Set the Table and the Scene With These 26 Festive Thanksgiving Decor Ideas

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and whether you’re hosting this year’s big family get-together, having a Thanksgiving-themed movie marathon or are just looking to spruce up your dining area with a bit of festive flair, we’ve rounded up some of the best Thanksgiving decor ideas. Options range from versatile dining table pieces and holiday-themed centerpieces to dinnerware and serving platters.

There are plenty of thoughtful and eye-catching ways to decorate your Thanksgiving table. Whether you prefer fall-themed tableware or like the idea of having a turkey-adorned everything, here is a selection of Thanksgiving decor ideas to get your creative juices flowing. or other items that just really fit in with the fall aesthetic. Some Thanksgiving table decor options include:

  • Battery-operated candles
  • Pumpkin-shaped butter dish
  • Glass dessert serving dome
  • Pumpkin place card holder
  • Turkey napkin holders
  • Fall-themed string lights
  • Plush pumpkin decorations

Regardless of what Thanksgiving looks like this year, make sure yours is the most festive Thanksgiving table around by adorning your home with some of these standout Thanksgiving decor pieces.


1. The Holiday Aisle Fabric Feather Turkey


If you’re looking for an attractive, turkey-inspired centerpiece, The Holiday Aisle Fabric Feather Turkey is worth your attention. This 12-inch figure is made up of a mix of fabric, pinecones, twigs and real feathers to add the rustic feel of this conversation-starting bird. In addition to being placed on the main table, this lightweight and colorful decor piece can be displayed on end tables or mantles.

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2. SimplyTheWood Thankful Place Card Settings


These wood-carved place settings are an eye-catching and unique way to spice up this year’s Thanksgiving table. Paired with a decorative twig or two, these attractive settings definitely add something extra to any Thanksgiving dinner setting. They’re available in a range of words, including “thankful”, “blessed” and “grateful.” Furthermore, if you’d like each one to read something different, it’s possible to order customized place card settings at an extra price.

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3. Berglander Stainless Steel Salad Serving Set


Ditch the plastic salad utensils and go for something slightly more elevated. These Berglander Salad Serving Set are made from tough and durable stainless steel and sport titanium gold plating to complete their high-quality look. This is an easy way to bring a touch of elegance to any Thanksgiving table. And, honestly, these bad boys could be utilized throughout the entire holiday season and beyond.

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4. Maple Leaves Garland with String Lights


Add a touch of autumn glow to the table or minibar with these remote-controlled autumn maple leaf lights. They illuminate in eight different modes, from waves or steady, to flash or fade. Plus, there is no need to worry about running a cord to the nearest outlet because these are battery-operated, so this six-foot strand of twinkle lights can go anywhere –– drape them in a vase or lay the strand across the table for added light and a little texture.

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5. OurWarm Macrame Table Runner


Give your dining table a holiday-ready makeover with this trendy macrame table runner. The lace runner is a great first piece to start your Thanksgiving-themed decor from. It’s also versatile and an ideal option for any bohemian, rustic-styled table or dessert buffet. The runner is also backed by over 2,500 five-star ratings and available in either a 72 or 108-inch model, depending on your table size needs.

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6. Hearth & Hand with Magnolia Natural Woven Plate Chargers


You’re never going to regret adding basket weave to your Thanksgiving table arrangement. These beautifully crafted Hearth & Hand with Magnolia Natural Woven Plate Chargers offer both function and style to your table and also sport a neutral beige color for greater versatility when using on different meals and occasions throughout the year. Once in place, simply stack the rest of your Thanksgiving-themed silverware, napkins and other decor items on top.

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7. Burlap Table Runner


This burlap table runner comes in a neutral beige color, so it will easily blend with any other Thanksgiving table decor you might be displaying this year. This nine-foot table runner adds a rustic touch to any dining table or buffet table. And because it is so affordable, you won’t feel bad about throwing it out after it gets stained from all the great turkey day droppings.

