New Year's Kiss Captions for That Magical Midnight Moment

Pair a photo of your midnight kiss with one of these captions to help you usher in the new year.

Published December 20, 2022
Loving couple celebrating New Year's Eve

Sharing a New Year's smooch with that special someone feels like magic. So, when posting a photo of the moment to Instagram, of course you'll want to find the perfect New Year's kiss caption. It doesn't matter if you're going for romantic, silly, or sentimental; these phrases will help you celebrate your midnight kiss (and get you plenty of likes, too).

New Year's Kiss Captions for New Love

New year couple kissing on the couch

If your New Year's kiss is someone you just started dating, you might not want to go full-blown romantic on them just yet. Pick a sweet Instagram kiss caption with new love in mind to accompany your pic. Who knows, this might be your first New Year's kiss of many!

  • Midnight kisses and New Year wishes.
  • Ringing in the New Year with this cutie.
  • I can't wait to see what [insert new year] brings us.
  • How lucky am I to have you by my side? Happy New Year!
  • Kissing [insert past year] farewell.
  • Looking forward to a year filled with hope, light, and lots of laughs with this one. Happy New Year!
  • A lot can happen in a year. I'm so happy you came into my life!
  • Kiss me at midnight!
  • "If we're going to kiss, it has to be book-worthy." -Colleen Hoover
  • What a year we have ahead of us. Kisses to you, babe.
  • There's nothing sweeter than kissing you.

Funny Captions for Your New Year's Smooch Pics

Photo of young couple on New Year's Eve

Maybe you and your love are goofballs at heart. Why not pick an equally funny New Year's kiss caption to go with a photo of your hilarious midnight smooch? Some of these lines are inspired by song lyrics, whereas others are just silly.

  • The one where we kissed on New Year's.
  • My New Year's resolution? More kisses like this.
  • I want your extra time and your *muah muah muah muah muah* New Year's kiss!
  • New Year, same kiss. And I wouldn't have it any other way.
  • Big NYE kiss energy.
  • We sealed the year with a kiss.
  • We didn't make it to midnight, but we did sneak in a kiss.
  • Smooching our way into [insert new year]!
  • Oh, sorry. We don't kiss and tell…
  • I want your midnights…. And I don't mind cleaning up bottles with you on New Year's Day.
  • Baby, you're my firework.
  • "K-I-S-S-I-N-G."
  • Kiss-Cross Applesauce.
  • BRB, going to be reliving this magical moment for the entire year.
  • That moment when the sparks really fly…
  • From Netflix and chill to New Year's and kiss... what a year it's been.
  • New Year, new bling #engaged

Romantic New Year's Kiss Captions

Couple celebrating Christmas together

Kisses are an everyday occurrence when you're a couple, but there's something extra special about a kiss to ring in the New Year. Pair your adorable New Year's kiss photo with a romantic caption highlighting your love. You should probably let your partner approve the pic before you post it, but if you decide not to, we'll never tell.

  • There's no one else I'd rather kiss at midnight.
  • Every kiss from you is magic, but there's nothing like a New Year's kiss.
  • What a perfect end to one year and beginning to the next. I love you with all my heart.
  • "I'm going to kiss you now, and I don't know if I'll ever stop." -Jamie McGuire
  • I love starting my year with a kiss from you.
  • My New Year's kiss for the past [X] years and counting!
  • Each year since our first kiss has just gotten better. Here's to many more New Year's kisses with my one and only.
  • Forever my New Year's kiss!
  • Our first New Year's kiss! Cheers to many, many more.
  • Ringing in the New Year with a kiss from my favorite person.
  • The tradition continues. Here's to ringing in another year with my other half!
  • I'm so grateful to have you by my side year after year. Happy New Year, my love.
  • You'll always be my favorite New Year's kiss.
  • Kiss me at midnight and every night this year.
  • "Where should one wear perfume? Wherever one wants to be kissed." - Coco Chanel
  • There's no better way to ring in the New Year than with a kiss from my person.
  • Happiness is like a kiss, and your kisses make me positively ecstatic!

Instagram Captions for a New Year's Smooch With Your Pooch

Are you staying in this New Year's Eve? If you don't have a sweetheart to kiss at midnight, grab your dog instead. Then use one of these fun captions to go with a New Year's kiss photo of you and your pooch.

  • Yappy New Year!
  • Sometimes you have to kiss a few dogs to find your prince. Oh, it's frogs? Whoops.
  • Ringing in the New Year with a slobbery kiss.
  • My New Year's kiss was a little hairy and a little stinky, but absolutely worth it.
  • Sending you Pugs and kisses this New Year!
  • The only kiss I need after the year we've had. #rideordie
  • Here's to another year of smooching these fluffy cheeks.
  • I have the most handsome New Year's kiss right here.

Who Are You Kissing on New Year's Eve?

New Year's kisses are traditionally romantic, but that doesn't have to be the case. You can adapt any of these Instagram captions to fit a photo of a platonic New Year's kiss with your BFF or group of besties. Snap away as you welcome in the New Year, then post your favorite pics with the caption of your choice. Happy New Year!

New Year's Kiss Captions for That Magical Midnight Moment