Bypass all queues and take our red carpet all the way up to the very top of the building! Pass includes expedited entry to the 86th and 102nd Floors.
Get a glimpse of New York as the first light of day creeps over the city.
From our 86th-floor observation deck you can watch “the city that never sleeps” awaken.
PDT (Please Don’t Tell), the famed New York City cocktail bar hidden behind iconic East Village hot dog destination, Crif Dogs, opens for a month-long pop-up in the Empire State Building nightly in May on the 86th floor. PDT will offer a selection of their most popular signature cocktails along with classic New York style hotdogs.
The Empire State Building is on TikTok! Get your daily dose of ESB content and watch as we interact with our edifice friends like the Chrysler Building and showcase some of the most stunning views New York’s Most Famous Building has to offer.
On May 20th, the 50th birthday of The Notorious B.I.G. (Biggie) – aka Christopher Wallace – will be celebrated at ESB with a tower lighting and ceremony with participation from his friends and family. As part of the celebration, the Observatory Experience will feature a life-size, photorealistic avatar of B.I.G. on the 80th Floor on Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21. The avatar photobooth will be available for guest viewing and photographs from 4 p.m.–9 p.m. each night. On Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., the Empire State Building will host a pop-up cart to feature exclusive Notorious B.I.G. merch sold only at the Observatory. The pop-up will offer limited-edition hats, t-shirts, and sweatshirts. Don’t miss out!