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100 Happy 38th Birthday Captions for Yourself and Friends

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If you or someone you know is turning 38, you’ll be on the lookout for a great birthday photo. Once you have it, we have gathered all the best happy 38th birthday captions for your next post.

Now go ahead and browse through to find your favorite 38th birthday caption for Instagram.

Happy 38th Birthday Captions

  • Doughnut crush my vibes on my 38th birthday.
  • Thanks for letting me bother you for the past 38 years.
  • Who knew that 38 would look this good?
  • Say hello to my new favorite 38 year old.
  • Say hello to the world’s latest 38 year old.
  • The only things getting LIT today are the candles on my cake!
  • 38? Who cares. I just want cake.
  • Another year older, but I’ll need some extra time for that ‘wiser’ bit. #38
  • POV: this is what 38 looks like.
  • I’ll enjoy the best of today and laugh like never before because it’s my 38th Birthday.
  • I think 38 chances aren’t enough!
  • In honor of my birthday, please share 38 reasons why you love me.
  • Couldn’t turn 38 without posting my birthday ‘fit.
Cake with happy 38th birthday friends captions
  • Heaven has been really good to me by adding another year to my age.
  • I doubt tequila is the answer, but it’s worth a shot.
  • Turning 38 is nothing to wine about.
  • Woke up a little older… but not wiser.
  • I can’t keep calm, it’s my 38th birthday.
  • POV: You can’t believe I’m 38 now.
  • How good is 38? It’s only the best age of all time. Enjoy your birthday, friend!
  • Another year older, but I’ll need some extra time for that ‘wiser’ bit. #38
  • 38 – time to make some pour decisions.
  • Thankful to be ringing in 38 with the best people I know.
  • Stuck in them thirty-somethings.
  • Manifesting the best 38th birthday.
  • 38 and you’ve never looked better. Here’s to you!
  • Never too old to wear a birthday crown.
  • Wishing on 38 candles and chasing my dreams.
  • Keep calm — it’s my 38th birthday.
  • Life’s too short to not celebrate every chance you get! Happy 38th Birthday to me!
  • I didn’t choose this 38th birthday, this birthday chose me.
  • Helping this one ring in 38. Cheers to another lap around the sun!
  • Can’t believe you’re 38. Here’s to another year of amazing memories.
  • I have mixed drinks about turning 38.
  • Cheers to good friends, good vibes, and another 38 years.
  • Keep calm and celebrate 38 years.
  • I’m 38 now but age gives no guarantee on maturity.
Balloons with happy 38th birthday captions for yourself
  • Another lap around the sun with the best people I could have ever asked for. Here’s to 38!
  • Age 38 but forever the baby of the group.
  • Old enough to know better, still young enough to get away with it.
  • I can finally rent a car without extra fees!
  • 38 years of being your favorite pain in the butt. Here’s to 38 more.
  • Sunshine and birthday wishes on my mind.
  • 38 years old. That’s, like, a real adult.
  • Today is a great day cause it’s my birthday!
  • Love, kisses, and birthday wishes.
  • Cheers and beers to my 38 years.
  • Turning 38 is a big deal so I deserve a big celebration!
  • So this is where aging ends, right? #Forever38
  • Hugs, kisses, and 38 birthday wishes.
  • Honestly, my birthday should be a holiday.
  • Got so distracted by cake, I forgot it was my own birthday. #SoThisIs38
  • My good vibes speak for themselves.
  • Wow, never been 38 before.
  • I’m grateful for life and for growth. I wish myself a happy birthday.
  • I don’t know how to act my age. I’ve never been this age!
  • Say hello to my new favorite 38 year old.
  • 38 is so fun I think I’ll repeat it again next year.
Cake with funny 38th birthday captions for myself
  • I’m not getting older. I’m getting better.
  • Happy Birthday to the smartest person in this world, Happy Birthday to Me!
  • At 38 everything is possible and tomorrow looks friendly
  • Staying 38 until further notice.
  • Another year, another candle on the cake. #38
  • Officially 38, but still mentally about five.
  • 38? Who cares. I just want cake.
  • Birthdays are good for me. The more I have, the longer I live. lol.
  • Birthday mode: the youngest I’ll ever be, and the oldest I’ve ever been. #38
  • Going with the idea that nothing can stop me this year.
  • I want to thank everyone for my special 38th birthday, come and join me as I celebrate it.
  • Thanks for letting me bother you for the past 38 years.
  • 38th birthday selfies hit a little different.
  • I’m wearing the smile my 38th birthday gave me.
  • It’s time to kiss 37 goodbye and welcome 38.
  • I don’t care how old I’m turning, so long as there’s cake.
  • Chapter 38. Time to make some memories.
  • I don’t care how old I’m turning, so long as there’s cake. #SoThisIs38
  • It’s my 38th birthday and that’s the tea.
  • Year 38, I’m ready! Toss the confetti.
  • I wish myself a happy 38th birthday since I am the definition of awesomeness.
  • Selfies, kisses, and lovely birthday wishes.
  • Cheers to another lap around the sun. Hello, 38.
  • Getting older but my inner child is ageless.
  • Of course, I don’t know how to act my age. I’ve never been this age before!
  • Who knew 38 could look this good? Aging looks good on you.
  • Another year, another candle on the cake. #38
  • Let’s do some ‘we shouldn’t be doing this’ things.
  • 38 years, 38 reasons to celebrate.
  • May this 38th birthday mark a fresh beginning in my life.
  • I should start getting serious, but I’ll eat confetti cake and wear a crown instead.
  • This is my obligatory birthday selfie.
  • It took 38 years to get this awesome.
  • Ready to live my adult life blessed.
  • The thing is I love birthday celebrations, but only when they’re mine.
  • Made it to 38! I know. I’m as surprised as you are.
  • On a scale of 1-10, feeling a solid 38.
  • Cheers to the one day of our lives, when we actually celebrate getting old. Happy 38th Birthday to me.
  • It’s my birthday, so I’m celebrating everything.
  • Wow, the cake’s really lit this year…
  • Clock ticks, and suddenly I’m 38. #timeflies
  • 38 has never looked this good. Happy birthday!
  • Here’s to another 388 days of being fabulous.
  • Got so distracted by cake, I forgot it was my own birthday.
  • It’s my birthday, so I’m celebrating everything.
  • It’s perfectly OK and normal to not have your sh*t together at 38.
  • Shine like gold, sparkle like glitter.
  • Don’t wanna be sappy so… let’s just say 38 is already one for the books.
  • Age is just a number, but friends like these are forever. Thank you all for helping me ring in 38.
  • I’m ready for something new now that I’m 38.
  • Favorite day of the year. #38
  • Staying 38 until further notice.
  • Pop the champagne, because this girl is 38.
  • Made it to 38! I know. I’m as surprised as you are.
  • You really gonna scroll without wishing me a happy 38th birthday?

