111+ Funny Autumn Riddles to Share with Friends

Are you looking for a fun way to bond with friends this fall? Sharing riddles is a great activity, but finding good ones can be tricky.

You don’t want to spend hours searching for riddles that fall flat or aren’t appropriate for your group. That’s where this collection comes in!

We’ve gathered over 111+ hilarious autumn-themed riddles that are perfect for sharing with friends.

From pumpkin puns to hayride humor, these riddles will have your whole group laughing and enjoying each other’s company.

Get ready for side-splitting fun as you challenge your friends to solve these witty brain teasers.

Whether you’re huddled around a campfire or sipping pumpkin spice lattes, these riddles will add a touch of laughter to your autumn get-togethers.

Funny Autumn Riddles to Read Out Loud

General Autumn Riddles

General Autumn Riddles

  1. What did the tree say when autumn arrived? “Leaf me alone!”

  2. Why did the farmer bury all his money? To make his soil rich!

  3. What’s the best dance to do in the fall? The fox-trot!

  4. Why did the leaf go to the doctor? It was feeling green!

  5. What happens when winter arrives? Autumn leaves!

  6. What’s a scarecrow’s favorite fruit? Straw-berries!

  7. Why are trees so forgiving? Because in the fall they “let it go” and in the spring they “turn over a new leaf.”

  8. What did the mother say when her kids wouldn’t stop throwing leaves? “I’ll be raking those!”

  9. What’s the best way to fix a broken pumpkin? With a pumpkin patch!

  10. What did the red leaf say to the green leaf? “Don’t worry, it’s only a phase!”

  11. Why didn’t the apple win the race? It couldn’t get out of its own core!

  12. What do you call a dude who likes autumn? A fall guy!

  13. Why did the acorn leave the tree? It was time for a change!

  14. What kind of vest is best for cold weather? A har-vest!

  15. Why do pumpkins make great students? They have a lot of potential to grow!

  16. What’s the most musical season? A-chord-ing to many, it’s fall!

  17. Why was the oak tree so popular? It was out-standing in its field!

  18. What’s a pumpkin’s least favorite sport? Squash!

  19. Why did the acorn paint itself gold? It wanted to be an oak-tober surprise!

  20. What’s the cutest season of the year? Awwwtumn!

  21. Why was the jack-o’-lantern afraid to cross the road? He had no guts!

  22. What do you get when you drop a white pumpkin? A squash racket!

  23. Why do trees hate going back to school in the fall? They’re easily stumped!

  24. What kind of clothes do seasoned autumn travelers wear? A gourd wardrobe!

  25. How do you organize a space party in the fall? You planet!

  26. Why do pumpkins make good detectives? They have keen observation skills!

  27. What did the autumn leaf say to the pile of dead leaves? “Stop asking so many questions, I’m bushed!”

  28. Why are autumn leaves always questioning their surroundings? They’re seasonally curious!

  29. What kind of hair do oceans have in the fall? Wavy!

  30. Why was the math book sad in autumn? It had too many problems to fall-ve!

  31. What’s an autumn tree’s least favorite month? Sep-timber!

  32. Why do trees try on different colored leaves each fall? They’re going through their wardrobe change!

  33. What’s the ratio of an igloo’s circumference to its diameter? Eskimo Pi!

  34. Why was the pumpkin spice latte late for the meeting? It was stuck in a gourd-lock!

  35. What’s the best way to plant a seed in the fall? With a pumpkin launch!

  36. Why did the autumn leaf refuse to change colors? It was too stubborn to turn over a new leaf!

  37. What do you call a tree that doubts autumn? Disbe-leaf!

  38. Why did the leaf take a DNA test? To trace its family tree!

Halloween Riddles

Halloween Riddles

  1. What room does a ghost not need? A living room!

  2. What do birds say on Halloween? “Trick or tweet!”

  3. What type of dog loves to take bubble baths? A shampoodle!

  4. Why don’t skeletons watch scary movies? They don’t have the guts!

  5. What do you call a witch’s garage? A broom closet!

  6. Why don’t mummies take vacations? They’re afraid they’ll unwind!

  7. What does a ghost wear when it rains? Booties!

  8. What’s a monster’s favorite dessert? I scream!

  9. Why don’t skeletons like parties? They have no body to dance with!

  10. What do you call a ghost’s true love? A ghoul-friend!

  11. What kind of music do mummies love? Wrap music!

  12. Why did the vampire need mouthwash? Because he had bat breath!

  13. What do you call a skeleton who refuses to work? Lazy bones!

  14. Why did the headless horseman go into business? He wanted to get ahead in life!

  15. What do you call a vampire who’s always on the go? A blood mobile!

  16. Why don’t ghosts like rain? It dampens their spirits!

  17. What’s a ghost’s favorite fruit? Boo-berries!

  18. Why did the skeleton go to the dance party alone? He had no body to go with!

  19. What happens when a vampire has trouble with his house? He calls a grave contractor!

  20. Why do witches wear name tags? So they can tell which witch is which!

