Thanksgiving 2018 Jokes and Riddles for All Occasions and Age Groups

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This Thursday, people across America will be celebrating Thanksgiving with friends and family. But if the conversation is running a little dry as you're tucking into your turkey, here's a selection of corny jokes and riddles (courtesy of Jokes4Us and Get Riddles) to help liven up the mood.


What kind of music did the Pilgrims like?

Plymouth Rock

If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring?


Why can't you take a turkey to church?

They use FOWL language.

Why was the Thanksgiving soup so expensive?

It had 24 carrots.

What happened when the turkey got into a fight?

He got the stuffing knocked out of him!

What do you get when you cross a turkey with a banjo?

A turkey that can pluck itself!

When do you serve tofu turkey?


What did the turkey say to the man who tried to shoot it?

Liberty, Equality and Bad aim for all.

Who doesn't eat on Thanksgiving?

A turkey, because it is always stuffed.

Why did the Pilgrims want to sail to America in the spring?

Because April showers bring Mayflowers!

What do you call a running turkey?

Fast food.

What do you call an evil turkey?


What did the turkey say before it was roasted?

Boy! I'm stuffed!

What does an English turkey say to another English turkey on Thanksgiving morning?

To be or not to be roasted, that is the question.

Why did the turkey cross the road?

It was the chicken's day off!

What did the turkey say to the computer?

Google, google, google!


If roses are red, violets are blue, what is stuffed, brown and blue?

A turkey holding its breath

I can be hot or cold, I can be made with fruit, vegetable or meat but either way you see it, on a Thanksgiving table I will be a treat. What am I?


You see this festive event along the street on this special day, from Felix to Mickey to Dora and Bugs Bunny, all people will make way. What is it?

The Thanksgiving Day Parade

I have ears but I cannot hear and I have flakes but I have no hair. What am I?


What do the Pilgrims, Indians and Puritans have in common?

The letter "I"!