100 Best Funny Thanksgiving Jokes for the Whole Family

Last Updated: October 23, 2023

Searching for the internet's funniest Thanksgiving jokes for 2024? Look no further! Whether you're interested in jokes for kids, jokes for adults, or turkey jokes, you've come to the right place. Here you'll find a collection of hilarious, clean jokes perfect for sharing with your children, friends, and family this Thanksgiving!

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Eager to entertain your family around the dinner table this Thanksgiving? You'll have a captive audience ready to burst into laughter with your corny puns and knock-knock jokes! A well-timed joke is perfect for lightening the mood and making Thanksgiving memorable for everyone.

From side-splitting jokes for kids to the corniest dad jokes, there's a hilarious Thanksgiving-themed quip for everyone! Get ready for groans, eye-rolls, and belly laughs with our fantastic collection of Thanksgiving jokes and puns.

Scroll down the page to read the full collection of kid-friendly jokes, or use these links to jump to a particular category.

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Best Thanksgiving Jokes for Kids

These are THE best Thanksgiving jokes for kids, so good that they're hilariously bad. They're perfect for keeping the kids entertained during your family dinner.

What's the number one key to a great Thanksgiving? A tur-key!

What is the cutest season? Awww-tumn.

Why did the cranberries turn red? Because they saw the turkey dressing!

Why is Thanksgiving such a clever holiday? Because it is in Know-vember.

Why did the turkey cross the road? Because the chicken had the day off!

What did the pumpkin say after Thanksgiving? Good-pie everyone!

Which side dish tells the worst jokes? Corn(y) bread!

What happens if you eat too much at Thanksgiving? You get autumn-y ache!

What always comes at the end of Thanksgiving? The letter G.

Which holiday is Dracula's favorite? Fangs-giving!

What does Thanksgiving have in common with Halloween? Gobble-ins!

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Turkey Jokes

Gobble Gobble Gobble! Ready for some laughs? Don't hold back! Share these hilarious Thanksgiving turkey jokes with your family and friends as you gather for a tasty feast!

Why didn't the turkey want any dessert? He was already stuffed!

What is a turkey thankful for at Thanksgiving? Vegetarians!

What do you call a running turkey? Fast food!

What did the turkey say to the hunter on Thanksgiving day? Quack, quack!

Why did the turkey cross the road twice? To prove he wasn't a chicken!

What's the best dance to do on Thanksgiving? The turkey trot!

What does a turkey dress up as for Halloween? A gobblin'!

What is a turkey ghost called? A poultry-geist!

How did the turkey get home for Thanksgiving? She took the gravy train!

What do you call a turkey on the day after Thanksgiving? Lucky!

What do you call a rude turkey? A jerk-ey!

What does a one-legged turkey say? Wobble wobble!

Where do you find a turkey with no legs? Exactly where you left it.

Why can't you take a turkey to church? Because they use fowl language!

What do turkeys like to do in the summertime? Have peck-nics!

What do you get when you cross an octopus with a turkey? Enough drumsticks for everyone!

What happened to the turkey that got into a fight? He got the stuffing knocked out of him!

What key won't open any doors? A tur-key!

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Thanksgiving Dad Jokes

Who doesn't love a super cringy dad joke? Here's a ton of Thanksgiving dad jokes for 2024 that you can unleash on your family or impress your own dad with.

What did Han Solo say to Luke Skywalker on Thanksgiving? May the forks be with you.

What sound does a turkey's phone make? Wing-wing-wing.

What is the biggest difference between a turkey and a chicken? Chickens celebrate Thanksgiving!

What did the leftover turkey say? Make me a sandwich!

What does a turkey say to the computer? "Google, Google, Google."

Why did the police arrest the turkey? He was suspected of fowl play.

Why did they let the turkey join the band? Because he had his own drumsticks.

What did one autumn leaf say to another? I'm falling for you!

What's the best way to stuff a turkey? Serve him lots of pizza and ice cream!

What do you get when it rains mashed potatoes and gravy? Spuddles!

A shopper looking for a larger turkey asked a grocery store worker, "Do these small frozen turkeys get any bigger?" He replied, "No, they"re dead."

Will I eat leftovers for a week? I cran, and I will!

Can a turkey jump higher than the Empire State Building? Yes, a building can't jump.

What did the salad say to the butter who kept making jokes? You're on a roll.

What do you get if you cross a turkey with a banjo? A self-plucking turkey!

Why was the cornbread fired from his job? It was loafing around too much.

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Knock Knock Thanksgiving Jokes for Kids

Who doesn't love a good knock-knock joke? These classic knock-knock Thanksgiving jokes are perfect for unleashing on your friends and family during a pause in conversation.

Knock, knock. Who's there? Ben! Ben who? Ben waiting for Thanksgiving all year!

Knock, knock. Who's there? Phillip. Phillip who? Phillip a big plate of turkey and let's start eating!

