Hobbit Day & Events

September 22nd is Hobbit Day!


Celebrate Bilbo’s birthday and your love of The Hobbit with us.


On Twitter, use #hobbitday to follow the celebration and post your own events, birthday toasts, and favorite Bilbo and Frodo moments.


Read on for event ideas and downloadable resources to help you host your own celebration.

Event Ideas

  • Throw Bilbo a birthday party, complete with cake, balloons and games. For games, we've come up with a scavenger hunt to play in bookstores or libraries, and our version of Pin the Tail on the Donkey, Pin the Ring on Bilbo!

  • Interested in a hobbit feast? Download our menu ideas and recipes.

  • Have a Hobbit trivia night; download The Hobbit trivia questions

  • Host a marathon reading of The Hobbit

  • Whatever you plan, you'll need nametags for your guests. Why not have them write their names in Dwarven runes?



Here are more resources to use in your store, classroom, book group, or at home: