101+ Best Pumpkin Quotes, Puns, Instagram Captions & More

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Pumpkins are an unforgettable part of the autumn season, but just because you pick and decorate them in the fall doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy pumpkin quotes all year round!

From lines spoken by Linus the Great Pumpkin fan, to cute pumpkin puns and sayings, to short and sweet sentences that are perfect for Instagram captions and Pinterest posts, there are plenty of great pumpkin quotes available for you to enjoy!

If that’s not enough, you can find pumpkin quotes that will make you giggle, sentimental pumpkin quotes about love for your sweetie pie, gourd sayings for a pumpkin-loving baby, and even a few spooky pumpkin quotes to send chills up your spine!

There’s a lot of fun to be found in these 101 pumpkin quotes and sayings, so let’s dive right in!

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Best Pumpkin Quotes & Sayings

Nothing screams “pumpkin” quite as loudly as images of Jack-o’-lanterns gleaming in the night, or Linus from the Charlie Brown series waiting up at night to catch a glimpse of the legendary Great Pumpkin.

These unforgettable pumpkin quotes will paint a vivid picture of everyone’s favorite gourd!

“Jack-o’-lantern, Jack-o’-lantern. You are such a funny sight.”—From a jack-o’-lantern folk song

“I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.”—Henry David Thoreau

“I can smell autumn dancing in the breeze. The sweet chill of pumpkin, and crisp sunburnt leaves.”—Ann Drake

“There he is. There he is. It’s the Great Pumpkin.”—From It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

“O’ pumpkin pie, your time has come ’round again and I am autumnrifically happy!”—Terri Guillemets

“What moistens the lip and what brightens the eye? What calls back the past like the rich pumpkin pie?”—John Greenleaf Whittier

“The pumpkin lies yellow, beneath the cold skies, it’s luscious and mellow, and ready for pies.”—Walt Mason

“I will defend pumpkin until the day I die. It’s delicious. It’s healthy. I don’t understand the backlash.”—Anna Kendrick

“Shedding late-summer tears for the end of cherry season. Patiently and hopefully waiting for pumpkin pie season.”—Terri Guillemets

“October, tuck tiny candy bars in my pockets and carve my smile into a thousand pumpkins.”—Rainbow Rowell

“I suppose I will die never knowing what pumpkin pie tastes like when you have room for it.”—Robert Breault

“Way out in the country tonight he could smell the pumpkins ripening toward the knife and the triangle eye and the singeing candle.”—Ray Bradbury

“But see, in our open clearings, how golden the melons lie; Enrich them with sweets and spices, and give us the pumpkin-pie!”—Margaret Junkin Preston

“I never met a pumpkin I didn’t like.”

“I’m no Cinderella, but I know that pumpkins are magical.”

“Nothing on Earth so beautiful as the final haul on Halloween night.”—Steve Almond

“Produce great pumpkins, the pies will follow later.”

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Pumpkin Quotes & Puns for Instagram

Instagram is a perfect place to post a snapshot of your favorite pumpkin spice latte (#PSL), latest homemade pumpkin pie, carved Jack-o’-lantern, or cute new gourd decorations … and of course, your best pumpkin caption!

Any one of these clever pumpkin quotes and puns below will serve as a perfect Instagram caption.

“When life gives you pumpkins, make pie.”

“Let the gourd times roll!”

“Say hollow to my little friend.”

“Go big or gourd home!”

“Life is gourd.”

“I’m ahead of the carve.”

“Let’s (pumpkin) spice things up!”

“Pumpkins are a gourd luck charm.”

“I have nothing but gourd intentions.”

“Be of gourd cheer.”

“You’re looking gourd today!”

“Baby gourd back!”

“Gourdbye!”

“Orange you pumped for autumn?”

“Sugar and pumpkin spice and all things nice!”

“Don’t gourd breaking my heart!”

“Gone pumpkin picking.”

“I’m gourd out of my mind.”

“Let’s carve out some fun!”

“Have a gourd time!”

“Give ‘em pumpkin to talk about!”

“Gourd vibes only.”

“You struck a gourd with me.”

“Gourd out of town!”

“I carved out some time today.”

“Oh my gourdness, it’s autumn!”

“#SquashGoals”

“Follow the pumpkin patch road.”

