112 Best Happy Easter Wishes: What to Write in an Easter Card

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Easter is a time to gather around with your closest peeps to celebrate the resurrection of Christ. This holy day marks the unofficial beginning of Spring each year and is one of the most wonderful holidays to celebrate with family and friends (especially kids!). From morning church service to the Easter bunny, painted eggs, copious amounts of chocolate and the inevitable disagreement over whether Peeps are actually good, there is so much Easter magic to go around!

Send an Easter card this year and wish your loved ones a blessed Easter Sunday! We’ve gone ahead and made a list of our all-time favorite Easter wishes to send for this holy holiday. Here, you’ll find simple sayings for friends and family, happy Easter wishes for kids, the best Easter jokes, religious wishes, bible verses for Easter and much more! Many of these are great for posting on social media or as Instagram captions as well. Hoppy writing!

Simple Happy Easter Wishes

These simple easter wishes can be used for just about anyone! Perfect for friends or coworkers, use these as inspiration for sending your best Easter wishes this year.

  • Wishing you joy and happiness this Easter.
  • Wishing you a happy Spring and a joy-filled Easter!
  • You deserve nothing but happiness to bloom all year!
  • Sending sweet thoughts for a happy, hoppy Easter!
  • Hoppy Easter, wishing you and yours a blessed spring!
  • Kindest Easter wishes to the best family on the block!
  • Hope Easter brings you as many smiles as you bring to others.
  • Giving thanks to friends like you on this special occasion. Happy Easter!
  • Warmest thoughts to you and your family on this holiday. Happy Easter!
  • May you find hope and happiness this beautiful Easter season.
  • There’s no one I’d rather spend Easter with than you.
  • May your Easter Sunday be filled with warmth and light.
  • May this Easter be as fun, sweet, and beautiful as you.
  • May your basket be full of chocolate and flowers all year.
  • May your Easter be as full of love as my heart is for you.
  • May the springtime sun light up your life this Easter.
  • Happy Easter! I hope you have a great time with your loved ones today.
  • May this beautiful Easter day live in your heart and mind forever.
  • Happy Easter! I hope you're surrounded by sunshine, flowers, chocolate, and family on this happy day.
  • What a wonderful Easter gift - the gift of spring! May you feel renewed by the change of season and be filled with hope for the days to come.

Happy Easter Wishes for Family & Friends

Having family and friends around for any big celebration or holiday makes it that much more special. And that’s especially true for Easter! There’s just nothing like gathering around the table with your loved ones for Easter dinner. Give them your best wishes this Easter!

  • Wishing you blessing after blessing on this beautiful day.
  • I'm so glad you hopped into my life, friend. Happy Easter to you!
  • Even though we are far apart, you're always in my heart. Happy Easter wishes to you.
  • Sending you the warmest of wishes this Easter. I'm grateful for your love, support, and friendship.
  • Wishing you a lovely Easter weekend with your family, lots of chocolate, and the beauty of spring all around you.
  • Cheers to the sweetest things in life – one of which is you. Happy Easter!
  • May your basket be full, your chocolates be sweet, and your blessings many. Happy Easter!
  • We'll be seeing you at the egg hunt this afternoon and may the best bunny win!
    With sunshine and chocolate bunnies and you, how could I have a more perfect day?
  • I'm counting my blessings this Easter, and you're one of them.
  • Sending you Easter hugs and kisses on this blessed Sunday!
  • Thanks for bringing sunshine into my life each and every day. You deserve the happiest Easter!
  • On special occasions like this, I always give thanks for friends like you. Have a beautiful one!
  • Easter gives hope for tomorrow, as after the winter comes Spring. Our hearts can be filled with gladness as hearts rejoice and sing.
  • May you feel the bright, joyful blessings God has to offer you during this Easter holiday.
  • Wishing you an Easter that is bright, happy, and filled with the contentment of the Lord.

Happy Easter Jokes

There are so many funny Easter jokes to be appreciated by adults and kids alike! Send one of these short jokes in your Easter greeting card along with a heartfelt message.

  • When does the kids go to bed on Easter? When they're eggs-osted
  • Why are people tired in April? Because they just finished a March.
  • How do Easter bunnies stay fit? With eggcercise. Be sure to indulge this Easter!
  • Why shouldn't you tell an Easter egg a joke? It might crack up!
  • What's the best way to make Easter easier? Put an "i" where the "t" is.
  • Why did the baby chick cross the road? To meet up with her Peeps.
  • How do you know carrots are good for your eyes? Have you ever seen the Easter Bunny with glasses?
  • How many chocolate bunnies can you put in an empty basket? Only one because after that, it's not empty!
  • What's the best type of jewelry to gift on Easter? A 14-carrot gold necklace.
  • Why don't you see dinosaurs at Easter time? Because they're eggs-tinct.
  • What kind of rabbit can't hop? A chocolate bunny. We hop-e you have a happy Easter!
  • What's the Easter Bunny's favorite team sport? Basket-ball. Wishing you an eggstatic Easter!
  • Why should you never show Easter eggs a scary movie? They're all a little chicken!
  • Who would lose in a fight: peeps or chocolate bunnies? Peeps, because they're way too soft.
  • Christmas comes before Easter in one place only – where is it? The dictionary!

Funny Happy Easter Wishes

Silliness is perfectly acceptable during Easter, so make this Easter egg-specially punny with one of these funny Easter wishes!

