September 5, 2011
September 19th is known as International Talk Like A Pirate Day. What a great time to throw a Pirate Party! Of course any time of year would be just as much fun.
Whether you are hosting a child’s birthday party or an adult gathering, landlubbers will be delighted and entertained.
Create your own simple invitations on card stock. Send them with a Pirate Hat, Pirate Flag or Pirate Skull Capto get your guests in the “pirate” frame-of-mind and suggest they bring them for the party! Online invitations work well for adult gatherings.
Choose fun pirate slang to write your invitations:
X marks the spot of thy friends party, come on ye and join us as we hunt for the treasure trove. Aye?
Grub and grog at (date), (time) (venue of the party) , what say ye?
Picaroon! Come in ye’r best pirate fit and don’t forget yer cutlass.
Avast Ye land lubbers report to the first mate, if ye is coming!
You’re look won’t be complete unless you talk in Pirate Slang:
Pirate Slang Dictionary
A Pirate Party Décor Kit is a great way to save a few bucks and get everything you need.
Fun & Games
Plan some fun pirate events that will keep those swashbucklers entertained!
- Photo Op; these cool photo props make great conversation pieces and entertainment while providing a fun memento for your guests.
- Play the Captain Hook Game
- Hang a pirate pinata
- Treasure Hunt; hand out treasure maps, hide Pirate Treasure Gems along the way for clues and a treasure chest at the end.
Set up a “plank” and make the losers walk the plank for fun!
Fill your pinata or treasure chest with fun pirate novelty items or send home a loot bag with all your guests filled with pirate treasures.
A pirate party has many options. Whether you Choose to go all out or keep it simple, it’s a fun way to celebrate. Ahoy Mateys!
What’s your favorite Pirate story or movie?