22 Must-Have Turkey Items for Your Thanksgiving Party


I like the concept of Thanksgiving for being a time when we can all take stock (no pun intended) of what we’re grateful for. Whether it be a bountiful gathering with loved ones, a roof over our heads, our good health or some luck in the work world, there’s always something we can be thankful for. What are you thankful for this year?

If you really want to surround yourself with the Thanksgiving vibe, I’ve got all of the fun, turkey-themed goodies you need to really deck out your whole house. From porch signs and string lights to fancy porcelain serving dishes and easy pop-open decor, this list has something for every budget!

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This Turkey Tea Light Belongs on Your Buffet Table

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Rather than invest in a bunch of expensive three-wick candles, why not grab a stand-out centerpiece with built-in tea-light holders? Better yet, buy this turkey candle holder and use no-flame candles for an even safer setup.

Buy This 100-Piece Friendsgiving Decoration Set for $12!

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Ready to throw a fun, inclusive potluck party at your new house or condo? This garland is just what you need! Regardless of where we come from, what traditions we grew up with or what food we like to eat, we can all agree that friendship and delicious food is worth celebrating.

Dress up Your Dining Table with This Elegant Runner

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I think this runner would be perfect for an outdoor potluck. You can dress up the picnic table a little without getting mud, sap or other debris all over your favorite fall tablecloth. Its font offers a bit of modern style, while the background pattern reminds us of old holiday cards from grandma. Use it on your coffee table, entry table or bar and machine wash it when you’re done!

If You Want to Go All Out, Grab These Turkey String Lights

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This is for the people who love Thanksgiving more than any other holiday. Halloween and Christmas have WAY too much of a chokehold on society – Thanksgiving is the only holiday that reminds us of what really matters: sharing our bounty. If you want to show off your turkey love, these little guys will add a nice warm glow to your coffee table, mantel or cornucopia centerpiece.

This Gobble Til You Wobble Mug was Made for Your Dad

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This is a great gift for the head chef in your life. It’s the most themed mug in your house, so they can find it quickly when they need a fresh shot of coffee. Alternatively, you can deck your coffee bar out with a bunch of these or throw one on your boss’ desk for a good laugh.

This Turkey Serving Dish is Beautifully British

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This porcelain serving bowl gives serious vintage vibes, y’all. It’s the painterly, sepia tones for me. If you want your holiday meal to exude hunting lodge elegance, buy from the Spode Woodland collection. This dish is made for serving cranberry sauce, but don’t let me stop you from putting whatever you want in it!

Welcome Guests into Your Home with This Festive Porch Sign

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Layered wooden signs are a really easy way to spruce up outdoor spaces. They have that crafty, rustic vibe that will make any porch feel like your favorite Hallmark movie. According to buyer phoebelou, these hold up really well against wind: “I have this on the side of my door. It looks great. We have had a lot of strong winds lately but it has not fallen over. Seems to be very sturdy. It adds a happy and cheerful fall accent.”

Grab These Instant Decorations for Your Office Party

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If you need something quick for your office potluck, these pop-open decorations are a good go-to. This set comes with one paper turkey, two paper pumpkins and 50 artificial maple leaves – enough to cover one or two buffet tables. They’ll store flat, so you don’t have to worry about making extra space in your holiday storage bins!

If You Love Decorating Your Front Lawn, Add This Inflatable Turkey to Your Collection

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This cheery, six foot tall bird is ready to greet the neighborhood with a smile this fall! Made with extra sturdy, water-resistant polyester, there’s no rainstorm that can dampen his spirits. He also won’t blow away – the product kit includes two fastening ropes, four ground stakes and a sandbag to keep him grounded. With a 10 foot extended power cable and a self-inflating design, this guy is also really easy and quick to setup.

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Time to serve up some freshly baked snickerdoodles! These cookie cutters will make dessert time even more fun and festive; this set comes with 16 different designs, including turkeys, pumpkins and pies. Whether you’re a last minute store-bought cookie dough kind of person or a pastry chef extraordinaire, these will make your cookie platter a hit every time.

