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Happy 16th Birthday Wishes: 115 Perfect Sweet 16 Wishes

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These sweet 16 birthday wishes are perfect for wishing that special person the happiest of birthdays. Turning 16 is a big deal and the chance to celebrate shouldn’t be missed. So find the perfect happy 16th birthday wishes here to mark their coming of age party.

A 16th birthday marks the unique milestone when they can get a license or have the biggest sweet 16 party yet. And you will need one of these turning sixteen birthday wishes to go with your photo. Choose one that is funny, for a 16th birthday card or for a daughter or son.

You might also like our lists of Funny Birthday Captions, Funny Birthday Wishes, Funny Belated Birthday Wishes and Funny Birthday Quotes.

Jump ahead to the category you like best or scroll through to find the best 16th birthday wish.

Happy 16th Birthday Wishes

Here are a few of our favorite happy 16th birthday wishes.

I’m thrilled to see you turning into such a wonderful young person. Happy 16th birthday.

Wishing you a life full of wonder, excitement, friendships, and good luck. That’s what we wish for you on this special day! Happy 16th birthday!

Happy 16th birthday! Make mistakes, learn lessons, store memories, and most importantly, live your life to the fullest!

You’ve never been afraid of change. You don’t know fear. You are the bravest 16-year old I know. You make me so proud. Happy 16th birthday!

Happy 16th birthday! You are the best and I wish you the best things in life.

You’re 16, and I’m issuing you a license to have an awesome birthday! Enjoy!

Orange clouds at sunset with happy 16th birthday wishes

You are the bravest, most courageous 16-year old I have ever met! May you squeeze the heck out of this 16th year of your life! Happy 16th Birthday!

May you do things you never thought you could. May you try things you never thought you would. This year you will do things you previously thought were unattainable. You will conquer them and zip right past them. Happy 16th Birthday!

You cannot only call yourself a teen. You’re more than that. At 16, you are almost a grown-up! I love you so much. And I’m so proud of you. Happy 16th birthday!

Enter your 16th year with courage, knowing that you always have us beside you. These are the days of your youth, so make the most out of these! A very happy 16th birthday to you.

At 16, you start gaining a little bit more of your independence, and you have only a few more years until you can go off to college and live the crazy life! For now, enjoy your party and let’s celebrate! Happy b-day!

Happy Sweet 16 Birthday Wishes

Check out these happy sweet 16 birthday wishes.

Happy sweet 16 birthday! May you always be satisfied. Enjoy every moment of this year!

May every sweet moment bring you closer to fulfilling your dreams. And may these dreams make your life sweeter. Happy 16th birthday!

May this year be as sweet and graceful as you. Happy Birthday.

Wishing you a sweet sixteen and a beautiful life ahead. You indeed are the apple of my eye and I couldn’t love you more!

Happy Sweet 16th birthday. I cannot believe how you have grown as an amazing human being.

Turning 16 has its duties. You have a duty to be the sweetest you can be. Happy sweet 16, sweetie!

May this special day bring you every bit of blessing and happiness. Have a sweet sixteen.

Ocean waves with happy sweet 16 birthday wishes

Happy Birthday, sweetie. You are the most confident 16-year girl old I know. Have a sweet sixteen.

Ever since you were a little baby to the day you became a teenage girly, you have always been the love of your mommy and daddy. Happy Sweet Sixteen birthday.

Sixteen candles on your cake, one for every wish you make. It’s your birthday and you are the star, for sweet sixteen is what you are.

Best Wishes as you celebrate your big day! Sweet 16–I hardly know what to say?! May this year be your best year yet and may you receive an abundance of blessings!

Happy sweet sixteen to the sweetest and most innocent soul. May your innocence rule the world. I hope all your dreams come true. Best wishes and love for you.

Is there anything better than turning 16?! You’re young, yet not too young like when you were 14, which means that now people are starting to actually pay attention to what you say. Yet, you are not old enough like 18 years old to take responsibility for your actions! Well, enjoy it while it lasts! Happy 16th Birthday!

Funny Birthday Wishes for 16

To add a pinch of humor, choose one of these funny birthday wishes for 16. Check out our list of Funny Birthday Wishes for more.

