Jack o’ Lantern Jokes

This is the best collection of Jack-o-lantern jokes you’ll find online. Perfect for teachers, parents and kids of all ages. If you’re looking for clean pumpkin jokes and jokes about Jack-o-lanterns, then this is for you.

These Jack o’ lantern jokes, and jokes about pumpkins, are great for Halloween parties – and for putting in lunchboxes as Halloween nears.

Jack-o-lantern fun facts: Written several ways, Jack o’ lantern and Jack-o-lantern are two popular ways people write it. The custom of making Jack-o-lanterns for Halloween is thought to have started in Ireland. In the 19th century, turnips or mangel wurzels (a type of beet with large roots) were hollowed out to use as lanterns. They were often carved with scary faces and used during Halloween in parts of Ireland and the Scotland.

Jokes about Jack-o-lanterns

Q: What are Jack-o-lanterns afraid of?
A: Things that go Pumpkin the night.

Q: Why was the Jack-o-lantern so naughty?
A: His candle was wicked.

Q: What do vampires like to use Jack-o-Lanterns for?
A: They use them as night lights.

Q: What do adventurous Jack-o-lanterns do for fun?
A: Go bungee gourd jumping.

Q: Which pumpkin was always in the best shape?
A: Jack-la-laintern

Q: Why do Jack-o-lanterns stay on people’s porches?
A: They have no hands to knock on the door.

Q: What did Jerry Garcia put out on his porch for Halloween?
A: Peggy-o-lantern.

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Q: What’s orange and faster than a speeding train?
A: Super Pumpkin.

Q: Why do Jack-o-lanterns do so bad in school?
A: Because they had all their brains scooped out.

Q: Why is a Jack-o-lantern like Buddha?
A: They both have an inner light.

Q: Why was the Jack-o-lantern afraid to cross the road?
A: It had no guts.

Q: How do you fix a broken Jack-o-lantern?
A: With a pumpkin patch.

Q: What was the pumpkin’s favorite sport?
A: Squash.

Q: What do you call a pretty pumpkin?
A: Gourdgeous.

Q: What do you get if you divide the circumference of a Jack o’ lantern by it’s diameter?
A: Pumpkin pi.

Q: Why do Jack-o-lanterns have such wicked smiles?
A: Because they had their brains scooped out.

Q: What did Debbie Boone say to the Jack-o-lantern?
A: You light up my life.

Q: What did the orange pumpkin say to the green pumpkin?
A: You look a little sick.

Q: How do Jack-o-lanterns get to so strong?
A: By pumpkin iron.

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Q: What’s black, white, orange and waddles?
A: A penguin carrying a Jack-o-lantern.

Q: Who delivers Easter baskets to pumpkins?
A: The Easter Jack-Rabbit.

Q: What do you call a pumpkin carved to look like cow?
A: Jerky-O-Lantern.

Q: What do you call an overweight Jack-o-Lantern?
A: A Plumpkin.

Q: What does a pumpkin pie say after a big meal?
A: That was filling.

Q: What veggie does a pumpkin become when an elephant steps on it?
A: Squash.

Q: Which Golden Book do young pumpkins always ask for?
A: The house that Jack-o-lantern build.

Q: Why was Cinderella not so good at softball?
A: Because her coach was a pumpkin.

Q: Which English pop singer is most popular in October?
A: Pumpkin Spice.

Q: When did the Jack-o-Lantern become smart?
A: When a light went off in his head

Q: What do pumpkins eat at the movies?
A: Pulp Corn.

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Q: What’s orange and goes choo-choo?
A: A Pumpkin in Train-ing.

Q: What do city Jack o lanterns call rural Jack-o-lanterns?
A: Country Bumpkins.

Q: When asked how he was feeling, what was the pumpkin’s reply?
A: I’m vine, how are you?

Q: Which pumpkin wears a glove while singing?
A: Michael Jackson-o-lantern.

Q: Why did the witch paint her toenails orange?
A: So she could hide in the pumpkin patch.

Q: What nursery rhyme to mama pumpkins their pumpkin kids?
A: Jack-o-lantern and Jill.

Q: What do you call a Jack-o-lantern’s family members?
A: Pump-kin.

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Q: When is a pumpkin not a pumpkin?
A: When you drop it – then it’s a squash.

Q: What do Kennedy’s put on their porch for Halloween?
A: Jackie-o-lanterns.

Q: When does a Jack-o-lantern eat?
A: After you carve out its mouth.

Q: What did the Jack-o-lantern who won the contest receive?
A: A pumpkin pies.

Q: What kind of animal loves Jack-o-lanterns?
A: Orange-atans.

Q: Who is the leader of all Jack-o-lanterns?
A: The Pumpking

Q: Why is a Jack-o-lantern orange?
A: It lives in Syracuse.

Q: What did a Jack-o-lantern say to the annoying pumpkin?
A: Cut it out.

Q: How do pumpkins reach high places?
A: They use a Jack-o-ladder.

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