  21. What do you call a chubby Jack-O-Lantern? A plumpkin!

  22. Why did the skeleton climb up the tree? Because a dog was after his bones!

  23. What does Bigfoot say when he asks for candy? “Trick-or-feet!”

  24. Why don’t ghosts like parties? They have no-body to dance with!

  25. What do you get when you cross a snowman with a vampire? Frostbite!

  26. Why did the vampire read the newspaper? He heard it had great circulation!

  27. What do you call a witch who lives at the beach? A sand-witch!

  28. Why do demons and ghouls hang out together? Because demons are a ghoul’s best friend!

  29. What’s a monster’s favorite play? Romeo and Ghouliet!

  30. Why do ghosts like to ride in elevators? It raises their spirits!

  31. What do you call a skeleton who won’t work? Bone idle!

  32. Why did the ghost starch his sheet? He wanted everyone scared stiff!

  33. What do you call two witches living together? Broommates!

  34. Why did the monster’s mother knit him three socks? She heard he grew another foot!

  35. What do you call a cleaning skeleton? The grim sweeper!

  36. Why are graveyards so noisy? Because of all the coffin!

  37. What’s a skeleton’s favorite musical instrument? A trom-bone!

  38. Why do vampires seem sick? They’re always coffin!

Thanksgiving Riddles

Thanksgiving Riddles

  1. What kind of music did the pilgrims listen to? Plymouth Rock!

  2. Why can’t you take a turkey to church? They use fowl language!

  3. What happened when the turkey got into a fight? He got the stuffing knocked out of him!

  4. Why was the Thanksgiving soup so expensive? It had 24 carrots!

  5. What do you wear to Thanksgiving dinner? A har-vest!

  6. What do you call a running turkey? Fast food!

  7. Why did the farmer have to separate the chicken and the turkey? He sensed fowl play!

  8. What did the mother turkey say to her disobedient children? “If your father could see you now, he’d turn over in his gravy!”

  9. Why did the cranberries turn red? Because they saw the turkey dressing!

  10. What do you get when you cross a turkey with an octopus? Enough drumsticks for Thanksgiving!

  11. What’s the key to a great Thanksgiving dinner? The tur-key!

  12. What do you call a turkey on the day after Thanksgiving? Lucky!

  13. Why did the pilgrim’s pants always fall? Because they wore their belt buckle on their hat!

  14. What kind of face does a pilgrim make when he’s in pain? Pil-grimace!

  15. Why did the turkey play the drums in his band? Because he already had drumsticks!

  16. What do you call a pilgrim who loves to bake? A pumpkin pie-oneer!

  17. What did the pumpkin say after Thanksgiving? “I’m gourd-geous!”

  18. Why did the turkey refuse dessert? He was stuffed!

  19. What’s the best song for Thanksgiving? “All About That Baste”!

  20. Why did the cranberry turn red? Because it saw the turkey dressing!

  21. What smells the best at Thanksgiving dinner? Your nose!

  22. What should you wear to Thanksgiving dinner? Loose pants!

  23. Why did the pilgrim bring an extra pair of pants to dinner? In case he got the trots!

  24. What’s a pumpkin’s favorite Thanksgiving side dish? Gourd-onions!

  25. What’s the best dance to do on Thanksgiving? The Tur-key Trot!

  26. Why did the turkey join a band? He had the drumsticks!

  27. What kind of cars would the pilgrims drive today? Plymouth Voyagers!

  28. Why was the Thanksgiving dinner so expensive? It had 24 karats!

  29. What do mathematicians eat on Thanksgiving? Pumpkin Pi!

  30. What do you call a gathering of pumpkins? A pumpkin patch-together!

  31. Why did the yam go to the dentist? To get a filling!

  32. What did the sweet potato wear to Thanksgiving dinner? A Yam-mulke!

  33. How did the Thanksgiving dinner roll? Any way it wanted to!

  34. What do you call a potato in space? A Spudnik!

  35. What did the turkey say when it saw the computer? “Google, google!”

  36. What sound does a space turkey make? Hubble, Hubble, Hubble!

  37. Why did the turkey cross the road and roll around in the dirt? It wanted to be a dirty bird!

  38. What do you call a turkey the day after Thanksgiving? An escape artist!


As we’ve explored the delightful world of autumn riddles, it’s clear that this season offers more than just colorful leaves and cozy sweaters.

These brain teasers entertain and bring people together, fostering laughter and lighthearted competition among friends and family.

So, the next time you sip a pumpkin spice latte or enjoy a crisp fall day, consider sharing a few of these clever riddles with your loved ones.

Not only will you create fond memories, but you’ll also keep your mind sharp and engaged. 

Remember, life is too short not to share a good laugh and a tricky riddle with those who matter most.

Jennifer Martinez

Jennifer Martinez is a riddle creator who delights in crafting brainteasers for her audience. She holds a degree in Mathematics from the University of Chicago, which helps her design intricate and engaging puzzles. When Jennifer isn't busy with riddles, she loves solving Sudoku, hiking in the mountains, and practicing yoga.

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