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Perfect Christmas Captions for a Merry Holiday Season

Merry Christmas! The time of year when the presents are wrapped, carols are sung and time is spent with friends and family. Also the time of year that you need great Christmas captions for your Christmas pics. We have gathered the best Merry Christmas captions including Christmas Instagram captions, Christmas Eve captions, short captions for Christmas, and short Christmas quotes for Instagram.

So whether you are decorating the tree, setting out the milk and cookies or just finished with the Christmas meal you will find the perfect caption here.

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Christmas Captions

Here are a few of our favorite Christmas captions.

Believe in your elf

Hot chocolate weather

I smell presents!

Son of a nutcracker!

All is calm, all is bright

Christmas is in the air, and I’m living for it!

Christmas tree and presents underneath with Christmas captions

Eat, drink, and be merry

Homemade happiness feels the best!

Live every day like it’s Christmas

This time of the year is the most wonderful of all

All I want for Christmas is…food!

For your present, it’s either a warm hug or a snug choke-hold. Choose wisely!

Ho, ho, ho? More like ha, ha, ha!

The battle between me and carbs is the real war this Christmas

Christmas wishes and mistletoe kisses

If you want to feel a warm hug from the inside, just drink hot chocolate

Mistletoe, sunshine, and good times

The snuggle is real

But first, let me take an elfie.

Here’s my resting Grinch face

May your regifting practice go undetected this year

Blessings, peace, and love

Christmas calories don’t count!

I’m the Christmas miracle

Making spirits bright

Good tidings of cheer and glee

Joyful, merry, and blessed

Sugar and spice make the holidays nice

Wrapped presents and Christmas Instagram captions

You know it’s Christmas when your wallet is empty but your heart is full

Have I been naughty this year? Well, I hope one of the reindeer eats the “naughty” list

A perfect day for cuddling and snuggling

Do you know what I love more than the gift? The giver.

Gingerbread hugs and peppermint kisses to all!

Let’s laugh all day, play like there’s not tomorrow, and jingle all the way!

Sweet and twisted. Does that make me a candy cane?

Under the Christmas tree is where I’ll be, because I’m a gift to all

Besides the tree, guess who’s going to get lit all day?

Christmas cheer? I thought I heard Christmas beer.

My spirit animal is Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer

Couple with funny Christmas couple captions

Snowy hair, don’t care. It’s Christmas!

December 25th is the only day I become a morning person

My fat pants are ready

Sing the Christmas carols!

I’m dreaming of a white Christmas, but if the white runs out, I’ll drink the red

Dear Santa…can you please define “nice?”

Sweet and twisted. Does that make me a candy cane?

Candy canes and snowflakes with a funny Christmas captions for Instagram that says sweet and twisted. Does that make me a candy cane?

Christmas is coming

Being good for goodness’ sake was not enough motivation

Keep your friends close, your enemies closer, and receipts for all major purchases

We’re just a bunch of candy canes—sweet and slightly twisted

Dear Santa…I can explain

Blurred Christmas tree with funny Christmas captions

100% on the naughty list

All I want for Christmas is you (and maybe some Christmas cookies, too)

It’s beginning to *cost* a lot like Christmas…

Christmas break to-do list: Eat, drink, nap

You had me at ho ho ho

Skating Santa holding a small tree with funny Christmas captions that says You had me at ho ho ho

Drink up grinches

Cold but happy

You better not pout

Happy memories made during Christmas are extra precious

Love will keep us all warm

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Christmas Instagram Captions

If you are looking for Instagram Christmas captions look no further. Check out these Christmas captions for Instagram and find the one that is perfect for your next post.

There’s nothing more real than the spirit of Christmas

For your gift this Christmas, I’m making a donation in your name into my bank account

Instead of French hens and turtle doves, just give me money please!

The reason why we should always jingle all the way is because nobody likes half-assed jingles

Kindness is free, so let’s sprinkle it everywhere

Sweet as a Christmas cookie

Christmas presents

All my savings just disappeared! Is this what they meant by Christmas wonder?

