104 Anniversary Captions to Accompany That Romantic, Requisite Instagram Post

The perfect excuse for showing off your cute couple photos.
Anniversary Captions
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Jamie Cuccinelli the knot writer and wedding expert
Jamie Cuccinelli
Jamie Cuccinelli the knot writer and wedding expert
Jamie Cuccinelli
Senior Editor, Sex & Relationships
  • Jamie is a Senior Editor for The Knot where she oversees all sex and relationship editorial content.
  • Before joining The Knot Worldwide, she worked with an array of digital publications that include Brides, The Zoe Report, Bustle and MyDomaine.
  • Jamie graduated with a degree in English and Media, Culture & Communications from New York University.
Updated Oct 31, 2023

What's the best part of any anniversary? (Besides, you know, celebrating your incredible partner and the love you share, obviously…) Showing off your favorite cute couple photos on social media—if you're into that sort of thing. Accompanying these photos, of course, should be thoughtfully crafted anniversary captions to set them apart on the ol' Instagram feed. Luckily for you, you've come to the experts: We have Instagram caption ideas for everything, from the bachelorette party to the bridal shower and wedding day—even your anniversary.

Whether you're looking for ideas for one-year anniversary captions, wedding anniversary captions, funny anniversary captions or any anniversary post caption for another particular milestone, we've taken the stress out of crafting the perfect post.

Below, find 104 anniversary captions for your celebratory Instagram post.

In this article:

    Funny Anniversary Captions

    Save the emotions for the card that accompanies your anniversary gift. If you don't like getting sappy online, you might prefer something witty or sarcastic. To keep the mood light on social media, browse funny anniversary captions right here.

    • Annual reminder to my S.O. that it's our anniversary.
    • "It wasn't love at first sight. It took a full five minutes." (Lucille Ball)
    • Happy anniversary! I want to spend the rest of my money with you.
    • Marriage is basically an endless sleepover with your BFF.
    • No refunds.
    • Today we celebrate the best decision you've ever made.
    • There's no one else in the world I'd rather have snoring beside me.
    • Marry someone who gives you the same feeling as when you see your food coming at a restaurant.
    • Being married to me is the real anniversary gift.
    • Love this for you.
    • Forgot to cancel my 30-day marriage trial.
    • My lifetime subscription.
    • Stuck with me.

    Cute Anniversary Captions

    Not feeling a witty remark? Go for something sweet and thoughtful instead. Your anniversary is a sentimental day of celebration, after all, so consider these cute anniversary captions to add to your favorite couple pics.

    • "Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic." (Frida Kahlo)
    • Today, tomorrow, always.
    • & to many more.
    • Same time, next year?
    • Cheers to yet another trip around the sun.
    • Life with you just keeps getting better.
    • Time flies when you're married to your best friend.
    • Here's to another year with my better half.
    • Yep, saying "yes" to you was still the smartest thing I ever did.
    • You will always be my forever.
    • The good things in life are better with you.
    • Twin flame forever.
    • To many more.
    • More to come.
    • X trips around the sun.
    • This day never gets old.
    • "I love her and it is the beginning of everything." (F. Scott Fitzgerald)

    Engagement Anniversary Captions

    Throw it back to when the question was freshly popped and the ring never looked sparklier via these engagement anniversary captions. (You can find even more engagement captions here!)

    • The day I became left-handed.
    • Still pinching myself.
    • The easiest "Yes."
    • Can't wait to annoy you for the rest of our lives.
    • The start of forever.
    • Throwback to my ugly cry face.

    1-Year Anniversary Captions

    Your first wedding anniversary is a big deal. After one year of marriage, there's plenty to celebrate—and it's a great excuse to post even more wedding photos (because we know you've got plenty.) Plus, nothing says #marriagegoals like a slideshow of your best pictures from your first year of wedded bliss. Use any of these one-year anniversary captions on social media to give your friends and fam all the feels.

    • One year down and a lifetime to go.
    • 365 days of smiles, laughs and reminders to take the trash out.
    • I remember our wedding like it was one year ago.
    • A year later and you still give me butterflies.
    • Happy one-year anniversary to the best party we've ever thrown.
    • 525,600 minutes as a married couple.
    • The first of many.
    • One year down and it's only the beginning.
    • One year married to you.
    • You made one year feel like a day.
    • 365 days of us.

    2-Year Anniversary Captions

    Two years of marriage is worth a celebration too. Your second anniversary is just as impressive as your first. In fact, it might feel even more special. After you've made it past the first year of marriage, the subsequent years are a testament to the strength of your relationship. To honor your second year of marriage, use any of the two-year anniversary captions below for your sentimental Instagram post.

