A couple at the Empire State Building Observatory
A couple at the Empire State Building Observatory

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Feel the Love at ESB with an Over-the-Top Dinner Date and Themed Movie Screenings this February

Don't know what to do in New York City this Valentine’s Day? The Empire State Building has got you covered! The building will host themed movie screenings and offering a private luxury dinner this February! Experience the most romantic day of the year at the “World’s Most Romantic Building.” 

Exclusive "Empire for Two" Package

For the first time ever, the Empire State Building will host a luxurious, over-the-top, private dinner for one lucky couple with the Empire for Two Package this Valentine’s Day. This upscale dinner includes a three-course meal curated by the head chef of STATE Grill & Bar, the Empire State Building’s signature restaurant. The menu consists of wine and delicacies like lump crab with caviar, porcini crusted filet mignon, and a delectable chocolate cake to end the night. The couple will enjoy live music as they experience this dinner alongside the breathtaking views from the 102nd Floor Observatory, which will be closed to the public for the entirety of the date.  

Before they sit to dine, the couple will receive a private tour of the Empire State Building’s world-famous Observatory Experience with complimentary Champagne. They will also have the iconic 86th Floor Observatory all to themselves.  

This once-in-a-lifetime Valentine’s Day date will be available for Feb. 14 at 8:30pm. Package must be reserved by Feb. 12. Personal photographer available upon request. 

This bucket list Valentine’s Day date is sure to win their heart!  

A couple at the Empire State Building

"AS IF!" - Galentine's Day at ESB

Round up your gal pals for a one-time screening for the iconic comedy “Clueless” on the Empire State Building Observatory’s 80th Floor on Feb. 13. Fans will enjoy drinks and snacks from Culture POP, Rob’s Backstage Popcorn, and Dylan’s Candy Bar as well as espresso martinis courtesy of ESB’s newly opened Starbucks Reserve as they enjoy the film screening, all included with their ticket. Not only will guests gather around their loved ones to enjoy this nostalgic film, but fans will also have the opportunity to tour the 86th and 102nd Floor Observatories after the screening. Open to 100 guests on Feb. 13 at 6 p.m. 

"Maybe It's Destiny" - Valentine's Day at ESB

Back by popular demand, guests can enjoy a special screening of Sam Baldwin (Tom Hands) and Annie Reed’s (Meg Ryan) classic ‘90s love story “Sleepless in Seattle,” which features scenes filmed at the “World’s Most Romantic Building,” on Feb. 14. Guests will enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks as they watch the film on the building’s 80th Floor. Afterwards, fans can recreate the movie magic as they tour the 86th and 102nd Floor Observatories. Open to 100 guests on Feb. 14 at 6 p.m. 

Couple toasts to their engagement at ESB

The "Happily Ever Empire" Package

Ready to pop the question? Propose in the heart of NYC with ESB this February! With the “Happily Ever Empire” package, guests will enjoy an exclusive guided tour of the Observatory Experience. They will then be led to a private, roped-off corner to the iconic 86th Floor Observatory, that features breathtaking views of New York City and beautiful ambiance, to pop the very important question. To conclude the experience, the newly engaged couple will receive a celebratory Champagne toast.  

Begin your forever story with ESB! 

ESB's Heartbeat Valentine's Day Lighting

The Empire State Building’s heart beats for you! Come see ESB’s pink heartbeat tower lighting on Feb. 14 as part of the annual Valentine’s Day gift to bustling New York City. Text CONNECT to 274-16 to receive real-time information about the Empire State Building’s tower lights. 

Valentine's Day lights at the Empire State Building

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