Explore the latest announcements from our team.

  • The Empire State Building Observatory Reveals New Host Uniforms with Designer Peyman Umay
    January 24, 2023
    The Empire State Building today unveiled its newly designed Observatory host uniforms to button up the recent $165 million reimagination of the Observatory Experience.
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  • EMPIRE STATE BUILDING KICKS OFF LUNAR NEW YEAR 2023 CELEBRATIONS
    January 20, 2023
    ‘World’s Most Famous Building’ Celebrates the Year of the Rabbit with Tower Lighting Ceremony, Musical Performance, Food Pop Ups, and Festive Displays on Observatory and in Fifth Avenue Windows

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  • Empire State Building Announces Special Holiday Music-to-Light Show and Lighting Ceremony with the Backstreet Boys, in Partnership with iHeartMedia
    December 19, 2022
    New York (Dec. 19, 2022) – The Empire State Building (ESB), in partnership with iHeartMedia New York, announced today that it will premiere its annual holiday music-to-light spectacular set to music from the Backstreet Boys’ new Christmas album, “A Very Backstreet Christmas.” Once again, the light show will debut on Dec. 19 and run nightly through Dec. 25, timed to a 7 p.m. EST broadcast on iHeartRadio’s Z100, 106.7 Lite FM, and 103.5 KTU.
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  • ESB Unveils Spectacular Holiday Decorations, Window Displays, and First Ever Santa Visit for Observatory Guests
    November 28, 2022
    New York (Nov. 28, 2022) – Santa’s helpers delivered special surprises to the Empire State Building (ESB) this year, which include festive decorations, musical performances, and multiple visits from Santa Claus himself.
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  • U.K. PRIME MINISTER LIZ TRUSS CONDUCTS BROADCAST INTERVIEWS AT THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING
    September 20, 2022
    The Empire State Building (ESB) today hosted the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Liz Truss for her first media interviews.

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  • EMPIRE STATE BUILDING TO LIGHT UP PURPLE WITH A SILVER SPARKLE IN MEMORIAM OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II
    September 08, 2022
    Tonight, Sept. 8, 2022, the Empire State Building’s world-famous tower lights will shine in purple and sparkle in silver to honor the life and legacy of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.  
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