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50 Father’s Day Instagram Captions to Pay Tribute to Dad! Find Funny, Heartfelt Messages for Him

Knowing what to write to the dads in our lives can be tough, but these Instagram captions will help


While quality time spent with the dads in our lives is the ideal way to celebrate Father’s Day, there’s nothing wrong with spreading the love on social media, letting your friends and family know just how much the doting dads mean to you. 

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If you’re stumped on how to pay tribute to Dad on his special day, look no further: These Father’s Day themed Instagram captions will perfectly capture the message you’re trying to send on his special day. From heartfelt testimonies to chuckle-worthy tributes, take a look at these 50 Father’s Day Instagram captions. 

10 heartfelt Father’s Day Instagram captions

If your goal is to get Dad to shed a tear or two, consider one of these heartfelt caption ideas. 

  • Happy Father’s Day to the man who showed me what love is — there’s no one else out there quite like you!
  • Every day is Father’s Day with a dad this great. Thank you for all that you do, Dad.
  • To the man I can count on to be there for me no matter what, Happy Father’s Day!
  • I wouldn’t be the person I am today if it weren’t for you, Dad. Happy Father’s Day today and every day!
  • To my role model and biggest cheerleader, Happy Father’s Day. 
  • Dad — to know you is to love you. Thank you for loving me unconditionally. I don’t know where I’d be without you. 
  • For the guy who does it all without a single complaint, you’ve set the bar as high as it can go. Happy Father’s Day to the best dad there is. 
  • Having you as a dad has been the greatest blessing of my life. Happy Father’s Day!
  • To the man who has been my light on the darkest of days, Happy Father’s Day. 
  • Although I couldn’t possibly say it as many times as you deserve, I love you today and every day. Happy Father’s Day, Dad.

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10 Father’s Day Instagram captions if you’re away from your dad 

If you find yourself far from Dad this year, let him know how much you miss him with these touching captions. 

  • They say distance makes the heart grow fonder, but I couldn’t possibly love you any more. Happy Father’s Day, Dad!
  • No matter the distance between us, you’ll always be my #1 guy. Happy Father’s Day, Dad!
  • No amount of time or space apart could change how much I love you. Happy Father’s Day! 
  • Missing you more than ever this Father’s Day, but I know that distance is no match for how much I love you!
  • There could be a million miles between us and I know you’d drop everything for me! Happy Father’s Day, Dad!
  • Sending you a virtual hug on this Father’s Day without you!
  • Being away from you feels even harder than usual today, but just want to let you know how much I love you. 
  • Although we’re apart today, I know that no matter how much space is between us, you’ll always be there for me. 
  • Together or apart, you’re always in my heart. Happy Father’s Day, Dad. 
  • I might not be physically with you today, but that doesn’t mean I’m not celebrating you!

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10 Father’s Day Instagram captions to make Dad laugh 

Want to give the dad in your life a good laugh? Try out one of these captions.

  • Happy Father’s Day from your favorite child. 
  • Happy Father’s Day, Dad — I’ll give you a pass on the dad jokes today. 
  • Love you more than you love (insert favorite sports team). Happy Father’s Day!
  • If it weren’t for me, today would be just another Sunday! Happy Father’s Day!
  • Hope this Instagram post compensates for the (insert age) years you’ve spent taking care of me! 
  • Sorry for everything I did between the ages of 14 and 18. 
  • To the designated spider remover — Happy Father’s Day! 
  • Gray hair looks good on you! Love, the kid who caused it. 
  • Happy Father’s Day to the man who rocked a dad bod before it was in. 
  • To the man I could always count on to say “yes” when Mom said “no,” Happy Father’s Day!
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10 Father’s Day Instagram captions that are song lyrics 

Let your dad know you love him with someone else’s words.

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  • “I have an excellent father, his strength is making me stronger,” – “The Best Day,” Taylor Swift
  • “My father would lift me high and dance with my mother and me … And I knew for sure I was loved.” – “Dance With My Father,” Luther Vandross
  • “I’ll keep a part of you with me, and everywhere I am, there you’ll be.” – “There You’ll Be,” Faith Hill
  • “I learned from you that I do not crumble. I learned that strength is something you choose. All of the reasons to keep on believing, there’s no question that’s a lesson that I learned from you.” –  “I Learned from You,” Miley Cyrus ft. Billy Ray Cyrus
  • “They don’t make ‘em like my daddy anymore.” – “They Don’t Make ‘em Like My Daddy,” Loretta Lynn
  • “He’s in my eyes, my heart, my soul, my hands, my pride and when I feel alone.” – “Song for Dad,” Keith Urban
  • “No one loves me just like you do. No one knows me just like you do. No one can compare to the way my eyes fit in yours. You’ll always be my father, and I’ll always be your joy.” – “Your Joy,” Chrisette Michele
  • “Did you ever know that you’re my hero? You’re everything I would like to be. I could fly higher than an eagle, ’cause you are the wind beneath my wings. It might have appeared to go unnoticed, but daddy, daddy, daddy, I’ve got it all right here in my heart.” – “Wind Beneath My Wings,” Gerald Levert and Eddie Levert
  • “There are things that I’d forgotten that I loved about the man, but I’ll always remember the love in daddy’s hands.” – “Daddy’s Hands,” Holly Dunn
  • My dear hard workin’ daddy works his life away for us, that’s the way that daddy shows to us his love.” — “Daddy’s Working Boots,” Dolly Parton

10 Father’s Day Instagram captions if your dad is also a grandfather 

If you want to say thanks to Dad for pulling both titles off, try out one of these!

  • No one does double duty like you – Happy Father’s Day to the best dad/grandpa out there!
  • Watching you go from “Dad” to “Grandpa” has been one of the greatest gifts. I love you! Happy Father’s Day! 
  • I didn’t think you could get any better as a dad until I watched you become a grandpa. 
  • Whether you’re being called “Dad” or “Grandpa,” our love for you knows no bounds! 
  • “Grandpa” looks just as good on you as “Dad” does! Happy Father’s Day to the man who can do both!
  • Only the best fathers get promoted to grandfathers! Happy Father’s Day, Dad!
  • To the dad who went from spoiling his kids to spoiling his grandkids, we love you!
  • (Insert age) years as a dad and (insert age) as a grandpa, you make it all look easy! We love you!
  • Happy Father’s Day to the man with two titles – “Dad” and “Grandpa!”
  • “Dad” to some, “Grandpa” to others – we love you times a million!

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