Keep Your Table Neat and Clean with This White Harvest Tablecloth

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If you prefer a bright, white dining room look, this table cloth will fit right in with your setup. It comes in six different sizes (include 70 inches round), so you can pick the one that hangs most cleanly on your table. In case you’re still not sold on it, it’s also a buyer favorite! Reviewers say they love this product for washing well, resisting stains and holding up over time.

How Adorable is This Thanksgiving Cake Pop Stand?

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This is my favorite item on the list! It’s designed to hold 29 little sticks (for cake pops and lollipops), but you’re encouraged to get creative with what you put in there. Personally, I think autumn leaves would looks really pretty.

A Turkey Themed Spoon Rest for the Kitchen

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Kitchen decor is EVERYTHING during the holidays. Why? Because, despite your efforts as a host to create a cool, relaxing hangout space for everyone in your den, everyone ALWAYS gravitates towards the kitchen. I mean, think about it: if you’re having a Thanksgiving potluck, half of you are going to be in there cooking all day. If you really want to be festive or thorough with your holiday decor, don’t overlook this spoon rest! It’s better than gooping up the same spot on the counter.

No One Else Will Have a Holiday Banner Like This

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Turkey brunch anyone? This banner screams turkey day with the besties! If the typical friendsgiving banner isn’t giving, this shimmery gold garland is here to spice things up. Because it’s made with paper, it’ll be easy to hang and easy to store, even if you’re in a no-drill dorm.

A Cute Apron for the Head Chef

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Newlyweds, get yourself a pair of these before you invite the whole family over for your first time hosting Thanksgiving. You’ll be stepping in and out of the kitchen more times than you can keep track of, but with this apron on, you’ll always be festive. Plus, you’ll stay clean for when you finally get to sit down and enjoy your meal!

Your Mom Will Love These Gobble Gobble Pillow Covers

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Before the food coma hits, these will be a great conversation starter with the relatives you barely see; after, it’s just a sick joke. 🤢 Either way, they’ll make a great gift for your mom! Bonus: these 18 x 18 inch pillow covers are machine washable and come with a 120 day money back guarantee (in case your mom decided to become a vegan this year).

Crafty Fabric Turkeys for Your Den

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If you missed the craft show this year, fear not – these adorable patchwork birds are available for $15 on Amazon! They will make fun seasonal decorations for classrooms, rustic style homes, Airbnbs, reception desks and so much more.

These Thanksgiving Silverware Holders are So Fun!

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The kids’ table totally needs these. They’re decorative paper pockets, so you can get creative with how you use them; use them in your classroom, baking fundraiser or give them as a thank-you for door to door donations. Jennifer Cousins says she used them as place cards: “Loved these! Made my Thanksgiving table perfect. I added the name of each family member on them and used them as place cards also.”

Hang This Turkey Crosswalk Sign to Hear Everyone’s Favorite Dad Joke

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Don’t worry, I won’t let you get through this list without a few cringe-worthy jokes. For every defensive vegan, there’s always someone at the table who has to remind everyone why the turkey crossed the road. Here’s another one for you: “What happens when a turkey dies? They get cran-buried!” You’re welcome, dad… 🙄

Classy Turkey Candle Holders for Your Guest Bathroom

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Who knew a turkey candle could look so classy? I love that the tail looks like an autumn leaf. This set of four includes several different heights (as seen above) so you can layer and arrange them in more visually dynamic way. If you can’t get enough of these feathered friends, scatter these candles around the house!

Celebrate Delicious Family Recipes under This Foodie Garland

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If you’re in it for the free food, same dude. I’m not a huge Thanksgiving enthusiast myself, but my family’s amazing recipes keep me coming back for more. Candied yams, turkey-avocado sandwiches and some homemade pumpkin pie make all of my aunt’s probing questions about when I’m going to have children seem less like an attack and more of a fair trade. Despite how many times I tell myself seconds are only going to hurt later, I never listen to my own advice.

Bring That Modern Boho Vibe to Any Display with These Decorative Wood Beads

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If you want a more subtle Thanksgiving vibe, these beads are an excellent choice. This garland, like any other, makes a great filler for table decor. For less than $13, you can create a beautiful, flowing centerpiece in any room. It even matches the white tablecloth on this list!