Wishes Messages

65 Happy New Year Wishes and Messages to Ring

These short texts, warm greetings, and funny notes will start the year off right.

Pop the bubbly and bring on the black-eyed peas and collards. It’s almost 2024, and along with a sparkling cocktail toast and a plateful of lucky foods, there’s another New Year’s tradition to tend to: sending happy New Year wishes to your nearest and dearest. After all, not everyone can be with us when the ball drops and the room breaks into a chorus of “Auld Lang Syne.”

What is the best message for the New Year? Generally, you want to send positive vibes for the year to come. You might wish the recipient blessings, prosperity, joy, peace, good fortune, happiness, or a combination of those things.

Whether you send out a short “Happy New Year” text on the day of, write a warm note in a card in advance (perhaps combined with your Merry Christmas messages), or crack a funny New Year joke, you’ll find plenty of 2024 New Year wishes and greetings here for friends, loved ones, acquaintances, and even some professional options to send to your boss. Use these wishes word-for-word or as a jumping off point to inspire your own personal message.

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If you find yourself needing more ideas after you scroll through this list, head to our collection of positive New Year quotes to include in your messages welcoming 2024. Are you sending out a greeting to your social media circle? You’ll for sure want to check out these New Year Instagram captions too.

Happy New Year!

Short New Year Wishes

o barqueiro, christmas 2019 a golden retriever and his dog friend celebrating christmas and new year on the beach
Maria Hormeno Diaz
  • Cheers to the New Year! 🥂
  • Wishing you blessings & prosperity in 2024.
  • May your 2024 be filled joy.
  • Here’s to new beginnings. Happy New Year! 🎊
  • The best is yet to come. Happy 2024!
  • Have a sparkling New Year!
  • Here’s to what’s to be in 2024!
  • Same time next year?
  • Sorry I didn’t get my Christmas card out on time!
  • New adventures are around the corner. Happy New Year!
  • Make way for 2024!
  • I said this 365 days ago, but happy New Year!
  • May the new year bless you with health, wealth, and happiness.
  • Out with the old, in with the new! Happy New Year!
  • Here’s hoping you make the most of 2024!
  • May the new year bring you peace, joy, and happiness.
  • Wishing you and yours health and prosperity in the new year.
  • Let your dreams take flight in the new year!

Funny New Year Wishes

woman in party hat ironically blowing a party horn with a bored look on her face, possibly on new year's
F.J. Jimenez//Getty Images
  • Eat cornbread, greens, and black-eyed peas, and have a happy New Year, please!
  • What is a New Year’s resolution? Something that goes in one year and out the other. (But that’s okay because you’re great just as you are.) Happy New Year!
  • They say New York City has the best New Year’s celebration, but I say it’s overrated. Every year they drop the ball. (Yep, my 2024 dad joke game is strong.) Happy New Year to you!
  • Before I agree to 2024, I’m going to need to see the terms and conditions. Seems fair right? Best wishes to you in the New Year.
  • I was going to give up all of my bad habits for the new year, but then I remembered that no one likes a quitter. Happy New Year!
  • The biggest reason to stay up until midnight on December 31 is to make sure 2023 leaves. Cheers to 2024 being a keeper!
  • Why should you stand on one leg on New Year’s Eve? To start the new year on the right foot.
  • I’m afraid for the 2024 calendar—its days are numbered. 😂 Happy New Year!

New Year Wishes for Friends

friends blowing confetti at a new years party
Todor Tsvetkov
  • I say we take a note from the song and take “a cup o’ kindness yet for auld lang syne.” Hope to see you soon in the new year!
  • What a year! I’m so thankful for your friendship today and every day.
  • It’s a new year. Let’s celebrate!
  • Started from the bottom and now we’re here.
  • We made it! Here’s to more adventures together in 2024.
  • Each year of our friendship is the best one yet! Here’s to making more memories in 2024.
  • I knew I could make it through everything I faced this year because of you. Thank you for your amazing friendship!
  • I can’t wait to see where the next year brings us! Wishing you nothing but happiness in the new year.
  • I’m so proud of everything you accomplished this year, and can’t wait to see what you do in 2024!
  • Here’s to another year full of joy, laughter, and unforgettable memories with an unforgettable friend!
  • Let this year be the year you go after progress over perfection and savor every victory you make along the way to your goals.

Touching New Year Wishes

an affectionate kiss between elderly wife and husband who celebrate christmas with sparks lights and christmas tree in the background
lucigerma
  • Here’s to a fresh start in 2024. I can’t wait to see what it brings for you.
  • Take a moment to reflect on how much you accomplished in 2023. There’s no limit to what you can do in 2024!
  • “Tomorrow, is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one!” — Brad Paisley
  • New is the year, new are the hopes, new is the resolution, new are the spirits, and new are my warm wishes just for you. Have a promising and fulfilling New Year!
  • May you discover everything you are looking for in the new year right inside yourself!
  • A new year is like starting a new chapter in your life. It’s your chance to write an incredible story for yourself.
  • As you pursue your hopes and dreams, may this year bring you much success and may your journey be wonderful.
  • As the new year draws close, I hope it’s filled with the promises of a hopeful tomorrow.
  • With the new year on the horizon, I wish that you embrace it with an open heart and go forward with faith, hope, and courage.
  • You have come so far already, just think of how much you’ll grow in the year to come!
  • May this coming year lead you on a new exciting adventure, complete with life-changing experiences and deeper friendships.

New Year Wishes for Boss

business men and women with glasses of champagne celebrating christmas and new year
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  • Here’s to 2024! I’m excited to see what the new year brings.
  • Have a restful holiday. See you in the new year.
  • Thank you for all you have done for me in the past year—I couldn’t have done it without you!
  • Wishing you and your family health, happiness, and prosperity in the new year.
  • With a boss like you, I know this next year is going to be our team’s best one yet!
  • I can’t wait to see how our team will grow in the new year, thanks to your fantastic leadership!
  • Thank you for inspiring me to do my best this past year. Here’s to more success in the new year.

New Year Wishes for Loved Ones

  • Let’s make 2024 our best year yet.
  • My resolution: More time with you.
  • Looking back on this year, I can’t help but be grateful for everything we’ve done together.
  • Happy New Year to my favorite person.
  • I can’t believe another year has passed. Time flies when you’re with the one you love most. Happy New Year!
  • Happy New Year, my love! I feel like I can accomplish anything in this new year with you by my side.
  • Thank you for your constant love and support this past year. Here’s to another amazing year.
  • I can’t believe all the places the past year has brought us, and I can’t wait to see where we go in 2024. I love you!
  • You made this past year one full of endless laughter and joy. May next year bring us the same and more.
  • You’ve filled a tough year full of laughter, love, and friendship. Cheers to another year of taking on the world together.

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