Dear big, fat, judgmental jerk, I just want to tell you that I’ve been naughty this year and it was all worth it!

Here’s to Jesus for once again boosting our economy this December

I’ve decided to give everyone my opinion instead of presents this year. Be excited!

Oh come let us adore me

Drink up, Grinches! It’s Christmas

Keeping warm under the blanket

May this Christmas shine bright with the hope of God’s unconditional love

Peace to everyone on earth!

Everyone happy, everything okay

All the pathways lead to home for the holidays

Fake snowman with cute Christmas captions

Home is the best place to be during the holidays

No one cares about the cold when they’re happy

What’s under the Christmas tree is nothing compared to what’s around it

I put the “ho” in “ho, ho, ho!”

Let’s all bow our heads before Christmas dinner for a reason other than staring at our phones

I don’t really want much for Christmas. I just want the person reading this to be happy and loved.

My presence is really the only gift you need. Merry Christmas!

Tis the day where all creatures are merry-minded

All the jingle ladies, all the jingle ladies. Now put your hands up!

Forget about the presents, my thoughts will always be with you. After all, it’s the thought that matters.

Ho-ho-home for Christmas!

People with Christmas party Instagram captions

Let’s go to the kitchen and whisk everyone a merry Christmas

Today, I will sleigh Christmas!

Jesus is the reason for the season

Let’s all sing loud for everyone to hear!

My holiday weight gain is in no way an indication of increased jolliness

The cold never bothered me anyway

Wishing everyone the best this season has to offer!

Keep calm and have a merry Christmas

Close up of Christmas tree with merry Christmas captions

Christmas is love in action

Listen to the joyful music and let it fill your heart

Treat every day like Christmas

I think this selfie would be perfect on top of the Christmas tree

May the force to avoid holiday carbs be with you

May my stunt to lie down under the Christmas tree serve as a reminder to my family that I’m a gift

No one can stop me from eating a whole batch of cookies today!

Brace your elves, Christmas is here!

Merry Christmas from one hard-working elf to another

White tree decoration with cute Merry Christmas captions on top

I’m super excited! I’ve been waiting for this merry day since December 26!

Who needs presents when my presence is all you’ll ever need?

May the love of Christ fill the homes of everyone

My living room is a glorious mess!

The holiday season has cast a spell on me!

This tree is going to bring all the holiday cheer

Our merry little Christmas tree

My favorite smell is Christmas tree

Close up of tree and decorations and Christmas tree captions the says my favorite smell is Christmas tree

Mistletoe, snow and Christmas ornaments

Deck the halls with Christmas trees

From little seeds grow mighty Christmas trees

My tree is set to sparkle

Rock around the Christmas tree with me

Coffee. Christmas music. Now let’s decorate!

Decorating the tree is always snow much fun

Tinsel hair. Don’t care.

Never underestimate my ability to nuy a bigger Christmas tree

Tree with presents under and a funny Christmas tree captions

My favourite color is Christmas lights

Cue the hot coffee and Christmas music – we’re going Christmas tree hunting

There is snow place like the Christmas tree farm

You’re the star on the top of my tree

Better than all the presents under the tree

You can find us under the mistletoe

Mistletoe with Christmas captions with boyfriend

Getting Christmas cozy with my sweetie

If kisses were snowflakes, we’d be having a blizzard!

All I want for Christmas is you… and cookies… and hot chocolate

All I want for Christmas is this hunk!

What happens under the mistletoe stays under the mistletoe

No lying… We’ve been more naughty than nice!

We go together like hot chocolate and marshmallows

Have yourself a cuddly little Christmas

This one had me at “ho ho ho”!

The mistletoe is our new gathering place

What makes Christmas special is spending it with each other

Hope you enjoy this “elfie” from us

Wrapped presents from above and Christmas captions for couples

The first of many Christmases together

We go together like fruit and cake

Rockin’ each other’s Christmas socks

We got what we wanted for Christmas… each other!

