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100 Happy New Year Wishes For Family And Friends

100 Happy New Year Wishes For Family And Friends

Can you believe 2020 is coming to an end? I don’t know about you, but I am excited!

To help you celebrate with your loved ones, I’ve got a collection of 100 friends and family Happy New Year wishes you can send in a text message or write on a greeting card.

From heartfelt to funny, these Happy New Year wishes to family and friends will bring a smile to your face and remind you why this is one of the most beloved seasons of the year.

As this year draws to a close, I hope you’re able to enter 2021 surrounded by the most special people in your life and actually follow through with your resolutions! But even if you don’t… Who cares? There’s always next year!

Family Happy New Year Wishes

parents watching the new years fireworks with their child

This collection of family Happy New Year wishes is perfect if you’d like to write a heartfelt New Year greeting card.

1. “I find myself lucky to have had my family supporting me through my ups and downs this past year. Here’s to hoping we are always there for each other, especially in the coming year! Happy New Year!”

2. “We are blessed to have each other, I could not be any more thankful. May this year bring us success and good health.”

3. “My wish for my family this New Year is that we grow from our challenges, we make time to create joyful memories together, and no matter what, we are always there for each other with open arms.”

4. “When I think about all my happiest memories from the past year, there’s one common denominator – you! Happy New Year!”

5. “Every year, we make resolutions in an attempt to keep them. This year, my only resolution is to make beautiful memories with you.”

6. “May this year be without bad luck, without sad times, without tears, without pain, and full of love, acceptance, joy, peace, and prosperity. Wishing the happiest New Year to my family!”

7. “As a member of this blessed and beautiful family, happiness and prosperity are the only two things that matter to me. May we all have a Happy New Year!”

8. “I’m so thankful for all the happy holidays we’ve shared together in the past years, and I’m sorry we haven’t been able to visit you this time. I hope you have a joyous New Year and that we get to see each other in 2021!”

family celebrating a new year together with sparkles

9. “Years come and pass but to make them worthwhile requires someone’s unconditional love, wonderful memories, and energy to live them fully. You have given me all of these and much more in 2020 and I know there will be more to come from you in 2021. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!”

10. “May God bless our family with enough strength to overcome every challenge life sends our way in the new year.”

11. “On this magical night, the old year is saying goodbye, and the new one is stepping into our lives. May this special night bring you a lot of magical moments and memories. I love you more than anything else. Happy New Year!”

12. “Friends come and go but family is forever. Happy New Year to you all!”

13. “As we step into another year, I would like to thank you for being such an important part of my life. I will always be grateful to you, and I cannot wait to see what’s in store for us next year!”

14. “For me, New Year’s night is the night when the whole family unites. I feel so blessed to have all of you in my life. Thank you, and Happy New Year!”

15. “Let us take a vow to never let each other go, no matter where life takes us. May our love triumph over all odds in life. May this be the best New Year’s yet!”

16. “Life consists of ups and downs, but thanks to you my downs don’t feel that bad. Your love and support are priceless. I hope that someday I will give you as much as you have given me. Happy New Year, family!”

happy family hugging at home for new years celebration

17. “Out with the old, in with the new; may everyone in this family be happy the whole year through. Happy New Year!”

18. “Our family would never be complete without you. You have brought joy into our lives, and we hope that this year, we can bring just as much joy into yours. Happy New Year!”

19. “I hope that the new year will be the best year of your life. May all your dreams come true and all your hopes be fulfilled!”

20. “Here’s to a bright new year and a fond farewell to the old; here’s to the things that are yet to come, and to the memories that we hold.”

21. “Being a part of this family is everything I could ask for. This year is going to be full of love and happiness, and I promise to always be there for you, just like you’re always there for me. Happy New Year!”

22. “Wishing you and your family the happiest of New Years! May all your heart’s desires ring true.”

23. “May the good times and treasures of the present become the golden memories of tomorrow for your lovely family, just as our childhood memories of holidays past are such happy recollections now. Wishing you lots of love, joy, and good luck in the coming year.”

24. “I wish that as this year comes to an end, it also ends all the difficulties and as the New Year dawns, it brings all the successes and happiness for you and your family.”

family having a toast for new year celebration

25. “A family like ours is full of happiness and joy every year, and may 2021 be another year of the same. Happy New Year!”

26. “Every year brings something new into our lives: new friends, new job, new clothes… But, there’s one thing time isn’t able to change: love for our families. Happy New Year!”

27. “During the holiday season, my thoughts always turn to the most important people in my life – my family. May you have an inspirational New Year filled with new opportunities and new hopes!”

