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8 Thanksgiving social post ideas for your small business

Updated: Oct 31, 2023

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8 Thanksgiving social post ideas for your small business

With Thanksgiving coming up, you're probably in the midst of planning your holiday content calendar. Below, we outline eight Thanksgiving social media post ideas you can implement into your seasonal social media plan.

1. Advertise your Fall sales

Having a Fall sale? Let your customers on social media know!

See the entire Fall Sale collection

Browse these collections to find the perfect social media template for Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales:

Black Friday and Cyber Monday collections

2. Thank your customers

'Tis the season for thankfulness! Show gratitude on social media and thank your loyal customers with a social post.

3. Share a Thanksgiving-themed customer engagement post

Customer engagement posts can range from "fill-in-the-blank" to polls to simple question-and-answer posts. Share a post to engage your customers on social media leading up to Thanksgiving.

4. Post Thanksgiving tips, your fall menu, or new product

Share your tips and tricks for Thanksgiving, your updated fall menu or a sneak peek of new product on your social feed.

5. Build hype with Black Friday previews

Tease your newest product, offer an early exclusive sale, or encourage customers to count down the days until one of the biggest shopping days of the year with Black Friday social media templates.

6. Run a Black Friday contest or holiday giveaway

Hold a social media contest and offer followers a free product or service prior to one of the biggest shopping times of the year. Check out our holiday giveaway collection for more inspiration.

7. Post a Thanksgiving quote or use a festive social media caption

Share a fall quote or include a seasonal autumn caption in your next Thanksgiving social media post.

Here are some seasonal sayings and quotes for fall social media caption inspiration:

  • Fall breeze and autumn leaves

  • It's fall ya'll

  • Stay cozy

  • Autumn shows us how beautiful it is to let things go

  • Falling for fall

  • Pumpkin spice and everything nice.

  • Leaves are falling. Autumn is calling.

  • "A fallen leaf is nothing more than a summer’s wave goodbye." — Unknown

  • "And all at once, summer collapsed into fall." — Oscar Wilde

  • "Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree." — Emily Brontë

  • "Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall." — F. Scott Fitzgerald

8. Celebrate Turkey Day on social media

Don't forget the day itself! Post a Happy Thanksgiving post on your social channels and spread some seasonal cheer. But don't forget to log off and enjoy the time with friends and family! Ripl makes this easy by allowing you to schedule your posts ahead of time. Try it out!

Here are some seasonal Thanksgiving and Fall social media post template collections to inspire your next post:



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