Super Cool 4th of July Instagram Captions That Will Get All the Likes

Get ready for the craziest 4th of July celebration ever! As the world is slowly starting to open up again, we’re all more than excited to welcome some sun, beach parties, barbecues, and a whole lot of fireworks this Fourth of July. 

As it’ll involve a ton of pictures, cute videos, and an Instagram Live or two, you better prepare all your captions before the cocktails start rolling in. 

To help you dazzle your followers, we’ve created a list of super cool Instagram captions to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 in style. 

Read on and get inspired with the cutest, funniest, patriotic, and most inspiring 4th of July Instagram captions. 

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Set the tone 

Before we begin listing out the best Fourth of July Instagram captions, let us remind you that for your Instagram caption to really pop, you need to have all the accompanying details in check. 

We’re talking photos, colors, feed aesthetic, editing, and the backdrop

You want your entire vibe and aesthetic to communicate a celebratory vibe. Naturally, there’ll be a ton of fireworks, reds, blues, and whites in your photos. Also barbecues, family and friends, and a whole lot of food. 

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That’s the general vibe. But as the holiday provides some awesome engagement opportunities, try to go the extra mile and score some extra points on originality. This is especially important for brands. 

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Use the general vibe, but make it your own. Say you’re a fashion business. Instead of generic fireworks photos, you can create a 4th of July lookbook for different party settings. 

Influencers, for example, can do a whole set of themed posts and Instagram Stories showing only red, white, and blue products. For a complete vibe – you can use these theme colors in your Stories captions. 

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Foodies can get super creative with festive recipes and colors. 

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Brands can design special product lines for the occasion. 

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Still not sure how to get into the holiday spirit and make the connection to your brand? 

  • Go simple. Take a photo of something that you consider uniquely American, and you know your audience would resonate well. 
  • Add a strong caption to match the sentiment. Browse through our list below for inspo on your own, original July Instagram caption. 
  • Tag all the people, locations, and brands featured in your photo to additionally enhance engagement
  • Post at the right time to make sure your target audience sees it. Check out our ultimate guide on the blog to help you determine the best time to post on Instagram. 


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Funny 4th of July Instagram Captions 

Feeling a bit cheeky this holiday season? Loosen up the tone this 4th of July with some of the funniest 4th of July Instagram captions. Use the list below to inspire your coolest Instagram caption this holiday season. 

  • If you’re feeling super-cheeky – Happy Birthday America, you look great for a 245-year-old 
  • For foodies and family BBQs – Land of the free and great food 
  • Rosé in the U.S.A – That’s Miley Cyrus for girls’ get-togethers 
  • Pretty sure I was a sparkler in another life – Right?
  • It doesn’t get any better than a good ol’ “You’re welcome.” — George Washington
  • Let’s party like it’s 1776 – for when you want to share the festive spirit 
  • Add a fun twist to the company/family barbecue event – I’m just here for the BBQ
  • Another popular 4th of July gem – “I haven’t partied this hard since 1776.” — America
  • Fireworks, wine, and everything is fine – A good rhyme never get old 
  • A perfect way to caption an office party – Trying to apply for a professional Fourth of July party crasher position. Need references
  • Post something along the lines of Happy Fork of July for a super-relatable and fun effect
  • A good seasonable pun is always a hit – These fireworks are lit—literally!
  • Talk about lit! – Another one. 
  • Food, family, Fourth of July, and fireworks. The four best F words ever – Is it cute? Is it borderline funny?


Here are some other super-popular funny Instagram captions you can use for inspo this July:  

  • Sparkling so hard I could be a firework 
  • If you didn’t grill, did your Fourth of July ever happen?
  • U.S. of Yay
  • Red, white, and barbecue
  • Four score and seven beers ago
  • Independence bae
  • Sipping on liber-tea
  • Stayin’ fly on the 4th of July
  • Red, white, and booze
  • Do you even grill?
  • Chill out with your grill out
  • It’s not the Fourth of July if I’m not holding a hotdog
  • America sure knows how to throw a birthday party
  • Bye, bye to my sweet apple pie.


If you’re not feeling super motivated to come up with your own funny captions, you can always turn to quotes by people who do this for a living. Yes, we’re talking comedians. 

Some of the funniest examples come from Louis C.K and Stephen Colbert, but you can find your favorite picks with a bit of research. 

America’s a family. We all yell at each other, and it all works out. – Louis C.K

It’s Fourth of July weekend, or, as I call it, Exploding Christmas. –Stephen Colbert

Or go for a song lyric if you’re more into that genre. 

Living out the American dream by Madonna is an all-time classic. Still, Party in the U.S.A by Miley Cyrus is a close second, for sure. 

Of course, you should always try to switch things up and make it your own if you can. The audience responds well to this as it shows your fun, creative side. 

Cute 4th of July Instagram captions 

Planning a family get-together this #fourthofjuly? A romantic beach getaway with that special someone? Or, you’re ready to inspire your audience to share some love this holiday season? 

Here’s a list of cute 4th of July Instagram captions, quotes, and lyrics you can use as inspo to melt the hearts of your Instagram followers

You can go for something like Red, white, and crew, or Flip-flops, fireworks, family for cute family, or close friends gatherings, which we predict will be all the rave this July. 

Spending the day with your significant other? Organizing a surprise engagement party for a friend? 

Here’s a collection of cute Instagram captions for any type of romantic occasion:  

  • Red, white, and boo
  • Remember when I pretty much started a revolution to get your number?
  • Declaring it official
  • Which one of us is the firework in this relationship?
  • Let freedom ring
  • Feelin’ bae-triotic


If you’re feeling like throwing in a song lyric, you can never go wrong with some pop classics such as Katy Perry’s Firework, Fourth of July by the queen of romantic ballads, Mariah Carey. Although Millennials would probably appreciate the iconic Lana Del Rey lyrics – Hot summer nights, mid-July when you and I were forever wild

Patriotic 4th of July Instagram captions

Feeling super proud to be an American this July? Show your love for your country using some variation of these Instagram captions, quotes, and lyrics. 

We have to start with the five all-time most popular captions: Sweet land of liberty, God bless America, Home of the free because of the brave, Bold stripes, bright stars, brave hearts, and Here’s to the stars and stripes

Notice a theme? Anything that inspires that patriotic spirit and genuine pride to be an American. The symbolism of the flag, the Declaration of Independence quotes, the American dream – all of these can help you come up with a super-cool patriotic Instagram caption this Fourth of July. 

Not feeling you have the super-moving words to express your love for the country? Search online for quotes of some of the greats. 

Or, you can go for more popular suggestions like these:

  • From every mountainside, let freedom ring. – Samuel F. Smith
  • America is another name for opportunity. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Dreams are the foundation of America. —Lupita Nyong’o
  • Where liberty dwells, there is my country. —Benjamin Franklin


Or do quick research to find the one that perfectly reflects the sentiment. 

For lyrics enthusiasts, there’s always a good ol’ Bruce Springsteen and Born in the U.S.A, or American by Lana Del Rey. 


And the list goes on. We’re sure you get the idea by now. All it takes for the perfect 4th of July Instagram caption is a cool setting, great vibes, and some creative spark powered by our list above). And you’ve got a super-cool IG caption and all the likes.


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