In the aftermath of the event, we have a bunch of red-carpet pics to share with you today. Click on any of the pics below for larger versions.
Note: Ian McKellen, Lee Pace, Hugo Weaving and Cate Blanchett were among notable cast members who didn't make the premiere last night.
There's plenty more Hobbit fun to come as we count down the final 10 days before the film hits theaters. Follow all the latest Hobbit developments with our Hobbit Guide and enter to win this latest giveaway.
Also, if you haven't purchased them yet, get your Hobbit SuperTicket here and go full-Tolkien with The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug double feature.