60 April Fools' Day Jokes That Will Make You Laugh out Loud

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April Fools' is one of the silliest days of the year, filled with laughter and hijinks. It’s long been a part of April Fools' history to use the occasion to play tricks on friends, family, coworkers, and more, since pretty much anyone is fair game during the holiday. While there are plenty of April Fools' pranks that are relatively harmless and simple to pull off, you may want to add humor to the day in other ways as well. Funny April Fools' jokes are a guaranteed way to make people smile.

The list below includes short and sweet April Fool’s jokes of many varieties. Depending on who your audience is, you might opt for corny jokes, knock-knock jokes, or more straightforward, kid-friendly jokes that can be shared with the whole family. You can also have fun with how you decide to crack these jokes. Everything in the list below can be shared in person, through a handwritten card, or even via email or text. However you share them, the recipients will be glad you did (and even more glad you didn’t replace their sugar with salt).

While you’re at it, you can also get ahead on planning your Thanksgiving jokes and Christmas jokes for later in the year.

  • What’s one bone a prankster doesn’t want to break on April Fools’ Day? The humerus.

  • What kind of gardens do bakers grow? Flour gardens!

  • How can you tell the weather’s getting warmer? There’s a spring in people’s step.

  • April Fools’ Day is the favorite holiday of which animal? The silly goose!

  • "Knock, knock!" "Who's there?" "Beets." "Beets who?" "Beets me!"

  • Can February March? No, but April May.

  • What did the seed say to the flower? OK, Bloomer!

  • What did the victims of a month-delayed April Fool’s prank feel? Dis-May.

  • Can bees fly in the rain? Sure, if they wear yellow jackets!

  • Which month of the year is the shortest? May. It only has three letters.

  • Why couldn’t the ghost lie on April Fools’ Day? People saw right through it.

  • Why can't you plant spring flowers yet? Because you haven't botany!

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Woman's Day
  • Today's the day to propose. If they say yes, great. If they say no, just say, "April Fools!"

  • Why is spring the superior season? It reigns!

  • Which month is best for volunteering? Apr-WILL!

  • Why did the bird go to the hospital? It needed tweet-ment!

  • What did one spring chicken say to the other? You're looking egg-cellent.

  • Which card in the deck is happiest on April 1st? The joker.

  • What do storm clouds wear under their pants? Thunderwear.

  • When's the best time to buy a trampoline? In the spring.

  • Why did the gardener plant a seed in the pond? To grow a water-melon.

  • Knock, knock! Who's there? Boo. Boo who? Don't cry, it's just an April Fools' joke.

  • What kind of book does a rabbit like at bedtime? One with a hoppy ending!

  • Have you heard about the successful florist in town? Business is blooming.

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Woman's Day
  • What is a stepladder's favorite day? April Stool's Day!

  • Should I plant flowers in April? May as well!

  • What happens when you tell an egg a joke? It cracks up.

  • What do gardeners wear on their legs? Garden hose!

  • If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? Pilgrims.

  • Did you hear about the flower who went on a date with another flower? It’s a budding romance.

  • The bed store is having a spring sale. Unfortunately, the rest of the beds are still full price.

  • What day do monkeys like best? The first of Ape-ril!

  • What do you call a research organization on April Fools' Day? A think prank.

  • Why was the donkey annoying his friend? It was April Mules’ Day.

  • Why are babies born on March 31st easy to prank? They were literally born yesterday.

  • Knock, Knock! Who's there? Noah! Noah who? Noah-body — April Fools!

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Woman's Day
  • Why can April jump so high? It's spring!

  • Did you know bees become indecisive after April? They become maybees.

  • Keanu Reeves lost all the April Fools' jokes! Luckily he found the May tricks.

  • A and C were going to prank their friend... but they just letter B.

  • What did April Fools' Day say when it won an award? Prank You!

  • What is the worst day to propose on? April Fools' Day!

  • Why is everyone exhausted on April 1? Because they just had a 31-day March.

  • What is a gas pump's favorite holiday? April Fuel's Day!

  • My favorite April Fool's prank is pretending I'm going to leave the couch.

  • What do you call a hammer bought on April 1? An April tool.

  • What's the difference between Thanksgiving and April 1? Being thankful versus prankful.

  • What do you say when it’s raining chickens and ducks on April Fools' Day? FOWL spring weather.

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Woman's Day
  • Why do eggs like April Fools' Day? They love practical yolks.

  • Knock, Knock! Who's there? April! April who? April Fools!

  • What did summer say to spring? "I'm going to fall!"

  • More companies should launch products on April Fools' Day so that if they aren't well-received, they can say it was just a prank.

  • Knock, knock! Who's there? Otto. Otto who? You otto know April Fools' is on April 1.

  • Which monster plays the best April Fools' Day pranks? Prankenstein.

  • Let's spend April Fools' Day on Instagram to continue to fool each other into believing our lives are glamorous and not a mess.

  • I don't always joke on April Fools' Day. Just kidding, I do.

  • What did the villain say when the Superfriends still thought it was March? It's April, Fools!

  • How do April flowers kiss? With their tu-lips!

  • It's April Fools' Day. Trust no one and nothing. Just like any other day.

  • What if April Fools' Day is actually April 2, and we've all been fooled into thinking it's April 1?

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