119 Christmas Couple Captions to Accompany Your Seasonal Snapshots

Blame it on the mistletoe—and Instagram.
Christmas Couple 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 Nov 30, 2023

'Tis the season for endless holiday photo ops: From Christmas tree farm visits to coordinating ugly sweater parties, there is no shortage of occasions for Instagram couple photo shoots. And, with that, comes the need for Christmas couple captions that vibe with your seasonal snapshots.

As your go-to source for all things Instagram captions, we've got ideas for your engagement, wedding day, anniversaries, bach parties and more. And if you're looking for Christmas captions for couples, you've come to the right place: Whether you're looking to accompany a pic of you and your honey in Christmas morning PJs or a roaring fireplace snap, you'll find funny Christmas captions for couples, romantic Christmas captions and cute Christmas captions for couples here. (And obviously, that's not all..)

Scroll on to see the best Christmas couple captions to accompany your post on the 'gram this year.

In this article:

Funny Christmas Captions for Couples

Funny Christmas captions don't always have to be cheesy: Fill your feed with puns and jokes via these Christmas Instagram captions that bring light and humor to the season. (These funny Christmas captions for couples also make great one-liners for your Christmas card!)

  • In the words of Mariah Carey, all I want for Christmas is you.
  • It was love at frost sight.
  • Merry elfin' Christmas.
  • Christmas cookie crew.
  • The tree isn't the only thing getting lit this year.
  • We've got chemis-tree.
  • No laws when you're drinking for Mr. Claus.
  • We're only morning people on December 25th.
  • But wait—there's myrrh.
  • But first, let us take an elfie.
  • Making [S.O.'s name] put me at the top of the tree because I'm a star.
  • The only person I'll watch Hallmark movies with.
  • We've been 51% nice and 49% naughty.
  • Dear Santa, we can explain...
  • Love you almost as much as I love Christmas cookies.
  • Feast mode: On.
  • I only have ice for you.
  • We're just a couple of candy canes: sweet, and slightly twisted.
  • Making it rein.
  • All you want for Christmas.
  • VIP members of the naughty list.
  • 'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, everyone was taking pics for Insta.
  • Ho, ho, home for Christmas.
  • Don't get your Christmas socks in a tangle.
  • Santa listened.
  • I'm Santa's favorite.
  • You're on my list.

Romantic Christmas Captions for Couples

With the warmth of a crackling fireplace and the glow of the holiday lights, it's no wonder many find this to be such a romantic time of year. Why not embrace it by sharing a photo of you and your love with one of these romantic Christmas captions?

  • I already got the best present this year.
  • Looks like Christmas came early this year.
  • You make the season bright.
  • Are you Christmas? Because I want to merry you.
  • Better than a Hallmark movie.
  • You make every day feel like Christmas.
  • My love for you is evergreen.
  • My snow angel.
  • A snow globe kind of love.
  • Never stop believing in Santa—or in love.
  • It's merry everything when we're together.
  • You're my Christmas past, present, and future.

Cute Christmas Captions for Couples

Christmas is a great excuse to get sappy on the 'gram. And of all the best Christmas Instagram captions out there, these cute Christmas captions fill our hearts with so much cheer. Keep scrolling to see our favorite cute Christmas captions for couples that even the sugar plum fairy wouldn't be able to resist.

  • It's beginning to look a lot like our first Christmas together.
  • If kisses were snowflakes, I'd send you a blizzard.
  • I was definitely on Santa's good list this year.
  • Have your (s)elf a merry little Christmas.
  • 'Tis the season for loving you.
  • Make the Yuletide gay!
  • Not all treasure is silver and gold.
  • A Hallmark movie kind of love.
  • The best gifts aren't found under the Christmas tree.
  • We're pepper-meant to be.
  • The best present is wrapped in my arms.
  • There's snow place like home.
  • The only gift I want this year is your presence.
  • 'Tis the season for matching PJs.
  • Having ourselves a merry little Christmas.
  • A December to remember.
  • All spruced up.
  • Merry always.
  • The holly to my jolly.
  • Love the giver more than the gift.
  • Sweater weather is better together.
  • On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…
  • Blame it on the mistletoe.
  • Happy holidays from Santa's favorite elves.
  • To-do list: eat, drink, be merry, nap.
  • You + me under the Christmas tree.
  • Merry kissme.
  • All I wanted for Christmas.
  • Festive & fun.
  • Pass the cocoa.

Flirty Christmas Captions for Couples

Just like there are some Christmas carols out there that get a little flirty (ahem, "Santa Baby"), Christmas couple captions can get a little sexy too. Check out these flirty Christmas captions below.

