90 Thursday Instagram Captions for the Grindiest Day

When you think about it, Thursday is a bit of a tease. Most of the week is behind you, and…

When you think about it, Thursday is a bit of a tease. Most of the week is behind you, and some of that exciting Friday energy rubs off because the weekend feels like it’s nearly within reach. Thursday itself is, however, usually filled with hard work.

Throwback Thursday has done a fantastic job of turning the day into something a little special on Instagram, and you might really enjoy sharing your best nostalgia-filled moments. You can only share so many childhood photos, though, and you may want to keep your cringe high school pictures to yourself.

So, what else is an Instagram addict to do on Thursdays? Inject a little energy into your followers’ daily grind! This list of Thursday Instagram captions serves as a launchpad for all your exciting Thursday chatter! Steal our captions as they are, or modify them to create the perfect frame for your Thursday posts.

How to Write Fantastic Thursday Instagram Captions

How to Write Fantastic Thursday Instagram Captions

The main rule of writing great Thursday captions for Instagram? Brighten your followers’ day with some kick-ass energy! You could participate on Throwback Thursday, focus on the weekend vibes that are just a stone’s throw away, or even start your own Thursday trend.

Whatever you do, keep these caption writing tips in mind!

  • Keep your Thursday Instagram captions relatable. Thursday is an “in between” kind of day. As you grind away, your Thursday may feel like a typical midweek day — but admit it! Those weekend vibes are also slowly waking up. Your Insta fam will understand these feelings, so lean into them.
  • When in doubt, be funny. A touch of humor, including the cheesiest of cheesy puns that ever walked the Earth, can win your followers over. Wait for your comment section to blow up!
  • If you’re a big Throwback Thursday fan, but you’re running low on photos or ideas, start a new trend among your followers. If you don’t have any cool pictures, ask to see theirs — or ask what kind of Throwback Thursday shots you should share next.
  • Do something cool on Instagram every Thursday. Starting a new trend or theme can create buzz that all your followers can look forward to. It’s always great to brighten someone’s day during the midweek slump!

Still looking for ideas? Browse our Thursday captions for Instagram — and prepare to be inspired!

Throwback Thursday Instagram Captions

  1. Always count on Instagram to remind you of trends that should have been forgotten years ago…
  2. So, about those skinny jeans…
  3. Blast from the past or blasted past?
  4. I thought I looked cute in this.
  5. Back in the day…
  6. Some things are better as memories.
  7. Our style changed, but our friendship is still going strong.
  8. This outfit is still cool. Change my mind.
  9. Weird picture, but OK.
  10. I was a cute kid with terrible fashion sense.

Funny Thursday Captions for Instagram

  1. We’re over the hump, but I fear it’s all downhill from here…
  2. Rise, grind, and coffee. Especially coffee.
  3. Throwback Thursday? More like Deadline Thursday.
  4. Thank you, coffee, for getting me through the day.
  5. Thursday? With cats, every day is Fur Day.
  6. Thursday is like that oddball in school you only sucked up to because they were close to the popular kid.
  7. Thursday is the new Friday. ‘Cause I said so, OK?
  8. Friday is so close I can taste the freedom.
  9. Coffee: “Sure, I’ll be your copilot for the day.”
  10. Thursday is the worst tease ever.

Foodie Thursday Instagram Captions

  1. On Throwback Thursdays, we follow family recipes.
  2. Eat in or dine out? Tough choice.
  3. Thursdays are better with spaghetti.
  4. My favorite lazy Thursday recipe? I call it “ramen.”
  5. Make Thursday a taste of what’s to come. Eat great food.
  6. A good breakfast sets you up for… the weekend?
  7. Waffles, ice cream, and midweek vibes.
  8. Thursday dinners are like a mini-weekend, right? Right?
  9. Long lunches: Because you can’t conquer the world on an empty stomach.
  10. Food? I’m in, no matter what day of the week it is.

Foodie Thursday Instagram Captions

Thursday Captions for Instagram for Selfies

  1. I’m in a Thursday kind of mood. How’s your day going?
  2. Midweek glow up!
  3. On Thursdays, we wear resting b*tch faces.
  4. Daily grind or not, there’s always time for a coffee, a croissant, and a good book.
  5. My Thursday pick-me-up moment.
  6. Confidence level: Can taste the weekend, sprinting my way there.
  7. Weekend mode: Not quite activated yet, unfortunately.
  8. Thursday is just discount Friday. Change my mind.
  9. Wait until you see what I look like tomorrow!
  10. Almost there!

