Traditionally beginning on the date of the “Summer Solstice” in the Northern Hemisphere on June, 21 and in the Southern Hemisphere on December, 22 summer marks a brief time period for fun, relaxation, and warmer weather. And the first day of summer marks a time for celebration.

For those looking for something special to tag on their photos or marketing or just the best quotes to kick off the summer, I’ve assembled a huge list of options for you. Take a deep breath and make sure to take advantage of this season that always goes too fast.

First Day of Summer Captions


  • Aloha, beaches.
  • And just like that… it’s summer o’clock.
  • BRB, taking a nap in the sunshine.
  • Bring on the good times and tan lines.
  • Chapter one: new summer.
  • Dear summer, please don’t ever leave me like that again.
  • Every summer has a story. Here’s the start of mine.
  • From here on out, you can reach me on my shellphone.
  • From this day on, you can find me underneath the palms.
  • Hello, bikini. It’s been a long winter.
  • I can’t wait to seas every day starting today.
  • I’m all about this salty hair, summer life.
  • It’s always summer in my heart.
  • Let the summer begin.
  • Mermaid for the summer.
  • Needs vitamin sea.
  • On this day, a mermaid was born.
  • Sometimes, all you need is a change of scenery.
  • Summer lovin’.
  • This chapter of my life is called happiness.
  • Trust the magic of beginnings.
  • Vacation mode: on.
  • Working on our resting beach faces.

First Day of Summer Quotes

Get out and fish this summer.

  • Friends, sun, sand, and sea, that sounds like a summer to me.
  • Hello Summer, I’ve been waiting for you.
  • Hello, Summer! Let’s have some fun!
  • I can see Summer coming!
  • I love how summer just wraps its arms around you like a warm blanket.
  • I love summertime more than anything else in the world. That is the only thing that gets me through the winter, knowing that summer is going to be there.
  • If summer had one defining scent, it’d definitely be the smell of barbecue.
  • If you’re not barefoot, then you’re overdressed.
  • In summer, the song sings itself.
  • In the depth of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.
  • It if could only be like this always – always summer, always alone, the fruit always ripe…
  • It was a splendid summer morning and it seemed as if nothing could go wrong

” It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside.”

  • Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air.
  • Oh, the summer night, has a smile of light, and she sits on a sapphire throne.
  • She acts like summer and walks like rain.
  • Spring being a tough act to follow, God created June.
  • Summer after all, is a time when wonderful things can happen to quiet people.
  • Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me, those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.
  • Summer bachelors like summer breezes, are never as cool as they pretend to be.
  • Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well.
  • Take me away: I need the sand and the waves.
  • Ways to welcome the sunshine are many.

Cute First Day of Summer Captions

June 21st is right around the corner.

  • And so the adventure begins.
  • Call me on my shellphone. I’ll be mermaidin’.
  • Dear winter, I’m breaking up with you. I think it’s time I start seeing other seasons. Summer is hotter than you.
  • Don’t worry, beach happy.
  • Eat. Beach. Sleep. Repeat.
  • Girls just wanna have sun.
  • Hello summer, I’m ready to “flamingle.”
  • Hello, summer, welcome back.
  • I’m a little high on summertime.

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  • I’m multi-slacking today.
  • It’s always summer in my heart and in my soul.
  • It’s time to start living that summer life.
  • I’ve got sunshine on my mind.
  • Love you to the beach and back.
  • Make every mermaid hair flip count this summer and every summer.
  • Obligatory start of summer selfies.
  • One part sun, one part pool, and equal parts summer.
  • Reunited, and it feels so good.
  • Summertime is the best time for a book and the beach.
  • Sunshine is my favorite accessory.
  • Take me to the sea.
  • Talk to the palms, because it’s summertime.
  • Time to break out the bikinis, sunnies, and flip flops.
  • Way happier than a seagull with a French fry.

Early Summer Captions for Instagram

Ready to hit the beach?

  • A midsummer ice cream
  • Beach bum
  • Beach, please!
  • Feelin’ beachy.
  • Giving in to pier pressure
  • Happiest in flip flops.
  • Happiness comes in waves
  • Happy as a clam
  • I can sea clearly now
  • I don’t wannna be tide down
  • I have resting beach face
  • I’m an aquaholic
  • Keep palm and carry on
  • Life’s a beach
  • Long time, no sea
  • Namast’ay at the beach
  • Seas the day
  • Shell yeah!
  • Shell-abrate good times
  • Summer is going swimmingly
  • Sun of a beach
  • Tropic like it’s hot
  • We mermaid for each other
  • Where there’s a will, there’s a wave
  • You, me, and the sea.

Happy Summer Quotes

The sounds of summer.

  • Friends are the sunshine of my life.
  • Hot July brings cooling showers, Apricots, and gillyflowers.
  • I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.
  • I have only to break into the tightness of a strawberry, and I see summer – its dust and lowering skies.
  • I wonder what it would like to live in a world where it was always June.
  • If it could only be like this always — always summer, always alone, the fruit always ripe.
  • In the summertime, when the weather is hot, you can reach right up and touch the sky.
  • It is easy to forget now, how effervescent and free we all felt that summer.

“A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.”

