Empire State Building Tower Lights Calendar

Please note if a date is not listed below, the Empire State Building was or will be lit in its signature white.

  • Tonight

    Nov 26, 2014

    Autumnal colors in honor of Thanksgiving.

Upcoming Tower Lightings

November 2014

December 2014

  • Dec 02, 2014

    Light blue and white in honor of UNICEF’s 10th Annual Snowflake Ball.

  • Dec 10, 2014

    Blue in honor of Human Rights Watch and Human Rights Day.

Lightings during the past year

November 2014

  • Nov 24, 2014

    Orange in honor of UN Women.

  • Nov 22, 2014

    Split lights for the 150th Lehigh University vs Lafayette College Football Game.

  • Nov 18, 2014

    Teal in honor the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.

  • Nov 17, 2014

    Purple in honor of the March of Dimes Foundation and World Prematurity Day.

  • Nov 13, 2014

    Red and green in honor of the 2014 Radio City Christmas Spectacular

  • Nov 11, 2014

    Red, white and blue in honor of Veterans' Day.

  • Nov 04, 2014

    Red and blue for a special lighting in honor of Election Night.

  • Nov 03, 2014

    White and black in honor of the Brooklyn Nets 2014-2015 Home Opener.

October 2014

  • Oct 31, 2014

    for the Annual Halloween Light Show.

  • Oct 28, 2014

    Orange with sparkles in honor of iMentor's 15th Anniversary.

  • Oct 27, 2014

    White sparkes in honor of the World Federation of Great Towers.

  • Oct 23, 2014

    Yellow in honor of Afterschool Alliance and its Lights on Afterschool Campaign.

  • Oct 22, 2014

    Red, white and blue in honor of NY Police and Fire Widows’ & Children's Benefit.

  • Oct 16, 2014

    Purple in honor of GLAAD and National Bullying Prevention Month.

  • Oct 15, 2014

    Purple in honor of the Office of the Mayor and its NYC "Go Purple" Day Campaign.

  • Oct 13, 2014

    Red, white and green in honor of Columbus Day.

  • Oct 10, 2014

    Pink honor of Plan International USA and International Day of the Girl.

  • Oct 09, 2014

    Red in honor of the Rubin Museum of Art's 10th Anniversary.

  • Oct 08, 2014

    Purple in honor of the Lupus Foundation of America.

  • Oct 07, 2014

    White sparkles in celebration of the Grand Opening of ESB's STATE Grill and Bar.

  • Oct 06, 2014

    Blue in honor of the 125th Anniversary of Barnard College.

  • Oct 01, 2014

    Pink in honor of Estée Lauder and its Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign.

September 2014

  • Sep 29, 2014

    Blue and white pinstripes in honor of Derek Jeter.

  • Sep 28, 2014

    Blue and white pinstripes in honor of Derek Jeter.

  • Sep 27, 2014

    White and red in honor of Global Poverty Project.

  • Sep 22, 2014

    Green in honor of Climate Week NYC.

  • Sep 21, 2014

    Green and white in celebration of the third section of the High Line opening.

  • Sep 20, 2014

    Gold, red and black in honor of the 57th Annual Steuben Day Parade.

  • Sep 17, 2014

    Red in honor of iHeartMedia.

  • Sep 16, 2014

    White and red in honor of the New York Philharmonic's 173rd Season.

  • Sep 15, 2014

    Red, white and green in honor of Mexican Independence Day.

  • Sep 11, 2014

    Red, white and blue in memory of September 11.

  • Sep 10, 2014

    Orange in honor of Food Bank of New York and its "Go Orange" Campaign.

  • Sep 09, 2014

    for a private lighting.

  • Sep 08, 2014

    Green, blue and yellow sparkle in honor of the Finals Weekend at the US Open.

  • Sep 07, 2014

    Green, blue and yellow sparkle in honor of the Finals Weekend at the US Open.

  • Sep 06, 2014

    Green, blue and yellow sparkle in honor of the Finals Weekend at the US Open.

  • Sep 05, 2014

    Green, blue and yellow sparkle in honor of the Finals Weekend at the US Open.

  • Sep 01, 2014

    Red, white and blue in honor of Labor Day.

August 2014

  • Aug 31, 2014

    Red, white and blue in honor of Labor Day.

  • Aug 30, 2014

    Red, white and blue in honor of Labor Day.

