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100 Happy 13th Birthday Wishes for that Perfect HBD Message


It can be hard to know what to say to wish that new teenager a happy 13th birthday. If you are at a loss for words, we have a list of the best happy 13th birthday wishes and happy 13th birthday messages and greetings for cards for you to choose from.

Our Favorite Happy 13th Birthday Wishes

  • You’re my favourite person, and I love you to the moon and back—thirteen years old or not!
  • I spent 3 hours searching the internet for the perfect birthday message for you and then I gave up. Happy 13th Birthday.
  • I hope all of your hopes and dreams come true on this very special day. Happy birthday
  • Enjoy turning 13 today – it’s all downhill from now on!
  • May your 13th birthday be as wonderful as the seven wonders of the world. That’s pretty wonderful (like you’ve always been to us)!
  • You’re 13 today, so it’s time to think about your future! Just kidding! The only thing you should do now is have fun, fun, fun and fun! Happy 13th birthday!
  • May you receive only the best birthday gifts. Enjoy each and every one! Happy 13th birthday!
  • Happy birthday to my favorite new teen!
Cake with happy 13th birthday wishes
  • Happy birthday to a wonderful 13 year old. Welcome to your teens! It will be an exciting experience — and we will be here to guide you through it, every step of the way.
  • It’s great to be 13. You’re not a kid anymore and you’re not a grownup. You’re, well, simply perfect. Happy 13th birthday!
  • Happy 13th birthday to the greatest teenager in this world, in this galaxy, in this universe! You are truly a unique 13-year-old.
  • Many congratulations on your 13st! Wishing you success and happiness on your very special birthday!
  • May you have the best of everything — from the best of friends to the best of love — now and always! Happy 13th birthday!
  • Happy birthday! Yes, you’re 13 today. Sure, you’re no longer a little kid. But you’re never too old for a birthday hug and kiss. Come here and get yours — you deserve it!
  • Happy Birthday. I can see a bright future for you. You are smart, brave and you make everyone happy.
  • Happy Birthday. 13 Years, 156 Months. Enjoy.
Cake with happy 13th birthday messages
  • Happy 13th birthday. As you embark on the greatest adventure of your life — remember to do one thing: enjoy every second.
  • Happy 13th birthday! Hope your party is incredible in every way, with lots of birthday cake, ice cream, gifts and, most of all, fun.
  • The greatest time of your life is here. You are 13, so it’s time to be great…and have a great time. Happy 13th birthday to you!
  • On this day, your birthday, I hope that each and every one of your wishes comes true.
  • Happy birthday! Super glad you were born.
  • There is a joy that erupts from the heart of every parent when they see that they are raising a great kid. I’m excited to feel this joy as well. Happy 13th Birthday.
  • Happy 13th birthday! There’s no denying it! You’re a teenager now, so you are ready for the most important thing in life: a smartphone.
  • Happy Birthday! Here’s to a memorable day and a year ahead that’s full of adventure and joy.

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of 10th, 11th, 12th, 14th and 15th Birthday Wishes.

