New Year's Eve Captions for Instagram: 22 Ways To Ring In 2022 on Your Socials

With several New Year's Eve celebrations either canceled or modified due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many will be marking the occasion virtually this year.

Whether you're toasting the new year at an event or from the comfort of your own home, social media feeds will be awash with celebratory New Year-themed posts, including on Instagram.

If you're feeling a bit of writer's block (or anticipate you may be too merrily intoxicated to string words together on the day), below are some ideas for New Year's Eve captions to share on social media networks to ring in 2022.

New Year's Eve Captions to Celebrate 2022

Short and simple

1. New year. New me.

2. New year. Same me. Bigger goals.

3. New year. New dreams. New chances.

4. Out with the old, in with the new.

5. Watch out 2022, here I come.

6. Page 1 of 365.

7.The best is yet to come.

8. Here's to whatever comes next.

9. I've got 2022 vision.

10. 365 new days. 365 new excuses.

11. "Thank u, next."—Me to 2021

Slightly more contemplative

12. Thinking "Here goes nothing" could be the start of everything.

13. This year I will love the work in progress that is me.

14. Life is an adventure that's full of beautiful destinations. Wishing you many wonderful memories made in 2022.

15. Let's toast to yesterday's achievements and tomorrow's bright future.

16. The future is your story to write. Make 2022 the best one yet.

17. Today is the first page in a blank book. May it be a phenomenal chapter in 2022.

Quotes from films and famous figures

18. "Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming 'Wow! What a Ride!'"

—Hunter S. Thompson, the late American journalist and author.

19. "If you focus on what you left behind, you will never be able to see what lies ahead.

"You must try things that may not work, and you must not let anyone define your limits...your only limit is your soul...only the fearless can be great."

—Chef Gusteau (played by Brad Garrett) in the 2007 film Ratatouille.

20. "Fasten your seat belts. It's going to be a bumpy night."

—Margo Channing (played by the late Bette Davis) in the 1950 film All About Eve.

21. "It's a new dawn. It's a new day. It's a new life for me...and I'm feeling good."

—Nina Simone, the late American singer-songwriter.

22. "Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man."

—Benjamin Franklin, the late American writer, scientist and inventor.

People at a New Year's Eve celebration.
A group of people at a New Year's Eve celebration taking a selfie together. Those who may be celebrating New Year's Eve virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic can share a thoughtful quote on their social media feed to mark the occasion. iStock/Getty Images Plus