.
  • Be good to me, 50.
  • Hello, 50.
  • 50 – time to make some pour decisions.
  • Lap 50 around the sun…
Sunset over ocean with 50th birthday captions
  • So this is where aging ends, right? #Forever50
  • I’m fifty. Still a little flirty, and definitely thriving.
  • Pop the champagne, because this girl is 50.
  • Here’s to the next chapter.
  • Chapter 50, Page 1.
  • Aged to perfection.
  • Staying 50 until further notice.
  • Experience level: 50.
  • New decade, who dis?
Person on beach with short 50th birthday Instagram captions
  • And so begins Chapter 50.
  • Birthday behavior! #50
  • Well look who just turned 50…
  • POV: You can’t believe I’m 50 now.

Funny 50th Birthday Captions

These funny 50th birthday captions will make you smile. Check out our lists of Funny Birthday Captions and Funny Captions for more.

  • 50 is still young…er than 51.
  • 50 years later and I’m still a hot mess.
  • 50? Who cares. I just want cake.
  • Officially 50, but still mentally about five.
  • Cheers and beers to 50 years.
Person looking at sunset with funny 50th birthday captions
  • It’s time to rhyme because 50 is for fun!
  • 50 is so fun I think I’ll repeat it again next year.
  • Made it to 50! I know. I’m as surprised as you are.
  • Got so distracted by cake, I forgot it was my own birthday. #SoThisIs50
  • Another year older, but I’ll need some extra time for that ‘wiser’ bit. #50
  • Postponing my birthday until further notice.
Hikers heading to mountains
  • Today is not for whining, it’s for wining!
  • After today, I’m celebrating my birthday in dog years.
  • I don’t care how old I’m turning, so long as there’s cake.
  • Today is the day! You can finally “hit me with your best shot.”

Short 50th Birthday Instagram Captions

Here are some of our favorite 50th birthday Instagram captions. Choose the best 50th birthday captions for Instagram here, then head to our list of Short Captions for more.

  • Level up. #50
  • So this is 50.
  • Season 50, Episode 1.
  • My day, my way. #50
  • Yes, I become 50.
  • It’s no time to be 50.
  • New decade, who dis?
  • Making 50 look good!
Sunset on lake with short 50th birthday Instagram captions
  • 50? Bring it on.
  • Keep calm and sweet 50 on.
  • Aging and raging. #50
  • Hey Siri, count the candles.
  • My day, my way. #50
  • Make a wish. #50

Clever Birthday Captions for Your 50th

Take a look at these clever birthday captions for your 50th. If you like these, you should also check out our list of Clever Captions.

  • Turning 50 is nothing to wine about.
  • It’s my 50th… I’ll wine if I want to.
  • Chapter 50. Time to make some memories.
Person walking by ocean with clever birthday captoins for your 50th
  • I’m 50 now but age gives no guarantee on maturity.
  • 50 50 50 50 I feel like 50.
  • Woke up a little older… but not wiser.
  • I have mixed drinks about turning 50.
  • On a scale of 1-10, feeling a solid 50.
  • Say hello to my new favorite 50 year old.
  • Don’t wanna be sappy so… let’s just say 50 is already one for the books.
  • 50 has never looked this good. Happy birthday!

Cute Birthday Captions for Turning 50

Enjoy these cute birthday captions for turning 50. You might also like our list of Cute Captions.

  • Wow, never been 50 before.
  • Favorite day of the year. #50
  • It took 50 years to get this awesome.
  • Just like wine, better with time. #50
  • Another year, another candle on the cake. #50
  • 50 is looking pretty good to me.
Person looking at ocean with cute birthday captions for turning 50
  • Say hello to the world’s latest 50 year old.
  • At 50 everything is possible and tomorrow looks friendly.
  • Cheers to another lap around the sun. Hello, 50.
  • Here for cake, and cake only.
  • I’m not getting older. I’m getting better.
  • I’m just here for the birthday cake.
  • I doubt tequila is the answer, but it’s worth a shot.

50th Birthday Captions for Yourself

These 50th birthday captions for yourself will make your day.