You will have many opportunities to demonstrate your maturity as a near-adult, but why waste the last of your childhood on that? Have some fun instead. Happy 16 Birthday!

Today is so big, even your parents are excited! Excited about not having to drive you around anymore! Happy 16th birthday.

Being 16 is wonderful because you can conveniently act grown up and dumb as when you need to. Enjoy this phase of life while you have it. Happy Birthday.

You know why turning sixteen is great? You get all this independence but still no responsibility. Happy birthday!

Sunset over ocean with funny birthday wishes for 16

You’ll probably get a lot of gifts tonight, but your car insurance company’s getting one too – a premium. Happy 16th birthday!

Sixteen is a year filled with new responsibilities; dating, driving, and a first job. You’ll find out years later that none of these things is anything to get excited about. Happy 16th Birthday!

I have two tips for you on your 16th birthday. One: forget the past because you can’t change it. Two: forget the gift because I didn’t get you one. Kidding! Happy birthday!

Time to roll down the car windows, you are old enough to drive. I wish you a lot of fun road trips ahead of you. Happy 16th birthday.

16 is not for the fainthearted because from 15 you have departed, and guess what? You’re only getting started! Happy Sweet 16!

At sixteen, you can live almost all the privileges of adulthood without going through the troubles of it. So, enjoy this age and have a happy birthday!

Have tons of fun with your friends today! After all, it’s your 16th birthday, and you’re not getting any younger! Go wild!

Sweet Sixteen Wishes

She’ll love these sweet sixteen wishes.

May your sweet sixteen be filled with many thrills and crazy memories! Have a joyous birthday!

Happy sixteen birthday to the sweetest birthday girl! May your life ahead be filled with many magical days.

May this birthday come with prosperity, love, and happiness for you because you are the sweetest person and you deserve it.

Happy Birthday to my sweet 16 young girl. I wish this birthday becomes your best and a memorable one.

You’re sixteen now. Happy Birthday from my heart. Enjoy your big birthday and may this birthday become the best for you.

Blowing out 16 candles this year.

Sunset over pool with 16th birthday captions

Happy Birthday sweet 16 young girl. Enjoy your day and go crazy. Do things and stuff that makes you happy.

Happy Birthday my sweet little young girl. You’ve grown up as a kind, excellent and beautiful person both inside and out. Best wishes to you and know I’m always there for you.

Everybody that turns 16 is not as sweet as you. May 16 be a fabulous time in your life! Happy Birthday!

Happy 16th birthday! Have a blast in your sweet sixteen.

Happy birthday! May your sweet sixteen come with new joy and excitement.

Happy sweet sixteenth birthday. May your 16th birthday be as sweet, pure, and wonderful as you.

Turning 16 Birthday Wishes for Friends

If it is one of your friends that has hit this milestone then this collection of turning 16 birthday wishes for friends is for you. You might also like our lists of Best Friend Quotes and Funny Friend Quotes.

Welcome to the “sweet sixteen” club, buddy! Life gets tough after 16, but I hope we will enjoy it together.

Happy 16 Birthday to my best friend. You are more than a friend to me. Best wishes and love for you.

Happy sweet sixteen to my sweetest friend. I have never seen an amazing and positive friend like you. Thank you for everything and enjoy till the last.

Happy Birthday to my best friend! Ready for another trip around the sun with you.

People at sunset with turning 16 birthday wishes for friends

Happy Birthday to the most amazing human being. I always consider myself a lucky one for having a friend like you. Enjoy your big day and never forget to smile.

Happy Birthday to my amazing friend who never fails to appreciate me. You are truly amazing, and I wish you all happiness because you deserve the world and more. Happy sweet sixteen!

Happy Birthday to my best friend! May all your dreams come true this new year!

Happy Birthday to my amazing friend! I hope your special day is perfect and you get everything you ever wanted and more!

Happy Birthday to the one who was always there for me and never failed to put a smile on my face. Happy birthday, my friend. Words cannot say how much I love you.

Our friendship is more to me than anything else. Have a wonderful 16th Birthday.

On this birthday, I want to tell you how much you mean to me. Your sweet smile can melt anyone’s heart. Happy sweet sixteen to my beautiful friend.

