135 Birthday Wishes For A Friend

HBW Editorial Team
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birthday wishes for friend

Friendships are something so special, a truly unique bond that’s worth celebrating.

There’s no denying that friends are a blessing and one of the most precious gifts in life. So, what better time to show your friend just how much they mean to you than on their birthday with a thoughtfully crafted birthday wish or meaningful message. From unique, simple wishes to funny or touching messages, our huge selection of birthday wishes are the perfect way to wish any friend a happy birthday and leave a smile on their face.

40 Short & Simple Birthday Wishes for a Friend

A mix of short wishes that are sweet, funny, and unique to help you celebrate your friend’s birthday in the best way possible!

  • Happy birthday, my friend! I hope this day brings you nothing but joy and much love from those closest to you.
  • It’s your birthday and for that reason alone a very special day! Have fun, be happy and enjoy life to the fullest, my friend.
  • Happy birthday, my friend! Here’s to another great trip around the sun!
  • Wishing you all the happiness and joy in the world on your special day this year, bestie!
  • I have only the best happy birthday greetings and wishes for a friend as wonderful as you!
  • This isn’t just any other day, this is YOUR special day! Happy birthday, my friend!
  • May your birthday be as touching and as meaningful as your true friendship is to me.
  • Someone very special was born on this day: you. I’m so thankful for having a remarkable friend like you in my life.
  • My friend, I wish only the very best for you in life always, but I’m wishing just that little bit more so on your birthday today.
  • Sending a big birthday hug your way on your most special day, my friend!
  • Happy birthday to my best friend who makes my world an infinitely happier, brighter place.
  • Wishing the best of birthdays to the very best of friends! Your friendship means more to me than you’ll ever know.
  • A friend like you is worth holding on to. Wishing you many birthday blessings this year.
  • Today, I have only the most special happy birthday wishes for a dear friend like you!
  • Sending the best birthday wishes and good vibes your way on your special day. May this be your best year yet!
  • A friendship as true and genuine as ours is strong, meaningful, and long-lasting. Happy birthday, my dear best friend.
  • Happy birthday to a very special friend. May your birthday touch your heart the way you do all of those around you.
  • This birthday marks the start of a new 365-day journey. I can’t wait to create more precious moments with you!
  • Happy birthday to someone I’m proud to call a friend. Your friendship is more meaningful to me than I can put into words.
  • For a friend so wonderful and dear, may you receive everything that your heart desires on your birthday this year.
  • Happy birthday to my long-time best friend! I hope you have the best day!
  • A friend like you is more than just a friend. We share a bond that makes our friendship so wonderful and unique, unlike any other.
  • Happy birthday to one of my nearest and dearest! I’m wishing you a party today that’s out of this world! 
  • Sending lots of love and wishing you a sweet birthday today, my closest friend!
  • Happy birthday, bestie! I hope your special day this year is as beautiful and fabulous as you are, girl!
  • If a special person deserves a special birthday, you deserve the most special, most spectacular birthday of all.
  • Happy birthday to my kind, thoughtful, funny friend! My days are better because you’re in them!
  • So many memories made and yet so many still to make. I’m blessed to have a friend like you.
  • Birthdays only come around once a year, so make sure you live it up and have a blast on your special day!
  • Happy birthday, buddy! I hope your birthday is as wonderful as the friend you are to me!
  • Happy birthday to a friend who doesn’t get older, they simply become more awesome!
  • May your birthday this year be as lit as the candles on your cake!
  • Happy birthday to a friend who, like a fine wine, only gets better with age! You’ll be a vintage in no time!
  • If another year has passed, how is it possible that you’re looking younger than ever? Happy birthday, bestie!
  • Another year older, but seemingly no wiser. Why break tradition, my friend!
  • Happy birthday to a friend that deserves nothing but the very best! Luckily, you have that simply by having a friend like me!
  • Happy birthday, my beautiful friend. I hope your special day is everything you wished for and more. You deserve the world, my dear!
  • Happy birthday to you today, my friend! I pray that your special day brings you lots of love, peace, and happiness for the year ahead!
  • For a beautiful best friend like you, I’m sending sweet birthday wishes and deep thanks for all that you do. You’re a true friend that I’ll be forever grateful for.
  • Wishing the happiest birthday to a wonderful friend of mine today. We’ve shared some incredible times and been through a lot together, you and me.

15 Sweet & Simple Birthday Wishes For Him

Pick the perfect birthday message for him from this list or personalize one to make it truly heart-warming!

