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

    Sep 23, 2018

    Green in honor of The Climate Group and Climate Week NYC.

Upcoming Tower Lightings

September 2018

  • Sep 24, 2018

    Black and white in honor of HeForShe and the HeForShe IMPACT Summit.

  • Sep 27, 2018

    Blue and magenta in honor of the Women's Peace and Humanitarian Fund.

October 2018

  • Oct 01, 2018

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

  • Oct 04, 2018

    In honor of the NY Police & Fire Widows' & Children's Answer the Call Gala.

  • Oct 08, 2018

    Red, white and green in honor of Columbus Day.

  • Oct 10, 2018

    Orange in honor of the Gift of Life Marrow Registry and World Marrow Donor Day.

  • Oct 25, 2018

    Blue and yellow in honor of Afterschool Alliance and Lights on Afterschool.

  • Oct 31, 2018

    in honor of Halloween.

Lightings during the past year

September 2018

  • Sep 20, 2018

    Red and white in honor of the 177th Season of the NY Philharmonic and it's Gala.

  • Sep 18, 2018

    In darkness for those affected by Hurricane Florence & Typhoon Mangkhut.

  • Sep 15, 2018

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

  • Sep 11, 2018

    Red, white and blue in memory of September 11.

  • Sep 10, 2018

    Yellow in honor of Young Audiences Arts for Learning and its Yellow Ball.

  • Sep 07, 2018

    In honor of the Consulate General of Brazil and Brazilian Independence Day.

  • Sep 03, 2018

    Red, white and blue in honor of Labor Day.

  • Sep 02, 2018

    Red, white and blue in honor of Labor Day.

  • Sep 01, 2018

    Red, white and blue in honor of Labor Day.

August 2018

  • Aug 15, 2018

    Green, white and orange in honor of India Day and the 2018 India Day Parade.

  • Aug 14, 2018

    Red, white and blue in honor of the PGA and 2018 Ryder Cup.

  • Aug 13, 2018

    In honor of the Subway Series.

  • Aug 03, 2018

    Red, Blue, Magenta & Green in honor of the 50th Anniversary of WXTV-Univision NY

July 2018

June 2018

  • Jun 26, 2018

    In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Sleepless in Seattle.

  • Jun 24, 2018

    Rainbow in honor of NYC Pride and 2018 Pride Week.

  • Jun 15, 2018

    Green in honor of Eid al-Fitr.

  • Jun 13, 2018

    In celebration of the World Cup.

  • Jun 11, 2018

    Blue, white and red in honor of the U.S. Golf Association and the 2018 U.S. Open

  • Jun 10, 2018

    Blue and white pinstripes and blue and orange in honor of the Subway Series.

  • Jun 09, 2018

    Blue and white pinstripes and blue and orange in honor of the Subway Series.

  • Jun 08, 2018

    Blue in honor of the UN and the 10th Annual World Oceans Day.

  • Jun 06, 2018

    Purple, blue, green, orange, red and magenta in honor of Caribbean Week.

  • Jun 01, 2018

    In honor of Everytown for Gun Safety & National Gun Violence Awareness Day.

May 2018

  • May 31, 2018

    Orange and pink in honor of the 2018 Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic.

  • May 29, 2018

    Red, white and blue in honor of the 2018 French Open and the Tennis Channel.

  • May 28, 2018

    Red, white and blue in honor of Memorial Day.

  • May 27, 2018

    Red, white and blue in honor of Memorial Day.

  • May 26, 2018

    Red, white and blue in honor of Memorial Day.

  • May 25, 2018

    Red, white and blue in honor of Memorial Day.

  • May 24, 2018

    Red in honor of Red Nose Day.

  • May 21, 2018

    Yellow, white and blue with a red siren in honor of EMS Week.

  • May 17, 2018

    Blue, white and yellow in honor of the New York City Police Foundation.

  • May 16, 2018

    Blue and white in honor of Columbia University's 264th Commencement.

  • May 15, 2018

    In celebration of New York University's 186th Commencement.

  • May 14, 2018

    Green sparkles in honor of the Robin Hood Foundation.

  • May 11, 2018

    Magenta in honor of EF Educational Tours and Teacher Appreciation Week.

  • May 09, 2018

    Blue and yellow with a sparkle effect in honor of EU Day.

