50 Funny Thanksgiving Jokes for Kids and Adults

The best Thanksgiving jokes to get the whole family laughing.

We all know fall for its usual staples: sweaters, warm drinks, outdoorsy fun like apple-picking, and the start of the holiday season. And we're so excited it's finally Thanksgiving! While the focus on gratitude and family is heartwarming and paramount, there is plenty to make light of as well. That's where we come in with the 50 best Thanksgiving jokes for kids to share around the table!

When all you want to do is (butternut) squash the talk of politics (can you tell some of these are going to be in the realm of Thanksgiving dad jokes?!), or avoid potentially polarizing conversations, it's the perfect time to serve up some laughs along with the infamous side dishes that are passed throughout the fam during the meal.

Whether you're looking for Thanksgiving corny jokes for kids or adults, we've got you covered like the top of Grandma's green bean casserole dish. Corniness will definitely be provided, and we're not even talking about the coveted cornbread! So, let loose your waistband and prepare to be stuffed—not only with food and thanks, but with humor.

We've brought out all the (gob)bells and whistles—enjoy these 50 funny Thanksgiving jokes!

50 Best Thanksgiving Jokes

1. What did Dad say when he was asked to say grace? "Grace."

2. Why did Mom's turkey seasoning taste a little off last year? She ran out of thyme.

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3. What's the official dance of Thanksgiving called? The turkey trot.

4. What's one thing that you'll have in common with a teddy bear on Thanksgiving? You'll both be filled with stuffing.

5. What was the turkey suspected of? Fowl play.

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6. What did the Pilgrim wear to dinner? A (har)vest.

7. What song should you listen to on Thanksgiving? "All About That Baste."

8. How can you unlock the greatest Thanksgiving experience ever? By making sure to bring the tur-key.

9. With Coronavirus being a possible concern this year, what's likely to be the most popular side dish? Masked potatoes.

10. What kind of 'tude is appropriate at the family dinner? Gratitude.

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11. What's something usually insulting, but not on Thanksgiving? A family member giving you the bird.

12. How did the salt and pepper welcome all the guests? By saying, "Seasoning's greetings!"

13. What's a potato's favorite game to play? MASH.

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14. What makes every Thanksgiving meal extra-basic? Pumpkin spice.

15. Why were the beans accused of being jealous of the other side dishes? They were so green.

16. What's a running turkey called? Fast food.

17. Who should you invite to your Friendsgiving? Your close group of Palgrims.

18. Why did the turkey bring a microphone to dinner? He was ready for a roast.

19. On Thanksgiving, what does Dad have in common with an exhausted baseball player? They're both likely to fall asleep between plates.

20. What's a turkey's favorite dessert? Apple gobbler.

21. What Thanksgiving treat is the most popular at the kids' table? Crayon-berry sauce.

22. If Pilgrims were still alive, what would they be known for? Their age.

23. What sound does a turkey's phone make? "Wing, wing."

24. What happens when cranberries get sad? They turn into blueberries.

25. Why was the soup at Thanksgiving so pricey? It had 24 carrots.

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

27. Why did the turkey refuse dessert? He was already stuffed.

28. The day after the holiday, what did the fridge say when it was asked, "Is everything alright over here?" "No, everything is all leftover here!"

29. What makes Thanksgiving go as smoothly as possible? When everyone has been given a designated (casse)role.

30. Why was the turkey asked to join a band? He could bring his own drumsticks.

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31. What would Michael Scott say while passing a plate of vegetables? "Boom! Roasted."

32. If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? Pilgrims.

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

34. What did the sweet potato say when it was asked if it was hungry? "Yes, I yam."

35. If Pilgrims traveled on the Mayflower, what do college students travel on? Scholar ships.

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36. What can you call your brother who falls asleep after dinner? Your napkin.

37. What smells the best at the Thanksgiving meal? Your nose.

38. What would a turkey be called if it turned into a ghost? Poultrygeist.

39. What does your uncle say when he's had too much to drink? "I've got my beer gobbles on!"

40. Why are Pilgrims' pants always falling down? Their belt buckles are on their hats and shoes instead.

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

42. What is something that describes both political talk and filling up your plate of food? Choosing sides.

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43. When are turkeys the most grateful? The day after Thanksgiving.

44. What don't you want to wear to Thanksgiving dinner? A white shirt or high-waisted pants.

45. How can you incorporate some hip-hop into your family's gathering? Bring some Salt-N-Pepa.

46. What do you call the age of a Pilgrim? A pilgrimage.

47. What did the turkey say when he had a headache? "Google, Google."

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48. What's the forecast for Thanksgiving, regardless of what the meteorologist says? Sweater weather.

49. What did the aunt say to her sulking son on Thanksgiving? "You're looking a little (Pil)grim."

50. What should you say when your family begs you to stop making these jokes? "I can't quit cold turkey!"

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