81 Funny Labor Day Quotes & Captions To Share Now!

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Whether you’re planning to spend your Labor Day mastering the art of the barbecue, relaxing on a last-minute summer adventure, or simply enjoying doing absolutely nothing, we’ve got you covered. Below you’ll find 81 funny Labor Day quotes perfect for sharing with friends, coworkers, relatives, or even your boss (because everyone needs a good laugh and break, especially those who schedule back-to-back meetings on a Friday).

From messages that capture the true spirit of a work-free day to wishes that will make your emails and text messages the highlight of your co-workers’ long weekend, these quotes are the perfect way to start your three-day weekend.

So, sharpen those pencils, and get your copy-pasting fingers ready, because these quotes need to be CC’ed to everyone in the office!

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Funny Labor Day quotes for co-workers

  1. “Sorry you have to work on Labor Day, but hey, they call it Labor Day for a reason.”
  2. “Wishing you a Labor Day so restful, you forget all your passwords!”
  3. “The only good thing about going back to work after Labor Day is the short work week that follows it.”
  4. “Here’s to a Labor Day as long as the meetings that could have been emails.”
  5. “If a train station is where the train stops, and a bus station is where the bus stops, what is a work station?”
  6. “Remember, the best way to appreciate your job this Labor Day is to imagine yourself without one.”
  7. “Let’s have a moment of silence for all the work we’re putting off until tomorrow.”
  8. “May your Labor Day be filled with less labor and more play.”
  9. “Happy Labor Day! Let’s eat, rest, and pretend we don’t have to go back to work tomorrow.”
  10. “This Labor Day, let’s celebrate by doing what we do best: nothing.”
  11. “Roses are red, violets are blue, on Labor Day, no work, just barbecue.”
  12. “Happy Labor Day to someone who barely labored this year.”
  13. “Labor Day: when we go from working hard to hardly working.”
  14. “Wishing you a day as productive as a pre-holiday Friday. Happy Labor Day!”
  15. “Happy Labor Day! Let’s celebrate the one day we’re not in a meeting that could have been an email.”
  16. “This Labor Day, let’s toast to the team effort it takes to pretend we’re working hard.”
  17. “Here’s to celebrating Labor Day by doing what we do best: thinking about work without actually doing any.”
  18. “Celebrating Labor Day is our reward for all the hard work we pretend to do.”
  19. “To my work family: May your Labor Day be less laborious and more fabulous.”
  20. “Happy Labor Day: Officially celebrating ‘out of office’ mode!”
  21. “May your Labor Day be as relaxed as our deadlines.”
  22. “Work hard, rest harder. Enjoy Labor Day!”
  23. “To a day well spent away from our desks. Cheers!”
  24. “Happy Labor Day to the hardest workers I know!”
  25. “Today’s agenda: absolutely nothing. Enjoy!”
  26. “Rest up today – we’ll need it for tomorrow’s tasks!”
  27. “Here’s to a long weekend of no emails!”
  28. “Who needs a long weekend when you’re a professional at procrastinating anyway?”
  29. “This Labor Day, let’s toast to the team effort it takes to pretend we’re working hard.”
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Funny Labor Day toast

Funny US Labor Day quotes

  1. “We celebrate Labor Day by not going to work, which makes as much sense as most things in corporate America.”
  2. “Labor Day: the day we pay tribute to our national struggles by struggling to not work.”
  3. “Here is to celebrating another holiday with shopping and drinking.”
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Funny US Labor Day quote