  • Happy Birthday, my man! I hope you have an amazing day and the rest of the year filled with adventure, laughter, and everything that made you who you are today.
  • Wishing you an awesome birthday, buddy! May your special day bring you lots of new opportunities, success and be filled with countless memories.
  • Happy birthday to the kindest man I know. I pray that from this year onwards, you experience endless happiness and always stay healthy. Keep smiling.
  • On this joyous occasion, I wish you strength, courage, and the determination to make all your dreams come true. Have an excellent day, man! Happy Birthday.
  • Happy Birthday and many happy returns of the day. May this year only bring you growth, happiness, success, and plenty of memories with friends and family.
  • Wishing you the happiest birthday, champion. Enjoy your day and may the rest of your life ahead be even better than the previous year.
  • Happy Birthday, dude! May your journey be more enjoyable and every moment brings you countless blessings and joys. Cheers to the wonderful man you are.
  • Happy Birthday to my best friend and man of so many people's dreams. I see what they see in you and why everyone wants you. May you finally find the love of your life and become the happiest person ever.
  • May you be always surrounded by loved ones, and may your heart always be filled with gratitude and happiness. Have an amazing day, bud! Happy Birthday!
  • Wishing you a birthday full of laughter, surprises, cakes, and everything else you love. Enjoy
  • Happy birthday to an amazing guy! May your day be as special as you are to us, and may this year be the beginning of the best years that are about to come.
  • On this special day, I wish you happiness, success, and everything that brings you joy! Happy birthday to you, you are a fantastic person.
  • Wishing you a day full of wonderful moments, and may you continue to shine brightly in the year ahead. Cheers, mate! Happy Birthday.
  • Happiest birthday to the man who means the world to me. I hope you know that you are so loved. May you have the brightest future full of beautiful promises.
  • Happy birthday to the coolest boy around! Many many happy returns of the day, handsome. Enjoy your day, superstar!

15 Cute & Cheerful Birthday Wishes For Her

Pick the perfect birthday wish for her from this list and light up her special day by making her smile!

  • Happy birthday to the strongest and the kindest woman I know. Your resilience, strength, and grace inspires us every day and every moment.
  • To the girl who makes everyone proud and happy, I hope you know how much you mean to us. Happy birthday and many happy returns of the beautiful day.
  • Happy birthday, princess! It feels so surreal to see you grow up into the beautiful woman you are today. May you be blessed with lots of happiness and success.
  • Happy birthday to the most amazing woman ever! May your day be as awesome as you are. Always keep smiling and make others smile!
  • You are as strong as you are beautiful, and it is admirable how you stand in the face of every adversity with so much courage and strength. May your journey be filled only with victories, and laughter, sparkles and joy! Happy Birthday, love!
  • Happy birthday to the most precious, rarest and the purest gem out there. Shine bright like the brightest star in the sky, today and always!
  • Happy birthday and many, many happy returns of the day. May your day and year be as amazing as you are.
  • Wishing the sweetest woman ever a birthday as sweet and lovely as her! Even cakes fail to compare to your sweet personality, but you deserve a cake, nonetheless! Sending you hugs and kisses on your special day.
  • Happy birthday to the wonderful woman who makes every day brighter! Wishing you a fabulous day and year full of beautiful moments.
  • Here to remind you that today is the day to celebrate yourself like you are always celebrating everyone else. Please take out more time to appreciate the angel you are and know that you are loved. Happy birthday to the most beautiful soul!
  • To the most elegant woman on her special day, happy birthday and many happy returns of the day. Your presence makes the world a better place every day! Wishing you a day that is as great as you are!
  • Happy birthday to the woman who makes everyday better for me. I am eternally blessed to have you as my best friend and to be a part of your amazing journey.
  • Happy birthday, you wonder woman! Your kindness and positivity light up the world around you so much more. I hope your birthday is as beautiful as your heart.
  • Happy birthday to the woman who is so full of grace and charm! Wishing you a day that is as joyful and lovely as you are!
  • May your birthday be the beginning of the best years of your life. The kindness and positivity that you radiate may come back to you in tenfold. Happy birthday, girl!

Unique Blessings for Your Friend That Are Touching & Meaningful

Happy birthday, my dearest friend. I hope you know, on today of all days, that I’ll always be here for you no matter what. You can always count on me.

I’m sending you the biggest birthday
wishes today as you are so much
more to me than just a great friend.
You’re my guiding light, my voice of
reason, and a true inspiration to me.