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8. Kate Aspen Pumpkin Place-Card Holders


If you’re hosting a larger party this Thanksgiving (or as large as you can make it while still being safe), make your guests feel welcome and comfortable with these Kate Aspen Pumpkin Place-Card Holders. Just add a hand-written name card to one of the 12 holders included in the pack and give your guests a personalized welcome. And even if your guest list is slim this year, these are also great to label the food dishes on the buffet table.

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9. Winlyn Assorted Mini Velvet Pumpkins


This set of velvet pumpkins provide an easy (and quite affordable) way to sprinkle some fall color and Thanksgiving decor around any space. Whether it’s the dining table, the minibar or the kitchen, scatter these along the tabletop or stack them in a vase for a festive flair. The fact that they also make a great Halloween decoration addition also means you really are able to get the most out of your investment.

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10. BigOtters Large Artificial Acorns


Sprinkle your tabletop with these BigOtters Large Artificial Acorns to give your dining table an extra autumnal flavor. It’s also to place them inside a bowl to achieve a similar effect. Each pack includes 100 individual pieces. They are also available in a smaller size and make a great addition to home crafting boxes.

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11. FORUP Metal Turkey Tea Light Candle Holders


Set the mood with some flickering candlelight this Thanksgiving. It doesn’t matter if the candle is real or fake because either way, these FORUP Metal Turkey Tea Light Candle Holders create an attractive aesthetic to raise the look of any table setup. Each pack includes six turkey-shaped candle holders, three in a standing arrangement and three in a sitting arrangement. Plus, their attractive decor pieces have positive reviews from over 90% of Amazon users.

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12. Magic Linen Cinnamon Linen Napkin Set


This Magic Linen Cinnamon Linen Napkin Set is a beautiful addition to any Thanksgiving table. Not only does the napkins’ attractive cinnamon color help draw eyes to your Thanksgiving setup, their soft yet elegant material ensures your guests feel fancy when dining with them. They are also particularly easy to match with other table additions, such as tablecloths, runners and placemats.

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13. Fall Balloons Garland Arch Kit


If you’re into sharing your big day on social media, this Fall Balloons Garland Arch Kit is an easy way to make your display worthy of an Instagram post. Hang it above the buffet table to make it the background of your Thanksgiving pictures (or make it a part of your Zoom call set). Regardless of how you’re celebrating, this is a fun and festive addition to ensure every guest appreciates how much effort you have gone to.

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14. Villa Acacia Live Edge Wood Platter


A popular Thanksgiving theme is the golden harvest. Organic elements and decorations like natural wood and bark heighten the feeling of nature and warmth at your dining table while remaining versatile enough to use all year round. Choose this Villa Acacia Live Edge Wood Platter for an eye-catching table addition that can also be used year-round. In addition, it’s available in three different sizes to accommodate all platter sizes or to create an attractive set.

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15. Gracie Oaks Thankful Grateful Blessed Absorbent Stone Coaster


If you’re going all out with your table display this year, you’re going to need an attractive, Thanksgiving-themed set of coasters. In this Gracie Oaks Thankful Grateful Blessed Absorbent Stone Coaster Set, you’ll find four coasters that are made from natural stone, allowing them to naturally absorb condensation and drips from beverages. Each coaster features the words “Thankful, Grateful, Blessed” across it to add to the Thanksgiving theme in the room. Additionally, they are also backed by natural cork to prevent scratches and improve grip on slippery surfaces.

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16. Mercury Glass Pumpkin Light


A Thanksgiving dinner table isn’t complete without some festive decor to enhance your dining ambiance. Scatter a few of these light-up pumpkins around your Thanksgiving setup to transform your table into a seasonally appropriate pumpkin patch. These eye-catching pumpkins are also available in a slightly smaller size, which is handy if you want a slightly less limelight-stealing table addition.

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17. Vinkor Flameless Candles


Nothing creates a comforting warm atmosphere better than candles, so why not nab a few sets of these battery-operated candle pillars to set around your Thanksgiving table? The best part is that these can be used year-round, making the investment a much smarter and more reasonable idea. Plus, these handy lights include an auto timer function which switches them on for six hours and off for 18, meaning you never have to worry about switching them on or off.

