67 May Captions & Quotes for Your Monthly Instagram Photo Dump

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Jessica Estrada - The Knot Contributor.
Jessica Estrada
Jessica Estrada - The Knot Contributor.
Jessica Estrada
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Updated Feb 16, 2024

From May the 4th (Star Wars fans, where are you at?) and Cinco de Mayo to Mother's Day and Memorial Day, May certainly had a lot of special moments worth documenting. This calls for an ~ epic ~ photo dump post which, of course, requires like-worthy May captions to go with it. Even more so if you celebrated big life moments such as a bachelorette party or bridal shower leading up to a spring wedding (cue all the wedding countdown quotes).

Whatever the occasion, the tricky part is coming up with May captions that are equally as impressive as your precious photographs. We've got your back though. Below, there are 67 May Instagram captions you can steal including Cinco de Mayo captions and funny May captions. You can thank us later.

The Best May Captions for Instagram in This Story:

Quotes | Funny | Cute | Short | Clever | Editor's Favorites

Plus: How to Do a May Dump on Instagram

May Quotes

Sometimes a quote can say all you want to say. With that in mind, here are a few apropos quotes for May you can add to your photo dump including May the 4th Instagram captions.

  • April showers bring May flowers.
  • "When it's cold outside, I've got the month of May." — "My Girl" by the Temptations
  • "I've got so much honey, the bees envy me." — "My Girl" by the Temptations
  • May the 4th be with you.
  • "Do. Or do not. There is no try." – Yoda
  • "Your focus determines your reality." - Qui-Gon Jinn

Funny May Captions

To spice up your Instagram feed, look no further than these May funny quotes and captions, including Cinco de Mayo Instagram captions, guaranteed to get some LOLs in the comments.

  • May vibe check: delulu 😂
  • Don't tequila my vibe.
  • May was, in a word, a fiesta.
  • Life is short. Order the extra guac. 🥑
  • Nacho average May. 🧀
  • May in a nutshell: Tacos, tequila, and guac.
  • File under: Things I did for the plot this May 😛

Cute May Captions

When quotes about May or funny May quotes won't do, go for the cute May dump captions below.

  • A May to remember 🥰
  • Goodbye, spring. Hello, summer. ☀️
  • POV: You had the best May ever.
  • My May camera roll is in bloom 🌺
  • Things I'm grateful for this May...
  • Spring was spring-ing 🌻
  • Romanticizing May with these sweet snaps 💖
  • Thank you, May. Ready for you, June!
  • May core memories just hit different
  • Dear diary...[insert date]
  • Cheers to the last month of spring!
  • Summer, I'm ready for you. 🌊

Short May Captions

You can never go wrong with something short and sweet for your May photo dump captions.

  • May photo dump 📸
  • Swipe left for the best May moments
  • Life updates: May edition 🤍
  • May 🫶
  • May, you were good to me.
  • May digital photo album. Swipe 👉
  • Thank you for the mems, May
  • Things I manifested in May...
  • May's Google Cal was full of good times
  • May photo dump coming atcha!
  • May exclusive
  • May = best month ever.
  • May photo dump loading...
  • May memories
  • May camera roll archive 📲
  • Chapter 5 of 12
  • May.jpg
  • May photo buffet
  • Swipe left for May happenings
  • May memory haul
  • May ➡️ ICYMI
  • Digital scrapbook - May [insert year] edition
  • May highlights
  • Attachment: Top 10 May files

Clever May Captions

Depending on your mood, you can also add a little sass to your Instagram captions for May. Here are a few clever May recap captions to get your creative juices flowing.

  • May was, in an emoji, 🔥
  • This concludes my May content. Thank you for tuning in.
  • Oh this? It's my May photo dump.
  • Swipe left for the May photo dump no one asked for. You're welcome. 😉
  • BTS of May shenanigans. Spoiler alert: There's a lot of tequila, salt, and sand.
  • Two words: May slayed. 🔪
  • May was giving main character energy ✨
  • Mentally, I'm still in May. #takemeback
  • Hot girl summer, here I come.
  • It's safe to say May slapped 👏
  • Exclusive BTS footage of my May adventures 😉

Editor's Favorite May Photo Dump Captions

It's hard to choose a "best caption for May," but if we had to narrow it down to some favorites, it most definitely would be these May captions for Instagram.

  • May was ✨ giving ✨
  • In my soft girl era — spring edition 🌼
  • If I left you on read in May, this is why ➡️
  • Long story short: May was one for the books. Here's digital proof.
  • May faves 💖
  • May director's cut 😜
  • May's camera crumbs

How to Do a May Dump on Instagram

While there are no "rules" for nailing a great May photo dump, there are some tips and tricks to keep in mind that can take it up a notch. For starters, you can embrace the theme of all that the month of May embodies. For instance, spring is in the air and summer is so close you can practically taste it. So that calls for lots of bright colors and fresh vibes with your photos, meaning it's the perfect time to go outside and take photo dump-worthy photos to document all the special occasions. And, of course, a good May caption is a must.

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