Happy birthday! You are my best friend, and partner in crime; what would I have ever done without you!

Happy Birthday, buddy! May your sixteenth birthday be full of beautiful memories.

Happy Birthday to my best friend. My life would be incomplete and boring without a friend like you. Happy birthday beautiful. Enjoy your day!

Happy 16th Birthday Wishes for Son

You might be looking for a happy 16th birthday wishes for your son.

You have brought joy into my life greater than I could have ever imagined. I love you so much and hope your day is fabulous. Happy 16 Birthday, Son!

You’re growing up into a wonderful, one-of-a-kind person. Have a blast with your fun new age. Happy 16th birthday!

Sending all my love, blessing, and best wishes to my boy who is turning 16 today. Happy Birthday my son. I pray all the happiness comes to your life.

Wishing an amazing 16th birthday to an amazing son.

Volcanoes with happy 16th birthday wishes for son

On your 16 birthday we wish you nothing but luck and happiness. We hope you fulfill all your dreams and surge ahead in the direction of success. Happy birthday son.

Happy sweet 16th birthday, son. I am truly proud to see what an amazing man you are becoming day by day.

Regardless of whether you are an old man or a young sixteen teenage boy, you will forever remain our little bundle of joy. Happy 16 birthday son.

I can’t believe my little boy is now 16 years old! Happy birthday and lots of love to you, son.

Happy 16th Birthday to my son. You are my world and happiness. You never fail to make us proud. May all the happiness come to you.

Sons like you should be called Suns because you are literally the bright daylight in our lives. Happy 16 birthday.

Happy 16th birthday to you, my sunshine. No matter how old you grow, you will always be my baby boy.

A son is the best asset any parent can have to offset life’s liabilities of life. From you, we keep reaping the rewards and gains of the purest love there can ever be. Happy birthday.

Our toddler, you will always be. A piece of our hearts, you will always be. The apple of our eyes, you will always be. Our life’s purpose, you will always be. Happy 16 birthday, son.

Your birth has brought more joy into my life than any words could ever explain. I’m so lucky to have you, son. Happy birthday!

Happy 16th Birthday Wishes for Daughter

You’ll love these happy 16th birthday wishes for your daughter.

Cute and pretty, beautiful and lovely. Charming and bubbly, innocent and friendly. Dear daughter, you are all of the above, endless for you is our love. Happy 16 birthday.

Sending all my love, blessings, and best wishes to my daughter, turning 16 today! May you be blessed with happiness and fortune.

Happy sweet 16th birthday to my fantastic daughter. Let’s celebrate!

Sunrise with happy 16th birthday wishes for daughter

Happy birthday to my amazing daughter! My heart is bursting with pride to see you growing up.

Happy Sweet Sixteen my beautiful daughter. You never failed to make mom happy and proud. I wish the best for you and I love you.

Happy Birthday to the girl who is turning 16 today. You have achieved a lot all these years. I hope you find happiness in every moment of your life.

Happy birthday to you, a wonderful young lady! May you have a memorable birthday and a blessed life.

You know, my girl, I always feel happy and lucky to be a mom of a daughter like you. On your sixteen birthday, I want to tell you that never stop smiling.

The little girl is now a lady. May your 16th birthday be happy. Happy Birthday.

You’re the most precious girl ever. Always a leader and a total thinker! You’re the most amazing 16-year-old girl with a smile to offer! Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday little one who is turning 16 today. I just want to tell you to always believe in yourself and face your life with courage.

Sixteenth Birthday Card Messages

These sixteenth birthday card messages are perfect for the occasion.

Wish you a fun-filled 16th birthday that you can cherish for life! Much love and blessings to you.

Let this message remind you that you are one of the best gifts in my life. Enjoy your 16th birthday.

Happy 16th birthday. You are definitely growing up and showing maturity. It’s cool to see what great things you are accomplishing.

It seems like it was just yesterday that you were a little girl; now you are a beautiful woman. Wishing you all the best for your 16th birthday.

People your age want to grow up too fast. My best gift for your 16th birthday is: don’t rush. Take your time, enjoy your youth, party like crazy, and make responsible decisions. Happy b-day!

I know you’re going to rock 16! Happy Birthday! I’m so glad to know you!

