Happy Birthday Dad! 100+ Happy Birthday Wishes & Messages for Your Dear Daddy

Are you looking for a happy birthday message for your dad to use on a card, gift tag, text message, or on Instagram? Here you will find happy birthday wishes, messages, quotes, and greetings you can use to wish your dad a happy birthday.

As you know, dads are special people in our lives; they care, protect and love us. They deserve to be celebrated on this special day of theirs. But sometimes figuring out what to write on a card or say in person can be difficult, especially for those of us who have difficulty expressing our feelings.

So how do you wish your dad a happy birthday? Having a 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th, 70th, 80th, or 90th birthday? 

Whether you’re sending your father an e-card or greeting card, writing a sweet text message to him on his phone, or posting something cute on his Facebook wall (or any other social media platform), we have some great ideas for how you can wish him the happiest of birthdays.

From funny birthday messages to heartfelt, thankful, and inspirational birthday wishes for your dad from daughter and son – we’ve got all the cute and sweet birthday greetings for your father.

To help you make the best of this moment, we have put together some of the best happy birthday wishes for your dear dad! Below are 100+ birthday wishes for dads that will help you write the perfect message:

Short Happy Birthday Wishes for Dad

  • Happy birthday to the man who taught me everything I know. Thanks, dad!
  • You’re a great dad and I’m lucky to have you as my father. Happy birthday!
  • HBD to the man who taught me how to shave, how to ride a bike, and everything in between.
  • Happy birthday to the most hardworking and dedicated dad. We hope you enjoy your day off!
  • Happy birthday to the best dad and grandpa! We wish you many more years of happiness!
  • HBD to the best papa in the world!
  • Keep calm and enjoy your day, Dad!
  • You have always been my guiding star. Thank you, Dad. I hope you have an amazing day!
  • Happy Birthday to the world’s #1 Dad!
  • Happy birthday to you, dad! You’re not old, you’re vintage.
  • Happy Birthday to the Universe’s Best Dad!

See also: Happy Birthday Brother

Long Paragraph Birthday Wishes for Father

  • Happy birthday to my favorite dad in the world. I’m so thankful that you’re mine, and I’m so lucky to have you as my dad. Thanks for everything–not only for being a dad but for also being my pal. Love you !!!
  • Dad, you’re the one who taught me how to tie my shoes, how to ride a bike, and how to drive. But most importantly you showed me what it meant to be a great parent. Happy Birthday!
  • Happy birthday, dad! I’m so lucky to have you as a role model. You’ve taught me in everything you do. I hope I can be as strong and as kind as you are someday.
  • Happy birthday to my dad, the man who taught me that love is a verb. Thank you for always being there for me and doing so much for others. You’re the best!

Short Birthday Wishes for Dad From Daughter

  • Wishing you a happy birthday, Mr. Dad. Thanks for being the best dad and mentor a girl could ever have. From your favorite princess.
  • Dad, being your daughter is the best thing to ever happen to me. I love you so very much and hope you have an amazing birthday!
  • Happy birthday, dad. Thanks for always being there for me. Love, your daughter.
  • You’re the best dad ever and the strongest person I know. I’m lucky to have you. Happy birthday, dad!!
  • Happy birthday, dad! Thank you for teaching me the importance of hard work. I am so proud to be your daughter.
  • Happy birthday to the best dad. You have always believed in me. I love you!
  • Happy birthday, dad. Thanks for everything you do. You’re my inspiration!
  • Happy birthday to the most amazing dad a daughter could ask for. Lots of love.

See also: Happy Birthday Mom

Short Heart Touching Birthday Wishes for Father From Daughter

  • Happiest of birthdays to the best dad & partner a girl could ask for. You’ve been there for me in everything, thank you for all the love & support.
  • Happy birthday to the most supportive, generous, and loving dad a girl could ask for. I think of you often and hope we’ll always be close.
  • Happy birthday to my one and only pops. Thanks for always being the best dad a girl could ever have, and for giving me all the wonderful memories we’ve shared. Love you!
  • Happy birthday to my dad, the inspiration in all of my work. You’re a great example that puts family first and always believes in me. Love you!
  • Happy birthday, dad! Thanks for showing me how to be a loving person, not afraid of hard work, and always be there for your family.

Inspirational Birthday Wishes for Father From Daughter

  • Happy 50th to the most amazing dad in the world. I’m so proud of everything you’ve accomplished and am looking forward to achieving great things together. Love, your daughter.
  • Happy birthday, dad! I hope your special day is filled with love and laughter. I’m so proud to be your daughter.
  • Today is a special day for me. I want to take this opportunity to wish the most special man in my life, Happy Birthday! Wishing you a lifetime of health and happiness, Dad. May you continue to be my constant source of inspiration and guidance. I love you so much!
  • Happy birthday, Dad. You are my hero, and I look up to you more than anyone. Thanks for being such a wonderful role model, mentor, and friend.
  • Happy Birthday, Daddy! You’ve always been my hero and role model — from the fun that we have together to your endless support to my crazy ideas, I can’t wait to celebrate another year with you.
  • You’re the reason I believe in miracles. Happy birthday, dad.

