Saturday, October 27, 2012

Jake & The Neverland Pirates Party

Planning this party was absolutely fun and I wanted to go all out and pay close attention to every detail!

 Details are the most important part of a party!

I'm so grateful my Sissy, Shan trusted me to do the entire party. I'm so excited for my nephew's party!

Celebration Type: Boy Birthday Party
Theme: Jake & The Neverland Pirates
Color Palette: Red, Blue, Black, and Gold


{The Balloons}
Balloons in the coordinating colors of the party

{Paper Chains}
I created Gold, Black, Red, and White paper chains and places them across the entire room and above the backdrop.

The Backdrop
I wanted to intimate Jake's red band and I also wanted to use his initals "M" I used pirate swords to create the M. I took a birthday banner and cut it to fit the backdrop. I also added pictures of the characters and gold coins.

The Food
The food was amazing! All the kids and even the adults loved all the "theme-appropriate" names.

{Pirate's Menu}
Pirate Dogs
Grilled Parrot
Buccaneer Stew
Golden Treasure
Shark fins and The Red Sea
Pirate's Gold Tooth
Pirate's Jewels
Fish 'n Chips
Skully's Crackers
Carrot Swords
Gold Nuggets

"Pirate Dogs" Hot Dogs

"Grilled Parrot" Mesquite & Buffalo Chicken 

"Cannonballs" Meatballs

{I used sword picks for decor and so it would be easy 
for everyone to pick up a meatball.}

"Buccaneer Stew" Jambalaya

"Golden Treasure' Homemade Macaroni 'n Cheese
{Khi khi's favorite food}

"Shark fins & The Red Sea" Blue Tortilla Chips and Salsa

{I wanted it to look like a shark was in the ocean}

"Pirate's Gold Tooth"  Corn on the cob

"Crossbones" Breadsticks

{I used Phillsbury Original Breadsticks to create the breadsticks}

"Pirate Jewels" Fruit Kabobs

"Fish 'n Chips" Potato Chips and Goldfish crackers

"Carrot Swords" Carrot sticks
"Gold Nuggets" Cheese cubes 
"Skully's Crackers" Ritz crackers

The Drinks
Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Yum!
"Crocodile's Blood" Raspberry Sherbet Punch
"Sweet Sea Water" Sweet Tea

"Sea Water" Water bottles
"Pirate's Rum" Rootbeer

Skull and Crossbone Ice
{I think the adults got more excited about the 
ice cubes then the kids, it was so cute.}

crocodile's blood punch

Sweet sea water 

Buried Treats Candy Buffet

{To create "Sand" I used brown sugar all over the table.}

"Pirate's Graveyard Dirt" Dirt Cups

{I used Chocolate pudding and crushed up some double sided Oreo's}

"Izzy's Pixie Dust" Pixie sticks
"Skeleton Bones" White Chocolate covered pretzels

"Mermaid Kisses" Hershey Kisses
"Rubies and Emeralds" Ring Pops

"Gold Doubloons" Chocolate gold coins
"Pirate's Rope" Red Vines

"Treasure Maps" Fruit Roll ups
"Walk ye Planks" Kit Kats

"Catch of the Day" Swedish Fish candy
"Cannonballs" Whoppers

"Treasure chest" Hershey Nuggets

"Chip Ahoy ye Matey" Chip Ahoy Cookies

"Pirate Ships" Jell-O cups with Oranges

{To save time I made the jell-o and 
cut the oranges the night before.}

The cupcakes were my favorite part. I can not frost a cupcake to save my life! They always come out messy and lopsided but I was determined to make these cupcakes so perfect (or almost perfect lol) for Khi khi's birthday.

"Captin Hook Chocolate Cupcakes"

Chocolate cupcakes with Strawberry Shortcake Icing

"Cubby's Aw, Coconuts Cupcakes"

{Cubby's trademark saying on the show is "Aw, Coconuts"}

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream cheese Icing and topped with Coconut

{I used Sandra Lee's frosting technique to frost the cupcakes. 
I took the frosting and placed it in a zip-lock 
bag and snipped the corner with scissors then frosted!}

Bobbing for Cannonballs (bobbing for Apples)
My hubby painted mini syrofoam balls for me and then place in a bucket of water.

Peg Leg Race (3-Legged Race)
Red Bandanas were used to tie legs together.

Tick Tock Dont Get Eaten by the Croc (Hot Potato)
Played music and pass the plush crocodile around until the music stopped.

Pin the Treasure Chest on the Map {Not picture}

I was bummed I didn't get to see any of the games, 
they were all done outside and I had a lot of work to do :(

{Look how dirty the croc got
outside the kids must have had fun}

Party Favors
Get ye Loot Here!

I wanted the favors to be jammed packed! 

{The favors contents}
Pirate Booty Chips
Pirate Juice Bottle
Pirate Hat
Jake & The Neverland Pirate Sticks
Jake & The Neverland Pirate Fruit Snacks
Chocolate Gold coins
Pirate Tattoos

Thank you for viewing my PaRRRty!!!

Party Styling & Design: by me
Hobby Lobby: Pirate Hats, Black Paper Bowls, Swords, Pirate Tattoos, Fish Net
Michael's: Halloween Creepy Cloth
Walmart: All Jack and The Neverland Pirate Party Decor and Red containers

Love & Blessings,
Keisha Evans


  1. I loved the food ideas. Extremely cute! I know your Khi Khi loved this party.. who am I kidding, I would have loved this party! lol. My mouth was watering from the chicken & mac and cheese alone. Loved this post!

  2. Aww Thank you so much Jessie I really appreciate the feed back :0)
    And yes Khi khi said he loved his party and the Chicken and mac and cheese was to die for!