Happy 21st Birthday: 80+ Wishes and Quotes

A 21st Birthday is one of the most important milestones in anyone’s life. Turning 21 marks you as an adult. In the United States it allows you to drink, gamble and even buy a gun! Whereas some other countries it is the point where you can vote, get married, adopt a child etc. It’s often seen as officially being the end to childhood as well. So it’s a pretty big deal.

Which means if you know someone about to reach that age then you will want your 21st birthday wishes to be extra special. But don’t worry – whilst knowing what to write in a 21st Birthday card can be tricky it doesn’t have to be. You can let them know how much they’ve grown, how proud you are of them, or just congratulate them on what is a major landmark in their lives.

So use the wording ideas below to give you some inspiration for writing your own message or just copy your favourite and say Happy 21st Birthday in the best way possible.

Happy 21st Birthday Wishes

Happy 21st Birthday Quotes

You might prefer to use an insightful or wise quote from someone famous regarding turning 21.

Funny 21st Birthday Messages

As a 21st birthday is such a big event it means there are lots of jokes you can make regarding it. And what better time for laugher and fun than on a birthday? So try one of these funny wishes and add some hilarity to the day.

happy 21st birthday you're legal enjoy you're first drink

For Daughter

Wish your daughter an amazing 21st birthday and let her know how special she is to you with one of these messages.

For more example messages try out huge choice of daughter birthday wishes.

For Son

Let your son know how proud you are of him as he turns 21 and becomes a man.

For Sister

Congratulate a sister on turning 21 with these loving birthday wishes.

For Brother

Use these 21st birthday messages for a brother to show just how important he is in your life.

Hopefully these messages and quotes will have given you some good ideas of what to say. Use them to wish someone a very happy 21st birthday and show them how special they are in their big day.