See also: Happy Birthday Daughter

Happy Birthday Dad Wishes From Little Boy

  • I love you so much, daddy. Wishing you the best birthday ever!
  • Happy birthday to the best daddy in the world, I don’t want anyone else as my father but you.
  • Happy birthday to my awesome daddy!
  • Wishing the most amazing dad a very happy birthday.
  • Happy birthday to the best dada ever! I like you more than ice cream (but haven’t told mom).
  • My daddy is a very special person in my life and I want to remind him how much I appreciate everything he has done for me. Happy birthday, dad.
  • Wishing a very happy birthday to my dad — the best pops on earth. 
  • Happy birthday, papa! Love you always and forever. 
  • You taught me so much, Dad! I love celebrating your birthday with you today. HBD!
  • Happy birthday to the best papa in the world. You deserve all of your wishes to come true. Have a great day!
  • Happy birthday, dada. I’m looking forward to growing up to become a man just like you!
  • HBD to the best Dad in the world! Thanks for all you do.
  • Happy birthday to my dad! You’re the best. Love, your son.
  • Happy birthday to my daddy. I appreciate everything you do for me!
  • It’s your day, pa. Make it as awesome as you are!
  • Wishing happy birthday to the world’s most amazing DAD!
  • Happy birthday, dad. I know you are the best dad in the world.

See also: Happy Birthday Sister

Happy Birthday Dad Wishes From Son

  • Happy birthday, dad! So grateful I had a father like you, who encouraged me to be myself and to always be true to my heart. Love you forever, your son.
  • To my father and inspiration, I am truly thankful for your love and guidance. I wish you the happiest of birthdays, full of health and happiness. Enjoy!
  • HBD, dad. There’s no one in the world I admire more than you—I’m going to grow up to be just like you! Love, your son.
  • You are my guiding light even when the world around me is dark. I’m so proud to be your son. Happy Birthday!
  • Happy birthday to my dad! You’re the best. I wish you all the happiness in the world, health and prosperity for this year, and many more to come. From your loving son.

See also: Happy Birthday Son

Happy Birthday Instagram Hashtags for Dad

  • #happybirthdaydad
  • #happybirthdaypops
  • #happybirthdaypapa
  • #happybirthdayfather
  • #happybirthdaydaddy
  • #happybirthdaypa
  • #happybirthdaydada
  • #Happybirthdaydadfromyourson 
  • #Happybirthdaydadfromyourdaughter
  •  #Happybirthdaydadfromyourchildren

Funny Happy Birthday Instagram Captions for Dad

  • Happy birthday to my partner in crime, my best friend, and most of all: my dad.🙌
  • Thanks for putting up with me all these years. I hope you know how much I appreciate it. Happy birthday, dad!🎂
  • You’re never too old to make your kids laugh. Happy birthday, dad!🎉🎈
  • Happy birthday, dad! Thanks for raising a strong, smart, beautiful woman—me. 😊 
  • Happy birthday, pops! It’s your day, make it a great one.🥂 🎁 🍰
  • Happy birthday! You’re officially another year older, more experienced, and wiser. I’ll take all that experience in life AND wisdom you’ve got.🎁 🎉
  • Congratulations on your special day. Ride a bike, run a marathon, climb a mountain—anything you set your mind to and despite your age, you can do. 😄
  • Hip hip hooray! You’re in the big 4-0 today!! 😱 🎂 😉
  • Happy birthday to the most amazing dad a girl could ask for. 🎂 🎈
  • Since you’re too old to believe in Santa, I decided to share some of the gifts you want most. Happy birthday, dad! 🎁 🎉

See also: Birthday Captions for Instagram

Happy Birthday Facebook Messages for Daddy

  • Happy birthday, dad! We love you and hope you’re excited for the next chapter of your life. 🎂
  • We love you, dad. Happy birthday.🎉 
  • Remember to hit your “refresh” button on life. Happy birthday, dad! 😎
  • Happy birthday, dad. We hope you have a wonderful year full of laughter, love, and great family times. 🎂 🎉
  • Happy birthday, dad! We wish you a lifetime of happiness and adventure! 🎂 
  • HBD to the #1 most important man in my life, my dad!
  • Happy birthday, dad! You’ve always been the BEST man I know.
  • Happy birthday to my dad. You’re the coolest. 🎉💙
  • Happy birthday to a man who can make every day feel like an adventure. We love you, dad! 🎈🎉
  • Wishing you a very happy birthday, dad! You’re my hero! 🍻 🍰
  • You’re officially old. Happy birthday! 😜
  • Happy birthday to the coolest dad in our little world! We can’t wait to celebrate with you. We love you! 🍾 🍷 🎂 🍩😁
  • Happy Birthday to the best DAD in the galaxy!
  • Happy birthday to our favorite 👨🏻 !

