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45 4th Of July IG Captions To Use Whether You Love America Or Hate It

It’s that time of year again: Break out the fireworks and sparklers! The Fourth of July is one of the best times to update your Instagram feed with a cute photo showcasing your personality. Sure, a few old faithful captions will always be classic for a Fourth of July pic, but I’ve tried to include some new captions that will get your friends’ praise. 

It’s safe to say America is a work in progress, and celebrating a holiday with a problematic history may not be your idea of fun, especially on the heels of Juneteenth. The Declaration of Independence was only in the best interest of old white men; in 2023, our country still struggles with injustice. The celebration of the Fourth does not come without nuance and mixed emotions. If you’re on the fence or not feeling it at all, that’s completely valid. I’ve included a few captions for that as well. 

Although the holiday does not come without controversy, and rightfully so, if you do find yourself poolside, grill-side, or watching fireworks, I’ve made a list of cute, flirty, and funny captions to use this Fourth of July weekend.

It’s a party in the U.S.A.
U.S. of YAY.
Red, wine, and blue.
I brought the cups.
It’s not the Fourth without fireworks.

Keep this one in the vault for your party pics.

Star-spangled hammered.
Is June over already? Ju’lyin.
Stay fly on the Fourth of July.
I’m just here for the BBQ.
Keep calm and sparkle on.

Perfect for any occasion.

Snap, crackle, pop.
Baby, you’re a firework.
Sipping liber-tea.

If you’re feeling patriotic, you may like this.

Too cool for British rule.
Alexa, play “National Anthem” by Lana Del Rey.
High tides and good times.
Rosé in the U.S.A.
A red lip, White Claws, and blue skies.
Red, white, and my crew.
Oh, say, can you sea?

This is the perfect caption for July Fourth celebrations spent on the water.

Four score and seven beers ago.
Corona White
Missy Miller / Spoon
America is one of the most beautiful melting pots.
Mood: Firework.
“I’m just living out the American Dream.” — Madonna
It ain’t the Fourth until I have a hot dog in hand.
Benjamin Drankin’.
Professional hot dog critic.
Suns out, buns out.
Chill out with your grill out.

For your chill pics!

Giving today a bombastic side-eye.
Shoutout to Will Smith for saving us from the aliens on this day.
C’mon, let your colors burst.
Baby, you better fireWERK!
Shooting star DUPE!
IDK much about country pride, but I love cookout food.
I’m liking this American boy.
Don’t love all of our national strife, but I do love sparklers.

If you’re unsure how to feel about the Fourth but love a good hot dog and sparkler, I’ve got you covered.

Not pictured: my dog scared under the bed.
Show up for the glow-up.
Tonight was LIT!
I’m relying on a different type of cold brew today.
The U.S. of Slay.
Call me lady liberty.
The only day you’ll catch me in both stars and stripes.
Once you give me a theme, I’m running with it.

Perfect caption for your July Fourth selfies and outfit pics!

Rachel is a contributing writer for Her Campus under the Culture and Entertainment verticle. Her articles cover trending topics, including new releases, fan theories, and pop culture news. She has been a part of the Her Campus community since 2019, when she started as a charting member of the Her Campus St. John's University chapter. Rachel was also the chapter's President from Fall 2020 to Spring 2021. As president, Rachel managed the divisions of the chapter, gave weekly updates on progress, and led chapter meetings and events. In 2021, Rachel graduated from St. John's with a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and a minor in Business Administration. Rachel has freelanced in Digital Marketing and Copywriting since graduating. As an aspiring multi-media journalist, Rachel enjoys exercising her writing skills on various digital platforms. You can catch Rachel trying out new makeup trends on TikTok, watching her favorite shows, or listening to music in her free time. She is passionate about connecting with people through music, lifestyle, and cultural conversations.