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100 Best Happy 16th Birthday Wishes for that Perfect Birthday Message


These sweet 16 birthday wishes are perfect for wishing that special person the happiest of birthdays. Turning 16 is a big deal and the chance to celebrate shouldn’t be missed. A 16th birthday marks the unique milestone when they can get a license or have the biggest sweet 16 party yet. And you will need one of these turning sixteen birthday greeting to go with your card or photo.

Best Happy 16th Birthday Wishes

I’m thrilled to see you turning into such a wonderful young person. Happy 16th birthday.

Wishing you a life full of wonder, excitement, friendships, and good luck. That’s what we wish for you on this special day! Happy 16th birthday!

Happy 16th birthday! Make mistakes, learn lessons, store memories, and most importantly, live your life to the fullest!

You’ve never been afraid of change. You don’t know fear. You are the bravest 16-year old I know. You make me so proud. Happy 16th birthday!

Happy 16th birthday! You are the best and I wish you the best things in life.

You’re 16, and I’m issuing you a license to have an awesome birthday! Enjoy!

Orange clouds at sunset with happy 16th birthday wishes

You are the bravest, most courageous 16-year old I have ever met! May you squeeze the heck out of this 16th year of your life! Happy 16th Birthday!

May you do things you never thought you could. May you try things you never thought you would. This year you will do things you previously thought were unattainable. You will conquer them and zip right past them. Happy 16th Birthday!

You cannot only call yourself a teen. You’re more than that. At 16, you are almost a grown-up! I love you so much. And I’m so proud of you. Happy 16th birthday!

Enter your 16th year with courage, knowing that you always have us beside you. These are the days of your youth, so make the most out of these! A very happy 16th birthday to you.

At 16, you start gaining a little bit more of your independence, and you have only a few more years until you can go off to college and live the crazy life! For now, enjoy your party and let’s celebrate! Happy b-day!

Happy sweet 16 birthday! May you always be satisfied. Enjoy every moment of this year!

May every sweet moment bring you closer to fulfilling your dreams. And may these dreams make your life sweeter. Happy 16th birthday!

May this year be as sweet and graceful as you. Happy Birthday.

Wishing you a sweet sixteen and a beautiful life ahead. You indeed are the apple of my eye and I couldn’t love you more!

Happy Sweet 16th birthday. I cannot believe how you have grown as an amazing human being.

Turning 16 has its duties. You have a duty to be the sweetest you can be. Happy sweet 16, sweetie!

May this special day bring you every bit of blessing and happiness. Have a sweet sixteen.

Ocean waves with happy sweet 16 birthday wishes

Happy Birthday, sweetie. You are the most confident 16-year girl old I know. Have a sweet sixteen.

Ever since you were a little baby to the day you became a teenage girly, you have always been the love of your mommy and daddy. Happy Sweet Sixteen birthday.

Sixteen candles on your cake, one for every wish you make. It’s your birthday and you are the star, for sweet sixteen is what you are.

Best Wishes as you celebrate your big day! Sweet 16–I hardly know what to say?! May this year be your best year yet and may you receive an abundance of blessings!

Happy sweet sixteen to the sweetest and most innocent soul. May your innocence rule the world. I hope all your dreams come true. Best wishes and love for you.

You will have many opportunities to demonstrate your maturity as a near-adult, but why waste the last of your childhood on that? Have some fun instead. Happy 16 Birthday!

Today is so big, even your parents are excited! Excited about not having to drive you around anymore! Happy 16th birthday.

Being 16 is wonderful because you can conveniently act grown up and dumb as when you need to. Enjoy this phase of life while you have it. Happy Birthday.

You know why turning sixteen is great? You get all this independence but still no responsibility. Happy birthday!

Sunset over ocean with funny birthday wishes for 16

You’ll probably get a lot of gifts tonight, but your car insurance company’s getting one too – a premium. Happy 16th birthday!

Sixteen is a year filled with new responsibilities; dating, driving, and a first job. You’ll find out years later that none of these things is anything to get excited about. Happy 16th Birthday!

I have two tips for you on your 16th birthday. One: forget the past because you can’t change it. Two: forget the gift because I didn’t get you one. Kidding! Happy birthday!

Time to roll down the car windows, you are old enough to drive. I wish you a lot of fun road trips ahead of you. Happy 16th birthday.

16 is not for the fainthearted because from 15 you have departed, and guess what? You’re only getting started! Happy Sweet 16!

At sixteen, you can live almost all the privileges of adulthood without going through the troubles of it. So, enjoy this age and have a happy birthday!

Have tons of fun with your friends today! After all, it’s your 16th birthday, and you’re not getting any younger! Go wild!

You have brought joy into my life greater than I could have ever imagined. I love you so much and hope your day is fabulous. Happy 16 Birthday, Son!

You’re growing up into a wonderful, one-of-a-kind person. Have a blast with your fun new age. Happy 16th birthday!

Sending all my love, blessing, and best wishes to my boy who is turning 16 today. Happy Birthday my son. I pray all the happiness comes to your life.

Wishing an amazing 16th birthday to an amazing son.

Volcanoes with happy 16th birthday wishes for son

On your 16 birthday we wish you nothing but luck and happiness. We hope you fulfill all your dreams and surge ahead in the direction of success. Happy birthday son.

