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Halloween Pirate Party Decorations

Updated on September 17, 2013

Arrrrrrrgh! Party supplies & recipes for Halloween pirate parties.

Ahoy Matey! You be searchin' the seas for pirate party decorations? I've searched far and wide and put together a collection of pirate party decorations for the perfect pirate-themed Halloween or birthday party.

Here you'll find party essentials including pirate party invitations, pirate themed paper plates, cups and napkins, and party favor ideas and candy.

There are many pirate themed decorations including skulls, hanging skeletons, pirate flags and pennants, posters, balloons and treasure chests.

There are links to recipes for pirate food for both adults and kids and pirate drink recipes for adult parties.

If you are looking for dessert ideas, you'll find pirate cupcake kits and toppers, pirate cake pans and edible cake toppers.


Image: Pirate Party Yard Sign from Amazon

The Allure of Pirates

There is something special and alluring about pirates that captivates the imagination. Perhaps it's our hidden desire to be able to do whatever we want regardless of the consequences. Perhaps it's the idea of freedom out on the open ocean.

Whatever the reason, pirates are a popular and important part of pop culture. From Peter Pan's 'Captain Hook' and Jake and the Never Land Pirates to Johnny Depp's portrayal of 'Captain Jack Sparrow' in Pirates of the Caribbean, pirates are a key theme in many movies and cartoons. Pirates even have their own holiday - September 19th 'International Talk Like a Pirate Day'.

Have you ever wanted to be a pirate just for one day? Well Halloween is an excellent opportunity to live out your fantasy. You can dress up as a swashbuckler and host an amazing pirate themed Halloween party. Whether or not your guests come dressed as pirates is entirely up to you. Turn your living room into the prow of a mighty pirate ship and adventure awaits you. Play up the theme with ocean themed food and beverages.

Image: Captain Jack Sparrow from Allposters

Pirate Party Invitation in a Bottle - One Dozen Skull Party Invitations

Nothing says 'Pirate Party' like an invitation in a bottle. This set includes the materials for twelve invitations: plastic bottle, skull and crossbones invitation, eye patch and skull ring. The bottle label and invitation look as though they have been aged. The plastic bottle is 7 1/2 inches tall and can be shipped in the mail (check with your post office for rates).

A Few More Halloween Pirate Party Invitations

They always say to put your best foot forward and the invitation to any party is a great way to make a first impression. From this simple card or piece of paper, your quests will know what kind if theme party you are holding (kids? adults? whimsical? spooky?) and will most likely be enticed to attend your fete.

Ahoy Maties! Customizable Pirate Themed Invitation

Skull & Crossbones Halloween Pirate Party Invitation

Halloween Pirate Party Invitations with Halloween

If you are looking for a greater selection of invitations beyond what is shown on this page, then be sure to check out Pirate Party Invitations for a great selection of pirate themed invitations for Halloween parties, birthdays, weddings and baby showers.

Poll: Famous Pirates

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Table Accessories: Halloween Pirate Party Decorations

Pirate Themed Paper Plates, Napkins and Cups

Each of these great themes has matching napkins and cups that can be purchased separately.

Pirate Parrty Round Dinner Plates, 8 pack

Jake and the Neverland Pirates Party Plates, 8pk

Black and Red Pirate Party Plates, 8 pack

Halloween Pirate Party Balloons - Black Skull and Crossbones balloons

Large durable balloons suitable for air or helium. Each black balloon has a pirate skull, skull and crossbones, pirate swords, pirate hats and pirate coins. Ten balloons per package.

Pirate Party Decorations - Mini Buckets

These pirate themed mini buckets would be great on your table. Use them to hold candy, place cards or, for an adult party, mini bottles of alcohol. They would also make great containers for your party favors. Each bucket stands approximately 3.5 inches tall.

Dozen 2 3/4" Mini Pirate Buckets
Dozen 2 3/4" Mini Pirate Buckets
These pirate themed mini buckets would be great on your table. Use them to hold candy, place cards or, for an adult party, mini bottles of alcohol. They would also make great containers for your party favors. Each bucket stands approximately 3.5 inches tall.

Pirate Chest - Pirate party centerpiece

This pirate chest would make a great pirate party centerpiece or table accent. Fill with candy, chocolate or bubblegum coins or glass gems.

Melissa & Doug Wooden Pirate Chest Pretend Play Set
Melissa & Doug Wooden Pirate Chest Pretend Play Set
Wooden pirate chest with skull latch. Comes with a pirate flag, eye patch and coin purse.

Pirate Party Decorations

Flags, Banners, Door Panels, Skeletons and Pirate Ships

Pirate Themed Posters and Prints

Pirate posters are a great way to add ambiance to your pirate party. They can be hung in the entrance way, bathroom or in the main party room.

'Take No Prisoners' Pirate Ghost Ship Poster

Pirate Skull and Crossbones Poster with Velvet Texture Finish

'Where There's a Sea, There Pirates Be' Poster

Buy the 'Me Booty' Pirate Poster from Allposters

This sign would be a great and humorous addition to any adult pirate party. The decoration features a buxom pirate beauty leaning against an overflowing treasure chest with the caption 'Ye can have me booty but leave me chest alone!' The sign is made of durable lightweight tin and measures 12 x 16 inches.

