Santa Claus is coming to ESB! This year, we're please to welcome Santa Claus back during the month of December to visit and interact with guests. Don't wait, ticket time slots with Santa fill up quick! Check the schedule below to make sure you pre-book a visit to the World's Most Famous Building during a time Santa is visiting for the chance to meet him, share your wish list and take photos! 

Santa Clause at Empire State Building

How to Book

Select any ticket from the selection below and make sure you choose the correlating date and time that Santa will be coming to the building from the schedule listed on this page. Santa visits will occur on the 80th floor!

The More the Merrier

It’s the most wonderful time of the year at the Empire State Building with one-of-a-kind holiday activations at its world-famous Observatory. Experience holiday joy with festive decorations, special holiday lightings, movie screenings, pop-ups, and visits from Santa Claus at the building throughout the end of the year.


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