These 150 Unique Thanksgiving Instagram Captions Will Have Likes Pouring in Like Gravy

Amina Lake Abdelrahman, Good Housekeeping Institute
·7-min read

We know your Thanksgiving to-do list is extremely long, no matter if you're hosting a few family members or keeping things small at home. (Turkey? Check. Pumpkin pie? Check. A ton of delicious Thanksgiving sides? Check, check, and check. And the tasks don't end once dinner is on the table, either. After that, you've got to clear the dishes and stow away the scraps (and devise yummy leftovers recipes for the next day). But the one thing you shouldn't spend time on is brainstorming a creative Thanksgiving Instagram caption.

Fortunately, we've got you covered. Once you've taken the perfect photo, you can post it effortlessly with one of these cute Thanksgiving Instagram caption ideas. Our list has something for everyone's social media style, whether you're looking for a funny Thanksgiving pun or an inspiring Turkey Day quote that will remind your followers of the true meaning of the holiday. After you post, you can kick back with a glass of wine and watch the likes to pour in like gravy!

Cute Thanksgiving Instagram Captions

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  • Let's give 'em pumpkin to talk about

  • Gourd times

  • Hey there, cutie pie

  • Eat, drink, and cranberry

  • Touchdowns, tailgates, and turkey

  • Keep your eyes on the pies

  • Family, turkey, and football — oh my!

  • And they lived apple-y ever after

  • You'll always be my gravy

  • Let the gourd times roll

  • #Stuffed

  • Hello, pumpkin

  • Fifty shades of gravy

  • Spice, spice, baby

  • Love at first bite

  • In everything, give thanks

  • Pumpkin spice and everything nice

  • Give thanks and pass the mashed potatoes

  • Zero plucks given

  • Happiness is homemade

  • Every day is leg day.

  • Give thanks for a little and you will get a lot

  • Can't nobody tell me stuffin'

  • Eat hard, nap harder

  • Thanksgiving is the best — no ifs, ands, or butter about it

  • Bake the world a better place

Thanksgiving Captions About Food

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  • Turkey and wine and I'm feeling fine

  • Thanksgiving: A time to count blessings, not carbs

  • Feast mode

  • I cran and I will go back for seconds

  • Fitness? More like fitness whole turkey in my mouth

  • Leftovers are for quitters

  • Nobody puts gravy in the corner

  • Gobble 'til you wobble

  • I get pie with a little help from my friends

  • More rolls? You butter believe it

  • Keep calm and gobble on

  • Let's get basted

  • It's leg day

  • Let's talk turkey

  • Winner, winner, turkey dinner

  • All you knead is love — and pumpkin pie

  • Feast your eyes on this

  • Don't be a jerky, eat some turkey

  • Let's get cranberry sauced

  • Thankful for elastic waistbands

  • #SquashGoals

  • Let's eat this beast of a feast

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

  • Vegetables are a must. I suggest zucchini bread, carrot cake, and pumpkin pie

  • I yam what I yam

  • Current status: stuffed like a turkey

  • Oh my gourd-ness, I love Thanksgiving

  • It's turkey time

  • Pies before guys

Funny Thanksgiving Captions

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  • This wine pairs well with a crazy family.

  • Eat, drink, and wear stretchy pants.

  • Because you know I'm all about that baste

  • Talk turkey to me

  • What a cluster pluck

  • Happy Winesgiving

  • May your pants stay stretchy, your glasses stay full, and your family avoid talking politics

  • No matter what happens this month, at least you're not a turkey

  • My gobble-let overfloweth

  • This is a reminder to set your scale back ten pounds this weekend

  • Here's the one photo we got before the food coma hit...

  • They whine. I wine

  • If you need me, I'll be on the couch

  • It's all gravy, baby

  • "If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? Pilgrims!"

  • Birds of a feather flock together

  • Stop, drop, and pass the rolls

  • Is butter(ball) a carb?

  • "Why did the turkey cross the road twice? To prove he wasn't chicken."

  • "My family told me to stop telling Thanksgiving jokes, but I told them I couldn't quit cold turkey."

  • Official occupation: couch potato

  • Hit me, gravy, one more time

  • Thanksgiving is plucking awesome

  • Pie plucking love this holiday

  • Casse-rollin' with the fam!

  • To do: Eat, drink, nap. Repeat.

  • "Every Thanksgiving I think about how much Pilgrims had to sacrifice just so we could have a day off work." —Melanie White

  • "Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be my pants."—Kevin James

Thanksgiving Captions About Gratitude

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  • Eat, drink, and be thankful

  • My heart is as full as my plate

  • Thankful. Grateful. Blessed.

  • Life is better when you're grateful

  • In all things give thanks

  • Thanksgiving is a word of gratitude

  • The best attitude is gratitude

  • There's always something to be thankful for

  • Thankful, blessed, and mashed potato obsessed

  • Gratitude changes everything

  • Grateful and great/full

  • We go together like turkey and gravy

  • A thankful heart is a happy heart

  • Choose to be grateful no matter what

  • Let our lives be full of both thanks and giving

  • Life is gourd

  • A strong family has well-worn seats at the dinner table.

  • You can't live a full life on an empty stomach

  • Too blessed to be stressed

  • Grateful for everyone and everything in my life today

  • It doesn’t get any butter than this

  • Blessed beyond belief

  • Good food + better company = the perfect recipe for a day of thanks

  • Not to be corny, but I’m feeling thankful

  • Thankful today and every day

Thanksgiving Captions About Family

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  • When we have each other, we have everything

  • This group has the tur-key to my heart

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

  • Family (n.): Life's greatest blessing

  • Having a butterball with this group

  • Bless the food before us, the family beside us, the love between us

  • Always better together

  • Food tastes better when you eat it with the people you love

  • You call it chaos. We call it family

  • Family is the gift that lasts forever

  • Small moments. Big memories.

  • Time with family is time well spent.

  • We may not have it all together, but together we have it all

  • Family is where life begins and love never ends

  • The best time is always found when family and friends gather 'round

  • It's not what we have in our life, but who we have in our life that matters

  • The love of a family is one of life's greatest blessings

  • This is our happy place

  • Where there is family, there is love

  • Happy Thanksgiving, from our family to yours

  • Family is the best team you could ever have

  • "Home is wherever I'm with you." —Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

Thanksgiving Quote Captions

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  • "When you love what you have, you have everything you need." —Unknown

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

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

  • "We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count." —Neal A. Maxwell

  • "Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more." Melody Beattie

  • "If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough." —Meister Eckhart

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

  • "If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough." Oprah Winfrey

  • "Thanksgiving is one of my favorite days of the year because it reminds us to give thanks and to count our blessings. Suddenly, so many things become so little when we realize how blessed and lucky we are." Joyce Giraud

  • "What if, today, we were grateful for everything?" —Charlie Brown

  • "Nine-tenths of wisdom is appreciation. Go find somebody's hand and squeeze it, while there's time." Dale Dauten

  • "And when a nice boy who adores you offers you pie, say 'thank you.'" —William, This Is Us

  • "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

  • "It wouldn't be Thanksgiving without a little emotional scarring." —Timothy, Friends

  • "Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts." —Henri Frederic Amiel

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

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

  • "These sweatpants are all that fits me right now." —Regina George, Mean Girls

  • "Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life." —Melody Beattie

  • "The turkey. The sweet potatoes. The stuffing. The pumpkin pie. Is there anything else we all can agree so vehemently about? I don’t think so." —Nora Ephron

  • "Silent gratitude isn't very much to anyone." —Gertrude Stein

  • "An attitude of gratitude brings great things." —Yogi Bhajan

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