Thanksgiving deals to help save big bucks on groceries

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Published: Nov. 17, 2023 at 5:46 PM CST
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Thanksgiving is a time when people normally gather to celebrate family and friends.

Being the host of the event can really add up at the grocery store.

This year there are a few promotions and deals available to help save money while still getting everyone together for a day of food and football.


Hy-Vee is again offering a popular deal for customers. Anyone who buys a Hormel Cure 81 Ham gets a free Honeysuckle White Turkey. The free turkey can be up to 14 pounds.

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Hy-Vee has a number of other sales and deals on Thanksgiving staples this week, such as $0.49 canned vegetables,

The grocery store chain is also offering a Thanksgiving Meal Deal, available through Nov. 23.

  • $30 Thanksgiving Meal Deal
    • 1 Hy-Vee whole frozen turkey (up to 13 lbs)
    • 1 jellied cranberry sauce
    • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
    • 2 cans cut green beans
    • 1 box turkey flavored stuffing mix
    • 1 jar turkey gravy
    • 5 lb. bag russet potatoes
    • 12 ct. package fresh brown & serve rolls


Rebate app users can cash in on a free turkey -- and more -- right now.

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Anyone who uses the Ibotta app can fulfill other rebate offers through the app to unlock an offer to get cash back on a turkey breast.

  • $14.35 back on any turkey roast (free after submitting cash back, if you buy one that is less than $14.35)

Then, redeem additional offers to unlock the following cash back offers.

  • $1.60 back on Idahoan Mashed Potatoes (free after cash back)
  • $1.15 back on McCormick Gravy Mix (free after cash back)
  • $0.75 back on Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix (free after cash back)
  • $2.65 back on Ocean Spray Cranberry Sauce (free after cash back)

New users can also signup for an account and cash in on the freebies.

Ibotta is a rebate app, not a coupon site. That means customers buy specific items and then upload a receipt showing the purchases. Ibotta then verifies they are the correct offers before depositing cash into the customer’s account.

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Users must have a certain amount of money in the Ibotta account before it can be cashed out and transferred into a bank or Paypal account.

Make sure you research Ibotta before shopping. FAQs can be located on Ibotta’s website.

Price Chopper

Kansas City-area Price Chopper shoppers can cash in 1600 rewards points and get a free turkey. Shoppers can also cash in points to get a number of other staples free this week. See stores for details.

Price Chopper is also offering other deals, like fresh sweet potatoes for $0.49 a pound.


Check your Target app for a 50% off offer on Honeysuckle frozen turkeys. The deal expires Dec. 31.

Stack the deal with a 15% off Food and Beverage Target App Store Coupon, and an additional 5% off if you are a Target RedCard holder.

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The Krazy Coupon Lady says it will drop that $19 turkey to less than $8 plus tax.

Browse through the deals on the app to find other offers on food.

Target is also offering a Thanksgiving Dinner deal for $25.

  • $25 Thanksgiving Dinner Deal for 4 people
    • Potatoes
    • Cranberry sauce
    • Stuffing
    • Gravy
    • 10 lb. turkey (price of meal deal may vary slightly depending on turkey weight and price)
    • Cream of mushroom soup
    • Green beans
  • Pay $10 more to add:
    • Sprinkle Good & Gather™ Salt Free Garlic & Herb Seasoning on the turkey before cooking
    • Sauteed chopped mushrooms for the stuffing
    • Crispy onions to top the green bean casserole