It was  lovely weather for a sleigh ride together

Merry Christmas! Now, excuse us while we head back to the mistletoe.

Christmas with Friends Captions

The Christmas season is all about spending time with friends and family. Check out these Christmas captions with friends. You might also like our lists of Christmas Quotes for Friends, Funny Friendship Quotes and True Friendship Quotes.

Friends make the season bright

Christmas table decorations with Christmas captions with friends

Friendship is the greatest Christmas gift and I have received it

All spruced up and ready the jingle the night away

All I want for Christmas are my girlfriends

Christmas spent with friends will always be merry and bright

Making it a December to remember

Ready to hand out some cookies to make my friends fat. The fatter they get, the thinner I will look.

All the jingle ladies

Gearing up for the Hallmark holiday movie marathon

Friends are like snowflakes. They’re so different, but they still stick together.

Friends make Christmas shine bright

Happiness is celebrating Christmas with friends

People with Christmas party with friends captions

Happy Holidays from the ladies who are hotter than hot chocolate

We’re all together. NOW it’s feeling a lot like Christmas.

Baby, it’s freakin’ cold outside. Please warm me up.

Feel free to join me under the warm blankets

You’re the only thing I want this Christmas

Whatever happens between under the mistletoe stays under the mistletoe

It was love at frost sight

Getting Christmas cozy with my baby

You are the marshmallow to my hot cocoa

Meet me at the mistletoe

You are the jingle to my bells

Wrapped presents with flirty Christmas captions

Naughty is the new nice!

Now that Santa’s done delivering gifts, it’s time to be naughty

Single and ready to jingle

Wanna sign-up on the naughty list with me?

You are the nut to my cracker

Guess what? I’m on the naughty list

I love big bells and I cannot lie

Not even your ugly Christmas sweater hide how hot you are

You are worth melting for

Christmas Eve Captions

Christmas Eve is one of my favorite parts of Christmas and I love these Christmas Eve captions.

May you never be too grown up to search the skies on Christmas Eve

Treat every day like Christmas Eve

Relaxing by the tree on Christmas Eve

Setting out the milk and cookies

Tomorrow’s Christmas, it’s practically here!

It is socially acceptable to let my siblings wear the same PJ’s as me tonight

Christmas Eve is the one night I’m looking forward to morning

Leading up to the worst night’s sleep all year

Milk ✓, Cookies ✓, Instagram ✓

Wrapped presents and Christmas Eve captions

Hanging it up for the night. Merry Christmas everyone

The calm before the storm

Turn on the Christmas lights and make everything merry and bright

Dream big, sparkle more, shine bright

My favorite color is Christmas lights

Fairy lights on Christmas night

Close up of Christmas tree with Christmas lights captions

Christmas is too sparkly… said no one ever

All is calm, all is bright

Festival of lights? More like festival of carbs!

Like the Christmas lights, let’s get lit!

Leave a little sparkle wherever you go

Cue the twinkly lights

An outdoor Christmas trees with colored lights and a the Christmas tree is up captions that says cue the twinkly lights

The season of Christmas lights

It’s Christmas when the tree is the only light in the room

‘Tis the season to sparkle

Decking the halls in sparkles

Happy Holidays! Let the bingeing begin!

Getting more lit than the Christmas tree

Be good for goodness sake? Not tonight!

Eggnog pairs well with a crazy bunch like us

Dear Santa: This isn’t what it looks like

Tree decorations with Christmas party Captions

Ooooooh. We thought you said, “Christmas BEER.”

Be thankful you can’t hear us singing carols off-key

Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, and Vixen. Rum, and vodka, and whiskey we’re mixin’

Thought I’d list everyone’s names, but I might as well just label it “Naughty List.”

We’re seeing how many of us can get on the “naughty” list tonight

Spreading Christmas cheer like we mean it

Making it count because Christmas only comes once a year

Christmas Puns

If you like puns you’ll love these Christmas puns.