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18. MyGift Stemless Wine Glass


Nothing pairs better together than turkey and a nice glass of red wine. Toast to those whom you’re grateful for with these attractive MyGift Stemless Wine Glasses. Each 18-ounce glass in this set of four sports an eye-catching, hammered design that covers the lower half of the glass. Furthermore, their attractive yet versatile design makes them a handy glass set to have around for small gatherings, dinner parties or even everyday use.

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19. Serene Spaces Living Stylish Flower Vase Set


There are a number of different things you could do with this Serene Spaces Living Stylish Flower Vase Set, which is why it makes an ideal Thanksgiving decoration choice. Of course, you could style them with some real (or artificial) flowers or even a few dried branches. You can also keep them empty and use them as standalone, attractive decor pieces on the table, shelves or countertops around your home. There are also a number of different vase shapes available, allowing you to choose the set which best matches your Thanksgiving table setup.

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20. BeautifulHomeAccents Cornucopia Basket


At 22 inches long and 16 inches wide, this BeautifulHomeAccents Cornucopia Basket is more than capable of taking center stage on your Thanksgiving table. This cornucopia basket, which is also often known as a “Horn of Plenty,” is a traditional and color-filled way to fill your display. In this handmade arrangement, you’ll find a mix of flowers, leaves and ribbons. Customers also mention how even more impressive the basket looks in real life.

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21. Libbey Acacia Wood Glass Dome Cake Stand


Let’s face it, dessert is the best part of the Thanksgiving meal. That’s why the tasty treats deserve to sit centerstage in this Libbey Acacia Wood Glass Dome Cake Stand. This gorgeous display case’s 11.6-inch diameter base is made from acacia wood. It comes with a 10.5-inch glass dome which sports a ball top for easier handling. In addition, the acacia wood’s individual graining ensures your stand is truly unique.

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22. CB2 Rush Brushed Gold Flatware Set


Inside this CB2 Rush Brushed Gold Flatware Set, you’ll find enough silverware to set up four five-piece place settings. The 20-piece set is made from a high-quality, forged stainless steel which has a brushed gold finish with matte on the handles. However, if gold isn’t part of your seasonal theme, the set also comes in either silver, blackened or brushed silver finishes.

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23. VivsShoppeTreasures Pumpkin Butter Dish


Pumpkins are an eye-catching part of any Thanksgiving/Halloween time table setup. Adding this VivsShoppeTreasures Pumpkin Butter Dish to your table delivers an extra dose of each seasonal theme, in addition to keeping your butter safe. Handily, the pumpkin’s stalk bends over to create a handle, while the 3D detailing on the pumpkin’s outer makes it all the more visually appealing.

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24. The Holiday Aisle Turkey Metal Napkin Ring


Add an unexpected touch of Thanksgiving spirit to your guest’s napkins with these The Holiday Aisle Turkey Metal Napkin Rings. They’re festive and fun, and each features a hat-wearing, colorful turkey. Plus, they are made from metal, meaning you’ll get numerous years of use from these attractive table extras.

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25. Antler Serveware Collection


When it comes to classy table decor pieces, it’s hard to beat this Antler Serveware Collection. Each piece features a life-like antler that has been rendered from hard-cast aluminum and sculpted to fit its necessary purpose. The hand-applied, powder-coated gold finish combines with the white marble surface of the serving trays to complete what is a truly luxurious serving dish collection. In addition, given marble’s natural variation, each of the available pieces is truly unique and one of a kind.

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26. Staub Ceramics Pumpkin Cocotte


If you’re looking for a place to store the gravy or just want a unique bread bowl, this Staub Ceramics Pumpkin Cocotte is a stylish and practical solution. The cookware piece sports a 3.5-quart capacity and also comes in either burnt orange or white. Furthermore, this high-quality piece is so fancy and popular with users, we can easily foresee it becoming a treasured family heirloom for years to come.

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