50 Best New Year Puns That Pop

Jade Scott
Dec 12, 2023 By Jade Scott
Originally Published on Sep 23, 2020
Chinese baby celebrating new year

Parties and fireworks mark the start of yet another new year. 

New Year's Eve comes with glitz and glams that can make people go crazy. One cannot celebrate the start of a year without some great new year jokes and puns.

People celebrate the beginning of the year all over the world. This event is celebrated with fireworks, parties, and champagne.

Just like the new year is a fresh start, your collection of New Year's puns and jokes needs an update! Everyone will enjoy listening to these one-liners while waiting for the midnight countdown. Here we've got some of the best new year puns to start the year with a boom.

Bubbly New Year's Eve Puns

Chinese baby on bridge celebrating new year

Cracking jokes and puns never go out of trend on holiday. There is no way one can say no to new year's puns. Party puns and celebration puns can even be used as new year's jokes. Check out these brilliant one-liners for a fantastic year. New Year jokes can be so much fun.

1. I'm not happy with the organizers of the New Year celebrations. They always drop the ball.

2. I know it may really sound weird, but I always get nervous around the beginning of a year. My doctor said it's because of some Auld Lang-syiety.

3. I really like it when they drop the ball in Times Square. It is a nice way to remind me of what I did for the whole year.

4. I was really very shocked when I heard that Dracula passed away at midnight on New Year's. It seemed like there had been a countdown.

5. There were no New Year celebrations this year. So we only had an eve-rage experience this new year.

6. We were sad that our town would not have any celebrations this new year because of the pandemic. So, we were happy and surprised when my cousin invited us to a small party. It was serendi-party.

7. I gave my friend a chance to manage the light works for the New Year celebration party. But he said he would not do that. I never thought he would re-fuse the offer.

8. Every year, we celebrate the new year with fireworks. This year, however, none of the fireworks took off. Visibly exasperated, my father shouted, "What a blast-phemy."

9. I fell down hard from a long staircase and broke my right leg just before the new year countdown started. I don't really think I will be able to start the year on the right foot.

10. The chefs are going to have a grand party this new year. I heard they are going to assemble in thymes square.

11. Someone was caught shoplifting a calendar shop while everyone was busy at the new year party. He got twelve months.

12. At midnight on December 31, I ended up in front of a ghost. I was a bit spooked, but it just wished me a 'Happy Boo Year.'

13. There were many corn dishes at the New Year's feast. I heard that Corn's favorite holiday was New Ear Day.

14. I think we should be inspired by caterpillars. From what I've heard, they spend their New Year's day turning over a new leaf.

15. When the clock struck 12'o clock on December 31, all the cows could be heard wishing each other 'Happy Moo Year.'

16. The New Year celebrations thrown by the King lasted so long. Turns out, it was an all-knight party.

17. My friend asked me to rate the party thrown by him on December 31 at midnight. I gave him a high five.

18. I put a pouch full of sugar under my pillow on the night of December 31. You know, I want to start my new year with sweet dreams.

19. I heard there is going to be a grand firework competition at Times Square on New Year. I really want to party-cipate.

20. My little brother Steve is very adamant. He insists that on New Year, everyone has to call him "New Year's Steve."

21. This year, in a sharp departure from tradition, Daniel decided to go alcohol-free and made a sober breakfast on new year's eve instead. That's his idea of a new year's toast.

22. I saw someone put a calendar in the freezer because she wanted to start the beginning of a year in a cool way. 

23. I am not trying to brag, but I have already found a date for New Year's Eve. It's on December 31.

24. Upon meeting champagne at the new year party for the first time, Whiskey remarked, "Wow, you have quite the bubbly personality." (Please use champagne puns responsibly!)

25. We were having an emotional reunion on January 1. All I could manage to say was, "I remember last year like yesterday."

26. An electric lamp and fireworks were caught at New Year's party. One was charged while the other was let off. (We couldn't help but sneak some firework puns in, we just love them!)

27. I find the sound of fireworks at New Year celebrations very appealing. Actually, I love to listen to pop music.

28. On January 1, rabbits wish each other a 'Hoppy new year.'

29. I heard there was a kidnapping on the eve of the new year. Thankfully, the kid woke up before midnight.

New Year's Resolution Puns

Taking resolutions on December 31 is a tradition that everyone follows, no matter if it lasts for a year or a day. Here we have compiled a few such wordplays on resolutions that can bring you a good start in the coming years.

30. I decided to buy a 4K TV on January 1. That is going to be my resolution for this new year.

31. My new year resolution for 2023 is to make everyone else gain 20 pounds. I refuse to lose.

32. The influencer had a terrible autocorrect mishap on her post wishing everyone 'Happy New Year' on Twitter. He repeated the same mistake the following year and had to hire a social media editor as a part of his New Year Re-solution.

33. My resolution for the new year is to stop procrastinating. But since there is no hurry, I will start from tomorrow.

34. My resolution for the new year was to use as many velcro materials as I could. So far, I am sticking to it.

35. The year 2022 is not at all impressive. It passed by in a blur. My resolution for the new year must have been too low.

36. I should be more careful with my New Year's resolutions. You know, after all, it's janu-wary.

37. I don't really get why people make resolutions on New Year. I believe that it's something that goes in one year and goes out the next year.

38. My year's resolution was to go to the gym daily. But unfortunately, it didn't work out.

39. I heard Robespierre used to say Viva la Resolution every January 1.

Instagram Captions for New Years

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Capturing the moments we love is the best way to cherish them. With a nice caption, these picture-perfect moments last longer. Take a look at this list of one-liners and Instagram captions to cherish at the beginning of the year.

40. I hope my worries and sorrows will last only as long as my resolutions.

41. Let us hope we can leave the masks behind in 2022 before entering 2023.

42. I was going to quit all my bad habits for the new year, but then I remembered that nobody likes a quitter.

43. I can't wait to control-alt-delete 2022 and start anew.

44. All the best endings have confetti.

45. There's no such thing as too much glitter on the new year.

46. "Thank U, Next". — Me to 2022

47. Let's make the most of the next 365 days.

48. A big thank you to banana bread and my sweatpants for helping me get through 2022.

49. Expecting a clever caption? That was so last year.

50. May all your troubles last as long as your resolutions.

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Written by Jade Scott

Master of Science specializing in Criminal Investigation, Criminal Justice/Police Science, PCGE in Primary Education, Professional Diploma in User Experience Design

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Jade ScottMaster of Science specializing in Criminal Investigation, Criminal Justice/Police Science, PCGE in Primary Education, Professional Diploma in User Experience Design

Hailing from London, Jade now calls Lincolnshire home and enjoys the serene countryside that surrounds her. She has a wealth of experience as a primary school teacher, possessing a strong understanding of the curriculum, games, activities, and learning opportunities for children aged between 3-11. Jade is constantly on the lookout for new outdoor adventures and educational attractions to share with her two nephews. Her interests in science and crafts also enable her to provide fun, engaging, and educational activities for children to enjoy on rainy days. With a passion for discovering new experiences, she is always seeking out the latest deals and attractions to ensure a memorable time for all.

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