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150 Funny Thanksgiving Captions for Instagram


Thanksgiving is a time for family, eating too much and watching football. It is all about being thankful but also there are also moments that call for a funny caption for that amusing pic. We have scoured the internet for the best funny Thanksgiving captions and short funny Thanksgiving quotes for Instagram.

So take the time to relax, let the turkey digest and enjoy these funny sayings for Thanksgiving.

Our Favorite Funny Thanksgiving Captions for Instagram

This wine pairs well with a crazy family

Here’s the one photo we got before the food coma hit…

Casse-rollin’ with the fam!

Birds of a feather flock together

Happy Piesgiving, folks!

Top of a pumpkin and funny Thanksgiving captions that says happy piesgiving folks!

Official occupation: couch potato

Is butter(ball) a carb?

Hit me, gravy, one more time

Cheater, cheater, pumpkin eater

All you knead is love — and pumpkin pie

Fifty shades of gravy

We go together like turkey and cranberries

Bowl of cranberries with a funny Thanksgiving captions that says we go together like turkey and cranberries

More rolls? You butter believe it

Can’t nobody tell me stuffin’

Family, turkey, and football — oh my!

Turkey and wine and I’m feeling fine

I cran and I will go back for seconds

Nobody puts gravy in the corner

There is a fine line between fun and family at Thanksgiving.

Judging by the chaos, you’d never guess this was a planned activity.

As far as anyone knows, we’re a nice, normal family.

Family is like that annoying itch you can’t scratch.

Good Times + Crazy Family = Great Thankgiving Memories!

You call it Thanksgiving chaos. We call it family.

Family with funny family captions for Thanksgiving

Living our dreams. Creating family Thanksgiving memories.

Our family is one tent away from a full-blown circus.

In case anyone wanted a Thanksgiving family update, here it is.

A large family really helps when you’re a lazy one. Especially at Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving family time is perfect content.

No one will ever be as entertained by us as us.

Getting into petty arguments is our favorite Thanksgiving game!

Love, strife, competition, and family.

My family is just the right mix of chaos and love.

We go together, like drunk and disorderly.

We laugh, we cry, we make time fly.

Small moments. Big Thanksgiving memories.

Family with funny Thanksgiving family captions

Blessed with the best.

Good family Thanksgiving vibes only.

Epic family Thanksgiving moment!

Turkey tastes better when you eat it with family.

Dad jokes up ahead.

Every family has a Thanksgiving story. Welcome to ours!

Thanksgiving with Family: A little bit of loud and a whole lot of love.

Like tree branches, family may grow in different directions, but their roots will always be one.

Time spent with family at Thanksgiving is worth every second.

Winner, winner, turkey dinner

I can’t eat another bite. Oh look, pie!

It doesn’t get any butter than this

Gobble ’til you wobble

Candle, apples and a gourd with funny Thanksgiving Instagram captions that says turkey and wine and I'm feeling fine.

Give thanks and pass the mashed potatoes

It’s all gravy, baby

Stop, drop, and pass the rolls

You call it chaos. We call it family.

Thanksgiving: A time to count blessings, not carbs

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Thanksgiving Puns, Thanksgiving Captions, Fall Puns, November Captions and November Quotes.

Funny Thanksgiving Puns

Because you know I’m all about that baste

Gourd times

Talk turkey to me

Zero plucks given

What a cluster pluck

Pie plucking love this holiday

Let’s give ’em pumpkin to talk about

Thanksgiving is plucking awesome

Thanksgiving decorations on a table and funny Thanksgiving puns that says Thanksgiving is plucking awesome

I yam what I yam

Oh my gourd-ness, I love Thanksgiving

And they lived apple-y ever after

My gobble-let overfloweth

Let the gourd times roll

Short Funny Thanksgiving Captions

They whine. I wine.

The gravy train

B-autumns up

Easy as pie!

Let’s get basted!

Table full of food and decorations with short and funny Thanksgiving captions that ways Let's get basted!

Eat, drink, and cranberry

Thanksgiving indulging

Happy Winesgiving

Thankful for elastic waistbands

Thankful. Grateful. Blessed.

