300512id1_TheHobbit_TDOS_INTL_Tapestry_Keyart_7inH_x_38inW.inddThe LIVE world-wide Fan Event for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is happening today!

Eleven different cities will hook-up by satellite for the Live Event to celebrate the forthcoming release of The Desolation of Smaug. And fans can all watch the LIVE stream right here as it happens.

The Desolation of Smaug LIVE Fan Event:
Date: November 4, 2013 at 2pm PT / 5pm ET
Time zone conversions: Go here and see the time for your area!

UPDATE! We’ve just converted our LIVE Event Page to a fully interactive viewing experience! Now you can watch the LIVE feed, chat with your friends in our very own Barliman’s chatroom, and stay up to date with our on-location staff via Facebook/Twitter and more. All on the same page! The page even includes seven additional international LIVE feeds: French, Italian, German, Spanish, Turkish, Russian and Portugese.


The link/frame above will activate when the feed goes LIVE (don’t worry, we’ll let you know!). Plus, fans can also tune in online at: The Hobbit on Youtube.

The Live Event Host Locations and special guests
Wellington (Embassy Theatre): Peter Jackson and Jed Brophy
Los Angeles (Pacific Theatres at the Grove): Evenageline Lilly
London (Odeon West End): Lee Pace, Luke Evans and Andy Serkis
New York (AMC Lincoln Square): Richard Armitage

Plus Brussels, Belgium; Hamburg, Germany; Madrid, Spain; Mexico City, Mexico; Miami, Florida, USA; Paris, France; Rome, Italy; Sydney, Australia; and Toronto, Canada.

Bootnote: if you can’t watch at the time (because of work or time zones), don’t despair! Warner Bros. tell us they will be creating a highlights video for us all to watch afterwards.