20th Birthday Quotes For Instagram

These 20th birthday quotes for Instagram will make great captions for the photos you take to celebrate your big day!

Birthdays are so fun, especially when it’s a milestone birthday, and turning the big 2-0 is definitely one to celebrate! Take the party time outside and plan a fun party or nice dinner with family and friends and 20th birthday pictures. And of course, you want to celebrate on social media, too!

Post fun stories and photos of you celebrating entering this new decade of your life. You’re saying goodbye to your teenage years and hello to your twenties, a whole new decade of fun, adventures, and experiences. You can share funny 20th birthday captions to commemorate the great time, or more sentimental or age-specific to celebrate your special birthday and a great year ahead.

To help you take this 20th birthday post to the next level, here are some birthday quotes for you to us a caption, a story, a post — whatever you want! So happy 20th birthday, we hope your big day is celebrated in the best way with true friends, lots of birthday wishes, and the best 20th birthday captions!

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20th Birthday Quotes For Instagram

20-Specific Quotes

“20 years, 20 reasons to celebrate.”

“20/20 vision.”

“Year 20, I’m ready! Toss the confetti.”

“You have no excuse to act stupid. You’re not a teenager anymore, and you’re not old enough to drink.”

“Season 20, episode 1.”

“New decade, who dis?”

“Looking so much older than last year when I was a teenager.”

“Made it to Level 20.”

“Made it through two decades! Here’s to the next one.”

“Keep calm and celebrate 20 years.”

“It took me 20 years to get this cute.”

“Goodbye, teens. Hello, 20s!”

“I didn’t choose this 20th birthday, this birthday chose me.”

“So this is 20.”

“Only one more decade until my 30s!”

“I’ll give you 20 reasons why today is a great day to party!”

“Who knew that 20 would look this good?”

“Just woke up from my teenage dream.”

“Roaring twenties.”


“The countdown to 21 officially begins.”

“POV: this is what 20 looks like.”

“20 years old. That’s, like, a real adult.”

“20 never felt better.”

“You will only be 20 once.”

“I’m 20 years old today. That’s it. That’s the tea.”

“I think 20 chances aren’t enough!”

“20 looks pretty good on me!”

“Manifesting the best 20th birthday.”

“I was born on this day 20 years ago. You know what that means?”

“Couldn’t turn 20 without posting my birthday ‘fit.”

“Chapter 20 begins.”

“May my wisdom increase as I move out of my teenage years.”

“7,305 days old…but who’s counting?”

“20th birthday selfies hit a little different.”

“To my teens: it’s been real.”

“Officially blasting “Unwritten” for the next decade.”

“My birthday snuck up on me this year. Can we just hit the pause button at age 20?”

“Turning 20 is a big deal so I deserve a big celebration!”

“20 is just the beginning of getting old.”

“Today’s my 20th birthday, so send me on an ego trip.”

“20 is the new 19.”

“20 is the perfect age. You’re old enough to be independent, but not old enough that anyone will expect you to have your act together.”

Punny Birthday Quotes

“When the candles cost more than the cake, it’s time to realize you’re getting old.”

“I don’t know how to act my age. I’ve never been this age!”

“Birthday vibes. Time to take another victory lap around the sun.”

“New year, same me…because I’m already awesome.”

“Old enough to know better, still young enough to get away with it.”

“Another year older, none wiser.”

“Hold on to your inner child as you grow older.”

“I’m too young to be this old.”

“Here’s to another year of awesomeness.”

“So am I a real adult now?!”

“Most people celebrate the New Year on January 1st. I observe it today because it is the day I was born. New year. New Me.”

“Wow, the cake’s really lit this year…”

“Gonna party like it’s my birthday…because it is!”

“Today, the world received a gift. It’s me and you’re welcome.”

Song Lyrics/Celebrity Quotes

“I’m pushing 20, got no time for others.” — Sabrina Carpenter, “Pushing 20”

“‘Thank u, next’ —”-Ariana Grande, “Thank u, next,” and me to my teens.

“That’s me, Ms. 20 Something.” — SZA, “20 Something”

“Hey, Alexa…Play 20 Something by Sza.”

“Turn my (20th) birthday into a lifestyle.” — Drake, “Pop Style”

“Started from the bottom, now I’m here — 20, that is.” — Inspired by Drake, “Started From The Bottom”

“This is for them twenty somethings. Time really moves fast, you were just sixteen.” — Beyonce, “Schoolin’ Life”

“Oh thank god, I still have three years until Blink-182 doesn’t like me!”

“Today is the oldest you’ve ever been and the youngest you’ll ever be again.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

“We age not by years, but by stories.” — Maza-Dohta

“It’s your birthday you don’t have to do nothin’.” – Destiny’s Child, ‘Birthday’

“Life should not only be lived, it should be celebrated.” — Osho

“It’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to.” — Lesly Gore

“Growing old is mandatory, but growing up is optional.” — Walt Disney

Sentimental Captions

“Ending my amazing teens with a beautiful 20th birthday.”

“Turning the big 2-0 with my fam by my side.”

“God can do great things with you at 20, just as He has done with you already.”

“It’s not the years that count, it’s the memories you make over these years.”

“Hoping my 20s be as wonderful as my teens.”

“They say, the older you get the better you get. I got 20 years of awesomeness under my belt.”

“Surround yourself with people who are more excited for your birthday than you are.”

“This 20th B-Day has me all in my feels.”

“Surrounded by love on my special day.”

“May this 20th birthday mark a fresh beginning in my life.”

“Ready to live my adult life blessed.”

“Thank you, Mom for giving birth to this wonderful child.”

“Making my years count instead of counting the years.”

“Happy Birthday to me! Twenty years down and 80 more to go. I hope I can accomplish something between now and then.”

“Happy birthday to me, ready for a new decade.”

“Looking forward to turning a year older.”

“Looking at my teenage years in the rearview mirror.”

“20: When life truly begins.”

“As I celebrate my B-Day, I just want to pause for a moment to thank everyone who made me what I am today. I could not have grown into the person I am over the past 20 years without you.”

If you’re celebrating a family member and their 20th birthday, you’ll be sure to find the best captions to celebrate the happy years you’ve spent together and share on your instagram post and their social media profile to spread the love. Or, maybe you’re cherishing a good friend and you’re gonna party like its 1999.

Whether it’s you and your best friend celebrating with birthday cake or bigger birthday celebrations like a birthday party, we hope you celebrate the good times and good things to come in the next year. Let one of these 20th birthday instagram captions capture the best year yet.

About the Author

Michelle Ioannou

Michelle graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelors of Arts ’13 and a Master of Arts ’14. She is currently working on social media and event planning in the nonprofit world while blogging on the side about the Mets. Her interests include The Mets, The Patriots, iced coffee, Greece, and escaping to tropical islands. Her long term career goal is to continue to share her story and experiences to help as many people as she can.