How to Throw a Pirate Birthday Party

Post Date September 1, 2012

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pirateAhoy Mateys! Kids of all ages love pirates, the legends, the stories, and the mystery. From very simple pirate stories and ideas for the young ones, to more complex and thrilling pirate stories for the older kids.

A pirate party is the perfect way to celebrate any birthday!

Creating your own pirate soiree can be easier than you think. Here are some ideas to get you started.


Start things off right with an intriguing invitation. Include a Glow-in-the-Dark Eye Patch, or a Pirate Hat with the invitation to get your guests in the mood for a pirate adventure. If you’re looking for some creative wording for your invitations we found these great Pirate resources.






Pirate BalloonsSigns and festive decorations will transform your space into the perfect setting for a pirate Celebration. Hang “Beware of Pirates” signs in your yard or outside area, pirate balloons and centerpieces will help add some festive charm to the event.



Pirate Party


Serve a feast fit for pirates with Pirate Tableware. You can easily give any meal a pirate look with festive napkins, tablecovers, pirate flags and food picks, that will satisfy the hungriest of pirates!







Fill your party with little surprises and fun finds so that the kids are constantly finding treasures. The Pirate masks shown here are great for table settings or hidden on the chairs like shown! You’ll keep the excitement alive with fun surprises throughout the event.




_NIK9810Games and Activities

No pirate party would be complete without some fun festive activities. You could have a treasure hunt with real treasure maps, a walk the plank (balance beam) competition and a festive Treasure Chest Piñata! Who doesn’t love a piñata filled with treats and surprises! This Pirate Treasure Chest Piñata is just perfect for any pirate celebration!



Make sure you have pirate Hats, eye patches, and masks for all your guests to get everyone in their Pirate Roles.

For more ideas read the Pirate Party Blog!

There’s just something about pirates, their stories & legends that bring out a little bit of fantasy, thrill and creativity in all of us.

Kids of any age or gender will love a pirate party. And with a little bit of planning and preparation, you’ll throw a pirate party that won’t soon be forgotten. They’ll be walking the plank and hunting for treasure for weeks to come!