Motivational Thursday Instagram Captions

  1. The weekend is calling! Make an appointment!
  2. Hustle game strong.
  3. Keep calm and slay the day.
  4. Creativity flows better on Thursdays.
  5. Hey, you! Yes, you! You’ve got this!
  6. Here’s your magic spark of motivation for the day.
  7. Slay and dream of Saturday.
  8. Don’t chase dreams. Work for them!
  9. Got a bad case of the Thursdays? Don’t worry, I hear it only lasts 24 hours!
  10. Think not of what’s to come, but focus on what you can do today.

Weekend Countdown Thursday Captions for Instagram

  1. Can’t wait to see what tomorrow brings!
  2. Yell it louder! Saturday in 3, 2, 1…
  3. This Thursday, I’m thankful for the fact that it’s Friday tomorrow.
  4. Shamelessly daydreaming about Friday night.
  5. Got 99 problems, and it not being Friday yet is definitely one of them.
  6. Sorry, Thursday. I prefer Friday.
  7. Who’s gearing up for an epic weekend?
  8. Just one more sleep…
  9. Let’s extend Wine Wednesdays one day, or bring the weekend forward.
  10. Every Thursday Instagram post makes Friday come sooner. Trust me, it’s solid science.

Weekend Countdown Thursday Captions for Instagram

Great Quotes for Thursday Instagram Captions

  1. “Thursday, I forecast as mostly sunny. It’s a much-needed break.” — John Farley
  2. “With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself, or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything.” — Wayne Dyer
  3. “Thursday is perhaps the worst day of the week. It’s nothing in itself; it just reminds you that the week has been going on too long.” ― Nicci French
  4. “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” ― Oscar Wilde
  5. “People should know, understand that not all Thursdays are the same.” ― Percival Everett
  6. “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ― Albert Einstein
  7. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ― George Bernard Shaw
  8. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” — Confucius
  9. “On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays we use the wave theory; on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays we think in streams of flying energy quanta or corpuscles.” — William Henry Bragg
  10. “It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.” ― Lewis Carroll

Short Thursday Captions for Instagram

  1. Thursday: When you realize there’s so much to look forward to.
  2. Thursday, can you speed things up a bit?
  3. Rise and grind, just one more day!
  4. Work hard now, play hard tomorrow.
  5. Thursday is the Bob Ross of the rest of the week.
  6. Missing: Friday. Have you seen this day?
  7. Thursday, move out of the way.
  8. Keep going. We’re nearly there.
  9. Yes, but can you throw me back to last Friday?
  10. Let’s face it. This day could be better.

Creative Writing Prompts for Thursday Instagram Captions

Is your Thursday still not over? Are you still looking for great captions to brighten your day? Let’s work on that together. We’ve started you off with some cool prompts. All you need to do is finish the sentences, and your caption will be all done. It’s just like Thursdays!

  1. Thursday, you’re just…
  2. My new Thursday mantra? It’s…
  3. Thursday vibes are…
  4. Conquer your Thursday blues with…
  5. Thursdays are nostalgic days, when we reflect on…
  6. Midweek? Nah, Thursdays are part of the end game, because…
  7. Thursdays described in one word: …
  8. Look forward, not back, because…
  9. Let’s start a new Thursday challenge: ….
  10. In a parallel universe, Thursday would be…

Creative Writing Prompts for Thursday Instagram Captions

FAQ About Thursday Captions for Instagram

How can I make my Thursday Instagram captions more engaging?

Look, it’s not hard. Everyone is either stuck deep in midweek vibes or actively craving Friday. Your cool Thursday Instagram captions can shake your followers out of their slumps and get them excited. They’re on Instagram because they’re ready for their day to be rocked, but unlike on Friday nights, it won’t take much to get there. Be funny and relatable, and you’re good to go.

Throwback Thursdays aren’t enough. Can I create my own Thursday Instagram theme?

Go for it! We’re partial to Foodie Thursday ourselves, but you can start any trend that plays with alliteration. Thankful Thursdays are a bit too boring for our liking, but you could have Fun Thursdays, Funky Thursdays, or Futuristic Thursdays. Whatever floats your boat! It’s OK if the trend only takes off among your followers. You’ll still be touching lives and making people’s Thursdays better.

What hashtags should I add to my Thursday captions for Instagram?

That’s a good question. If #throwbackthursday isn’t enough for you, you can go for #thursdayvibes, #thursdayselfie, #thursdaythoughts, #thursdaymotivation, or #thursdaygrind. Those aren’t your only options — check what’s hot on your Explore Page, and you’ll find plenty of other great hashtags to spruce up your Thursday Instagram captions.

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