“Welcome to our pumpkin patch.”

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And while you’re busy creating your perfect social media caption, you might find these fall hashtags helpful! Just cut and paste to Instagram and you’re gourd to go!

#pumpkin #halloween #fall #autumn #october #spooky #pumpkinspice #pumpkins #pumpkinpatch #trickortreat #spookyseason #halloweendecor #autumnvibes #happyhalloween #love #art #jackolantern #k #pumpkinseason #falldecor #fallvibes #handmade #witch #scary #horror #food #photography #ghost #halloweencostume #orange

#instagood #halloweeneveryday #foodie #creepy #foodporn #rbis #pumpkincarving #halloweenmakeup #homedecor #nature #homemade #photooftheday #vegan #cute #halloweendecorations #pumpkinpie #smallbusiness #foodphotography #healthyfood #instafood #zucca #makeup #goth #leaves #yummy #horrormovies #coffee #autumncolors #boo #thanksgiving

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Pumpkin Spice Latte Quotes

Whether you love them or hate them, there’s no denying that the pumpkin spice latte is one of the most iconic drinks of the season. The pumpkin spice latte is a fall favorite for coffee lovers around the world.

Each year, coffee chains bring back the popular drink, and fans eagerly await its return. Here are some of the best pumpkin spice latte quotes about this beloved beverage!

“Pumpkin spice and everything nice.”

“Pumpkin spice and living my best life.”

“Keep calm and drink a pumpkin spice latte.”

“You had me at pumpkin spice.”

“I love you more than pumpkin spice latte.”

“Sometimes you need to pumpkin spice up your life.”

“You either love Pumpkin Spice Lattes, or you’re wrong.”

“Trick or treatin’ myself to a Pumpkin Spice Latte.”

“I’m a pumpkin spice junkie.”

“My favorite color is pumpkin spice.”

“Pumpkin Spice Latte. That’s it. That’s the caption.”

“Pumpkin spice latte is eggnog for morning people.” – John Oliver

“At this point, my blood type is pumpkin spice.”

“It’s pumpkin spice season.”

“My favorite season in the world is pumpkin spice.”

“Enjoy that pumpkin spice life.”

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Cute Pumpkin Quotes

Pumpkins aren’t always depicted as cute, at least not when compared to more popular animated fruits and veggies. Still, there’s plenty that’s adorable about these bright orange gourds, and these pumpkin quotes will make you giggle!

“I don’t see how a pumpkin patch could be more sincere than this one.”—From It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

“A pumpkin a day keeps the goblins away.”

“Sometimes I think that ideas float through the atmosphere like huge squishy pumpkins waiting for heads to drop on.”—Neil Gaiman

“The Great Pumpkin will appear and I’ll be waiting for him! I’ll be there!”—From It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

“What’s cooking, gourd looking?”

“The fifth one said ‘I’m ready for some fun!’”—From the “Five Little Pumpkins” Song

“I only have pies for you.”

“Hello, gourd-geous.”

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Short Pumpkin Quotes

Pumpkins may be big, but that doesn’t mean every quote about them has to be long. Some of the best pumpkin sayings are short while still being as scrumptious as a slice of pie. Don’t believe us? Check out these short pumpkin quotes below.

“I’d say the first thing you need is . . . a pumpkin.”—Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother

“Hey, have you come to sing pumpkin carols?”—From It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

“I am the Pumpkin King.” —Jack Skellington in The Nightmare Before Christmas

“Let’s be honest: you can’t celebrate fall without its leading role: pumpkin!”—Rachel Hollis

“Once a pumpkin, always a pumpkin.”—Billy Corgan

“Sometimes I wake up in the morning thinking about pumpkin pie.”—Damien Echols

“You don’t know Jack . . . o’-lantern.”

“What do you get when you drop a pumpkin? Squash!”

“What do you call a pumpkin who works out? Jacked!”

“The best number for Halloween is pumpkin pi.”

“Everyone just wants to have a gourd time on Halloween!”

“What do you call a pumpkin that works at the beach? A life gourd!”

“I’m like a pumpkin: hollow inside.”

“Orange you glad we went to the pumpkin patch?”