Your presents is requested

A mistle-toast to the holiday season

Pine boughs and decorations with pun captions about Christmas

Sleigh my name, sleigh my name

It’s the most wine-derful time of the year

Oh, deer

The Christmas alphabet has noel

Yule be sorry

All the jingle ladies, all the jingle ladies

I love you from head to mistletoe

Hold on for deer life

But wait—there’s myrrh

Christmas has me feeling extra Santa-mental

Shake it like a pole-oriod picture

Short Captions for Christmas

If you are looking for short and sweet check out these short captions for Christmas. You might also like our list of Short Captions.

Santa, stop here. We have cookies.

It’s all fun and games ’till Santa checks the naughty list

Two pine cones with santa hats and Santa Captions

It’s a good thing Santa didn’t see my browser history

I feel better knowing Santa will also be unemployed after Christmas

Be naughty, save Santa the trip

All is jolly

Bah, humbug!

Christmas is here!

Red tree decoration with short captions for Christmas that says Christmas is here

Christmas vibes only

Happy Christmas!

Happy Holi-yays!

Feelin’ frosty

Ho ho ho!

Merry everything!

Oh, deer

Oh, fudge!

Sweater weather!

Be the EXTRA in extraordinary this Christmas.

This Christmas dream big, sparkle more, shine bright.

Christmas is way too short for bad vibes.

Have your selfie a merry little Christmas

Hope you enjoy this “elfie” from us

Wrapped presents from above and Christmas captions for couples

Christmas is better when you’re laughing.

This is me in all my Christmas morning glory

Christmas isn’t perfect, but my hair is.

Getting my Christmas pose on!

Keep calm and take a Christmas selfie.

Short Christmas Quotes for Instagram

These Christmas quotes for Instagram will work great for your next caption. They are our favorites from our list of Best Short Christmas Quotes. Check out our lists of Cute Christmas Quotes and Funny Christmas Quotes too!

“Let’s be naughty and save Santa the trip.” – Gary Allan

“Santa Claus has the right idea – visit people only once a year.” – Victor Borge

“At Christmas, all roads lead home.” – Marjorie Holmes

“It’s Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.” – W. T. Ellis

“Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.” – Edna Ferber

Pine cone and frosty pine tree with short Christmas Quotes for Instagram by Edna Ferber

“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” – Charles Dickens

“Christmas is a time when you get homesick – even when you’re home.” – Carol Nelson

“The perfect Christmas tree? All Christmas trees are perfect!” – Charles N Barnard

“Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.” – Peg Bracken

“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” – Will Ferrell, “Elf”

“Nothing’s as mean as giving a little child something useful for Christmas.” – Kin Hubbard

“It’s all fun and games until Santa checks the naughty list.” – Anon

“Hang a shining star upon the highest bough.” – Hugh Martin

“Christmas is a together-y sort of holiday.” – Winnie the Pooh

Lights and snowflakes and short Christmas quotes for Instagram by Winnie the Pooh

“You know you’re getting old when Santa starts looking younger.” – Robert Paul

“Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts.” – Janice Maeditere

“Christmas magic is silent. You don’t hear it – You feel it. You know it. You believe it.” – Kevin Alan Milne

“Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from the store. Maybe Christmas… perhaps… means a little bit more!” – The Grinch, by Dr Seuss

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” – Norman Vincent Peale

“Christmas isn’t just a day, it’s a frame of mind.” – Valentine Davies (Miracle on 34th Street)

“At Christmas play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year.” – Thomas Tusser

“Christmas is hte day that holds all time together.” – Alexander Smith

Christmas decorations with short Christmas quotes about family

“Love is what is in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen.” – Anon

“Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.” – Peg Bracken

“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.” – Hamilton Write Mabie

“Christmas is a time when everybody wants his past forgotten and his present remembered.” – Phyllis Diller

“Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall.” – Larry Wilde

So there you have it, I hope you found the perfect captions on Christmas for your next Instagram post or winter adventure.

Check out our list of Best December Quotes, Sayings and Captions for the most festive month of the year and Short New Year’s Quotes for when you are ready to ring in the new year.

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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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