Eat, drink, and be thankful

Wine glass with funny Thankful captions that says eat, drink and be thankful

Thankful today and every day

Thankful, blessed, and mashed potato obsessed

I’m thankful to have a family who takes eating as seriously as I do

Thankful for friends that turned into family

A happy heart is a thankful heart

Not to be corny, but I’m feeling thankful

Eat hard, nap harder

Funny Turkey Captions

Let’s face it, Thanksgiving is all about the turkey. Enjoy these funny turkey captions.

Current status: stuffed like a turkey

It’s turkey time!

Because you know I’m all about that baste

Let’s talk turkey

Dinner table with funny turkey captions that says let's talk turkey

We go together like turkey and gravy

Fitness? More like fitness whole turkey in my mouth

Don’t be a jerky, eat some turkey

Talk turkey to me

Touchdowns, tailgates, and turkey

Family, turkey, and football — oh my!

Funny Pumpkin Captions

Cutest pumpkins in the patch

Pumpkin kisses and harvest wishes

I’ve never met a pumpkin I didn’t like

two pumpkins on a hay bale with pumkin captions that reads I've never met a pumpkin I didn't like

Gourd out of my mind

There’s a new pumpkin in the patch!

Give ’em pumpkin to talk about

Go big or gourd home

Pure pumpkin goodness

I’m a little bit of a country pumpkin

You’ve got to be pumpkin-ding me!

At this point my blood type is pumpkin spice

A pumpkin and a coffee cup with a pumpkin spice captions that reads AT this point my blood type is pumpkin spice

Gourd your loins!

I can’t make everyone happy—I’m not pumpkin spice!

Autumn skies and pumpkin pies

Pumpkin season has begun

Autumn leaves and pumpkins please

Easy as pumpkin pie

Pumpkin is the spice of life

Pumpkin spice and chill

Funny Fall Captions

I haven’t tripped, but here I am in the fall

Leaves are falling, autumn is calling

Meet me under the falling leaves

Long sleeves and autumn leaves

The only thing getting lit this weekend is my pumpkin spice candle

In an autumn state of mind

Oh my gourd I love fall

I never want to leaf this beautiful place

I love fall from the bautumn of my heart

Don’t stop be-leafing

Four red canadian leaves held in a hand with a funny fall captions that reads don't stop be-leafing

Never fear, pumpkin-flavored everything is here!

My favorite color is autumn

Orange is the new black

Don’t even chai to say you love fall more than me

Orange you glad it’s fall?

It’s November so I’m off enjoying fall

The trees are standing all sticks and bones.

It’s November – Time to be thankful

Pumpkin with funny November captions

November is the time to have an attitude of gratitude

November…Chapter 11

November: Cardigans. Moccasins. Flannel Shirts. Big Sweaters. Scarves. Pumpkin. Leaves. Cool nights.

Life is better in November

Short Funny Thanksgiving Quotes for Instagram

“Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be my pants.” —Kevin James

“It took me three weeks to stuff the turkey. I stuffed it through the beak.” —Phyllis Diller

“Here I am, 5 o’clock in the morning, stuffing bread crumbs up a dead bird’s butt.” – Rosanne in Rosanne

“I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.” —Erma Bombeck

Orange Pumpkins in a row with short funny Thanksgiving Quotes for Instagram by Erma Bombeck

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

“Most turkeys taste better the day after; my mother’s tasted better the day before.”—Rita Rudner

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

“Coexistence: What the farmer does with the turkey—until Thanksgiving.”—Mike Connolly

“If you think about a Thanksgiving dinner, it’s really like making a large chicken.”—Ina Garten

“Cooking Tip: Wrap turkey leftover in aluminum foil and throw them out.”—Nicole Hollander

“Good mashed potato is one of the great luxuries of life.” —Lindsey Bareham

“Pie makes everybody happy.”—Laurie Halse Anderson

“It’s Thanksgiving and we should not want to be together, together!”—Rachel Green, Friends

“I can’t cook a Thanksgiving dinner. All I can make is cold cereal and maybe toast.”—Charlie Brown

“Overeating at Thanksgiving is a case in point. It’s a national tradition.” – Eric Samuel Timm

“A lot of Thanksgiving days have been ruined by not carving the turkey in the kitchen.”—Kin Hubbard

Someone carving a turkey with short funny thanksgiving quotes for Instagram by Kin Hubbard