Funny Happy 13th Birthday Wishes

  • Now that you are a teenager, you have permission to irritate your parents to your heart’s content.
  • Happy 13th Birthday! For your special day I made you a cake. BOOM YOU’RE A CAKE! You’re so very welcome.
  • I can’t believe you are turning 13 years old.  Does that mean you’re old now, or worse am I old now? Lol, just kidding, happy 13th birthday!
  • Are you having that amazing feeling when you wake up and realize that today is your 13th birthday?  Well it is, and now we get to celebrate you all day long.
  • I want you to know that we will always be here for you as you get older and wiser. But for now, enjoy being 13! Happy Birthday! We got the big cake!
  • Happy birthday to someone who’s awesome at any age.
Cupcake with funny happy 13th birthday wishes
  • Happy 13th birthday to a super teenager (there aren’t many of you around, so we think you’re priceless)!
  • I can’t believe that you’re already 13 years old and a full-fledged adolescent. You have so much to look forward to. Being a teenager rocks! Happy 13th birthday!
  • Happy 13th birthday! I never thought teenagers could be so wonderful. I still don’t think so, but you’re wonderful. That’s what makes you one-of-a-kind.
  • May all your 13th birthday wishes come true today, starting with plenty of birthday cake and ice cream.
  • This is the first year of seven as a teenager. I hope it’s as wondrous as you want it to be.  Happy 13th birthday!
  • Happy 13th birthday! Welcome to a brand new chapter in your life…the teenage years. These will be the most wonderfully
  • Happy 13th birthday! What a momentous day for you. You’re in the BIG leagues now. Bravo!
  • Happy 13th birthday! You will soon be a teenager, so we expect great things from you (and, gulp, maybe a few teenage pimples).
  • Enjoy your 13th birthday to the fullest. That means getting the fullest you’ve ever been with lots of birthday cake and ice cream.
  • Happy birthday. Wow, you’ve just turned 156 months. You don’t look a day over 131 months and 364 days!
  • Happy 13th birthday! Now that you’re getting older, I hope your last trip round the sun wasn’t too tiring.
  • Happy 13th birthday! Now that you’re a teenager, you’re about to find out something that will make you sad and happy at the same time: your parents are not cool at all (they only think they are).
Decorations with happy 11th birthday greetings
  • Happy 13th birthday! Cringing whenever your parents say anything about you to your friends is one of the worst things you must endure as a teenager. A close second: whenever your parents say anything.
  • Happy 13th birthday! You do realize you’re only one day older than you were yesterday? But what a day. In the last 24 hours, you’ve crossed over into the mysterious world of teenagers. BEWARE
  • Happy Birthday. You would think that you would be a giant by now. But you still have a ways to go. Enjoy your special day.
  • You know what they say about more candles… A bigger wish! Happy 13 Birthday.
  • Blow out the 13 candles on your birthday cake and make 13 birthday wishes. After all, you’re 13 today! Happy 13th birthday!
  • Happy 13th birthday! Did you know that the number “13” is a so-called “happy number”. May every day as a 13 year old be filled with more happiness than you can take.
Cupcakes with funny belated birthday wishes
  • So much has been said (and most of it bad) about reaching the age of 13 and metamorphosing into a, gulp, teenager. Don’t listen to that talk. Turning 13 is wonderful. Being a teenager sucks! Happy 13th birthday!
  • Smart, good looking, and funny! But enough about me. Happy birthday!
  • Happy 13th birthday! Welcome to the teens. It’s going to be a bumpy, yet exciting ride you’ll never forget or regret (well, maybe you’ll regret a few things you’re about to do).
  • May your birthday be sprinkled with fun and laughter. Have a great day!
  • May the cake be delicious and the next year be epic! Happy birthday!

