51 Thanksgiving Message to Friends (Heartfelt & Inspiring)

Giving thanks is something everyone should do at least once a year. Whether you’re sending Thanksgiving messages to friends, or are feeling thankful for someone who’s important in your life, take the time to express how grateful you are for them. Here are some ideas of things you might include in these kinds of messages.

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#1 I wanted to take a moment to thank my friend…someone who has always been there for me through thick and thin. Without friends like you, life would be much less meaningful. Your friendship means more than all the pumpkin pie in the world! Happy Thanksgiving!

#2 In life, you find a few friends who really make a difference–who fill your life with happiness and memories. This day is a time to celebrate those friendships, and a time to show our appreciation for them through small tokens of love. I wanted to take this opportunity to share some gratitude for the joy that you have brought into my life. I’m so very thankful for you! Wishing you all the best on this special day!

#3 Your friendship means so much to me. You are kind, generous and understanding. You have made this year full of wonderful memories I will treasure forever. Thank you for your support! Happy Thanksgiving!

#4 What is Thanksgiving? It’s not just another day on the calendar, but a time when we come together with friends and family to spend quality time showing our gratitude towards them. May your Thanksgiving be filled with warmth, happiness, and plenty of good food!

#5 Warm wishes for love and laughter at the dinner table, hugs around the tree at Christmas time, ice cream in front of the fireplace on summer afternoons…I don’t want to take any moment spent with you for granted. That’s why I cherish every second that I spend with you! Happy Thanksgiving, dear friend!

#6 We have so many wonderful things to be thankful for, but for me it is your friendship that tops the list. Thank you for always being there when I need a smile or an encouraging word. May your day be filled with love and good food!

#7 You are more than just someone I know; you are my friend. You support me in my ideas and offer kind words when times get tough. Today please accept my heartfelt thanks for all that you do. Your presence brings joy to everyone around you. May this Thanksgiving season bring peace and happiness into your life!

#8 Friends like you make life worth living; thank you for brightening my days with fun memories and good company. Gladly, I would spend this time with you; happy Thanksgiving!

#9 For the precious moments we’ve shared and all of our great memories. May your day be filled with joy and laughter, good food and good company! Happy Thanksgiving!

#10 This holiday season, may your house be filled with warmth and cheer, and thankfulness for everything you have in life that truly matters. Love! Happy Thanksgiving to my favorite person in the world – YOU!

#11 I am thankful every day to have a friend like you in my life. Because you’re a caring person who has always been there when I needed a listening ear or a helping hand, I just wanted to say how much it means to me that you are one of my friends. You really do make a difference in my life, and for that I will always be grateful. Have a happy Thanksgiving!

#12 Today is about friends and family. It’s about counting your blessings and showing your thanks to those around you. May your day be filled with gift giving and good times; but most importantly may you find the time to truly savor this special day!

#13 Thankful doesn’t begin to describe how I feel when I think of everything we have been through together. You are such a beautiful addition to my life, which is more wonderful than any pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving Day…hope your holiday is filled with love and laughter!

#14 During this wonderful season, it’s hard not to reflect upon all of the blessings in our lives. I am so thankful for having you in my life. May your Thanksgiving be blessed with love and joy!

#15 There are many things I’m thankful for, but one of them is knowing that when times get tough you are just an email or phone call away ready to help out in any way you can. You are always there with a kind word, a shoulder to cry on, or even some kick ass chocolate cake…(just kidding about the cake). Thank you for your friendship. Happy Thanksgiving!

#16 I know it is cheesy, but I am really grateful for our friendship. You have helped me through some of the most difficult times in my life and made time go by quickly when I was bored. Thanks again for being such a great friend to me. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

#17 Being together with you on this day of thanks reminds me of all the reasons I have to be thankful. You are my friend, you are my family…you are so special to me and I am very blessed that you are in my life! May your holiday be filled with warmth, laughter, and love!

#18 Have a happy harvest season – you’re one in a melon! As we celebrate our friendship today keep in mind how much nicer life is when you’re not nutz. Best wishes for a great fall day full of good food & football!! Stay cool!

#19 Thinking about all the things that make your life worth living while at work or waking up early can make it even more difficult to do so. So, I would rather think about all the things we’ve done together and wait until this evening to give you my thanks then put it off one more day. I hope that your Thanksgiving is everything you had hoped for! May everything on your plate be as sweet as the pumpkin pie!

#20 Happy Thanksgiving to someone who means more than anything else in the world! Thankful doesn’t even begin to describe how grateful I am for each and every moment spent with you. Have a happy day filled with love, laughter, food and family! Love You More Than Pumpkin Pie!!

#21 Thankfulness is something I feel every time I hear from you – your friendship truly brightens my day more than any candle could light up any room…I hope that your Thanksgiving is full of good food and family – because that’s what makes it special!!

#22 Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate the things we’re thankful for in life, and you’re one of them. Thank you for helping me out when I needed it most. Happy Thanksgiving!

#23 Happy Thanksgiving – hope your day brings around lots of happiness, love and laughter ! You know who this is from without even looking at the name…I’m sending peace and love to you on this wonderful holiday!

#24 Please accept this simple gift as a token of my gratitude. I am thankful that you are in my life because you enrich it with joy, kindness and fun!