Happy sweet 16th birthday, son. I am truly proud to see what an amazing man you are becoming day by day.

Regardless of whether you are an old man or a young sixteen teenage boy, you will forever remain our little bundle of joy. Happy 16 birthday son.

I can’t believe my little boy is now 16 years old! Happy birthday and lots of love to you, son.

Happy 16th Birthday to my son. You are my world and happiness. You never fail to make us proud. May all the happiness come to you.

Sons like you should be called Suns because you are literally the bright daylight in our lives. Happy 16 birthday.

Happy 16th birthday to you, my sunshine. No matter how old you grow, you will always be my baby boy.

A son is the best asset any parent can have to offset life’s liabilities of life. From you, we keep reaping the rewards and gains of the purest love there can ever be. Happy birthday.

Our toddler, you will always be. A piece of our hearts, you will always be. The apple of our eyes, you will always be. Our life’s purpose, you will always be. Happy 16 birthday, son.

Your birth has brought more joy into my life than any words could ever explain. I’m so lucky to have you, son. Happy birthday!

Cute and pretty, beautiful and lovely. Charming and bubbly, innocent and friendly. Dear daughter, you are all of the above, endless for you is our love. Happy 16 birthday.

Sending all my love, blessings, and best wishes to my daughter, turning 16 today! May you be blessed with happiness and fortune.

Happy birthday to you, a wonderful young lady! May you have a memorable birthday and a blessed life.

You know, my girl, I always feel happy and lucky to be a mom of a daughter like you. On your sixteen birthday, I want to tell you that never stop smiling.

The little girl is now a lady. May your 16th birthday be happy. Happy Birthday.

You’re the most precious girl ever. Always a leader and a total thinker! You’re the most amazing 16-year-old girl with a smile to offer! Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday little one who is turning 16 today. I just want to tell you to always believe in yourself and face your life with courage.

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Short Birthday Wishes, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st and 50th Birthday Messages.

Sweet 16 Birthday Card Messages

Wish you a fun-filled 16th birthday that you can cherish for life! Much love and blessings to you.

Let this message remind you that you are one of the best gifts in my life. Enjoy your 16th birthday.

Happy 16th birthday. You are definitely growing up and showing maturity. It’s cool to see what great things you are accomplishing.

It seems like it was just yesterday that you were a little girl; now you are a beautiful woman. Wishing you all the best for your 16th birthday.

People your age want to grow up too fast. My best gift for your 16th birthday is: don’t rush. Take your time, enjoy your youth, party like crazy, and make responsible decisions. Happy b-day!

I know you’re going to rock 16! Happy Birthday! I’m so glad to know you!

Sunrise over beach wtih sixteenth birthday card messages

You’ve entered your sixteenth year. Enjoy the freedom and fun that the new year provides. Wishing you an enjoyable year ahead as you open yourself up to a brighter future.

16 years and you’ve already accomplished so much! I can’t wait to see what 16+ more will bring! You are continually impressing me with your maturity and intelligence—you are far too wise for your years! Happiest Birthday to you!

I can’t believe how quickly time flies. In the blink of an eye, you’ve turned into a beautiful young lady. Wishing you all the best on this special day and in all that is yet to come.

Sixteen only lasts for a year, but the great things that come with it can last a lifetime! Have a ball!! Happy Birthday!

In your 16+ years, you will surely achieve more. Let’s embark on a new adventure together.

May your sweet sixteen be filled with many thrills and crazy memories! Have a joyous birthday!

Happy sixteen birthday to the sweetest birthday girl! May your life ahead be filled with many magical days.

May this birthday come with prosperity, love, and happiness for you because you are the sweetest person and you deserve it.

Happy Birthday to my sweet 16 young girl. I wish this birthday becomes your best and a memorable one.

You’re sixteen now. Happy Birthday from my heart. Enjoy your big birthday and may this birthday become the best for you.

Blowing out 16 candles this year.

Sunset over pool with 16th birthday captions

Happy Birthday sweet 16 young girl. Enjoy your day and go crazy. Do things and stuff that makes you happy.

Happy Birthday my sweet little young girl. You’ve grown up as a kind, excellent and beautiful person both inside and out. Best wishes to you and know I’m always there for you.

Everybody that turns 16 is not as sweet as you. May 16 be a fabulous time in your life! Happy Birthday!

Happy 16th birthday! Have a blast in your sweet sixteen.

Happy birthday! May your sweet sixteen come with new joy and excitement.

Happy sweet sixteenth birthday. May your 16th birthday be as sweet, pure, and wonderful as you.

Happy sweet 16th birthday to my fantastic daughter. Let’s celebrate!

Sunrise with happy 16th birthday wishes for daughter

Happy birthday to my amazing daughter! My heart is bursting with pride to see you growing up.

Happy Sweet Sixteen my beautiful daughter. You never failed to make mom happy and proud. I wish the best for you and I love you.

Happy Birthday to the girl who is turning 16 today. You have achieved a lot all these years. I hope you find happiness in every moment of your life.

May your 16th birthday comes with success, love, and joy because you deserve it most.

Happy sixteenth. Wishing you a birthday full of fun and a life full of laughter.

So that’s it for our list! Hopefully you found the perfect happy 16th birthday wish you were looking for.

Now go celebrate that 16th birthday!

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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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