Short Birthday Wishes for Turning 13

  • Sending you warm birthday wishes and a big warm hug on this very special day.
  • It’s your birthday! I hope it is filled with happiness and plenty of love.
  • I hope your birthday is full of sunshine, rainbows, love, and laughter! HBD!
  • Happy 13th birthday to one of the coolest teenagers around!
  • Happy 13th birthday to the most (and probably the only) wonderful teenager in the world!
  • You’re older today than yesterday but younger than tomorrow, happy 13th birthday!
  • Love, kisses, and birthday wishes.
  • Happy birthday to the coolest and funniest teen this side of adolescence.
  • Turning 13 is a piece of cake and a few extra candles.
Cake with short birthday wishes for turning 13
  • There’s a new 13-year-old kid in town. You. Now that you’re 13, you are a grownup in training.
  • A very happy 13th birthday, I can’t wait to celebrate with you later.
  • Don’t grow up… It’s a trap! Oh, you did! Happy birthday, in that case!
  • Can’t quite believe you are 13! I remember you running around in nappies.
  • 13 years ago today our family changed for the better, happy birthday!
  • Happy 13th birthday! You have so many to look forward to.
  • Happy 13th birthday! You’re the best and, today, you’re even better!
  • So proud of who you have become over these 13 years.
  • 13 looks good on you.  May all your dreams come true today.
  • May your birthday cake be moist, and may no one use that word to describe it.
  • Happy birthday to the world’s (no, the universe’s) greatest 13 year old!
  • Happy 13th birthday to an extraordinary kid who just got even more extraordinary today!
  • Look out world, here you come!
  • I can’t wait to see what your future holds for you!
Balloons with short birthday wishes for turning 12
  • How time flies – Happy 13th Birthday.
  • You are such a beautiful person, inside and out. Happy 13st!
  • Happy 13th Birthday. Wow, you are getting old too quick, Stop it. Just kidding.
  • To this birthday and many more to come, Happy 13th Birthday!
  • Your birthday allows us to celebrate having you in our lives. Happy Birthday.
  • You know what they say about more candles… A bigger wish! Happy Birthday.
  • Living life to the fullest is what being a teenager is all about. Enjoy!
  • Happy 13th birthday! Happy coming of age. Not.
  • Congratulations on your birthday! Sending you our love and good wishes.
  • Wishing you a very special birthday and a wonderful year ahead!
  • Came for the cake, stayed to see who got you the best gift. Cheers to an awesome birthday!
  • Celebrate, laugh, dance, and cheer because your birthday only comes once a year.
  • Wishing you a big happy birthday. May this be one for the books!

Happy 13th Birthday Messages and Greetings for Cards

  • Welcome to the teens!
  • On your 13th birthday, I hope you take time to reflect on all your blessings and give thanks for another year of life.
  • How fast time runs, it was as if the last 12 years were wrapped up in a second. Now you are 13. I hope you’ll have many more years in joy and gladness.
  • For your birthday, I wanted to give you something that was both funny and charming, but then I remembered you already have me in your life. Happy 13th Birthday!
  • Happy 13th birthday! Welcome to adolescence, a world filled with strange creatures…other teenagers. But we think you will survive the terror. You are no ordinary teenager — you are special!
  • Happy 13th birthday to someone who has a truly bright future ahead of them! I hope you have a fantastic day!
  • Happy 13th birthday! You are a teenager now — the adventure of your lifetime is just beginning! Now everything’s going to be cool, fun and edgy!
  • Happy 13th birthday! Yahoo, you’re a teenager now. This means you have permission to irritate your parents to no end.
Balloons with happy 13th birthday messages
  • Hope your 13th year is your favorite year so far!
  • Sending you a hundred wishes so that you get everything you could hope for this birthday. Happy 13th birthday!
  • Happy 13th birthday to a true troublemaker!
  • Happy 13th Birthday! I am so happy to see you growing up. I wish you the very best.
  • I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else but here, you are worth each and every moment and I just hope you get all what your heart desires.
  • Hope your 13th birthday is unforgettably wonderful — just like you!
  • Happy birthday to my favorite 13 year old! May your teenage years be everything you expect them to be…and much less painful than they will actually be!
Cake with funny birthday cake messages
  • Wishing you a fantastic 13th birthday, I feel blessed to have you in my life.
  • Happy birthday! I can’t wait to see what you do with your next 13 years.
  • Celebration of your birthday is celebration of life, love and laughter. Happy Birthday.
  • Happy Birthday. May your day be full of blessing, joy and happiness, may you get loads of presents and may everyone you love be around you.
  • Happy birthday! You only get to turn 13 years old once, so you should have the greatest and grandest celebration ever!
  • I hope you have a fabulous day, and be sure to eat an extra slice of cake for me!
  • My 13th birthday wish for you is that you all your birthday gifts are exactly what you had hoped for.
  • Happy 13th birthday, you are an amazing person and I am so lucky to be here with you right now. Enjoy each and every moment.
  • Forget about the past you can’t change, the future you can’t predict, and definitely forget about the present because I didn’t get you one. Happy 13th!
  • Happy 13th birthday! May your teenage years and the decades ahead be as special and unforgettable as you are to me.
  • Jump for joy, laugh it up, shout it out loud and let the party begin. You’re a teenager now! Happy 13th birthday!
  • Happy 13th birthday! Hooray, you’re now 156 months old, but you don’t look a day older than yesterday.
  • Your birthday brings with it a special glow. The glow of so many candles, so hurry and blow them out!
Balloons with happy 13th birthday greetings
  • Congratulations on reaching this incredible journey to 13. Wishing you many good things for the years ahead.
  • There’s nothing better than turning 13 and finding out that the teenage years are not so bad after all. Happy 13th birthday!
  • Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and loved more than you know! Congratulations on your 13th birthday!
  • We are so proud of you. You are a remarkable 13 year old. We love you so, so much. Happy 13th birthday!
  • Happy 13th birthday. Just 13 years ago, you came into our lives and changed everything…for the better. Now, 13 years later, you’re changing every day…making our lives better than ever.
  • To the beautiful 13 year old, I love you so much and I wish you joy, peace and happiness as you grow up.
  • Happy 13th birthday! Welcome to the teens. Hope for the best and expect the worst! Both are about to happen to you.
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  • Forever be beautiful, inside and out. Happy 13th birthday.
  • Happy 13th birthday! I realize it sounds old, but that only makes you 13 and means you have 13 birthday wishes to make. Hope each one comes true!
  • Turning 13 years old and becoming a teenager are one of the few times in life when really BIG changes happen to you. Enjoy the adventure that awaits you. Happy 13th birthday!
  • Have a hearty 13th birthday full of cake, sweets and lots of fun.
  • Birthdays are special days that allow us to celebrate the day you came into our lives.
  • Happy 13th birthday! It’s time to take your medicine! You are a teenager today, so you’re ready for a major dose of adolescence.
  • Wishing you a very happy birthday! May all your dreams come true.

