Incredible Pirate Party Ideas

Hosting a pirate party

Ahoy landlubbers! If yer little scurvy scallywags be wantin’ a swashbuckling pirate party, here be how!

1. Pirate Themed Invitations

Paying for party invitations is so last year! Check out these awesome FREE printables from How to Nest for Less

pirate invitation

2. Decorations Ahoy!

Let everyone know where the party is — X marks the spot! Not Your Normal Steam made this treasure map path out of tape, but pavement chalk would be great too.

Pirate party decorations 1

A simple colour scheme of red, white and black is an easy way to create the perfect pirate setting. Add a mast with a sail or pirate flag to turn your table into the Jolly Roger! (Found on Pinterest)

Pirate Party Decorations 2

Download this FREE printable banner from!

Pirate party decorations 3

3. Dressing-up like a pirate

Create a dress-up station to get party guests looking the paaarrrrt! (Found on Project Nursery)

Pirate Party Dress ups

4. Pirate grub

You definitely don’t need to be a chef to make these easy but awesome orange boats in blue jelly sea from

Pirate jelly

How cool is this Recipe Shoebox treasure map pizza?!


And with a little imagination almost any food can be pirate food! Check out these from Hostess with the Mostess.

Pirate party grub 3

5. The birthday cake

For a full recipe and tutorial on how to make this awesome pirate ship birthday cake, visit Toushka Lee.

Pirate cake

6. Splice the mainbrace! (= Have a drink! Who knew?!)

This great idea from Pinterest makes an awesome pitcher of pirate punch!


Or how about this cool idea of adding simple labels to everyday soft drinks or water bottles to make individual buccaneer bottles?! This one is a printable found on Etsy and is available as an instant download.

Pirate Sea Water

7. Pirate party games

I bet all Brisbane Kids will love walking the plank! (found on The Purple Patch)


Love this hook toss game from Catch My Party.


It’s easy to set up a digging for treasure party activity, like this one shared on Familylicious.


Send the kids on a real treasure hunt by making a pirate treasure map for your own party venue.


8. Party favours also known as pirate loot!

And send your party guests home happy with pirate booty bags (see Kara’s Party Ideas).


We hope these ideas help you to create an awesome pirate party for your Brisbane Kids! Fair winds!

For more great party ideas for your Brisbane Kids, check out our Craft and Fun Ideas for themes such as the Ultimate Lego Party, Top Tips for an Amazing Minecraft Party, or 16 Ideas for the Ultimate Frozen Party

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