  • May 08, 2018

    Red in honor of the U.S. Travel Association & National Travel and Tourism Week.

  • May 04, 2018

    Blue and purple in honor of Police Memorial Week.

  • May 02, 2018

    Red in honor of DKMS & World Blood Cancer Day.

April 2018

  • Apr 27, 2018

    In honor of Education Above All and its #Togetherfor10Million Campaign.

  • Apr 24, 2018

    In darkness for Toronto.

  • Apr 22, 2018

    Green in honor of Earth Day.

  • Apr 11, 2018

    Blue in honor of NYC & Company and its Global Meetings Industry Day.

  • Apr 10, 2018

    In honor of the Hawthorn Club and its Executive in Women Energy Event.

  • Apr 09, 2018

    Green in honor of the 2018 Masters Tournament.

  • Apr 06, 2018

    Blue and white in honor of the 20th Anniversary of National Tartan Day.

  • Apr 02, 2018

    Blue in honor of Autism Speaks and World Autism Awareness Day.

  • Apr 01, 2018

    In honor of Easter.

March 2018

  • Mar 31, 2018

    In rotating colors in honor of the NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four.

  • Mar 30, 2018

    In honor of Easter.

  • Mar 28, 2018

    Blue and orange in celebration of the New York Mets’ Home Opener.

  • Mar 24, 2018

    a faint sparkle from 8:30 - 9:30 pm in honor of Earth Hour.

  • Mar 17, 2018

    Orange, white and green in honor of St. Patrick's Day.

  • Mar 11, 2018

    in a sparkle at the top of the hour, every hour beginning at sunset.

  • Mar 10, 2018

    In honor of the Big East Conference and the 2018 Men's Basketball Tournament.

  • Mar 09, 2018

    In honor of the ACC and the 2018 Men's Basketball Tournament.

  • Mar 08, 2018

    Orange in honor of the National Kidney Foundation and World Kidney Day.

  • Mar 04, 2018

    In honor of the Big Ten Conference and the 2018 Men’s Basketball Tournament.

February 2018

  • Feb 27, 2018

    Green and blue in honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week.

  • Feb 26, 2018

    Blue in honor of CECP and its Board of Boards.

  • Feb 21, 2018

    In darkness w/ rotating orange halo in sympathy for the victims in Parkland, FL.

  • Feb 19, 2018

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

  • Feb 15, 2018

    In honor of Lunar New Year.

  • Feb 14, 2018

    In honor of Valentine's Day.

  • Feb 13, 2018

    In honor of Lunar New Year.

  • Feb 12, 2018

    Purple and gold in honor of the 142nd Annual Westminster All Breed Dog Show.

  • Feb 09, 2018

    In honor of the athletes competing in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

  • Feb 08, 2018

    Blue in honor of Barnard College and its 2018 Presidential Inauguration.

  • Feb 07, 2018

    Red and white in honor of the 41st Annual Empire State Building Run-Up.

  • Feb 04, 2018

    In honor of Super Bowl LII.

  • Feb 03, 2018

    Orange and blue in honor of American Cancer Society and World Cancer Day.

January 2018

December 2017

  • Dec 31, 2017

    In celebration of New Year's Eve.

  • Dec 30, 2017

    In celebration of Christmas.

  • Dec 29, 2017

    In celebration of Christmas.

  • Dec 28, 2017

    In celebration of Christmas.

  • Dec 27, 2017

    In celebration of Christmas.

  • Dec 26, 2017

    In honor of the 2017 New Era Pinstripe Bowl.

  • Dec 25, 2017

    In celebration of Christmas.

  • Dec 24, 2017

    In celebration of Christmas.

  • Dec 23, 2017

    In celebration of Christmas.

  • Dec 22, 2017

    In celebration of Christmas.

  • Dec 21, 2017

    In celebration of Christmas.

  • Dec 20, 2017

    Blue and white with a flickering candle in the mast in honor of Chanukah.

  • Dec 19, 2017

    Blue and white with a flickering candle in the mast in honor of Chanukah.

  • Dec 18, 2017

    Blue and white with a flickering candle in the mast in honor of Chanukah.

  • Dec 17, 2017

    Blue and white with a flickering candle in the mast in honor of Chanukah.

  • Dec 16, 2017

    Blue and white with a flickering candle in the mast in honor of Chanukah.