Funny quotes for Labor Day about relaxing

  1. “On Labor Day, I’m going to take a nap like it’s my job.”
  2. “This Labor Day, make sure you work on your nap-taking skills.”
  3. “Labor Day is the one day where sleeping in is not only acceptable but celebrated.”
  4. “I work so hard all year just to deserve my Labor Day nap.”
  5. “I love Labor Day! What other day do you get to celebrate work without actually doing any?”
  6. “Shouldn’t today be called No-Labor Day?”
  7. “Happy Labor Day! Let’s celebrate by doing absolutely nothing.”
  8. “Today, we honor hard work by taking a day off. Makes sense, right?”
  9. “Cheers to a Labor Day spent not laboring for once.”
  10. “Here’s to hoping your Labor Day contains no labor. Just day.”
  11. “Labor Day plan: Eat, sleep, rest, repeat.”
  12. “Let’s make ‘doing nothing’ our job this Labor Day.”
  13. “May your labor day contain no labor.”
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Funny Labor Day wish

Funny Labor Day quotes for your partner

  1. “Happy Labor Day. Remember that even in the house nothing will work unless you do!”
  2. “Get your dick ready! I mean… Happy Labor Day!”
  3. “Sit on my face! I mean… Happy Labor Day!”
  4. “Happy Labor Day! Oh wait… we have kids. Never mind!”
  5. “Bend me over. I mean… Happy Labor Day!”
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Funny Labor Day quote to share with your partner

Funny Labor Day quotes about summer ending

  1. “Labor Day is just a polite way of saying ‘sorry, summer is officially over’.”
  2. “Happy Labor Day! Let’s not think of it as summer’s exit, but autumn’s warm-up act.”
  3. “Saying goodbye to summer is labor enough for today.”
  4. “Summer, we’re gonna need you to work overtime.”
  5. “Happy Labor Day! Summer’s out-of-office reply starts tomorrow.”
  6. “Labor Day: when you realize your summer to-do list is now a fall to-do list.”
  7. “Summer’s last call – make it a good one! Happy Labor Day!”
  8. “Labor Day: Because even summer needs a day off.”
  9. “Happy unofficial last day of summer, and first day of not shaving your legs.”
  10. “This Labor Day, take comfort in the knowledge that the pressure to have fun this summer is finally off.”
  11. “Labor Day; the perfect opportunity to reflect on what you failed to accomplish this summer.”
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Funny Labor Day quote

More funny Labor Day quotes

  1. “Labor Day: the time of year when we start counting down the days until the next three-day weekend.”
  2. “Try to enjoy this labor day and not think about the fact that the next holiday is Thanksgiving.”
  3. “Oh, I thought you said Labrador Day.”
  4. “Did you hear about the Labor Day joke? It doesn’t work for me.”
  5. “Funny how Labor Day is almost nine months after Valentine’s Day…”
  6. “Happy labor day, may you have another reason to drink your ass off.”
  7. “I’m going to spend Labor Day putting my liver to work.”
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Funny Labor Day quote to share

Funny Labor Day captions

  1. “Celebrating Labor Day by laboring over which nap position is the most comfortable.”
  2. “Work: out of sight, out of mind. Happy Labor Day!”
  3. “Labor Day: The day my couch and I become one.”
  4. “My Labor Day plans include… absolutely nothing.”
  5. “Happy Labor Day to those who barely labored this year. We did it!”
  6. “Putting the ‘labor’ in ‘no labor today.'”
  7. “I’m not lazy, I’m in energy-saving mode.”
  8. “Just me, doing my part to support the no-labor movement.”
  9. “Keep calm and pretend we don’t have to work tomorrow.”
  10. “Today’s to-do list: sip, chill, repeat.”
  11. “This Labor Day, let’s give thanks for auto-reply emails.”
  12. “Feeling productive: I switched from my bed to the couch.”
  13. “Plot twist: Today, the only thing I’m managing is my relaxation.”
  14. “Today’s forecast: 100% chance of not working.”
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Final note

Alright, these are our 81 favorite ways to make this Labor Day unforgettable with a dash of humor and a heap of goodwill. So, spread the joy, and happy Labor Day, everyone!


Hi, I’m Lara, a 30-year-old travel-lover (but who’s not these days?). I love reading, puzzling, world-heritage sites, researching, and making lists, which comes in quite handy when you’re making lists of travel gift ideas!