  • It’s a smile, it’s a kiss, it’s a sip of wine … it’s summertime!
  • O, sunlight, the most precious gold to be found on earth.
  • One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter.
  • Some of the best memories are made in flip-flops.
  • Some people are so much sunshine to the square inch.
  • Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.
  • Summer allows me to look at the sunny side of everything.
  • Summer and friends brings joy like no other known.
  • Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon.
  • There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart.
  • We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.
  • When all else fails, take a vacation.
  • When people went on vacation, they shed their home skins, thought they could be a new person.

Hello to Summer Quotes

Meet you at the pool.

  • August rain: the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born. The odd uneven time.
  • Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.
  • I could never in a hundred summers get tired of this.
  • In early June the world of leaf and blade and flowers explode, and every sunset is different.
  • Love you to the beach and back.
  • Summer has always been my favorite season. I feel happier.
  • Summer means happy times and good sunshine. It means going to the beach, going to Disneyland, having fun.
  • Summer, after all, is a time when wonderful things can happen to quiet people.

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  • Summertime is always the best of what might be.
  • Summertime. It was a song. It was a season. I wondered if that season would ever live inside me.
  • Take a break from the city and enjoy the summer
  • The ocean is calling and I must go.
  • The summer night is like a perfection of thought.
  • To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.
  • To see he summer sky is poetry, though never in a book it lie – true poems flee.
  • We might think we are nurturing our garden, but of course it’s our garden that is really nurturing us.
  • What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.
  • When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.

Summer Quotes for Kids

Take advantage of summer holiday.

  • A little bit of summer is what the whole year is all about.
  • A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp.
  • And at the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling.
  • Because it’s summer and the memories are just waiting to happen.
  • Cause a little bit of summer is what the whole year is all about.
  • Enjoy the beach, enjoy the summer!
  • Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August.
  • Happiness is a day at the beach.
  • Hello Sweet Summer!
  • I hate camping, but I love summer camp.

“More important than a summer of fun? More important than making new friends? More important than sharing?”

  • If June was the beginning of a hopeful summer, and July the juice middle, August was suddenly feeling like the bitter end.
  • In the summer, the days were long, stretching into each other. Out of school, everything was on pause and yet happening at the same time, this collection of weeks when anything was possible.
  • On the beach you can live in bliss.
  • Summer is singing with joy, and the beaches are inviting you with dancing waves.
  • Summer’s lease hath all too short a date.
  • Sweet, sweet burn of sun and summer wind, and you my friend, my new fun thing, my summer fling.
  • The best summer with the best friends.
  • The crickets felt it was their duty to warn everybody that summertime cannot last forever.
  • The end-of-summer winds make people restless.
  • Watching the summer close is like watching a good kid leave for no apparent reason.
  • We miss the summer when it’s gone.
  • When the winter comes, the summer shines infinitely in our hearts!

Family Summer Quotes

  • A life without love is like a year without summer.
  • A smile is the sacred sunshine of the soul.
  • And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.
  • Do what we can, summer will have its flies.
  • I love summertime more than anything else in the world.
  • Let the sea set you free.
  • Never let your memories be greater than your dreams.

“I love summertime more than anything else in the world. That is the only thing that gets me through the winter, knowing that summer is going to be there.” —Jack McBrayer

  • Rejoice as summer should… chase away sorrows by living.
  • Smell the sea, and feel the sky. Let your soul and spirit fly.
  • Summer ends, and Autumn comes, and he who would have it otherwise would have high tide always and a full moon every night.

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  • Summer has a flavor like no other. Always fresh and simmered in sunshine.
  • Summer is only the unfulfilled promise of spring, a charlatan in place of the warm balmy nights I dream of in April.
  • Sunlight makes the world come alive, so have a day filled with sunshine.
  • Take only memories, leave only footprints.
  • The grill is the summer equivalent of a fireplace; everyone gravitates to it.
  • To see the summer sky is poetry, though never in a book it lie–true poems flee.
  • When you can’t find the sunshine, be the sunshine.

Cool Hot Summer Slogans

Enjoy ice cream this summer.

  • Be sure not to fizzle when the summer starts to sizzle.
  • Beach me up.
  • Belly Tops, Flip Flops, late nights, water fights, Summer fun has begun.
  • Breathe in the ocean.
  • Design your own summer.
  • Do something cool with your summer.
  • Every summer has its own stories.
  • For that summer kinda girl.
  • Grass stains and flip flops.
  • Have a splashing good time at the beach.
  • Here Comes The Bright Hot Sun, The Summer Season Has Begun.
  • Hip, Hip, Hooray for the Hot Summer Day!
  • Hot day, cool night, summertime, what a delight.
  • If you saw a heat wave, would you wave back?”
  • It ain’t the heat, it’s the humility.
  • It’s summer and time for wandering…
  • Let’s all have a flip flop summer.
  • Salt in the air, sand in my hair.
  • Sand and Sun, Summer’s begun.
  • Schools out, summers in, let the drama stop and the fun begin.
  • Summer fun has begun.
  • Summer is always good for lazy days.
  • Summer is when laziness finds respectability.
  • Summertime and the livin’ is easy.
  • Summertime is just memories waiting to happen.
  • This summer will be Hot Hot Hot.

All that being said, how do you plan to take advantage of a summer? Are you going on vacation? Getting outside? BBQing in the backyard? Whatever your plans don’t forget to maximize each moment of the season.

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