  • Aug 29, 2014

    Red, white and blue in honor of Labor Day.

  • Aug 25, 2014

    Green, blue, and yellow in honor of the Opening Night Ceremony for the US Open.

  • Aug 15, 2014

    Green, white and orange in honor of India Day.

  • Aug 12, 2014

    Blue and Light Blue for the DNC Site Selection Committee Visit.

  • Aug 11, 2014

    Blue & Light Blue for the DNC Site Selection Committee Visit.

  • Aug 07, 2014

    Purple in honor of the Military Order of the Purple Heart.

July 2014

  • Jul 29, 2014

    Green in honor of Eid al-Fitr.

  • Jul 28, 2014

    Green in honor of Eid al-Fitr.

  • Jul 25, 2014

    White sparkles to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Andy Warhol’s “Empire.”

  • Jul 16, 2014

    Green and blue in honor of Empire State Realty Trust.

  • Jul 13, 2014

    Gold, red and black in celebration of Germany's World Cup victory.

  • Jul 12, 2014

    National colors of Germany and Argentina in honor of the World Cup finalists.

  • Jul 11, 2014

    National colors of Germany and Argentina in honor of the World Cup finalists.

  • Jul 10, 2014

    National colors of Germany and Argentina in honor of the World Cup finalists.

  • Jul 09, 2014

    Light blue, white and yellow for Argentina's World Cup semi-finals victory.

  • Jul 08, 2014

    Gold, red and black in celebration of Germany's World Cup semi-finals victory.

  • Jul 07, 2014

    National colors of Argentina, Brazil, Germany and the Netherlands.

  • Jul 06, 2014

    Red, white and blue in honor of Independence Day.

  • Jul 05, 2014

    Red, white and blue in honor of Independence Day.

  • Jul 04, 2014

    Red, white and blue flourishes in honor of Independence Day.

  • Jul 03, 2014

    Red, white and blue in honor of Independence Day.

  • Jul 03, 2014

    Red, white and blue in honor of Independence Day.

  • Jul 01, 2014

    Red and white in honor of Canada Day.

June 2014

  • Jun 17, 2014

    Purple, blue and yellow in honor of the 15th Anniversary of Only Make Believe.

  • Jun 15, 2014

    Blue, red and yellow in honor of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games.

  • Jun 14, 2014

    Red, white and blue in honor of Flag Day.

  • Jun 12, 2014

    Rotation of the national colors of the countries participating in the World Cup.

  • Jun 08, 2014

    Purple, blue and light blue in honor of World Oceans Day.

  • Jun 06, 2014

    Yellow in honor of the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers.

  • Jun 05, 2014

    Blue, white and red in honor of the 100th Anniversary of Little League Baseball.

  • Jun 03, 2014

    Red, white and green in honor of the National Italian American Foundation.

May 2014

  • May 30, 2014

    Blue and white in honor of the 2014 Celebrate Israel Parade.

  • May 29, 2014

    Green and white in honor of the Police Athletic League's 100th Anniversary.

  • May 26, 2014

    Red, white and blue in honor of Memorial Day.

  • May 25, 2014

    Red, white and blue in honor of Memorial Day.

  • May 24, 2014

    Red, white and blue in honor of Memorial Day.

  • May 23, 2014

    Red, white and blue in honor of Memorial Day.

  • May 21, 2014

    Light blue and white in honor of Columbia University's 2014 Commencement.

  • May 20, 2014

    Purple and white in honor of New York University's 2014 Commencement.

  • May 19, 2014

    Yellow, white and blue in honor of National EMS Week.

  • May 16, 2014

    Green in honor of City Harvest and the Skip Lunch Fight Hunger Campaign.

  • May 15, 2014

    Red in honor of AIDS Walk New York.

  • May 12, 2014

    Green in honor of the Robin Hood Foundation.

  • May 09, 2014

    Blue and purple in honor of Police Memorial Week.

  • May 08, 2014

    Red, yellow, green, blue, orange and white in honor of Liberty Science Center.

  • May 07, 2014

    Red and white in honor of COTY Inc. and the 8th annual DKMS Gala.

  • May 06, 2014

    Purple in honor of Education Through Music.

  • May 05, 2014

    Blue and yellow in honor of E.U. Day.

  • May 04, 2014

    Black and white in honor of the Brooklyn Nets.

  • May 01, 2014

    White sparkles In celebration of the Empire State Building's 83rd birthday.