  • I’ll enjoy the best of today and laugh like never before because it’s my 50th Birthday.
  • Life’s too short to not celebrate every chance you get! Happy 50th Birthday to me!
  • I want to thank everyone for my special 50th birthday, come and join me as I celebrate it.
  • I wish myself a happy 50th birthday since I am the definition of awesomeness.
  • Cheers to the one day of our lives, when we actually celebrate getting old. Happy 50th Birthday to me.
  • I can’t keep calm, it’s my 50th birthday.
Perosn walking on beach with 50th birthday captions for yourself
  • It’s my birthday, so I’m celebrating everything.
  • Today is a great day cause it’s my birthday!
  • I’m grateful for life and for growth. I wish myself a happy birthday.
  • The only things getting LIT today are the candles on my cake!
  • Heaven has been really good to me by adding another year to my age.
  • Birthdays are good for me. The more I have, the longer I live. lol.
  • Of course, I don’t know how to act my age. I’ve never been this age before!
  • Happy Birthday to the smartest person in this world, Happy Birthday to Me!
  • The thing is I love birthday celebrations, but only when they’re mine.

Friend Birthday Captions on 50th Birthday

Choose the best birthday captions for friend on 50th birthday from the list below. You might also like our lists of Funny Friendship Quotes, Best Friend Quotes and True Friendship Quotes.

  • Say hello to my new favorite 50 year old.
  • Who knew 50 could look this good? Aging looks good on you.
  • Thanks for letting me bother you for the past 50 years.
  • 50 years of being your favorite pain in the butt. Here’s to 50 more.
  • Helping this one ring in 50. Cheers to another lap around the sun!
  • 50 and you’ve never looked better. Here’s to you!
Hikers on mountain with friend birthday captions on 50th birthday
  • How good is 50? It’s only the best age of all time. Enjoy your birthday, friend!
  • Can’t believe you’re 50. Here’s to another year of amazing memories.
  • Age 50 but forever the baby of the group.
  • Ringing in 50 with the best crew.
  • Cheers to good friends, good vibes, and another 50 years.
  • Friendship isn’t a big thing, it’s a million little things.
People on beach with cute captions for friends
  • Thankful to be ringing in 50with the best people I know.
  • Age is just a number, but friends like these are forever. Thank you all for helping me ring in 50.
  • Another lap around the sun with the best people I could have ever asked for. Here’s to 50!

Selfie Captions for 50th Birthday

You’ll love these selfie captions for 50th birthday. Check out our lists of Cute Selfie Captions and Funny Selfie Captions for more.

  • I think 50 looks good on me.
  • Birthday mode: the youngest I’ll ever be, and the oldest I’ve ever been. #50
  • Here’s to another 365 days of being fabulous.
  • Staying 50 until further notice.
  • Favorite day of the year. #50
  • Wow, never been 50 before.
Person taking photo with selfie captions for 50th birthday
  • Hey Siri, count the candles.
  • Say hello to the world’s latest 50 year old.
  • Another year, another candle on the cake. #50
  • Made it to 50! I know. I’m as surprised as you are.
  • 50? Who cares. I just want cake.
  • I don’t care how old I’m turning, so long as there’s cake.
  • Keep calm and take a selfie.
Couple at sunset with cute couple selfie captions
  • Got so distracted by cake, I forgot it was my own birthday. #SoThisIs50
  • Growing and glowing. #50
  • You really gonna scroll without wishing me a happy 50th birthday?
  • That birthday glow. #Feeling50

Fun 50th Birthday Couple Captions

If you like these birthday captions for when your significant other gets a year older you might like our lists of Funny Couple Captions and Cute Couple Captions.

  • I’m so happy to be getting old with you.
  • I love you more than I love cake.
  • Hugs, kisses, and 50th birthday wishes!
  • It may be your 50th birthday, but you’re my greatest gift.
Couple on beach with fun 50th birthday couple captions
  • You’re not aging — you’re leveling up!
  • You’re aging like a fine wine.
  • You’re another year older… and I’d fall in love with you all over again today. Happy birthday!
  • Every age looks good on you, but here’s to 50!
  • The only other birthday as important as mine.
  • No need for 50th bday candles because you’ve already set my heart on fire.
  • The greatest gift I ever got was you.
  • Birthdays are better with you.
  • Making the years count instead of counting the years.
  • You’re worth celebrating every day.
  • Another trip around the sun with the love of my life.
Couple by ocean with birthday captions for couples
  • Blessed to see another year with you.
  • Really grateful you were born.
  • Here’s to you babe, celebrating all the good times we have had.
  • It’s not the years that count, it’s the memories we’ve made over these years.

50th Birthday Quotes

Here are some of the best birthday quotes for turning 50 from our list of 50th Birthday Quotes. Find your favorite quotes about turning 50 now.