28. “In this loveliest of seasons may you find many reasons for happiness. Wishing you a very Happy New Year, and sending lots of love from our family to yours!”

29. “Throughout life, we meet people who judge us for our clothing, our makeup, the way we talk, and the way we walk. But there are people who know the real you and it makes them so special – it’s your family. My dear family, I wish you joy and happiness in the new year.”

30. “A new year is like a blank book; I hope we can, together, make this year as colorful and beautiful as can be!”

31. “As I look forward to the new year, I think of the invaluable gift my family has given me – the gift of love. Whether we’re near or far, you will always be in my heart. Happy New Year.”

32. “The new year has brought with it another chance for us to set things right and to open up a new chapter in our lives. I send you my warmest wishes for the upcoming year!”

33. “ Spending time with family is so important and I know we haven’t spent enough time together lately, but I believe that on New Year’s night I can fix it all. Can’t wait to see you tonight! Happy New Year!”

34. “I’m sorry we couldn’t be ringing in the new year together, but family is always connected even when we’re apart.”

Happy New Year Wishes For Friends

a group of happy friends celebrating a new year in the club with sparklers

Apart from family Happy New Year wishes, I’m sure you need creative Happy New Year messages for your friends, too. Here’s a collection of my favorite ones!

1. “They say out with the old and in with the new, but I’m not letting go of good friends like you. Happy New Year!”

2. “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 wonderful year, best friend!”

3. “Life changes, but my New Year wish for you remains the same – I wish you happiness, good health, and well-being from the bottom of my heart!”

4. “Enjoy this special time of year with those you love, and may the Lord bless you all with a happy and healthy New Year.”

5. “Another year of success, happiness, and challenges has passed. With every new year comes greater challenges and obstacles in life. I wish you courage, hope, and faith to overcome anything that comes your way. May you have a great year and a wonderful time in 2021.”

6. “May this year bring new happiness, new goals, new achievements, and plenty of new inspiration in your life. Happy holidays!”

7. “As you look back on the past year and look forward to the new one, keep in mind that they’re both steps on the ladder to your dreams.”

8. “This year has been a wild journey! Wishing you more courage, happiness, and good luck to make it through the next one with a smile.

Happy New Year!”

a man playing a guitar on a new years eve party with his friends

9. “Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life. The secret of success is turning that diary into the best story you can. I wish you a prosperous New Year!”

10. “I wish for you endless happiness, wisdom, strength, and resilience as you embrace another year to come.”

11. “Happy New Year to the friend who is more like a brother/sister to me. I wish you courage, strength, hope, and faith to overcome all the challenges you may face in the upcoming year.”

12. “Thank you for an amazing year full of laughs, love, and friendship. Let’s make this coming year better than the last year!”

13. “If there’s anyone I’d like to complain to about the previous year, it would be you. To many more years better than this – Happy New Year, my friend!”

14. “Friends are like stars – you may not see them, but they’re always watching over you. Thank you for being my favorite star and I hope this year is filled with many more beautiful moments together.”

15. “A New Year is like a blank book – it has 12 chapters and 365 pages, and you are the author. My wish for you is that this year, you write the most beautiful story so far. Happy New Year.”

16. “The new year goes perfectly with old friends like you.”

friends enjoying the coctail party on the new years eve

17. “Happy New Year! Although we may be far apart, you are always in my heart.”

18. “As the sun sets on another year, I wish you great company and good cheer.”

19. “Every year we try to eat less and exercise more. Maybe this year we’ll actually stick to our New Year’s resolutions. Happy New Year friend!”

20. “There’s only one thing we can do to stop the years from going by too fast, and that’s to make every single day count. Hope all your days ahead are full of fun, adventure, and all the other things that make life worth living.”

21. “New year, new plans, new memories to be made with friends like you.”

22. “As the new year approaches, I realize how lucky I am to count you as my friend. I am truly grateful for all that you do, and my New Year’s resolution is to make more time to catch up with you next year, no matter how crazy work and life gets.”

Happy New Year Quotes

celebration of new year with sparklers and champagne

Spice up your friends and family Happy New Year wishes with an inspirational (or funny) quote!

1. “Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” – Oprah Winfrey

2. “An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.” – Bill Vaughan

3. “This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.” – Taylor Swift

4. “Each year’s regret are envelopes in which messages of hope are found for the new year.” – John R. Dallas

5. “One resolution I have made and try always to keep is this: To rise above the little things.” – John Burroughs

6. “What the new year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the new year.” – Vern McLellan

7. “Tonight’s December thirty-first,

Something is about to burst…

Hark, it’s midnight, children dear.