Pirate Party Decorations - Pirate Flags and Pennants - Decorate your party room with pirate flags and pennants

Pirate Flag "The Time Flies"
Pirate Flag "The Time Flies"
This humorous pirate flag features a pirate skull and crossbones drinking from the bottle with the caption 'Time Flies When You're Having Rum'
Fun Express - Pirate Pennant (100ft) for Party - Party Decor - Hanging Decor - Pennants - Party - 1 Piece
Fun Express - Pirate Pennant (100ft) for Party - Party Decor - Hanging Decor - Pennants - Party - 1 Piece
100ft of Pirate party fun with forty-eight black pennants (12 x 18 inches) decorated with pirate skull and crossbones.

Hanging Pirate Decorations from eBay

From scary pirate skeletons to vintage pirate heads and beyond there is a treasure trove of hanging pirate decorations awaiting you on eBay.

Buy the 'Pirates Only' Sign from Allposters

This is a great sign for any pirate party. It says 'Pirates Only - No Trespassing - All others will walk the plank'. The sign is made of a lightweight tin material so it is durable and will last. Dimensions: 8" x 12".

Decorate Your Bathroom With a Pirate Toilet Lid Cover - Glows in the Dark!

Don't forget to decorate your bathroom. This awesome toilet lid cover can be used to adorn your throne during your Halloween party, for September 19th (International 'Talk Like A Pirate' Day), for any pirate-themed occasion or simply just for fun any time you want. Fits over any standard toilet seat and glows all night long (based on customer reviews you need to leave the light on for a few hours to achieve a night-long glow). Very durable and you can take it off to wash it.

Pirate Skull Piggy Bank from Amazon

Pirate Skull Money Bank - Collectible Figurine Statue Figure Skeleton
Pirate Skull Money Bank - Collectible Figurine Statue Figure Skeleton
This pirate skull is a great decoration for any Halloween Pirate party. It serves double duty as a piggy bank that can be used throughout the year. Made from cold cast resin and hand painted, this piece is 5 1/2" x 6" x 6" and has a plastic plug in the base.

Video: Learn to Talk Like a Pirate

Ever want to learn to talk like a pirate? Learn the basics, the five A's, with Cap'n Slappy and Ol' Chumbucket - aka the Pirate Guys.

Pirate Party Cake & Candy

Pirate Cupcakes
Pirate Cupcakes

Pirate Party Cupcake Kit

Make 24 cupcakes with this easy to use Meri Meri Pirate Cupcake Kit. This kit contains twelve black skull and crossbone design cupcake wrappers and twelve polka dotted cupcake wrappers and four types of cupcake toppers (six of each): pirate hats, pirate ships, parrots and pirate flags.

Pirate Party Cupcake Toppers & Rings

Pirate Cake Pans from eBay

A cake is the highlight of any party and there are many great options for a pirate themed party. You could go with a pirate ship, a pirate, a treasure chest or a skull and crossbones shaped cake pan.

Buy the Pirate's Booty Rice and Corn Puffs Party Pack from Amazon

The perfect party food for your Halloween party is Pirate's Booty Rice and Corn Puffs. These snacks are made with natural ingredients, are kosher, gluten-free and are baked rather than fried. You can buy aged cheddar, barbeque, sour cream and onion or veggie flavor.

You can buy a large bag or a party pack with individual 1 oz bags. If you buy the party pack, then you can either include them in your party favor packs or you can serve them from a treasure chest at the center of the table.

Buy Pirate Skull Lollipops from Shindigz

These will be a hit at your party whether you include them in your favors, use them to decorate your place settings or serve them at your dessert table.

Each set comes with one dozen fruit flavored pirate skull lollipops on a four inch stick. The pirates have different colored polka-dotted bandanas.

Pirate Party Recipes

Skull & Crossbones Ice Cube Trays

Genuine Fred BONE CHILLERS Skull and Crossbones Ice Tray
Genuine Fred BONE CHILLERS Skull and Crossbones Ice Tray
Skull and crossbones ice cubes are another great option to keep your drinks cool at your pirate party. Each tray makes four skulls and four crossbones. Dishwasher safe.

Inflatable Pirate Ship Cooler - Keep your drinks cool

An inflatable pirate ship cooler is a fun idea for any pirate themed party and this cooler can hold up to 72 cans (12 oz size). For adults you can include an assortment of pirate themed beers: Heavy Seas, Ybor Gold Gaspar's Porter, Piraat, Dead Guy Ale, Ballast Point Tongue Buckler and Bucanero Fuerte. For a kids themed party you could have an assortment of soda pop or fruit juices.

Inflatable Pirate Ship Cooler (holds apprx 72 12-Oz cans) Party Accessory  (1 count) (1/Pkg)
Inflatable Pirate Ship Cooler (holds apprx 72 12-Oz cans) Party Accessory (1 count) (1/Pkg)
These ice swords are so much fun. Great for both kids and adults. Use with water or experiment with fruit juices.

Pirate Party Games

Pirate Party Board Games on eBay

A pirate themed board game can be a fun addition to any pirate themed party. Check out the great assortment on eBay.

Buy the Pirate Party Favor Assortment from Shindigz

You can take all the guesswork out of party favor planning with a ready-made pirate favor pack. Each pack includes enough parts for eight party favor packs:

  • Pirate plastic treat bags with a pirate skull and crossbones
  • Black eye patches
  • Pirate prism viewers
  • Pirate activity sheets
  • Fake pirate play money
  • Pirate whistles

Pirate Party Favors

Search for more Pirate Party Decorations at Amazon

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