  • Dec 15, 2017

    Blue and white with a flickering candle in the mast in honor of Chanukah.

  • Dec 14, 2017

    Blue and white with a flickering candle in the mast in honor of Chanukah.

  • Dec 13, 2017

    Blue in honor of Diabetes Research Institute and Foundation and its Empire Ball.

  • Dec 12, 2017

    Blue and white with a flickering candle in the mast in honor of Chanukah.

  • Dec 11, 2017

    Green and yellow in celebration of Opening Night of Elf the Musical.

  • Dec 10, 2017

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

  • Dec 09, 2017

    In dynamic colors for The Greatest Showman Music-to-Light Show.

  • Dec 07, 2017

    Lime green to celebrate the 2017 St. Jude Thanks and Giving Campaign.

November 2017

  • Nov 30, 2017

    Purple, blue and gold in honor of Only Make Believe.

  • Nov 25, 2017

    Navy, purple and yellow in honor of Everyday #GivingHero and the Carnegie Medal.

  • Nov 24, 2017

    In honor of Thanksgiving.

  • Nov 23, 2017

    In honor of Thanksgiving.

  • Nov 20, 2017

    Red, green and gold in celebration of the 2017 Holiday Season.

  • Nov 19, 2017

    In honor of the Lupus Research All. & its Lupus Breaking Through Gala

  • Nov 17, 2017

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

  • Nov 16, 2017

    Red and green in honor of Opening Night of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.

  • Nov 11, 2017

    Red, white and blue in honor of Veterans Day.

  • Nov 10, 2017

    Blue and white in honor of NYC & Co and it’s NYC and Tokyo Tourism Partnership.

  • Nov 08, 2017

    Teal in honor of Alzheimer's Awareness Month.

  • Nov 07, 2017

    Red, white and blue in honor of Election Day.

  • Nov 06, 2017

    Purple and yellow in honor of the 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage in NY.

  • Nov 02, 2017

    In honor of Columbia University's College of Physicians & Surgeons 250th Anni.

  • Nov 01, 2017

    In darkness in sympathy for the victims of the West Side Highway attack in NYC.

October 2017

  • Oct 31, 2017

    In a dynamic lighting in honor of Halloween.

  • Oct 26, 2017

    Blue and yellow in honor of Afterschool Alliance and Lights on Afterschool.

  • Oct 25, 2017

    Orange in honor of the ASPCA and its Find Your Fido Adoption Drive.

  • Oct 24, 2017

    Blue in honor of BOMA NY's 50 Anniversary and the 2017 World Series at 8 p.m.

  • Oct 23, 2017

    Blue in honor of STOMP Out Bullying and National Bullying Prevention Month.

  • Oct 21, 2017

    Orange and blue in celebration of the 2017 New York Knicks Home Opener.

  • Oct 20, 2017

    White and black in celebration of the 2017 Brooklyn Nets Home Opener.

  • Oct 19, 2017

    In honor Prospect Park's 150th Anni. & in honor of Cushman & Wakefield at 7 p.m.

  • Oct 18, 2017

    In honor of the AES and it's 143rd Convention and Orange for Amazon at 7 p.m.

  • Oct 18, 2017

    In honor of the AES and it's 143rd Convention and Orange for Amazon at 9 p.m.

  • Oct 12, 2017

    In celebration of the New York Yankees as they advance to the ALCS.

  • Oct 09, 2017

    Red, white and green in honor of Columbus Day.

  • Oct 06, 2017

    Orange and blue in honor of the New York Islanders Opening Night.

  • Oct 05, 2017

    Red and blue in honor of the NY Police & Fire Widow's & Children's Benefit Fund.

  • Oct 04, 2017

    In a red and gold dynamic lighting in honor of the Mid-Autumn Festival.

  • Oct 03, 2017

    In rotating colors in honor of Major League Baseball and the 2017 Postseason.

  • Oct 02, 2017

    In darkness with a rotating orange halo in sympathy for Las Vegas.

September 2017

  • Sep 29, 2017

    Blue and white in celebration of the 40th Anniversary of "ABC News 20/20."

  • Sep 27, 2017

    Gold and white in honor of the 2017 Presidents Cup.

  • Sep 23, 2017

    Red and white in honor of the Global Citizen Festival.