Happy 13th Birthday Quotes

“Today is the oldest you have been, and the youngest you will ever be. Make the most of it!” – Nicky Gumbel

“There are three hundred and fivety-four days when you might get un-birthday presents, and only one for birthday presents, you know.” — Lewis Carroll

“All the world is a birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much.” — George Harrison

“The best birthdays of all are those that haven’t arrived yet.” — Robert Orben

“That’s the funny thing about birthdays, they’re kind of an annual thing.” – Rapunzel

Balloons with happy 11th birthday quotes by Rapunzel

“Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest.” — Larry Lorenzoni

“Why is a birthday cake the only food you can blow on and spit on and everybody rushes to get a piece?” — Bobby Kelton

“My life is better with every year of living it.” — Rachel Maddow

You don’t get older, you get better. — Shirley Bassey

Cupcakes with birthday cake quotes by Gilmore

“Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.” — Chili Davis

“I intend to live forever. So far, so good.” — Steven Wright

Happy 13th Birthday Captions

  • And so begins Chapter 13.
  • Well look who just turned 13…
  • Chapter 13, Page 1.
  • Experience level: 13.
  • Say hello to my new favorite 13 year old.
  • Honestly, my birthday should be a holiday.
  • 13 years old. 13 candles. 13 wishes.
Cake with happy 13th birthday captions
  • It’s all about that birthday magic.
  • Favorite day of the year.
  • Lap 13 around the sun…
  • 13? Bring it on.
  • Here for cake, and cake only.
  • Blowing out 13 candles this year.
  • I’ve never been 13 before. I thought I would try it out.
  • Agent of chaos for 13 years
  • Keep calm and celebrate 13 years.
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  • Turning the big 1-3 with my fam by my side.
  • I don’t care how old I’m turning, so long as there’s cake.
  • Helping this one ring in 13. Cheers to another lap around the sun!
  • It’s my birthday, so I’m celebrating everything.
  • I don’t know how to act my age. I’ve never been this age!

We hope we were able to help you find the best wish or greeting you were looking for.

Now go celebrate!

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About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

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