    • Two years of marriage means double the fun.
    • What's better than one year of marriage? Two.
    • Two years down and forever to go.
    • 730 days fly by when you're having fun.
    • We're here for a good time *and* a long time.
    • Two years later and we're just as in love as the day we said, "I do."
    • 2gether forever.

    5-Year Anniversary Captions

    Half a decade together is certainly something to celebrate! The tough part will definitely be narrowing down your favorite photos to post. But, as far as 5-year anniversary captions are concerned, we have you covered.

    • 5 down, forever to go.
    • 5 years later, and you're still the one that I want.
    • Darling, don't be afraid, I have loved you for five years. I'll love you for a thousand more. (Inspired by "A Thousand Years," by Christina Perrie)
    • 5 years and counting!
    • TIL, the 5-year anniversary gift is wood.
    • 5 years later, and I can't imagine my life without you in it.
    • High five to five years!
    • Still my favorite person, 5 whole years later.
    • "You're my one in five billion." (The X-Files)

    Milestone Anniversary Captions

    Don't stop celebrating your marriage as the years add up. Each wedding anniversary is special, but the milestones are especially remarkable. Whether you've been married for five years, a decade, or more, every milestone is significant to your relationship. If you're looking for milestone anniversary captions, we've got you covered. Choose your favorite from our list below.

    • The best love stories never end.
    • When did we become an old married couple?
    • I remember our wedding like it was just yesterday.
    • Yep, I'll still keep you around.
    • Every year is a golden year with you.
    • The best is still yet to come.
    • Cheers to the best decision I ever made.
    • X years together… but who's counting?

    Anniversary Captions Inspired by Pop Culture

    Look to pop culture for anniversary Instagram captions that are timely and possibly play on your and your S.O.'s shared love for a certain movie, TV show, book or song. (We love the idea of pulling inspiration from your first dance tune!) Below, find in-the-know anniversary IG captions inspired by pop culture and media.

    From Music

    • And isn't it just so pretty to think all along there was some invisible string tying you to me?" ("Invisible String" by Taylor Swift)
    • "All that you are is all that I'll ever need." ("Tenerife Sea" by Ed Sheeran)
    • "You're my end and my beginning." ("All of Me" by John Legend)
    • "And we built this love from the ground up." ("From the Ground Up" by Dan and Shay)
    • "Some things are meant to be." ("Can't Help Falling In Love" by Elvis Presley)
    • "Have I known you twenty seconds or twenty years?" ("Lover" by Taylor Swift)
    • "Loving you's the antidote." ("Golden" by Harry Styles)
    • "Keep all my love forever." ("P.S. I Love You" by The Beatles)
    • "I love you. Three words that are divine." ("I Love You" by Frank Sinatra)
    • "It just had to be you." ("It Had to Be You" by Dooley Wilson)

    From Movies & TV Shows

    • "It's you. It's me. It's us." (The Haunting of Bly Manor)
    • The one where we said yes. (Friends)
    • "I would have really liked just doing laundry and taxes with you." (Everything Everywhere All At Once)
    • "I love you and I like you." (Parks and Recreation)
    • "I would rather spend one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone." (The Lord of the Rings)
    • "I hope it's okay if I love you forever." (A Star Is Born)
    • "When you're a kid, you assume your parents are soulmates. My kids are gonna be right about that." (The Office)
    • "But the thing is this, after a while, you just want to be with the one that makes you laugh." (Sex and the City)
    • "You're more likely to talk about nothing than something. But I just want to say that all this nothing has meant more to me than so many somethings." (You've Got Mail)
    • "I love you even when you're sick and look disgusting." (Love Actually)
    • "Wherever you are in the world, that's where I belong." (Crazy Rich Asians)
    • "I've never liked a smile as much as I like yours." (Schitt's Creek)
    • "It was a million tiny little things that, when you added them all up, they meant we were supposed to be together." (Sleepless in Seattle)
    • "You know you are right for someone when they force you to be the best version of yourself." (The Mindy Project)
    • "This is a once-in-a-lifetime love." (The Vow)
    • "I like you very much. Just as you are." (Bridget Jones' Diary)
    • "You are the only thing I'm ever gonna need." (This Is Us)

    From Books

    • "Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same." (Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights)
    • "He is half of my soul, as the poets say." (Madeline Miller, The Song of Achilles)
    • "Wherever she is, that's where my home is." (Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook)
    • "It's enough for me to be sure that you and I exist at this moment." (Gabriel Garcia Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude)
    • "It was the kind of kiss that made me know that I was never so happy in my whole life." (Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower)
    • "Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering." (Nicole Krauss, The History of Love)

    Contributions by Sarah Hanlon

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