77 Best 4th of July Captions for Every Patriotic Photo You Post on Instagram

These patriotic captions will prove that you bleed red, white, and blue on America's birthday.

We hold this truth to be self-evident: the most important part of an Instagram post is the caption. There are plenty of photo opportunities on the 4th of July, from the patriotic parties to the red, white, and blue decorations to the beautiful fireworks. Your all-American cookout menu and your festive outfit deserve to be seen (and celebrated) by the masses! And the Instagram-worthy light show that happens after dark will make *such* a good boomerang.

Prove to your social media followers that you bleed red, white, and blue with a cute 4th of July caption on your selfies, a patriotic quote on your flag photo, or a clever pun on the group shot from your neighborhood barbecue. It's America's birthday, after all, and you need to represent! But don't waste time away away from the grill or the pool trying to come up with a funny 4th of July phrase yourself—we've got you covered. (Or if you're too star-spangled hammered to think straight, that's okay too 😉) From moving quotes to witty jokes to the most relatable song lyrics, these are the best captions for your 4th of July pictures.

Funny 4th of July Captions

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  • Back-to-back World War champs.
  • Drinkin' like Lincoln.
  • "You're welcome." – George Washington
  • Red, white, and brew.
  • U.S. of YAY.
  • Why are there not any knock-knock jokes about America? Because freedom rings.
  • Partying like it's 1776.
  • Too cool for British rule.
  • I like my beer cold, my coffee black, and my tea in the harbor.
  • Don't hate U.S. 'cause you ain't U.S.
  • Did you hear the joke about the Liberty Bell? It'll crack you up.
  • Stay fly, it's the 4th of July!
  • Red, wine, and blue.
  • Bye, bye to my sweet apple pie.
  • June is already over? Julyin!
  • Benjamin Drankin'.
  • Star-spangled hammered.
  • Have a Yankee doodle day!
  • Sorry, can't hear you over the sound of freedom ringing.
  • Grill, or it didn't happen.
  • Rosé in the U.S.A.
  • Sippin' on liber-tea.

    Patriotic 4th of July Captions

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    • Happy birthday, America!
    • My heart beats red, white, and blue.
    • America because, where else?
    • Land of the free, because of the brave.
    • American dreamin'.
    • Bold stripes, bright stars, brave hearts.
    • Let freedom ring!
    • HBD to my favorite country.
    • Proud to be an American.
    • Sweet land of liberty.
    • God bless America.
    • Freedom is never free.
    • Don't mess with 'Merica.

      4th of July Captions About Fireworks

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      • It's lit.
      • Baby, you're a firework.
      • Snap, crackle, and pop.
      • Freedom and fireworks.
      • Light up the sky on the 4th of July.
      • Talk about a glow up.
      • Fireball and fireworks.
      • Red, white, and sparkly.
      • Sparkle like it's 1776.

            Song Lyrics for 4th of July Captions

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            • "Just another American Saturday night." — Brad Paisley
            • "Born in the U.S.A." — Bruce Springsteen
            • "On second thought, I do like to brag...'Cause I’m mighty proud of the ragged old flag." — Johnny Cash
            • "Look around, look around, how lucky we are to be alive right now." — Hamilton
            • "This land was made for you and me." — Woody Guthrie
            • "It’s a party in the U.S.A." — Miley Cyrus
            • "You could say we've always been red, white, and blue." — Lynyrd Skynyrd
            • "I’m just living out the American dream." — Madonna
            • "We'll put a boot in your a**, it's the American way." — Toby Keith
            • "She was an American girl." — Tom Petty
            • "I thank god for my life, and for the stars and stripes." — Zac Brown
            • "Our love was made in the USA." — Demi Lovato
            • "We’re the kids in America." — Kim Wilde
            • "She's a good girl, loves her mama. Loves Jesus and America too." — Tom Petty
            • "Brought to you courtesy of the red, white, and blue." — Toby Keith
            • "It's a high school prom, it's a Springsteen song, it's a ride in a Chevrolet. It's a man on the moon and fireflies in June and kids sellin' lemonade. It's cities and farms, it's open arms, one nation under God. It's America." — Rodney Atkins
            • "Raise a glass to freedom, something they can never take away." — Hamilton
            • "Dreams can grow wild born inside an American child." — Phil Vassar

              Patriotic Quotes for 4th of July Captions

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              • "We’re blessed with the opportunity to stand for something—for liberty and freedom and fairness. And these are things worth fighting for, worth devoting our lives to." — Ronald Reagan
              • "Freedom lies in being bold." — Robert Frost
              • "America is another name for opportunity." — Ralph Waldo Emerson
              • "Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better." — Albert Camus
              • "Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country." — John F. Kennedy
              • "Who ever walked behind anyone to freedom? If we can't go hand in hand, I don't want to go." — Hazel Scott
              • "I love my freedom. I love my America." — Jessi Lane Adams
              • "America, to me, is freedom." — Willie Nelson
              • "Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime." — Adlai Stevenson
              • "America is a tune. It must be sung together." — Gerald Stanley Lee
              • "With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy?" — Oscar Wilde
              • "One flag, one land, one heart, one hand, one nation forevermore!" — Oliver Wendell Holmes
              • "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country." — Peter Marshall
              • "This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave." — Elmer Davis
              • "Liberty is the breath of life to nations." — George Bernard Shaw
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