45 Instagram Captions for Photos With Dad

Funny, cute, and clever captions for Father's Day or any day of the week.

Kids hanging on their dad at the beach
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On Father's Day, you can bet your Instagram feed will be nothing but dad-appreciation posts — from the sentimental to the humorous. You'll no doubt want to partake in the outpouring of love with an endearing photo of your own, and you'd best come up with a good caption to accompany it.

Whether your dad is the emotional type, a bibliophile, or a funny guy who loves a good pun, we've got a line to make him smile. Here are some sweet, sentimental, and funny Instagram captions for the next picture you post with your dear ol' dad.

Funny Captions for Father's Day

Hope your day is filled with tons of opportunities to tell bad jokes to waiters. *insert face palm emoji*

Happy Day-I-Do-The-Yard-Work-For-You, Dad! *insert leaf emoji*

I wanted to send you something awesome, but I couldn't fit it in the mailbox.

You deserve to wear a Hawaiian shirt and eat coconut shrimp every day, dad.

As your Father's Day gift, I've decided to let you explain health insurance to me in great detail.

Thanks for teaching me that an IPA a day keeps the doctor away. *insert beer emoji*

May your day be filled with Bruce Springsteen songs and obscure films I have no interest in watching.

I still kinda think the Tooth Fairy's real because of you.

(For the bargain hunter) Love you more than you love grocery store coupons.

Thanks for always offering me a shoulder to cry on and a bad joke to laugh at. *insert heart emoji*

Thanks for the good genes, Dad!

You're my favorite parent. (Shh... don't tell Mom.)

Happy Father's Day to the [goat emoji].

Low-quality pic, high-quality dad.

Puns Your Dad Will Get a Kick Out Of

I donut know what I'd do without you. *insert donut emoji*

Let's taco 'bout how you're my hero. *insert taco emoji*

(For the dad who loves to fish) You're off the hook, dad.

Armed and dadly. *insert winking face emoji*

(For the bearded dad) Hope you're having a fan-stache-tic day.

(If your dad is a Star Wars fan) Yoda best, dad.

It might sound cheesy, but you're the grate-ist.

(For the dad who loves golf) Dad, you are tee-riffic.

You're the punniest dad I know.

(For a baseball-loving dad) Dad, you're knocking fatherhood out of the park.

Sentimental Father’s Day Captions

Dad out surfing with his kids
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I don't know why they keep making Batman movies — you're the only superhero I'll ever need.

Not all superheroes wear capes.

You're a weirdo, and I'm your weirdo. *insert shoulder shrugging emoji*

(For the cruciverbalist) Love you more than you love crosswords on Sunday morning.

(For the avid DIY-er) Love you more than you love Home Depot.

Quotes About How Important Your Father Is to You

Dad and daughter hiking in the mountains
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"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: He believed in me." — Jim Valvano

"He has always provided me a safe place to land and a hard place from which to launch." — Chelsea Clinton

"The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get." — Tim Russert

"[He] adopted a role called Being a Father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a Protector, who would keep a lid on all the chaotic and catastrophic possibilities of life." — Tom Wolfe

"The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature." — Antoine-François Prévost

"Old as she was, she still missed her Daddy sometimes." — Gloria Naylor

"You can tell what was the best year of your father's life, because they seem to freeze that clothing style and ride it out." — Jerry Seinfeld

"Any fool can have a child. That doesn't make you a father. It's the courage to raise a child that makes you a father." — Barack Obama

"Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventures, story-tellers, and singers of songs." — Pam Brown

"Dad is and always will be my living, breathing superhero." — Bindi Irwin

"A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you grow." — Unknown

Father's Day Captions From Song Lyrics

"I only hope when I have my own family that every day I see a little more of my father in me." — "Song for Dad" by Keith Urban

"Home is wherever I'm with you." - "Home" by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

"My dear hard workin' daddy works his life away for us, that's the way that daddy shows to us his love." - "Daddy's Working Boots" by Dolly Parton

"Came into this world daddy's little girl, and daddy made a soldier out of me." - "Daddy Lessons" by Beyoncé

"Oh child, don't you know your daddy love come with a lifetime guarantee?" — "Babyfather" by Sade

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