Jeremy Anderberg • November 7, 2020 • Last updated: June 4, 2021
30+ Thanksgiving Jokes for All Ages
Thanksgiving is a time to congregate round hearth and home to reconnect with friends and family over heaping plates of food. Should the communal conversation ever threaten to work against this affectionate bonding and turn too tense, lighten the mood by injecting some Thanksgiving-themed humor. Below you’ll find a cornucopia of can’t-miss jokes that will be enjoyed by folks of all ages and invite some laughter into your feast.
“What do you call a running turkey?”
“Why did the turkey cross the road?”
Because it was Thanksgiving, and it wanted people to think it was a chicken!
“Which animal has the worst manners at the dinner table?”
The turkey — it just gobbles everything up!
“Which part of the turkey do drummers prefer?”
The drumstick, or course!
“What kind of key has legs and can’t even open doors?”
“Why did the farmer have to separate the chicken and the turkey?”
There was fowl play!
“What do you call a live turkey the day after Thanksgiving?”
“What did the turkey say to the turkey hunter on Thanksgiving Day?”
“Knock, knock Who’s there? Norma Lee Norma Lee who? Norma Lee I don’t eat this much!”
“If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring?”
“What is a pilgrim’s favorite type of music?”
“Why couldn’t the Thanksgiving band perform?”
Someone ate the drumsticks!
“What was served for Thanksgiving dinner after grandma sat on the food?”
“What’s the best thing to put into a pecan pie?”
“What type of glass does a turkey drink from?”
“What did the turkey say to the computer?”
“What’s the main ingredient in Thanksgiving bread?”
“Who helps little pumpkins cross the road safely?”
The crossing gourd!
“What’s the ratio of a pumpkin’s circumference to its diameter?”
“What happened when the turkey got into a fight?”
He got the stuffing knocked out of him!
“Where’s the only place that Christmas comes before Thanksgiving?”
In the dictionary!
“Why did the mashed potatoes turn red?”
They saw the turkey dressing!
“What smells the best at Thanksgiving dinner?”
“Why did the farmer steamroll his potato field on Thanksgiving?”
He wanted mashed potatoes!
“What is a turkey’s favorite dessert?”
“When would you serve tofu turkey?”
“What’s the best way to stuff a turkey?”
Give him a lot of pizza and ice cream!
“What’s a pumpkin’s favorite sport?”
“What’s a turkey’s favorite weather?”
“What’s the best song to play while cooking a turkey?”