“After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations.”—Oscar Wilde

“There is no sincerer love than the love of food.”—George Bernard Shaw

“Of all of the food filled holidays, Thanksgiving reigns king in the United States.” – Gia Scott

“People who love to eat are always the best people.” – Julia Child

“On Thanksgiving Day we acknowledge our dependence.”—William Jennings Bryan

“Thanksgiving is so called because we are all so thankful that it only comes once a year.” – P.J. O’Rourke

“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” – Willie Nelson

“Thanksgiving was nothing more than a pilgrim-created obstacle in the way of Christmas; a dead bird in the street that forced a brief detour.” – Augusten Burroughs

“The Thanksgiving tradition is, we overeat. ‘Hey, how about at Thanksgiving we just eat a lot?’ ‘But we do that every day!’ ‘Oh. What if we eat a lot with people that annoy the hell out of us?” —Jim Gaffigan

“Thanksgiving—when the people who are the most thankful are the ones who didn’t have to cook.” – Melanie White

“I got to go home for Thanksgiving and sit at the adults’ table. That’s ’cause, you know, somebody had to die for me to move up a plate.” —Andre Kelley

“Personally, I love Thanksgiving traditions: watching football, making pumpkin pie, and saying the magic phrase that sends your aunt storming out of the dining room to sit in her car.” – Stephen Colbert

“For those of you who cannot be with family this Thanksgiving, please resist the urge to brag.”—Andy Borowitz

“An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.” – Irv Kupcinet

Piles of gourds with a funny quotes about Thanksgiving by Irv Kupcinet

“I’m looking forward to seeing pie this Thanksgiving more than members of my own family.” – Damien Fahey

“Thanksgiving is a magical time of year when families across the country join together to raise America’s obesity statistics.”—Stephen Colbert

“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.” – Lorelai Gilmore, Gilmore Girls

“Hope my relatives are getting along with the professional line sitter I hired to hold my place at the front of the Thanksgiving food line.” —John Lyon

“Thanksgiving – fall’s finale. Best damn holiday of the year in my worldly estimation.” – Carew Papritz

Fall leaves

“What we’re really talking about is a wonderful day when no one diets. I mean, why else would they call it Thanksgiving?” – Erma Bombeck

“Thanksgiving is a time to count your blessings, one by one, as each relative goes home.” —Melanie White

“Thanksgiving is America’s national chow-down feast, the one occasion each year when gluttony becomes a patriotic duty.”—Michael Dresser

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

Table with fall decorations and a funny Thanksgiving quotes for a smile by Erma Bombeck

“A new survey found that 80 percent of men claim they help cook Thanksgiving dinner. Which makes sense, when you hear them consider saying ‘that smells good’ to be helping.”—Jimmy Fallon

“I’m looking forward to seeing pie this Thanksgiving more than members of my own family.”—Damien Fahey

“I love Thanksgiving because it is a holiday centered around food and family, two things that are of utmost importance to me.” – Marcus Samuelsson

“‘So what do we do?’ We do what all families do. Grin, bear it, and pass the mashed potatoes.” – Heather Brewer, Eleventh Grade Burns

Funny Thanksgiving Sayings

“November is the time to be thankful, a time to remember and to embrace those who enrich our lives.”

“Give thanks for a little and you’ll find a lot.”

“Let our hearts be full of both “Thanks” and “Giving”!”

“It’s not the minutes spent at the table that put on weight, it’s the seconds.”

A piece of pumpkin pie and funny Thanksgiving sayings

“May the wishbone snap in your favor this Thanksgiving.”

“It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without a little emotional scarring.”

“Thanksgiving is a lot like Christmas, except you don’t get any presents for holding in your familial rage.”

“We’re thankful for football, recliners, and elastic waistbands.”

“Thanksgiving. Bringing out the best in family dysfunction since 1863.”

“There’s always something to be thankful for on Thanksgiving. Even if it’s just not being a turkey.”

Someone holding a yellow leaf and funny Thanksgiving sayings

“Eat – Watch Football – Eat – Repeat.”

“Eat, Drink, and be Thankful!”

“Leftovers are for quitters.”

I hope you found the perfect funny caption for your next post or great Thanksgiving pic.

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About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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