“One of the shocks of a 50th birthday is realizing the fundamental fact that your youth is irrevocably over.” — Marianne Williamson

“I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry.” – Alan Bleasdale

“Nature gives you the face you have at 20, but it’s up to you to merit the face you have at 50.” — Coco Chanel

Person on cliff edge with funny 50th birthday quotes by Chanel

“The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down.” – T. S. Eliot

“At middle age the soul should be opening up like a rose, not closing up like a cabbage” – John Andrew Holmes

“Looking fifty is great – if you’re sixty” Joan Rivers

“Fifty is the youth of old age.” – Victor Hugo

Ocean cliffs with 50th birthday quotes by Hugo

“Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.” — Ausonius

“Today is the oldest you have been, and the youngest you will ever be. Make the most of it!” – Nicky Gumbel

“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

“Life seems to fade our memory, so on this birthday I will forget yours if you forget mine!” – Kate Summers

Person walking on cliff with 50th birthday quotes for a friend by Summers

“I intend to live forever. So far, so good.” — Steven Wright

“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 50th Birthdays

Find your favorite birthday cake quotes for 50th birthdays, then head to our list of Birthday Cake Quotes for more.

“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

“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

“Birthdays are nature’s way of telling us to eat more cake.” — Edward Morykwas

Birthday cake with quotes for 40th birthday cake by Morykwas

“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

“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

“Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It’s all about the memories.” — Buddy Valastro

“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

“Cake, cake, cake, cake.” — Rihanna, “Birthday Cake”

50th Birthday Puns

These 50th birthday puns will make you laugh a little.

Yeti or not, it’s your 50th birthday.

Go ahead, cake my day.

Time to par-tea!

Have a grate 50th birthday. Hope that’s not too cheesy.

Nothing holds a candle to you.

Some only dream of birthday cake, and others bake it happen.

You take the cake.

Happy 50th birthday. You’re one in a melon.

Dim-sum body say it’s your 50th birthday?

Sending you s’more 50th birthday wishes.

Roasting marshmellow with 50th birthday puns

Oh ship, it’s your 50th!

Let’s taco ‘bout your 50th birthday.

Here’s to a soup-er 50th birthday!

Celebrating your 50th  is a piece of cake.

So you’re spaghetting older.

You’re 50 years old, but I do not carrot all.

50th Birthday Wishes

Here are our favorites from our list of 50th Birthday Wishes. Head to our list of Funny Birthday Wishes for more.

Here’s to 50 years of being the best you…and an incredible 50 more!

May you wish on every single candle, and may all 50 of them come true for you.

If you were a dog, you would be around 213 years old today. So, don’t feel so bad about your age. At least you’re aging like a human, right? Happy 50th!

You’re older today than yesterday but younger than tomorrow, wishing you a Happy 50th Birthday!

Ocean sunset with happy 50th birthday wishes

Happy birthday! You’re halfway to the end of the end!  In the meantime, put your feet up and enjoy the rewards from all the hard work you put in during your 20s, 30s and 40s. Congrats!

They say too much of everything is bad, but I beg to differ with that statement since too much of you, my sweet friend, is heavenly. Have a lovely 50th birthday.

Happy 50th birthday to a true troublemaker. Don’t you dare get old on me!

You look good for 50. Scratch that, you look good, period. Happy birthday!

It’s your 50th birthday? Not too late to get up to some mischief!

Your 40’s are behind you now, which means that you’ve probably got your midlife crisis out of your system! You can relax now. Happy Birthday!

Celebrating 50 years might take a while. Let’s get started!

If you can still blow up all your birthday balloons without passing out, then you earn the right to still feel “young” at 50. Happy 50th birthday.

You’re not old! …oh, no wait, actually you are, sorry about that.

Don’t grow up… It’s a trap! Oh, you did! Happy birthday, in that case!

You’ve reached that golden age where your train of thought usually leaves the station without you. Happy 50th!

Middle age… when “happy hour” is a nap! Happy 50th!

To my best friend, You don’t look a day over fabulous! Happy 50th birthday

Friend, I watched you create a great life with a beautiful family. Congratulations on 50 amazing years!

Fifty never looked so good as it does on my best friend!

They say 50 is the new 40. However, it should be noted that they often lie.

Ocean cliffs with funny turning 50 sayings

Wishing you a fun-filled, fancy fifth on this fabulous day!

Sincerely wishing you life’s finest things at 50.

Hope your 50th year is your favorite year so far!

Happy 50th birthday, sweetie! If we gotta grow old, let’s do it together!

50?! YOU?! I demand a recount! Happy birthday!

So that’s our list! Hopefully, we helped you find the best 50th birthday Instagram caption you were looking for.

Now get out there and celebrate that 50th!

If you like birthday captions, you might also want to see our lists of the best captions for 19th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st, 32nd, 33rd, 34th, 35th, 36th, 37th, 38th, 39th, and 40th birthdays.

Please let us know in the comments section below if you have a favorite birthday caption for your 50th 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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