I hope you have a great one today,
my forever best friend.

Some friends will always come and go,
but you have always been there for me,
never further than a phone call away.

To me, you’ll always be a true friend.

Have the most incredible birthday,
my dear. Continue living life to the
full, filling it with as many joyous
moments as you can.

My dear friend,

Enjoy the greatest moments in life
and hold on to them tightly.
Cherish your loved ones and spend
as much time together as you can.
Appreciate the little things and be
thankful each and every day.

Wishing you a truly marvelous and
heart touching birthday this year.

I’m sending a big birthday hug your way on your special day today, my friend!

You are so important and meaningful to me, you’re such a big part of my life. I want you to know that you’re more like family to me and I don’t know where I’d be without you. You truly mean the world to me.

Happy birthday, my friend! I hope this day brings you nothing but joy and much love from those closest to you.

You were always a good friend to me and never turned your back on me, and for that reason alone you can count on me to support you through thick and thin, forever and ever.

I care about you dearly and wish you only the best. Smile, thrive, today, tomorrow and always!
You inspire me every day, girl
Happy birthday, my forever best friend
It’s your birthday and for that
reason alone a very special day!

Have fun, always be happy and
enjoy life to the fullest, my friend.
You know all my flaws
For a friend so wonderful and dear
A friend like you
is a beacon of light
in anyone's life.
I am very lucky to
have you as a friend,
and so today I
rejoice even more,
because it’s your birthday.

Congratulations! Have lots
of fun and please,
never leave my side.
I wish you all the happiness
this world can offer. Happy
birthday, my dear friend!
My best friend, the birthday girl
A friend like brother like no other
This isn’t just another day, this is your special day! Happy birthday, my friend!
Happy birthday to you! You’re so special to me that I’ve been waiting for your birthday to come around and see you turn another year older, my friend!

I'm hoping that everything you’ve been wishing for comes true for you today on your special day!
You'll always be a special person in my life
May God bless you always
Different directions in life pulled you away from me, but love and friendship will continue to keep us together!

You’ll always be a close friend of mine deep down in my heart, no matter how far apart we are or how long we go without seeing one another!

I’m wishing an extremely happy birthday to you today, my dear!
The best friend anyone could wish for
A friend to make you smile and laugh
Friendships that are strong are made
up of a million tiny things, a bond that
is no match for hundreds or even
thousands of miles.

Wishing you a truly awesome birthday
today and a wonderful year ahead,
my dear friend!
Wishing you a very happy birthday, bestie!

Looks like all of the attention will be on you today, which isn’t any different from any other day really, is it!

I hope you enjoy yet another special day that’s all about you!
You’ve always been a great friend to
me, but somewhere along the way you
turned from being a best friend into a
true brother.

Happy birthday to you today, buddy.
Today I get to wish a very happy
birthday to a friend who is much
more like family to me!

You’ve always been in my life,
for as long as I can remember.

Over time you have just become
a more and more integral part of
my life, that to me you will always
be more like a brother than merely
just a friend.

I’m so lucky to have you around,
my bestie and my bro!

I wish you all the happiness that you
deserve on this special day of yours!
I’m wishing a very, very happy birthday
to you today, buddy.

Not all friends are dear enough that you
see them as more of a sibling than just a
friend, so if you’re lucky enough to find a
person like that you have to hold onto
them forever.

I’m blessed that I found a brother in
you, my friend.
Happy birthday to my dear friend
and soul sister!

Few friendships share a bond that’s
as deep and as heart-touching as ours.
I feel very lucky to have such a great gal
pal like you in my life today and always.
On your special day today, my friend, I wanted to do something a little different. I thought that this year I'd send you a heartfelt message to let you know just how meaningful you are to me.

Over the years you have become so much more to me than simply just a friend. The truth is, I see you now as more of a brother than a buddy. 

Happy birthday, and always know that I’m truly very grateful to have someone like you in my life.
Happy birthday, girl!

We have been friends for so long,
longer than I can even remember!

I don’t know if I have ever told you this,
but somewhere along the way, though,
you became more than a friend to me.

You became more like a sister, someone
so close to me that I could trust and
share absolutely anything with.

You mean the world to me, you’re the
most special friend I have ever had and
I am truly grateful to have you in my life.

I wish you happiness today on your
birthday, and a lifetime of joy as you
so deserve! Love you lots, sis!
A friend as touching as you will always be more like a sister than just a bestie. I’m so grateful for you, girl. Happy birthday. 💗🎂
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