  • You’re more precious to me than Cadbury mini eggs.
  • Happy Easter to my favorite lil’ snack.
  • Some bunny thinks you’re amazing.
  • Give me your jellybeans and no one gets hurt.
  • Easter is the best time to look for chicks. They’re everywhere!
  • Happy Easter, my handsome bunny! I’m thrilled you hopped into my life.
  • You're a good egg! We hope you have a very hoppy Easter.
  • I’ve put all my eggs in your basket. Here’s to many more Easters together.
  • Are you a chocolate bunny? Because I’d love to nibble your ears.
  • I hope your Easter basket overflows with the good candy and not just that plastic grass.
  • Easter, like chocolate eggs, is hare today and gone tomorrow! Happy Easter.
  • Here’s to making your own Easter basket and hiding the solid chocolate bunnies from the kids.
  • Loving a man who is a bunny might seem odd, but I sure am happy to have found you! Happy Easter beautiful.
  • I know how much you love Easter, as it is chocolate time! May you have fun destroying those delicious eggs.
  • Beware of the Easter bunny! It comes with a lot of tasty calories and a fun time with family.

Religious Happy Easter Wishes

Keep true to the beautiful tradition of Easter by sending a beautiful and uplifting religious message this Easter Sunday.

  • He is risen!
  • God bless you and yours during this Easter season.
  • May you feel the warmth of Jesus’s love for you this Easter.
  • He is the light and the miracle. Sing his praises this Easter!
  • May the Lord lift up your heart and hands in praise this Easter.
  • I wish that all your sins are forgiven and live a meaningful life. Happy Easter
  • Blessings to you as we remember Jesus, the reason for this season.
  • May your home be filled with the Holy Spirit of peace and love this Easter.
  • Easer is the time to remember the sacrifice made by Lord Christ and his unconditional love. Let us follow the rightful path shown by the Son of God. Happy Easter.
  • May the blessings of Christ shower on you, may you be surrounded with the joy and laughter of your near and dear ones on this day. Happy Easter.
  • Heartfelt greeting and warm greeting are on your way. Happiness and peace will bestow in your life. Happy Easter
  • May the blessings of Christ shower on your home. May this season bring all the delights to your family. Happy Easter.
  • New hope is on the horizon thanks to our Lord. We wish you a wonderful Easter holiday.
  • Happy Easter to you and your loved ones. May we be reminded of new life and the possibilities that Christ has given us.
  • Springtime and Easter signal a fresh start, a new beginning, and an opportunity to welcome God into your heart once more.

Happy Easter Bible Verses

Keep it traditional by including a Bible verse about Easter in your Easter card this year. These are our favorite Easter Bible verse that speak to the miracle of Easter.

  • "And God raised the Lord and will also raise us up by his power." – 1 Corinthians 6:14
  • “Lord, save us! Lord, grant us success! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. From the house of the Lord, we bless you.” – Psalm 118:25-26
  • “He himself bore our sins” in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; “by his wounds you have been healed.” – 1 Peter 2:24
  • “And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” – Acts 4:12
  • “They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they went in, they didn’t find the body of the Lord Jesus.” – Luke 24:2-3
  • “God’s power was at work in Christ when God raised him from the dead and sat him at God’s right side in the heavens.” – Ephesians 1:20
  • “He humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.” – Philippians 2:8
  • “Jesus answered, ‘I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.’” – John 14:6
  • “We know that Christ, being raised from the dead, will never die again; death no longer has dominion over him.” – Romans 6:9
  • “But if a wicked person turns away from all his sins that he has committed and keeps all my statutes and does what is just and right, he shall surely live; he shall not die.” – Ezekiel 18:21
  • I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God that you may know that you have eternal life.” – John 5:13
  • “And they will mock him and spit on him, and flog him and kill him. And after three days he will rise.” – Mark 10:34
  • “For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” – 1 Corinthians 1:18
  • “The Christ will suffer and rise from the dead on the third day, and repentance and forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name.” – Luke 24:46-47
  • “He said to them, ‘Why are you troubled, and why do doubts rise in your minds? Look at my hands and my feet. It is I myself! Touch me and see;” – John 20:38-39

Happy Easter Wishes for Kids

Easter is one of the best holidays for kids! Bunnies, chocolate, jellybeans, Paschal eggs, and Easter egg hunts make it a memorable day each year for the little ones. These cute sentiments are perfect to send as a message in a card or a text-message to any kid!

  • You're one egg-ceptional kid!
  • Ears to you this Easter!
  • Happy Easter! Let’s hop to it!
  • You are my little jelly bean.
  • I hop with joy every time I see you on Easter.
  • Wishing you a basket full of egg-citement this Easter!
  • Hoppy Easter to some-bunny special!
  • Hip hip hooray! The Easter Bunny is on his way!
  • I can't wait to spend the whole day with you. Happy Easter!
  • Happy Easter to some-bunny who always cracks me up.
  • Be my Easter bunny? I carrot about you a whole lot!
  • Happy Easter, little chickadee! Let's hope it's the best one yet.
  • The only treat I want this Easter is to see you smile.
  • Three cheers for candy, candy, and… YOU! (And maybe some more candy.)
  • I hope you're showered with candy, hugs, and all sorts of Easter magic today.
  • Happy Easter to the best kiddos. May God grant all your wishes on this holy day!
  • Wishing my hunny bunny nothing but smiles, sunshine, and lots of sweets this Easter day.