6Talk Like A Pirate Day sails away annually on Tuesday September 19th 2017.

Pirate Day

All you bilge rats, Aaaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrrrrgh! As you are out and about on September 19th, don’t be surprised if people are saying, “Ahoy Matie,” “Avast,” “Aye, Aye Capt’n,” “Land ho!” “Hornpipe,” and many other pirate-like phrases, because it’s International Talk Like a Pirate Day.


Anchor’s away! Get your sea legs and a barrel o’ rum. Feel free to join in anytime with your own version of Pirate-ese. Learn more on how to talk like a pirate here. Use #TalkLikeAPirate to share on social media.


International Talk Like a Pirate Day was founded by John Baur and Mark Summers (aka Ol’ Chumbucket and Cap’n Slappy) in 1995.

Why not dress like a Pirate too on this Pirate Day?

Pirate Day

This high seas men's pirate costume is a fantastic option for your next fancy dress party. If you want to play the character of a dastardly pirate who sails the seven seas and loots and plunders, this costume will give you the look. This excellent high seas men's pirate costume includes a white long sleeve top, short brown trousers, an attached brown waistcoat, a baldric, a belt and a headscarf.

Pirate Day

This sassy Pirate Deckhand Costume is a must-have for any lady looking to dress as a swashbuckling Pirate! This brilliant outfit comes complete with a Blue and Black Striped Skirt, White Shirt, Black Mock Waistcoat, Brown Belt and a Red Bandanna to finish off the look. Accompany Jack Sparrow as his female companion in this great costume.

Pirate Day

With this Captain Hook Wig, you can sport his luscious black, long and curly locks! Even hook will be jealous of you in this brilliant wig!

Pirate Day

A pirates best friend and close companion, the parrot, has lived on pirates shoulders for years. Now you can have your own with this 50cm parrot with elastic holder, to pop on your shoulder!

So get yourself ready for talk like a pirate day!