Duck! Here comes another year!” – Ogden Nash

8. “Ring out the old, ring in the new,

Ring, happy bells, across the snow:

The year is going, let him go;

Ring out the false, ring in the true.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson

9. “This bright New Year is given me,

To live each day with zest,

To daily grow and try to be,

My highest and my best.” – William Arthur Ward

10. “New Year’s Day: Now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual.” – Mark Twain

two best friends celebrating new year

11. “And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

12. “Nothing is as good as coming into the new year with zeal, hope, and a positive mind.” – Bamigboye Olurotimi

13. “We spend January 1 walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives… not looking for flaws, but for potential.” – Ellen Goodman

14. “New Year’s Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time.” – James Agate

15. “For last year’s words belong to last year’s language, and next year’s words await another voice.” – T.S. Eliot

16. “My New Year’s Resolution list usually starts with the desire to lose between ten and three thousand pounds.” – Nia Vardalos

17. “We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.” – Edith Lovejoy Pierce

18. “Happy New Year. May this year allow you to start fresh with a new way of thinking, as the silent current in your mind begins and ends your days. May you feel your faith in your heart, and may Jesus Christ always lead your steps down the path of sunshine, and happiness. Amen.” – Ron Baratono

19. “New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday.” – Charles Lamb

20. “Approach the new year with resolve to find the opportunities hidden in each new day.” – Michael Josephson

two beautiful couple celebrating new year

21. “Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one.” – Brad Paisley

22. “Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on.” – Hal Borland

23. “Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous new year by believing.” – Sarah Ban Breathnach

24. “If you asked me for my New Year Resolution, it would be to find out who I am.” – Cyril Cusack25. “Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.” – Benjamin Franklin

26. “New year – a new chapter, new verse, or just the same old story? Ultimately we write it. The choice is ours.” – Alex Morritt

27. “The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” – Melody Beattie

28. “Youth is when you’re allowed to stay up late on New Year’s Eve. Middle age is when you’re forced to.” – Bill Vaughan

29. “The object of a new year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul and a new nose; new feet, a new backbone, new ears, and new eyes. Unless a particular man made New Year resolutions, he would make no resolutions. Unless a man starts afresh about things, he will certainly do nothing effective.” – G.K. Chesterton

30. “I would say Happy New Year but it’s not happy; it’s exactly the same as last year except colder.” – Robert Clark

31. “May all your troubles last as long as your New Year’s resolutions.” – Joey Adams

32. “Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering ‘it will be happier.'” – Alfred Tennyson

33. “Whatever it is you’re scared of doing, do it. Make your mistakes, next year, and forever.” – Neil Gaiman

34. “Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas and progress.” – Charles Kettering

Funny New Year Wishes For Friends And Family

funny friends celebrating new year at the party in a bar

Who doesn’t love funny friends and family Happy New Year wishes? I just know you’ll crack up with this short and sweet list of hilarious Happy New Year wishes for friends and family!

1. “A new year is the chance to start over with a clean slate. Too bad my credit card won’t start over with a blank slate!”

2. “Remember when we were younger and just wanted to stay up on New Year’s Eve? Now, all we want to do is sleep!”

3. “Live it up on New Year’s Eve – you’ve got the whole year to live it down!”

4. “Many years ago I resolved never to bother with New Year’s resolutions, and I’ve stuck with it ever since.”

5. “To a new year full of new possibilities, even though I’m sure we’ll just do the same old stuff anyway.”

6. “My New Year’s resolution was going to be to quit all my bad habits, but then it occurred to me – no one likes a quitter. Happy New Year!”

7. “Good luck in the upcoming year, we’ll both need it!”

8. “Wishing you 12 months of success, 52 weeks of laughter, 365 days of fun, 8760 hours of joy, 525600 minutes of good luck, and 31536000 seconds of happiness.”

9. “Happy New Year! I apologize in advance for whatever I do/say at the New Year’s Eve party!”

10. “Happy New Year. Here’s to having a fresh start at binge eating, watching our favorite shows, and slacking off!”

Final Thoughts

I hope at least a few of my friends and family Happy New Year wishes find their way onto one of your New Year cards!

The end of the year is always an exciting time when you take inventory of the past twelve months and see what you can do to become a better person in the following year.

Whether you have zero or a hundred resolutions for 2021, my wish for you is to ring in the New Year with the friends, family members, and loved ones that you couldn’t imagine your life without!

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