These Thanksgiving Instagram captions will take your Turkey Day post to the next level.

For people with a big appetite, Thanksgiving may be the best holiday. Turkey, stuffing, clouds of mashed potatoes, fresh cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie for days — the list of hearty, autumnal foods goes on. And what better way to share your celebration of thanks than with a clever Instagram caption? While colorful filters and editing can make a photo pop, nothing will impress your followers more than a funny Thanksgiving caption.

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Below, we've sorted through witty and funny Thanksgiving sayings, classic Thanksgiving quotes, and (because we can't help ourselves) a few turkey puns to make sure your Instagram followers get a smile out of your Turkey Day post.

Thanksgiving Instagram Captions

Gobble 'til you wobble.

Feast mode.

Oh my gourd, I'm stuffed.

Raise your gobble-let for a toast!

We offered the turkey some dinner, but he was already stuffed.

Leftovers are for quitters.

Keep calm and gobble on.

Celebrating Thanksgiving with my favorite turkeys!

Life of pie.

Just another corny Thanksgiving post.


You're the apple of my pie.

Pumpkin spice and everything nice.

It doesn't get butter than this.

I yam what I yam.

After this, I'm giving up puns cold turkey.

Let our lives be full of both thanks and giving.

Eat pie, drink, and be thankful.

Happy Thanksgiving, may your hearts be as full as your plates today!

It's not happy people who are thankful, it's thankful people who are happy.

Thanksgiving Quotes That Make Perfect Captions

"I can't cook a Thanksgiving dinner. All I can make is cold cereal and maybe toast." — "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving"

"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

"We should just be thankful for being together. I think that's what they mean by 'Thanksgiving,' Charlie Brown." — "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving"

"We may not have it all together, but together, we have it all." — Anonymous

"After a good dinner, one can forgive anybody, even one's own relations." — Oscar Wilde

"Cider's mulling, turkey's turking, yams are yamming." — Friends

Quotes About Being Thankful

"Be present in all things and thankful for all things." — Maya Angelou

"When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around." — Willie Nelson

"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

"I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual." — Henry David Thoreau

"Reflect upon your present blessings — of which every man has many — not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some." — Charles Dickens

"Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well." — Voltaire

"Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings." — William Arthur Ward

"Gratitude is the closest thing to beauty manifested in an emotion." — Mindy Kaling

"Even in the trials of life, if we have eyes to see them, we can find good things everywhere we look." — Joanna Gaines