Knock, knock. Who's there? Handsome. Handsome who? Handsome gravy to me, please.

Knock, knock. Who's there? Norma Lee. Norma Lee who? Norma Lee I don't eat this much!

Knock, knock. Who's there? Tamara. Tamara who? Tamara we'll eat all these leftovers!

Knock, knock. Who's there? Annie. Annie who? Annie body seen the turkey?

Knock, knock. Who's there? Dishes! Dishes who? Dishes a very bad Thanksgiving joke!

Knock, knock. Who's there? Butter. Butter who? Butter open up quick, I have a funny Thanksgiving joke to tell you!

Knock, knock. Who's there? Gladys! Gladys who? Gladys finally Thanksgiving day!

Funny Thanksgiving Pilgrim Jokes

Of course, we all know that Thanksgiving started with the Pilgrims. So, it's no surprise that they end up as the subject of a joke or two.

If the pilgrims sailed on the Mayflower, then what boat does a teacher sail on? Scholar ships.

What do pilgrims bake a Thanksgiving cake with? May-flour.

What did a Pilgrim call his best friend?... My Pal-grim.

Why did the Pilgrim eat turkey at the first Thanksgiving? They couldn't fit the moose in the oven.

What do you call a clumsy Pilgrim who drops things? A Spill-grim

April showers bring May flowers. So what do May flowers bring? Pilgrims!

Why can't the pilgrims keep their pants from falling down? Because they wear their belt buckles on their hats!

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Funny Thanksgiving Jokes for Dinner

These corny Thanksgiving jokes are just perfect for casually weaving into your conversations at the dining table!

What time do families sit down to Thanksgiving dinner? Halftime.

Why shouldn't you sit next to a turkey at Thanksgiving dinner? Because he will gobble up all the food.

What is the best Meghan Trainor song to play while preparing Thanksgiving dinner? "All About That Baste"

What do you get when you drop a pumpkin from your roof? Squash!

What do you get when you divide a pumpkin's circumference by its diameter? Pumpkin-pi!

What's the best thing to put into a pumpkin pie? Your teeth!

Why was the Thanksgiving dinner so expensive? It had 24 carrots.

Which two animals get stuffed at Thanksgiving? Turkeys and people (after Thanksgiving dinner).

What smells amazing at Thanksgiving dinner? Your nose.

What's the best thing to wear to Thanksgiving dinner? A har-VEST.

What is a pumpkin's favorite sport? Squash.

What do you call a pretty pumpkin? Gourd-geous!

Who helps the little pumpkins cross the road safely? The crossing gourd.

What does a pumpkin like to read? Pulp fiction.

Funny Thanksgiving Puns & One-liners

Are you feeling PUN-ny? Be sure to slip these funny Thanksgiving puns into the convo during your Thanksgiving feast!

Pie've been waiting all season for this!

Gobble 'til you wobble!

Nothing gets butter than this!

Feast your eyes on this!

'Tis the season of gourdness!

Corn you believe it?

Feast mode!

What's cookin' gourd lookin'?

That's a-maize-ing!

Oh my gourd!

B-autumn's up!

Let the gourd times roll!

Let's give 'em pumpkin to talk about!

No fowl language!

More rolls? You butter believe it!

Have a gourd time this Thanksgiving!

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Funny Quotes and Jokes about Thanksgiving

Why not have a giggle with loved ones by sharing the best funny Thanksgiving jokes and quotes.

You can tell you ate too much for Thanksgiving when you have to let your bathrobe out.
~ Jay Leno

May your stuffing be tasty.
May your turkey plump,
may your potatoes and gravy have nary a lump.
May your yams be delicious,
and your pies take the prize,
and may your Thanksgiving dinner stay off your thighs.

Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be in my pants.
~ Kevin James

Don't bother counting calories today, just your blessings!

I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.
~ Erma Bombeck

The ones who feel the most thankful during Thanksgiving are usually the ones who don't have to do any cooking.

At thanksgiving I count my blessings, one after another, as each of my relatives makes their way home.

Thanksgiving dinners take 18 hours to prepare. They are consumed in 12 minutes. Half-times take 12 minutes. This is not coincidence.
~ Erma Bombeck

Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.
~ Jim Davis

Thanksgiving Coloring Pages for Kids & Adults

I hope these Thanksgiving jokes brought a smile to your face! To keep the little ones entertained while you prepare for the holidays, take a look at our Thanksgiving coloring pages for a huge range of fun pictures to color in, plus our fun Thanksgiving word searches.

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Free Printable Turkey Templates

Whether you're a seasoned crafter or just looking for a fun Thanksgiving activity, our printable turkey templates are your go-to resource! Let's get started on crafting some feathered friends to adorn your holiday season! 🦃🍁🧡

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More Thanksgiving Ideas & Seasonal Laughs

We hope you enjoyed our collection of Thanksgiving jokes and puns.If you're searching for the right words to express your gratitude this season, delve into these specially curated wishes and card messages on our site:

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