Happy Birthday Dad Quotes

  • Happy Birthday to the best dad in the world! I wish you an unforgettable day and a year full of happiness.
  • Happy birthday, dad. Hope your day is filled with all of the things you love—plus some new adventures!
  • Wishing a very happy birthday to the world’s coolest dad!
  • Happy Birthday to the most incredible dad in the world! You’re a true inspiration — I love you so much. 
  • Happy Birthday to the best dad and grandpa in the world! We love you so much.
  • We are so proud of you and everything you have done for the world. Happy birthday, dad!
  • You’re the best dad ever, you’ve always got my back, and I love you. Happy birthday!
  • Dear dad, thanks for all the advice you gave over the years — some of which I will actually use. Happy birthday!
  • Happy birthday to the best dad in the world who always knows how to make me laugh!

Funny Birthday Wishes for Dad

  • Happy birthday to the world’s greatest Dad! We couldn’t have asked for a better one! 
  • There’s no such thing as a boring day with you around. Happy birthday, Dad!
  • Happy birthday to the guy who taught us to do our best, but also beat us at chess.
  • Happy birthday to the coolest dad I know! You are way cooler than all my friends’ dads.
  • Happy birthday, dad! Today’s your day, so you’ll get whatever you want. Just don’t ask for the moon. We can’t afford it.
  • Wishing a ridiculously amazing dad the best year yet! Happy birthday!
  • Happy birthday, dad! You’re as old as my Google search history.
  • Happy birthday to the only dad I wouldn’t have traded in for a puppy.

Sweet Happy Birthday Message for Dad

  • Wishing you a happy birthday, dad. We love you and admire your strength, intelligence, and kindness.
  • Thank you for always being my hero, my champion, and my inspiration. I’m so grateful to have you as my dad.
  • Happy birthday, dad! You are my superhero and a light shining through the darkness. Thank you for standing by me in good times and bad times, I’m grateful.
  • Happy birthday, dad! You’re a man of infinite wisdom and endless surprises. Thanks for being the best dad ever!
  • Dad, we’ve been through a lot together. I’m beyond thankful for all of your love and support. Happy birthday!
  • Life is better when you have somebody to share it with and that somebody is you. Happy birthday, dad!
  • Dad, today is the day that we celebrate you and wish you a happy birthday. We thank God for blessing us with such a fabulous father and grandfather.

Heart Touching Birthday Wishes for Father

  • Wishing a happy birthday to the man who has raised us, taught us, and been there for us since the day we were born.
  • Happy birthday to our pops. Thanks for always having our backs and always being there when we need you the most. We love you so much, dad!
  • Dad, we’re blessed to have you in our lives, and no matter how many years go by, our love for you will never change.
  • Happy birthday to the best dad in the world. We couldn’t have grown into who we are today without your guidance and support!
  • Happy birthday, Dad! We couldn’t be more grateful for your ability to make the house a home. Thanks for being an amazing parent and a great role model. Enjoy the day!

Milestone Birthday Wishes for Dad (30th, 40th, 50th, 60th, 70th, Etc)

  • Happy 30th birthday to my father, who has shown me the meaning of hard work and resilience.
  • Happy 30th birthday to my dad, who taught me everything I know and continues to be a source of inspiration.
  • Happy 40th birthday, dad! I love sharing memories with you & I look forward to making more in the future!
  • Happy 50th birthday, dad! You are now officially a half-century old. You may be 50 years old, but you are strong, smart, and wise. I’m so happy to be able to celebrate your birthday with you.
  • Happy 50th birthday! You have worked hard all your life, providing for our family and giving us everything we needed to grow and thrive. Now it’s time to enjoy the fruits of your labor with this big celebration!
  • Happy birthday, daddy. Now that you’re in your 60s, you can take advantage of all the benefits this new decade has to offer — just like the way you took care of us when we were kids.
  • Happy 60th birthday to dad! You are still the coolest dude I know.
  • Wishing a happy 60th birthday to my super-skilled dad who can do anything in the world! I love you!
  • Happy 60th Birthday to the man whose age does not define him.
  • Happy 60th birthday to the best dad in the world. May you continue to live a happy and healthy life!
  • Happy 70th birthday, dad! I wish you good health and happiness.


Now that you’ve read through this birthday wishes and message collection, you should have more than enough inspiration to write the perfect birthday message for your dad.

If you are in a rush, just copy and paste one of these birthday messages for dad into a Facebook post, a tweet, or an email, but try to personalize it as much as possible. If you have the time, consider sending him a card or gift with a handwritten message inside.

Birthdays are an opportunity to make your dad feel special and loved. This year, show him how much you care by sending him one of these heartfelt messages or quotes. He will appreciate the kind words and love being reminded of how much he means to you.

You may not always be able to be there with your dad, but that doesn’t mean you can’t remind him how much you love and appreciate him on his birthday. The best way to do this is by sending him a thoughtful message to let him know you are thinking of him on that special day.

We hope that this birthday wishes collection has given you some inspiration for what to write in a card or text message for your dad’s birthday!

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