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Funny Pumpkin Quotes

Ever since people started carving Jack-o’-lanterns, pumpkins have always had the chance to be funny when someone carves a goofy face into them. The annual jokes about girls loving pumpkin spice lattes tickle a lot of people’s funny bones, too.

However you slice it, there’s something to laugh about with these amusing pumpkin quotes.

“There are three things that I’ve learned never to discuss with people: religion, politics and the Great Pumpkin.”—From It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

“If you’re ever wondering what to wear, just dress like a pumpkin, you’re good to go.”—Devendra Banhart

“Pumpkin spice lattes are eggnog for morning people.”—John Oliver

“My favorite word is ‘pumpkin.’ You can’t take it seriously. But you can’t ignore it, either. It takes ahold of your head and that’s it.”—Harrison Salisbury

“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.”—Jim Davis

“But I shall have the final laugh/when Halloween is through./This pumpkin king I’ll split in half/to make a pie for two.”—Richelle E. Goodrich

“My coffee cup doesn’t lie. My blood type is pumpkin spice.”

“How do you mend a broken Jack-o’-lantern?” With a pumpkin patch!”

“What did the Jack-o’-lantern say before the party? ‘Let’s get lit!’”

“He’s a Jack of all trades, master of none.”

Pumpkin Love Quotes & PUns

Strawberries may seem to have a corner on the market as a symbol of love, but plenty enough people love the gourd itself, and still others might enjoy the punny declarations of love in these quotes below.

Whichever group you fall into, we hope you enjoy these pumpkin love quotes!

“Apples, peaches,/pumpkin pie./Soon your love/will be all mine.”—Jay & The Techniques

“I think about you a (pumpkin spice) latte.”

“You are the pumpkin of my pie.”

“I love you a (pumpkin spice) latte.”

“Pumpkin pie love spending time with you.”

“You’ve pumpkin patched my heart with love.”

Pumpkin Quotes for Couples

If you’re ever in a pinch to show your sweetie pie some affection, one of these sweet quotes could come in handy! Enjoy this collection of pumpkin says meant for couples.

“You are the cutest pumpkin in the patch.”

“It’s midnight, Cinderella, but don’t worry none/Cause I’m Peter the Pumpkin Eater and the party’s just begun.”—Garth Brooks

“You are the pumpkin I chose in the patch.”

“What a gourdgeous day to spend with you.”

“Hanging with my cutie (pumpkin) pie.”

“There’s no one I’d rather get lost in a pumpkin patch with than you.”

“You’ve carved out a piece of my heart.”

Evil Pumpkin Quotes

Few things are spookier than a lit Jack-o’-lantern with a scary scowl or grimace carved into it. Pumpkins can be a lot of fun, but we’d be lying if we said that every pumpkin quote is happy-go-lucky.

If you’re in for a scare, enjoy one of these evil pumpkin quotes!

“Do you know what’s really spooky? Not having a Pumpkin Spice Latte in the fall.”

“May Jack-o’-lanterns burning bright,/Of soft and golden hue,/Pierce through the future’s veil and show,/What fate now holds for you?”—Jerry Smith

“The Jack-o’-lantern follows me/with tapered, glowing eyes./His yellow teeth grin evily./His cackle I despise.”—Richelle E. Goodrich

“When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam, may luck be yours on Halloween!”

“There is magic in the night when pumpkins glow by moonlight.”

“Halloween pumpkins aglow. Come see the show.”

“Only the knife knows what goes on in the heart of a pumpkin.”—Simone Schwarz-Bart

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Pumpkin Quotes for Babies

Babies need to be brought up right, and for many people, that must include an understanding of the joys and wonders of pumpkins.

If your little one is too cute for words—and really, what baby isn’t?—you might get a kick out of these fun pumpkin quotes for babies.

“I’m a pumpkin patch princess!”

“I’m Mommy’s little pumpkin!”

“You’re my little pumpkin pie.”—Natalie Marshall

“I’m a pumpkin doodle!”


The best pumpkin quotes cover the gamut, from spooky to silly, from thoughtful to sweet. These sayings are good for all kinds of occasions, whether you’re posting on Instagram about your latest slice of pumpkin pie or giving you loved one a cheesy pickup line. We hope you’ve enjoyed this fresh collection of over a hundred pumpkin quotes and sayings.

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