Sunrise over beach wtih sixteenth birthday card messages

You’ve entered your sixteenth year. Enjoy the freedom and fun that the new year provides. Wishing you an enjoyable year ahead as you open yourself up to a brighter future.

16 years and you’ve already accomplished so much! I can’t wait to see what 16+ more will bring! You are continually impressing me with your maturity and intelligence—you are far too wise for your years! Happiest Birthday to you!

I can’t believe how quickly time flies. In the blink of an eye, you’ve turned into a beautiful young lady. Wishing you all the best on this special day and in all that is yet to come.

Sixteen only lasts for a year, but the great things that come with it can last a lifetime! Have a ball!! Happy Birthday!

In your 16+ years, you will surely achieve more. Let’s embark on a new adventure together.

May your 16th birthday comes with success, love, and joy because you deserve it most.

Happy sixteenth. Wishing you a birthday full of fun and a life full of laughter.

Belated Birthday Wishes for Turning 16

If you like these belated birthday wishes for turning 16, you should also check out our list of Funny Belated Birthday Wishes.

I must admit I’m feeling quite deflated… to be wishing you a… Happy belated 16th birthday. Sorry I missed it!

I’m so sorry I forgot your birthday. The good news is that if you forget mine next year I’ll forgive you. Happy Belated 16th Birthday!

Happy Birthday to someone who is truly unforgettable. Unfortunately, your birthday is forgettable, which is proven by the fact that I forgot it. Sorry!

I must have been in a fog when your birthday came around… because I mist it.

I’m so sorry I forgot your birthday. But hey, at least I didn’t forget that I forgot. Happy Belated Birthday!

Cupcakes with funny belated birthday wishes

Smart, good looking, and funny! But enough about me. Happy Belated 16th Birthday!

Happy Belated Birthday! Super glad you were born.

Sorry I missed your birthday. How weird is that? That only happens to me like once per year. Happy 16th Birthday to you.

Sorry to have missed the day, but I hope you had a fantastic birthday.

I didn’t forget your birthday. I just didn’t want you to get all your birthday wishes on the same day.

You didn’t hear from me on your birthday due to a technical problem. My brain malfunctioned. Happy 16th Birthday!

I know I forget your birthday and this is a huge mistake! Can we become friends again?

Sure, everyone remembers you on your birthday. But a true friend remembers you on the days after too!

What’s that old saying? It’s never better than late to wish someone a happy 16th birthday. Hope you had the best birthday ever!

Sorry I missed your birthday! But you know me, always fashionably late. Belated happy birthday wishes to you!

Happy 16th Birthday Quotes

Here are some of the best birthday quotes for turning 16 from our full list of Funny Birthday Quotes. Find your favorite quotes about turning 16 now.

“Today I’m gonna ride away and feel the sun throughout my hair, finally free to be who I wanna be, who that is I don’t really care.” — Hillary Duff, “Sweet Sixteen”

“Can I wear your t-shirt and sleep on you while I dream of all the good times when we were sixteen?” — Ellie Goulding, “Sixteen”

“Remember sixteen – when all the world was new and a lifetime stretched before you like fresh snow just waiting for your footprints?” ― Peggy Toney Horton

“I was sixteen when suddenly I wasn’t that little girl you used to see.” — Taylor Swift, “Mary’s Song (Oh My My My)”

Beach and ocean with happy 16th birthday quotes

“Turn my (16th) birthday into a lifestyle.” — Drake, “Pop Style”

“We are too busy dancing to get knocked off our feet. Baby, we’re the new romantics, the best people in life are free” — Taylor Swift, “New Romantics”

“‘Happy birthday, Samantha. Make a wish.’ ‘It already came true.’” — Sixteen Candles

“This girl is on fire.” — Alicia Keys, “Girl On Fire”

“I can’t believe this. They freakin’ forgot my birthday.” – Samantha Baker ‘Sixteen Candles’

“There’s glitter on the floor after the party.” — Taylor Swift

“You’ve won.” — Stevie Budd, Schitt’s Creek

“Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.” – Plautus

“Chronologically, you’re a year older today. Physically, you’re still fifteen… Hopeless.” – Samantha ‘Sixteen Candles’

