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35 Funny Thanksgiving Day Jokes and Comics

Happy Thanksgiving Day! Here’s a plateful of Thanksgiving jokes by Boys’ Life readers that will make you thankful you have a funny bone instead of a wishbone on Turkey Day. Do you know a funny Thanksgiving joke? Click here to send your joke to us.

Comic by Daryll Collins

Josh: Why did the farmer run a steamroller over his potato field on Thanksgiving Day?
Phil: Why?
Josh: He wanted to raise mashed potatoes.

Joke submitted by John W., Hoschton, Ga.

Biff: Why did the turkey cross the road?
Bob: I don’t know.
Biff: It was Thanksgiving Day, and he wanted people to think he was a chicken!

Joke submitted by Rachy Y., Waianae, Hawaii

Comic by Scott Nickel

Charles: What is a turkey’s favorite dessert?
Mary: I haven’t a clue.
Charles: Peach gobbler!

Joke submitted by Charles S., Gilbert, Ariz.

Tom Swiftie: “May I say the prayer before Thanksgiving dinner?” Tom asked gracefully.

Joke submitted by Eric Z., Spokane,Wash.

Comic by Scott Nickel

A lady was picking through the frozen turkeys at the grocery store for Thanksgiving Day, but couldn’t find one big enough for her family. She asked a stock boy, “Do these turkeys get any bigger?”

“No, ma’am. They’re dead.”

Joke submitted by Grant W., San Diego, Calif.

Danny: Why did the cranberries turn red?
Jake: Beats me.
Danny: Because they saw the turkey dressing!

Joke submitted by Danny Z., Sandwich, Mass.


Comic by Scott Nickel

Billy: Why do pilgrims’ pants always fall down?
Joe: Beats me.
Billy: Because they wear their belt buckles on their hats!

Joke submitted by Billy S., Dover, Mass.

Luke: What did the turkey say to the computer?
Will: What?
Luke: “Google, google, google.”

Joke submitted by Luke C., College Station, Tex.


Josh: What do you get when you cross a turkey with a centipede?
David: Tell me.
Josh: Drumsticks for everyone on Thanksgiving Day!

Joke submitted by David B., Quaker Hill, Conn.
Comic by Daryll Collins

A man buys a parrot, only to have it constantly insult him. He tries everything to make the parrot stop, but nothing works. Frustrated, the man puts the parrot in the freezer. After a few minutes the insults stop. The man thinks he might have killed the parrot, so he opens the freezer and takes the parrot out. The parrot is shivering. It stammers, “S-s-sorry for being r-r-rude. Please f-f-forgive me.” Then, after a moment, the parrot softly asks, “W-w-what exactly d-d-did the turkey do?”

Joke submitted by Ted M., Sayreville, N.J.


Comic by Scott Nickel

Pedro: What did the turkey say to the turkey hunter on Thanksgiving Day?
Ordep: What?
Pedro: “Quack! Quack!”

Joke submitted by Svenju B., Shawnee, Okla.

Caleb: What key has legs and can’t open doors?
Caitlyn: What?
Caleb: A turkey.

Joke submitted by Caleb M.


Comic by Bill Thomas

Alex: Why did the farmer have to separate the chicken and the turkey?
Adam: Why?
Alex: He sensed fowl play.

Joke submitted by Alex W., Sterling Heights, Mich.

Robert: Which bird is best at bowling?
Chrystal: I don’t know.
Robert: A turkey.

Joke submitted by Nathaniel C., Manhattan, Kan.


Comic by Scott Nickel

Leighton: What sound does a limping turkey make?
Zach: I give up!
Leighton: “Wobble, wobble!”

Joke submitted by Zach C., Roanoke, Tex.

Chas: What kind of music did the Pilgrims listen to at the first Thanksgiving feast?
Tom: What kind?
Chas: Plymouth Rock!

Joke submitted by Chas K., Appleton, Wis.


Comic by Scott Nickel

Sister: Mom wants your to help us fix Thanksgiving Day dinner.
Brother: Why? Is it broken?

Joke submitted by Stephanie R., Chittenango, N.Y.

Pat: What’s the difference between a pirate and a cranberry farmer?
Jerry: I don’t know. What?
Pat: A pirate buries his treasure, but a cranberry farmer treasures his berries.

Joke submitted by Patricia J., Warrens, Wis.


Comic by Jon Carter

Pedro: I was going to serve sweet potatoes with Thanksgiving dinner, but I sat on them.
Westy: What are you serving now?
Pedro: Squash.

Joke submitted by Pedro the Mailburro

Justin: Which November holiday is Dracula’s favorite?
Jay: Which one?
Justin: Fangs-giving!

Joke submitted by Justin T., Los Angeles, Calif.

Comic by Scott Nickel

Pedro: If pilgrims were alive today, what would they be known for?
Pee Wee: I have no idea.
Pedro: Their age!

Joke submitted by Pedro the Mailburro

Kevin: What do you call a turkey on the day after Thanksgiving?
Jake: I don’t know. What?
Kevin: Lucky.

Joke submitted by Austin H., Schnecksville, Penn.

Comic by Scott Nickel

Pee Wee: Can a turkey jump higher than the Empire State Building?
Pedro: Yes, of course! A building can’t jump at all.

Joke submitted by Pedro the Mailburro


Comic by Daryll Collins

Do you know a funny Thanksgiving joke? Click here to send your joke to us.

42 Comments on 35 Funny Thanksgiving Day Jokes and Comics

  1. Very laugh, hehe

  2. Funny jokes very funny!

  3. I loved them my fam got a laugh

  4. nice jokes boys life #winner // November 22, 2017 at 2:02 pm // Reply


  5. Horrible

  6. so funny 🙂 you have the best thanksgiving jokes ever!

  7. ha ha

  8. some of these were really good.

  9. So funny

  10. SO CUTE!!!

  11. DistractedBlock // November 20, 2017 at 12:58 pm // Reply

    Love them😝😆

  12. well nice jokes

  13. 🤣Great jokes

  14. Me and my family really loved them. Thanks for making our day.

  15. these were amazing

  16. really funny i like it.

  17. I love it 😂😂😂😂

  18. My family loved thes jokes

  19. cool jokes. Used these on place cards for thanksgiving.

  20. I really like your jokes!!!!!!!!!!!

  21. really funny

  22. 100 percent awesomeness // November 24, 2016 at 3:13 pm // Reply

    I liked this joke: What kind of music did the pilgrims listen to on the first thanks giving? Plymouth Rock!

  23. Haha
    Thanks for making my day

  24. Cute for our grandchildren!!!

  25. These jokes are pretty good.

  26. Funny thanksgiving is on a role!

  27. Trash

  28. The pilgrims had some turkey hot dogs. They thought it was FRANK’S-giving!!

  29. What did the turkey eat on thanksgiving?

    Nothing, he was already stuffed!

  30. Why didn’t the sketch draw because he was draw out

  31. I love the Sister and Brother one and also the Pilgrims pants fell off one to!

  32. Dave:who wasent hungry on thanksgiving? bob:wut Dave:the turkey because he was stuffed

  33. Some jokes were funny and some were lame.

  34. Turkey Lover // November 26, 2015 at 3:38 pm // Reply

    These jokes are adorable I love the turkey and the turkey hunter one the best😍

  35. thanksgiving Eater // November 26, 2015 at 3:35 pm // Reply

    I love these they are so cute

  36. turkey lover // November 26, 2015 at 3:25 pm // Reply

    BILL: Whats a turkeys favorite candy?
    JEFF: I dont know.
    BILL: Goblle-stoppers

  37. These aren’t that funny

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