Since the dawn of wedding Instagram hashtags, the caption space beneath your wedding day social media post has become prime real estate!

Make a splash on social media with a fun and inventive caption on your wedding Instagram post. Whether you’re the bride or groom, wedding guest, or member of the bridal party, you’ll love these creative Instagram captions, quotes, and puns.

“We had an outdoor ceremony in the courtyard and reception in the Garden City Ballroom. The food (appetizers, dinner, dessert) was fabulous! we received so many compliments. The entire grounds provided an excellent backdrop for pictures. The staff was very accommodating/helpful.”

Married couple at Earle Brown Heritage Center in the sunset

Photo Credit: Penny Photographics

Wedding Instagram Captions for Every Attendee

The best wedding Instagram captions are heartfelt, funny, or both! You can find inspiration in your favorite love songs, romantic movies, and in your inside jokes with the couple. No matter what role you play in their big day, the couple will appreciate your stand-out caption when you post photos of their wedding and reception!

Wedding Guest Captions

As a guest of the newlyweds, you’re a prime source of candid photos, selfies, and moments that the happy couple may not get to experience in real-time! While you’re snapping away, keep in mind some fun, genuine captions for your favorite photos. You may even use the opportunity to thank the couple for inviting you to their wedding. Try one of these great go-to wedding guest Instagram captions when you need inspiration:

  • Cheers to the newlyweds! May you always be as happy as you are today.
  • All because two people fell in love.
  • Thank you for sharing your big day with us!
  • Wishing you both a lifetime of love and happiness!
  • They did!

Microphone at a wedding reception

Photography Credit: Penny Photographics

Wedding Date Captions

You got the invitation and RSVP’d — then you had to find the perfect wedding date! Once you and your date are at the big event, snap a selfie and post it with one of these fun wedding date Instagram captions:

  • The party don’t start ‘til we walk in.
  • All you need is love – but an open bar doesn’t hurt!
  • We’re here for the cake.
  • We came, we saw, we tore up the dance floor.
  • Congrats to the only two people we like as much as one another!

Bride dancing at a wedding

Photography Credit: Hello Dolly Photography

Funny Wedding Captions For Guests

You heard it here first: Captions for wedding posts can be funny! A little humor can break up all the mushy, romantic captions flooding the couple’s wedding hashtag feed. If you’re known for your great sense of humor, don’t be afraid to add that personal touch to your post!

  • They said “I do,” we said “Finally!”
  • This photo was taken *before* I started crying.
  • We said “Yaaaas!”
  • They said “I do” to each other and I said “I do” to more cake.
  • I don’t always dress up, but when I do, someone else is getting married.

Bride and groom dancing with guests

Champagne Puns & Jokes

For many, weddings are among the only occasions that offer a chance to enjoy some bubbly! Mark the toast-worthy occasion with some Champagne Instagram captions. Make sure you get your Champagne flute in the frame!

  • They got married, I got Champagne. It’s a win-win.
  • Sip, sip hooray!
  • Did somebody say Champagne?
  • Came for the couple, stayed for the bubbles.
  • The drinks are on them, but the hangover will be on me. Cheers to the happy couple!

Bride and groom dancing with guests at their wedding reception

Photography Credit: Penny Photographics

Bride Captions for Instagram

Everyone will be looking to the bride’s Instagram for the first post of her wedding day! Make your first posts as a married couple count with a romantic caption. The happiness radiating from your photos will do the rest of the talking for you!

  • I do, now and forever.
  • Today was a fairytale.
  • ​​True love is when both people think they’re the lucky one.
  • That “just married” feeling.
  • Happiness is being married to your best friend.

Bride and groom in front of a water fountain at night

Bride-to-Be Instagram Captions

Congrats, bride-to-be! Whether you’re posting to share your engagement, sharing scenes from wedding planning, documenting your bachelorette party or rehearsal dinner, there are plenty of cute captions to help share your love! 

  • I finally have an excuse to change my name.
  • Goin’ to the chapel and we’re gonna get married . . . 
  • Can’t wait to go from Ms. to Mrs!
  • Just one short walk away from forever.
  • He liked it, so he put a ring on it.

Man holding wedding ring proposing to his surprised girlfriend

Yes To The Dress Captions

Is there anything more exciting than going shopping for a wedding dress? If you’re the bride-to-be or part of her entourage, you’ll definitely want to post to mark the occasion. (Just be sure to get the bride’s permission before posting images of her in any dresses!) Once the bride has picked her dream dress, it’s time to pick your favorite Instagram caption:

  • I said yes to the dress!
  • Does this dress make me look married?
  • I don’t always wear white, but when I do, I’m getting married.
  • I found the guy – and now I’ve found “the one!” 
  • Did I try on every dress in the store first? . . . No comment.

Woman trying on a wedding dress in a store

Bridesmaid Instagram Captions

If you’re #TeamBride, there’s no doubt you’re bursting at the seams to share all the wonderful moments you’ve had with the couple and the rest of the bridal party! As a bridesmaid, you have a great opportunity to document the big day from all angles. From getting ready the morning of the big day, to the last call at the reception bar, consider these bridesmaid quotes for the moment your bride “proposes” to you (AKA asks you to be her bridesmaid).

  • I can’t wait to ugly cry at your wedding.
  • #BrideSquad
  • Bridesmaids for a day, best friends for life.
  • Here’s to love, laughter, and happily ever after.
  • Ugh, all these other girls showed up wearing my outfit!

Bridesmaids with the bride

Maid of Honor Captions

Being asked to be maid of honor is, well, a huge honor — it’s in the name, after all! Show your appreciation for the bride and groom with a funny or heartfelt Instagram post. You can thank them for inviting you to share on their wedding day, express your excitement and well-wishes, or crack a joke, whatever fits your vibe! 

  • There’s no place I would rather be today than standing next to you as you say “I do!”
  • I was “maid” to do this! 
  • Honored to stand by your side on your big day!
  • I’ll hold your bouquet today and your hand for life. Love you, bestie!

Maid of honor giving a speech at a wedding

Marriage Captions for Instagram

These marriage-themed captions are short but sweet! When you’re looking for a more traditional sentiment to mark the occasion of your wedding day, reach for one of these. They’re classics for a reason!

  • To have and to hold.
  • It’s always been you.
  • For as long as we both shall live.
  • Today I marry my best friend.
  • “I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine.” – Solomon 6:3

Bride and groom kissing at Earle Brown Heritage Center

Wedding Venue Instagram Captions Inspired by the Heritage Center

Okay, okay, so we’re a little biased — but why not use your venue as inspiration for some wedding reception Instagram captions? The Heritage Center’s rustic yet polished aesthetic and iconic red barn farm vibes are definitely IG-worthy! 

  • Meet me under the water tower.
  • Our extraordinary day at the Heritage Center.
  • Together on the farm.
  • Red barns, white dress.
  • Dress code: Rustic chic!


Like what you see on our Instagram? Your wedding could be featured there, too! We’d love to be your choice of venue for your big day. Our picture-perfect grounds, stunning event spaces, and expert planning team will help to make your wedding extraordinary. Contact us today to learn more about hosting your wedding at the Heritage Center!