“I am seventeen. The good things about seventeen is that you’re not sixteen. Sixteen goes with the word sweet, and I am so far from sweet.” ― Francine Pascal

“I know I’ll be A-O, A-O-K.” — Tai Verdes, “A-O-K”

“Count your age by friends, not years, your life by smiles, not tears.” – John Lennon

“Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.” – C.S. Lewis

“This is for them twenty somethings. Time really moves fast, you were just sixteen.” — Beyonce

“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

Sweet 16 Quotes

We hope you enjoy these quotes for sweet 16. Find your favorite sweet sixteen quotes here, then head to our list of Sweet 16 Quotes for more.

“Birthdays are just personalized New Years.” ― Josh Henderson

“When I’m 16, I’ll have the best party ever.” – Sixteen Wishes

“Birthday is the day to take a pause and live the day for yourself. It’s a day to look back at the miles (years) walked so far and plan the next miles of dreams to change your life and others too.” ― Vikrmn

“I’ll do anything for my sweet sixteen” – Billy Idol, Sweet Sixteen

Sunset over lake with sweet 16 quotes

“Sixteen candles in my heart will glow, forever and ever for I love you so” – The Crest 16 Candles

“Celebrate your day of birthday as special day.Make a specific birthday wishes and write it down. You will be amazed about the power of pen and inner strength to accomplish the wishes. This will be a special gift for yourself on each birthday.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

“Sweet sixteen is when the claws come out.” ― Hannah Capin

“Today you are You; that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.”  – Dr. Seuss

“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

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

“A birth-date is a reminder to celebrate the life as well as to update the life.” – Amit Kalantri

“You’re never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – Les Brown

“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

Happy 16th Birthday Captions

Check out a few of our favorites from our list of 16th Birthday Captions.

  • Keys, please!
  • Sweet and sassy 16!
  • You put the sweet in sweet 16.
  • 16 years old. 16 candles. 16 wishes.
  • 16 Queen.
  • So, today is my 16th birthday, but I’ll be taking gifts whenever.
  • Blowing out 16 candles this year.
  • Couldn’t turn 16 without sharing my birthday aesthetic.
  • POV: Me taking my car out. #16
  • Chapter 16, Page 1.
Hands making heart with funny 16th birthday captions
  • Lean, mean, and 16.
  • My day, my way. #16.
  • Agent of chaos for 16 years.
  • Serving cake, serving looks. #16.
  • Turning 16 and feeling fine.
  • 16 years down, and many more to go.
  • Year 16, I’m ready! Toss the confetti.
  • Hello, 16.
  • Wow, the cake’s really lit this year…
  • I’m too young to be this old.
  • Keep calm and celebrate 16 years.
  • Officially 16, but still mentally about five.
  • Birthday behavior! #16
  • And so begins Chapter 16.
  • Well look who just turned 16…
  • Staying 16 until further notice.
  • POV: You can’t believe I’m 16 now.

Cute Sweet 16 Captions

Check out these sweet sixteen captions. You might also like our larger list of Cute Captions.

  • Channeling my inner Sam Baker today.
  • Sweet Sixteen.
  • You only turn 16 once, but I plan to be sweet forever.
  • Feeling sweet (16), might delete later.
  • I hope the birthday cake is as sweet as me.
  • Woke up like this…. sweet and sixteen, I mean.
  • POV: Ready to blow out 16 candles.
Ocean with cute birthday captions for turning 16
  • Would it be my 16th birthday without a sweet selfie?
  • Putting the ‘sweet’ in sweet sixteen.
  • Queen of Sweet Sixteen.
  • Keep calm and sweet sixteen on.
  • Time to see what sweet 16 is all about.
  • Sweet 16 birthday photo dump.
  • This is an appreciation post for myself, on my sweet 16.
  • They never tell you that turning 16 comes with a whole lot of nostalgia.
  • My only wish on my 16th birthday is for more good times and tan lines.
  • 16 years, 16 reasons to celebrate.

So that’s it for our list! Hopefully you found the perfect happy 16th birthday wish and quote for sixteenth birthday you were looking for.

You might also like our lists of birthday wishes for 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th, and 70th birthdays.

Now go celebrate that 16th birthday!

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