Red and black are popular pirate colors -- choose a table skirt in one of those hues to complement your other pirate party decorations. Of course, gold is another popular option. Gold metallic table skirting will remind guests of that elusive gold they're searching for.
It takes lots of time and effort to plan a party. If you're running short on time, make it easier on yourself and buy a pirate themed party pack. It contains plates, napkins, cups, thank yous, cutlery, balloons, ribbon, and a table cover -- for a group of 8!