Over 100 Christmas Party Captions That Give Your Post Some Holiday Spirit

Funny, festive or flirty, we have all the best Christmas captions.
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Updated Nov 27, 2023

You remembered to snap a few photos at the holiday party this year, but now comes the next step: sharing them. To give you a boost of confidence before hitting "post," we rounded up the best Christmas party captions to make the process a little easier. From simple holiday party quotes to funny Christmas party captions, there's something for any festive soirée here.

If you're still in the party-planning phase, head to The Knot Vendor Marketplace to find the best spots to celebrate the holidays or even a Christmas-themed prewedding event. After the event ends, combine some of our Christmas party Instagram captions with our recommendations for bachelorette captions and bridal shower captions and your post will have no choice but to slay.

The Best Christmas Party Captions in This Story: Quotes | Sayings | Funny | Cute | Short | Clever

Holiday Party Quotes

When prepping your holiday party captions, there are countless movies and Christmas songs with quotes to use. Here are our favorite Christmas party post captions from beloved ballads and holiday classics.

  • "The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing out loud for all to hear." — Buddy, Elf
  • "The mood is right, the spirit's up." — "Wonderful Christmas Time" by Paul McCartney
  • "They picked out a home and called it Holiday House." — "The Last Great American Dynasty," by Taylor Swift
  • "Come on, cheer up, it's nearly Christmas." — Hagrid, "Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone"
  • "It's Christmas Eve and we are going to go celebrate being young and being alive." — Miles, The Holiday
  • "If you look for it, I've got a sneaky feeling you'll find that love is actually all around." — Love Actually
  • "Christmas isn't just a day. It's a frame of mind." — Miracle on 34th Street
  • "Under the mistletoe, watching the fire glow" — "Christmas Tree Farm," by Taylor Swift
  • "Remember. No man is a failure who has friends." — It's a Wonderful Life
  • "Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand." — Dr. Seuss
  • "Lord, it's like a hard candy Christmas." -"Hard Candy Christmas," by Dolly Parton
  • "Candle wax and Polaroids on the hardwood floor." — "New Year's Day," by Taylor Swift
  • "You stink. You smell like beef and cheese, you don't smell like Santa." — Elf
  • "No one should be alone on Christmas." — The Grinch
  • "Merry Christmas, ya filthy animals!" — Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

Holiday Party Sayings

Christmas Instagram captions often start as common holiday sayings, seasonal emojis or even your favorite lyrics. The following time-honored holiday party Instagram captions will help keep things classic this year.

  • Making spirits bright ✨
  • 'Tis the season❤️💚🤍
  • "It's been said many times, many ways, Merry Christmas to you." — Nat King Cole, "The Christmas Song"
  • Christmas is coming 🎶
  • ❄️Walking in a winter wonderland❄️
  • "What a bright time, it's the right time, to rock the night away." — Bobby Helms, "Jingle Bell Rock"
  • Have yourself a merry little Christmas. 🎄🎁🎅🏽
  • Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night.
  • There's snow place like home❄️
  • "Treat every day like Christmas." — Elf
  • merry and bright
  • ❤️Deck the halls💚
  • Season's Greetings
  • Comfort & Joy
  • 🔔Joy to the world🔔

Funny Christmas Party Captions

If you want your work Christmas party captions to make coworkers giggle or are hoping that sharing some humorous Christmas party quotes with friends will send good holiday vibes, here's your phrase list to ensure a good laugh.

  • Dear Santa, define "nice."
  • Do Christmas cookies pair well with wine? Asking for a friend.
  • All the jingle ladies
  • If you don't believe, you won't receive.
  • What happened under the mistletoe isn't staying under the mistletoe this year.
  • Friends are like bottles. Some are broke, some will get smashed and only a few survive the night.
  • They voted me most likely to spike the punch.
  • Found some Christmas spirit - and put it in my glass.
  • No silent nights here.
  • The only gift you need ^^^
  • Had a successful Mariah Carey party
  • "Can I refill your eggnog for you? Get you something to eat? Drive you out to the middle of nowhere and leave you for dead?" — Clark, "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation"
  • We decked those halls. No cap.
  • I think we made the nice list?
  • We came, we thawed, we conquered.

Cute Christmas Party Captions

Short and sweet is often the way to go, and that's the beat with these cute Christmas party with friends captions.

  • There's magic in the air.
  • We made a 📝 and checked it ✌
  • Found the mistletoe
  • This Christmas just hits different
  • What Christmas mems are made of
  • 🤍Sugar and spice🤎
  • Make Christmas magic? Check.
  • Gotta love that Christmas tree glow 🎄
  • "Seasons greetings, hope you're well." — "Christmases When You Were Mine" by Taylor Swift
  • Blessed, well dressed and Christmas obsessed.
  • In my ugly Christmas era
  • I drove for miles to see these Christmas smiles.
  • "I smell snow." —Lorelai Gilmore
  • Do as we sleigh, not as we do.
  • And to all, a good night!
  • On Christmas, we wear pajamas.
  • Under the holly, feelin' jolly
  • "Rockin' around the Christmas tree" — Brenda Lee, "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree"
  • Blame it on the elves
  • Holi-babes
  • Sleigh the word and I'll be there.

Short Christmas Party Captions

From office Christmas parties to pajama parties with friends, every holiday get-together needs some solid Christmas party quotes to drop some joy into the socials this holiday season.

  • Under the mistletoe
  • Oh 🦌
  • Christmas 🍪 crew
  • Cozier with these goons❄️
  • Lit like a 🎄
  • The Holiday Squad
  • Fairy lights & winter nights
  • Santa Claus will be here in just a minute.
  • Rebel without a Claus
  • Sleighers gonna sleigh.
  • Felt festive, might delete later.
  • Santa's helpers
  • presence > presents
  • Keep calm and drink eggnog.
  • We made it rein
  • That's a wrap! 🎁
  • "'Tis the damn season" - "Tis the Damn Season" by Taylor Swift
  • Sweater SZN
  • Christmas pajamas and chill
  • Digital Christmas card 💌
  • Festive AF
  • Merry Elfin Christmas
  • The Naughty List📝

Clever Christmas Party Captions

For a clever or quirky Christmas party photo caption, consider puns, lesser-used emojis or something just a little past odd to ensure your followers think you are clever. We're a fan of these:

  • Christmas cheer or Christmas beer? 🍻
  • Just a bunch of candy canes: sweet and slightly twisted
  • We've got chemis-tree.
  • We are the reason Santa has to check his list ✌
  • We lit more than just the tree…
  • It's me, hi, I'm the present, it's me
  • Christmas (cookie emoji) and happy (heart emoji, this is how the holiday starts.
  • We wrote the naughty list 📝
  • Birch, pls
  • Got spruced up
  • Ho3
  • We were dreaming of a white Christmas, but champagne will work too.
  • Say it ain't snow! ⛄
  • My Christmas spirit is a nice single malt scotch.
  • The party was lit, fir sure.
  • After this, our stockings may be filled with coal.
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