If you like these, you might also want to check out Birthday CaptionsBirthday WishesFriend Captions and our lists of First21st22nd23rd24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st, 32nd, 33rd, 34th, 35th, 36th, 37th, 39th and 40th birthday captions.

Short Birthday Captions for Turning 38

  • 38: When life truly begins.
  • Aged to perfection.
  • 38 years of me. Lucky you.
  • I think 38 looks good on me.
  • I’m too young to be this old.
  • 38 and glowing.
  • Talk thirty eight to me.
  • It took me 38 years to get this cute.
  • Chapter 38, Page 1.
  • I don’t get older; I level up.
  • Follow your birthday bliss.
  • Well look who just turned 38…
  • 38 is the new 29.
  • Ringing in 38 with the best crew.
Cake with short turning 38 captions
  • Schoolin’ Life at 38
  • My day, my way. #38
  • 38 is looking pretty good to me.
  • Wow, never been 38 before.
  • Growing and glowing. #38
  • Level up. #38
  • 38 38 38 38 I feel like 38.
  • Achievement unlocked: 38.
  • Favorite day of the year. #38
  • So this is 38.
  • Birthday behavior! #38
  • I’m officially the big 3-8.
  • It’s my 38th… I’ll wine if I want to.
  • Cheers and beers to 38 years.
  • Season 38, Episode 1.
  • Aging and raging. #38
  • Here’s to the next chapter.
  • Vibin’ and thrivin’.
  • Now we start planning for 36!
  • My day, my way. #38
  • It’s no time to be 38.
  • Experience level: 38.
  • Stay in your birthday magic.
  • 3.8.
  • Yes, I become 38.
  • Lap 38 around the sun…
  • Is this what growing up feels like?
  • And so begins Chapter 38.
  • 38, what a time to be alive.
  • I’m officially in birthday mode. #38
  • 38 never felt better.
  • 38? Bring it on.
  • Big 38 energy.
  • So am I a real adult now?!
  • Enjoying life, eating confetti cake.
  • Hey Siri, count the candles.
  • 37 no more.
  • Hello, 38.
  • Started from the bottom, now I’m 38.
  • Cheers to 38!
  • I’m 37 plus one.
  • Made it to Level 38.
  • That birthday glow. #Feeling38
  • Make a wish. #38
  • A year older, a year bolder.
  • 38, the year to thrive.
  • Here for cake, and cake only.
  • Be good to me, 38.
  • Act my age? Maybe next year.
  • Follow the call of the disco ball.
  • Celebrating 38 years of life.

So that is it for our list of Happy 38th Birthday Captions for Instagram. We hope you found the perfect one for you.

Now go share your birthday photo!

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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.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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