  • It may be cold outside, but I've got a hottie right here…
  • "What happens under the mistletoe, stays under the mistletoe."
  • Meet me under the mistletoe.
  • Up to ❄️ good.
  • 😈 or 😇?
  • Holi-bae.
  • Already excited for that New Year's kiss.
  • Looking dashing through the snow.
  • Smitten like a pair of mittens.
  • Love you from head to mistletoe.

First Christmas Captions for Couples

Your first Christmas together is always extra memorable. Whatever your "first" may be—be it being together, living together or being engaged or married—you're sure to snap plenty of pictures throughout the season. Why not accompany them with these first Christmas captions on Instagram?

  • It's beginning to look a lot like our first (!) Christmas.
  • Counting down the days until our first Christmas together.
  • Same time, next year?
  • That's a wrap on our first Christmas together.
  • Dating me is the gift this year.
  • Being married to me is the gift this year.
  • The first of countless Christmases with you.
  • Couldn't imagine this Christmas without your presence.

Christmas Captions from Pop Culture

If you can't think of Christmas captions for couples on your own, turn to pop culture. There are plenty of great Christmas quotes from timeless movies and songs that would be perfect for a social media selfie with your S.O. To help you narrow down the best, here are our favorite Christmas captions for couples from holiday movies and music.

From Christmas Movies

  • "Merry Christmas, you filthy animal." — Home Alone 2
  • "You have such a pretty face, you should be on a Christmas card." — Elf
  • "I want to wake up with you on Christmas morning." — Happiest Season
  • "It's Christmas Eve and we are going to go celebrate being young and being alive." — The Holiday
  • "If you look for it, I've got a sneaky feeling you'll find that love is actually all around." — Love Actually
  • "The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear." — Elf
  • "It's not what's under the tree that matters; it's who's gathered around it." — A Charlie Brown Christmas
  • "Nobody's walking out on this fun, old-fashioned family Christmas." — Christmas Vacation
  • "Christmas isn't just a day. It's a frame of mind." — Miracle on 34th Street
  • "For it is plain, as anyone can see. We're simply meant to be." — The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • "Christmas isn't just a day, it's a frame of mind." — Miracle on 34th Street
  • "Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can't see." — The Polar Express
  • "I want my house to be seen from space." — Deck The Halls
  • "I'm all toasty inside." — How The Grinch Stole Christmas
  • "I'm gonna deck your halls, bub." — Jingle All The Way
  • "We're your worst nightmare: Elves with attitude." — The Santa Clause
  • "Some people are worth melting for." — Frozen

From Christmas Music

  • "We're snuggled up together like two birds of a feather would be." — 'Sleigh Ride,' The Ronettes
  • I wanna have him beside me on the 25th by that fireplace." — 'Santa Tell Me,' Ariana Grande
  • "Hurry down the chimney tonight." — 'Santa Baby,' Eartha Kitt
  • "Kiss me on this cold December night." — 'Cold December Night,' Michael Bublé
  • "There's no place like home for the holidays." — '(There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays,' Perry Como
  • "Everyday's a holiday when I'm near to you." — 'Merry Christmas, Darling,' The Carpenters
  • "Although it's been said many times, many ways, Merry Christmas to you." — 'The Christmas Song,' Nat King Cole
  • "Have yourself a merry little Christmas." — 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,' Judy Garland
  • "What a bright time, it's the right time to rock the night away." — 'Jingle Bell Rock,' Bobby Helms
  • "Oh, all these things and more, darlin', that's what Christmas means to me, my love." —'What Christmas Means to Me,' Stevie Wonder
  • "I feel like I'm gonna kiss you standing beneath that mistletoe." — 'Merry Christmas Baby,' Otis Redding
  • "Next year, I could be just as good if you check off my Christmas list." — 'Santa Baby,' Eartha Kitt
  • "There'll be much mistletoeing and hearts will be glowing when loved ones are near." —'It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,' Andy Williams
  • "A beautiful sight, we're happy tonight." —'Winter Wonderland,' Michael Bublé
  • "May your days be merry and bright, and may all your Christmases be white." —'White Christmas,' Bing Crosby
  • "It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas." —'It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas,' Dean Martin
  • "A very Merry Christmas and a happy new year." —'Happy Xmas (War is Over),' John Lennon & Yoko Ono
  • "Christmas lights keep shining on." —'Christmas Lights,' Coldplay

Contributions made by Sarah Hanlon

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