Pirate Game ideas for a Birthday Party!

Pirate Party: Set sail with Pirate Party Game Ideas!!   Looking for some pirate party game ideas?  Here are some fun and festive activities for your little buccaneer.  

Need more pirate party inspiration?  Check out this pirate party and these pirate food ideas.

What’s a pirate party without some exciting and swashbuckling games? 

Sometimes the activities are the best place in a party to showcase your creativity while still entertaining your kiddos.  I love creating themed games and activities for a party, like these pirate party game ideas.


Throwing a PIRATE PARTY?

☑️ These Pirate Party Decorations are the perfect way to get your party planning headed in the right direction!


Planning Pirate Games

If your little buccaneers are anything like mine, they already know a whole bunch about how a pirate party should go down.  

My little pirate princesses LOVE Jake and the Neverland pirates (especially Captain Hook, believe it or not) and are experts in all the pirate lingo.  

This makes pirate party games, that much more fun because they really get into the action and take it to a different level of swashbuckling!  Here are some ideas to get you sailing…


Treasure Hunt

One sure fire activity that are guaranteed to be fun is of course, a treasure hunt…  This one is pretty easy.  

You just need a map, draw your own out on parchment paper and using easy to identify landmarks around your party area for some fun and hide a treasure chest for them to find….the more you can have your little pirate band running around (and burning energy/sugar high) searching for their treasure…the better!  

Even throw in some fun pirate-y clues along the way from good ol’ Davy Jones!!  Fill the treasure chest with shareable goodies or party favors and watch those little cuties smile!

Another fun option would be to download a printable treasure hunt and fill a treasure chest piñata at the end! 


Cannonball Fight

Another awesome pirate activity is a cannonball fight (aka throwing black water balloons at one another).  This is super economical and super fun…especially if it’s a warm day:)


Walk the Plank by Couture Crafts

This adorable and easy pirate game is sure to be a hit.  I love how rustic this set-up looks.  Remember, pirates aren’t neat and tidy…they have rough edges and NEVER match:)0ad519c776bf003a216bc537215951e2


Pirate Hook and Ring Toss from Fun365

Looking for something fun and simple?  This pirate themed game will help your little guests use their brains and all their coordination to try to be the best at tossing the rings. 

Make it a contest with prizes and you have an awesome activity!


Pirate Dig and Shop Game by That Cute Little Cake

This party is full of great ideas…including this sure winner.  Set up a pirate treasure dig and shop.  When the little mateys find their treasure, they can trade it in for some awesome loot.  Love it!!


Pirate Hooks by The Clutch Guide

Here’s a quick and easy way to get your little guys and gals into the pirate mood.  Make them some fun solo cup Pirate Hooks. 2ba7d42fe80e2743ba383fb63846b215


Pin the Patch on the Pirate from Ezy Party Games

Here is a simple and fun contest style game that any little pirate will love.  Played just like pin the tail on the donkey, but with a pirate patch. 

Blindfold them and let them try to get that pirate dressed for the day! This will make for cute party photos too!


Pirate Cannon Balls and Dynamite from Fun365

These fun foam cannon balls and dynamite sticks can be used in a pirate war or even just as obstacles for a relay/obstacle course.  They are easy and adorable.  Take your pirate ship battles to the next level with these fun “weapons”.


Need more pirate party inspiration?  Check out this pirate party and these pirate food ideas.

Pirate Party Tableware

Here are some awesome and super simple to use pirate party supplies to help you set up your party:

Pirate Party Tableware from Target

Pirate’s Map Party Tableware from Target

Pirate Party Tableware from Oriental Trading

Pirate Plates from Meri Meri


Wanna throw a Pirate Party?

The Printable Pirate Party Collection is available for purchase in my shop.


Here are some helpful links for planning a pirate party:


Conclusion for Pirate Games for a Pirate Party:

If your little one loves the idea of sailing the ocean searching for buried treasure, a pirate party might be just the right theme.  These fun and simple pirate themed games and activities will help make your birthday into a pirate event.  Can’t wait to see those smiling patched eyes little faces!


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