Next to Christmas, Thanksgiving is one of the best holidays of the year—and definitely one of the most Instagram-worthy. Each year on Thanksgiving Day, our Instagram feeds are flooded with photos of grinning family members, festive Thanksgiving cocktails, and very, very full plates of turkey recipes. Even if you're staying close to home and planning a smaller celebration, you're sure to have some photos to post. It can be a little bit overwhelming, so there's only one way to make pictures of your Thanksgiving centerpieces or Thanksgiving menus stand out: a clever Thanksgiving caption for Instagram.
Unlike with other less popular holidays, there are no shortage of options when it comes to the best Thanksgiving captions. If you're the
Butterball goofball in your group, you can earn some laughs and likes with these funny Thanksgiving jokes. Feeling especially grateful for your friends and family? A heartfelt Instagram caption, like one of these thankful quotes, might be the way to go. Of course, plenty of other people have already said what we're all thinking (like Joey on Friends)—so it's always a good idea to let Thanksgiving quotes do the talking for you.
Between dodging your aunt's nosy questions and making sure you don't burn the pumpkin pie, you'll have a lot on your plate (pun intended) on Thanksgiving. That's why we've done the
turkey legwork for you and came up with the most creative Thanksgiving Instagram captions that are guaranteed to rake in the likes!
Funny Thanksgiving Instagram Captions
To-do list: Eat, drink, nap.
I can't button my pants, but it was worth it.
Gobble 'til you wobble.
*entering feast mode*
Thankful for elastic waistbands.
We may not have it all together, but together, we have it all.
Keep calm and gobble on.
Family and turkey and football—oh my!
I came in like a Butterball.
Reminder: Set your scale back 10 pounds today!
We offered the turkey some dinner, but he was already stuffed.
Red wine pairs well with a crazy family.
I cran and will eat everything on this plate.
Talk turkey to me.
I love what everyone wore to the living room this year!
Leftovers are for quitters.
Stuffing is the glue that holds my family together.
Oh my gourd, I can't eat another bite.
Casse-rolling right up to Grandma's house.
Butterball so hard, other turkeys wanna fine me.
You know I'm all about that baste.
Petition for a new Thanksgiving dress code: Sweatpants.
When you whine, I wine.
I come from a family of competitive eaters.
Bad day to be a turkey.
As long as my family keeps talking, I'll keep drinking.
Raise your gobble-let for a toast!
Every year I say I won't overdo it on Thanksgiving, yet here we are.
Keep calm and wear stretchy pants.
Feast your eyes on this.
May your pants be stretchy, may your glasses stay full, and may your family avoid all talk of politics.
I yam who I yam.
Sorry, too full to think of a better caption.
I'm thankful for wine.
Bake the world a better place.
This wine pairs well with a crazy family.
Thanksgiving is plucking awesome.
Pumpkin kisses and harvest wishes.
Gobble them up!
Thanksgiving Instagram Captions About Food
Eat, drink, and be cranberry.
“Oh Snap,” said the wishbone.
The dad jokes are plucking hilarious!
Only have pies for this one.
Nobody puts gravy in the corner.
I'm carbo loading...for Black Friday.
Good vibes and apple pies.
Me: "I can't eat another bite!" Also me: "Did you say pie?
I'm plucking stuffed.
Sorry, this is now a Thanksgiving food fan account.
May your hearts be as full as your plates today.
Just keep eating, just keep eating.
Calories don't count today.
The party don't stop 'til I've tried everything.
Blessed and mashed-potato obsessed.
Here's another *corny* Thanksgiving caption.
I get pie with a little help from my friends.
Here's to moist turkey (and no one using that word to describe it).
Is gravy a carb?
Does anyone know what pumpkin pie tastes like when you're hungry?
This stuffing is the tur-key to my heart.
Do I practice fitness? Of course! Fitness all this food in my mouth.
I'm about to get cranberry sauced.
Is it too soon to be thinking about leftovers? Asking for a friend.
Stuffed with stuffing!
Stop, drop, and butter your roll.
Stop, drop, and... pass the rolls!
Pies before guys.
The rolls went right from the table to my waistband.
You'll always be my gravy.
Is butter a carb?
This is now a Thanksgiving leftovers fan account.
Pro tip: You don't have to answer your family's questions if your mouth is full of food.
Way full, I feel #blessed.
I could stop eating, but my mom told me to never quit.
Life doesn't get any butter than this.
Clear plates, full stomachs, can’t lose.
Relationship status: Full of mashed potatoes.
There's always room for seconds.
