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79 Father's Day Instagram captions to show Dad just how much you care

Say “Happy Father's Day” with one of these funny, short or heartfelt messages.

Dads aren’t exactly known for being the overly sentimental type. Usually, beneath the tough exterior is an emotional guy who can’t help but appreciate when he’s remembered on Father’s Day.

That's why it's important to recognize the special dad in your life this year, whether it be your father, husband, stepdad, uncle, grandfather, son, friend or anyone else significant to you.

There are plenty of ways to express your love starting with posting a sweet photo on Instagram using one of these Father's Day captions to go along with it.

Here's your chance to show the world how much you appreciate his support, advice and bear hugs, not to mention all of his absolutely awful dad jokes, which, as bad as they are, are also pretty funny.

Naturally, a gift doesn’t hurt either. It doesn’t have to be fancy; dads tend to be low-maintenance. Something handmade is always appreciated or a cool tech gadget can help warm his heart.

In the end, it's hearing from you that matters the most, and we're here to help you find just the right thing to say with these short, funny and meaningful Father's Day captions.

Whether you're looking to show your gratitude or say something funny about Dad, you'll find what you need in the collection below.

After all, he deserves only the best, and much like his favorite pastime, these Father's Day captions are sure to land like a hole in one.

Best Father's Day captions for all dads

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  • Certified cool dad.
  • Get ready to pay the Dad Tax.
  • The Grillfather.
  • Drop it like it's Pop.
  • No one measures up to you (and no one ever will).
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  • My dad is a superhero — what does your dad do?
  • Best dad ever. Infinity.
  • Tough enough to be a father, sweet enough to be a dad.
  • Proud son/daughter of one amazing father.
  • Thanks for all the little things. And the big ones, too.
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  • Father [fa-ther] n. the guy who gives kids ice cream for dinner.
  • My dad is No. 1 (and then some).
  • Amazing. Terrific. Wonderful. All up, pretty phenomenal. That's my Dad.
  • Good times, hard times, you've been there for me through them all. Thank you, Dad.

Funny Father’s Day captions

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  • To the master of the grill: well done, well done indeed.
  • Like father, like daughter. We both know that could end badly.
  • Clearly, I am awesome. So, good job.
  • First rule of Dad Club : There are no rules in Dad Club.
  • World’s best farter. Oops, father.
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  • Happy Father’s Day. Sorry the rest of your kids didn’t turn out as well as I did.
  • Call the police, this dad stole his daughter’s heart.
  • Daddy shark, doo-doo-doo-doo-doo-doo.
  • The Dogfather: Make him an offer he can’t woof-fuse.
  • I mustache if anyone has a dad better than mine?
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  • Happy Father’s Day to the guy who never misses an opportunity to rest his eyes ... but is never ever sleeping.
  • You don’t have a dad bod, you’ve got a father figure.
  • The man. The legend. The almost-always-dozing-off.
  • You’re a great dad. And I’m an even better daughter.
  • When I grow up, I want to be as good looking as you think you are.
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  • No one keeps the house at 50 degrees Fahrenheit better than you, Dad.
  • I smile because you're my dad. I laugh because there's nothing you can do about it.
  • You’re my favorite — after Mom, of course.
  • Yoda best dad in the galaxy.
  • Me: the Father’s Day gift that never stops giving.
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Sweet Father's Day captions

  • There are a lot of fathers out there. None of them come close to being you.
  • Dads are the anchor that moor us and the wind that fills our sails.
  • One father. A million memories. Thanks, Dad.
  • Dad, no matter how tall I get, I will always look up to you.
  • There's no greater joy than having a dad like you.

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  • Whatever I go, you're always in my heart.
  • Behind every great kid is an even better father.
  • I'm so glad the stork left me on your doorstep.
  • And nothing could touch her as long as she was safe in her father's arms.

Father’s Day captions for your husband

  • The only thing better than having you as a husband is watching you be a dad.
  • From the moment we met, I knew you would be a great father. I’m so happy I was right.
  • You delight and surprise me every day, in every way. We are all so lucky to have you.
  • You make even better just by being you and we couldn’t love you more than we do.
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  • To my husband on Father’s Day: I love the way you love this family.
  • My partner, my heart. I’m so glad we share this life.
  • Loving husband, amazing kids. What more could I ask for?
  • I cherish you and the life we’ve built together. Happy Father’s Day.
  • To my wonderful husband: Thank you for working so hard and loving this family the way you do. We’re grateful that you’re ours.
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Father's Day captions for your stepdad

  • A bond is a bond, no matter whose last name you have. I’m so glad you’re my stepdad.
  • You "stepped" in at just the right time. Thanks for being the best bonus dad anyone could ask for.
  • Let's forget the "step" part because to me you're just dad.
  • Looking back, I wouldn't have wanted it any other way. You've been a wonderful stepfather.
  • To my stepdad: You're second to none. Thanks for always being there.
  • Our connection is so much bigger than biology.
  • In the heart of a stepfather is the sweetest place to be.
  • If I had to do it all over again, I'd still choose you as my stepdad.

Father's Day captions for your grandpa

  • A grandpa is someone with a touch of gray in his hair and lots of love in his heart.
  • You're not just a grandfather, you're absolutely everything to me. Happy Father's Day.
  • You're the music to my song. Happy Father's Day to a very special grandpa.

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  • Angels can't be everywhere, which is what grandfathers are for.
  • Grandparents are the gift our parents pass along. Happy Father's Day.
  • What could be better than having a grandpa like you? Not a thing.
  • Grandpa, when I think of all my blessings, you're at the top of the list.
  • You put the "grand" in grandfather.
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Father's Day captions from daughters

  • Dad: a daughter's first love.
  • I'll always be daddy's little girl.
  • I've been wrapped around your fingers since day one.
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  • Forever your little girl.
  • Girl dads are built different.

Father's Day captions from sons

  • Like father, like son.
  • Thank you for leading by example.
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  • I am the husband/father/man that I am because of you.
  • Nothing comes between a father and his son.
  • Dad: a son's first hero.
  • Pretty much the greatest guy ever. Oh, and you, too, Dad.