#25 From the moment we met, I knew there was something special between us…a bond like no other. It isn’t easy to find someone who will always be there for you through thick and thin; your friendship is more valuable than gold. I hope you know how much our friendship means to me. Happy Thanksgiving!

#26 The changing colors of fall tell the story of another year gone by. And what better way to remember all that happened this year than with a fantastic meal shared with friends? How blessed we are to have each other at this time of year to thank God for another blessed year of life. Happy Thanksgiving!

#27 Wish your friends a Happy Thanksgiving by sharing some of these great messages to friends . I hope you have a happy and safe holiday with family and loved ones.

#28 I’m not sure what I would do without you. You are my rock through thick and thin, your friendship is the breath that fuels me. Happy Thanksgiving!

#29 If there was one word to describe our friendship, it would be “epic”. The adventures we have shared are beyond compare. Happy Thanksgiving!

#30 Thanksgiving isn’t just a day where families come together once a year for an event, but also an opportunity to show our friends how thankful we are for them throughout the whole year. I hope all of your holiday wishes come true this season!

#31 I’m thankful for your loyalty, your kind heart, and the laughter that I only find when we are together. May all of these brighten your Thanksgiving. Happy Thanksgiving!

#32 Thanksgiving is about friends like you—you make me laugh without even trying; you always know the perfect thing to say; and you make me feel like everything will be okay in this crazy world. Here’s hoping I’ve done the same for you at least once or twice. Happy Thanksgiving!

#33 The blessing of family and friends should not be taken lightly. They are the ones who help us through life’s great challenges, celebrate the joys of good times, and give us love when we need it most. You are one of life’s greatest gifts that I am thankful for every day!

#34 Thanksgiving is a perfect time to reflect on what we care about most in this world: friends, family…and pizza!! Have an exciting Thanksgiving!

#35 Friends like you make the world go round! Thank you for all your and support throughout this year. Happy Thanksgiving!

#36 A letter can convey your thoughts better than a message sent via text or email. Your words are powerful, dear friend. They bring warmth to my heart and happiness to my soul. Thank you for being in this world with me, I wish you all the best on this special day. Have an amazing Thanksgiving!!

#37 Warm colors like brown and orange help us feel at home as we gather our family and friends together. This year is especially important as we appreciate those who love us, work hard with us through adversity, and support us when we explore new horizons. May your Thanksgiving be filled with great company and plenty of laughs!

#38 May this Thanksgiving fill up your life with more joy than stuffing can fill up a turkey! Happy Thanksgiving to you, my dear friend.

#39 I’m so thankful that you are in my life! This is just a small token of appreciation for your companionship and support throughout the year. May this Thanksgiving nourish your mind, body, and spirit. Have an amazing day!

#40 Buddies like you make the world go round! Thank you for all your help throughout this year. Sharing these moments with you makes everything worth it. Happy Thanksgiving!!

#41 Friendship isn’t always about sunshine and rainbows; sometimes friendship can be about sharing hard times together too! It’s thanks to friends like you that I get through even the toughest challenges life has thrown at me. You rock!! Your act of kindness will not go unnoticed. Happy Thanksgiving!!

#42 Thanksgiving is the perfect holiday for reflecting on our blessings and expressing gratitude to those who help us through life’s ups and downs. You are one of my greatest blessings, dear friend! I am grateful for all that you do every day. How about this year we start a new tradition? We can reflect on our journey together, celebrate what makes us great, and enjoy the best Thanksgiving meal yet!

#43 You are always there when I need you most. Just know how much your friendship means to me. What an amazing person you are! I hope your Thanksgiving is filled with all the love, joy, and laughter you deserve!!

#44 Friends like you make life worth celebrating! Thank you for being there for me through it all. I am grateful for your support every day of the year. Happy Thanksgiving!!

#45 Hey you! Thank you for being in my life, no matter how crazy the world gets around us. You are truly a blessing! May this Thanksgiving be one filled with love, laughter, and good food with your best friends!

#46 A beautiful fall day filled with the colors of gratitude is perfect for spending time with family and friends while reflecting on our blessings. I’m thankful for having wonderful people like you who have posed so many new opportunities before me this year. Here’s to looking at what more can happen in 2018! Have an amazing Thanksgiving!!

#47 The pies are baked, the table is set, and my cat has settled into her place on the couch. Oh wait, it’s not Christmas yet? I guess I’m a little early on my holiday cheer. Happy Thanksgiving to you too!

#48 It doesn’t take much time or effort to tell someone how thankful you are for them. It means more than words can ever express that you care about me and our friendship. Thank you for being a light in my life. Happy Thanksgiving!

#49 This year has been full of ups and downs. We’ve stood together on the peaks of high mountains, and the depths of low valleys. I’m so thankful to have been there with you for those times. Happy Thanksgiving!

#50 Friendship plays such an essential part of our lives, but we rarely take the time to express how important our friends are to us. This Thanksgiving, I want to tell you how grateful I am for your friendship. You are the kindest and most generous person I know. Gratitude is a natural response from those who are lucky enough to have you in their lives. I wish you and your loved ones a wonderful Thanksgiving!

#51 My heart is filled with thanks this Thanksgiving for all that you’ve done for me. Thankfulness overflows because of the way you brighten my life every day! Happy Thanksgiving, dear friend!

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