Hit me, gravy, one more time.
It's all gravy from here.
You really got your turkey cut out for you.
Bread-y or not, here I crumb.
I yam what I yam.
Thanksgiving Instagram Captions From 'Friends'
"Cider's mulling, turkey's turking, yams are yamming." — Monica
"Okay, I'm in my sweatpants! Bring on the food." — Joey
"These are my Thanksgiving pants!" — Joey
"Happy needless-turkey-murder day." — Phoebe
"Don't you put words in people's mouths! You put turkey in people's mouths!" — Joey
"What is with everyone today? It's Thanksgiving, not truth day!" — Ross
"This Thanksgiving kicks last Thanksgiving's a**!" — Monica
"It wouldn't be Thanksgiving without a little emotional scarring." — Tim
"You can't have Thanksgiving without turkey. That's like Fourth of July without apple pie or Friday with no two pizzas." — Joey
"Everyone wants a different kind of potato. So I'm making different kinds of potatoes. Does anybody care what kind of potatoes I want?" — Monica
"Reliving past pain and getting depressed is what Thanksgiving's all about." — Chandler
"Okay guys, I have exactly 28 minutes before I have to baste again." — Monica
"It's Thanksgiving, and we should not want to be together together." — Rachel
"That turkey has to feed 20 people at my parents' house and they're not going to eat it off your head!" — Monica
"My two greatest enemies: Rachel Greene and complex carbohydrates." — Will
Thanksgiving Instagram Captions About Gratitude
We may not have it all together, but together, we have it all.
Give thanks for a little, and you will find a lot.
Why does food always taste better when you eat it with family?
A happy heart is a thankful heart.
Giving thanks for the simple things in life.
Thankful. Grateful. Blessed.
Thank you for the food before us, the friends beside us, and the love between us.
There’s always something to be thankful for.
Together is a wonderful place to be.
I’m thankful for nights that turned into mornings, friends that turned into family, and dreams that turned into reality.
Being grateful will change your life.
Happiness is homemade.
Give thanks today, and every day after.
Gratitude turns what we have into enough.
Home is where you treat your friends like family, and your family like friends.
My heart is as full as my plate.
Life is better when you're thankful.
Family is where life begins and love never ends.
All of me loves all of you.
We may not have it all together, but together we have it all.
Feeling thankful today and always.
I'm thankful for friends that have turned into family.
Good food + better company = the perfect recipe for a day of thanks.
Eat, drink, and be thankful.
Thanksgiving Quotes for Instagram Captions
"Pie makes everybody happy." —Laurie Halse Anderson
"Thanksgiving is a time to count your blessings, one by one, as each relative goes home." — Melanie White
“It is not joy that makes us grateful, it is gratitude that makes us joyful.” — Brené Brown
"One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well." — Virginia Woolf
"When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed." — Maya Angelou
"Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough." – Oprah Winfrey
"No one has ever become poor by giving." — Anne Frank
"Thanksgiving Day, man—not a good day to be my pants." — Kevin James
"May your yams be delicious And your pies take the prize, And may your Thanksgiving dinner Stay off your thighs!"
"I love Thanksgiving because it's a holiday that is centered around food and family." — Marcus Samuelsson
"What if today, we were just grateful for everything?" — Charlie Brown
"Be thankful for what you have. Your life is someone else’s fairy tale." — Wale Ayeni
"An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day." — Irv Kupcinet
"And when a nice boy who adores you offers you pie, say 'Thank you.'" — This Is Us
"It isn’t so much what’s on the table that matters, as what’s on the chairs." — W.S. Gilbert
"I come from a family where gravy is a beverage." — Erma Bombeck
"There are only two ways to live your live. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." — Albert Einstein
"Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.” —Jim Davis
"It's not too much food. This is what we’ve been training for our whole lives. This is our destiny, this is our finest hour." — Gilmore Girls
"When asked if my cup is half-full or half-empty my only response is that I am thankful I have a cup." — Sam Lefkowitz
"Thanksgiving: Bringing out the best in family dysfunction since 1863." — Unknown
"I can't cook a Thanksgiving dinner. All I can make is cold cereal and maybe toast." — A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
"What I love about Thanksgiving is that it’s purely about getting together with friends or family and enjoying food. It’s really for everybody, and it doesn’t matter where you’re from." — Daniel Humm
"If you really are thankful, what do you do? You share." — W. Clement Stone
“I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Wear gratitude like a cloak, and it will feed every corner of your life.” — Rumi
Always have an attitude of gratitude. – Sterling K. Brown
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