Explore the latest announcements from our team.

  • The Empire State Building Observatory #1 Attraction in the World in Tripadvisor's 2024 Travelers' Choice Awards
    June 25, 2024
    Reviewers deem a visit to the "World's Most Famous Building" to be a “once-in-a-lifetime” experience and one of the best things to do in New York City.
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  • A Spectacle in NYC: Empire State Building Debuts 270-Foot Vhagar the Dragon Coiled Around the Building’s Mast, in Partnership with Max
    June 17, 2024
    In partnership with Max, ESB has acknowledged that Vhagar the Dragon has coiled herself around its mast just as ESB and Max cap off their weeklong “House of the Dragon” takeover.
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  • The Empire State Building Unveils Exclusive “House of the Dragon” Takeover at the Iconic Observatory Experience, in Partnership with Max
    June 10, 2024
    The Empire State Building (ESB) – in partnership with Max – today unveiled a “House of the Dragon” takeover for fans at its world-famous Observatory Experience that includes a photo opportunity with the iconic Iron Throne, a visit from the show’s cast, and a one-of-a-kind “Game of Thrones” universe photo opportunity on the 80th Floor.
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  • The Empire State Building Partners with Outward Bound on First-Ever, Full Rappel Down the Building for Charity
    May 06, 2024
    The Empire State Building (ESB) hosted 20 brave supporters of Outward Bound – along with participant Jared Leto – in a historic rappel down the building’s south façade, in partnership with Outward Bound to raise transformational funds for the charity across the world.
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  • The Empire State Building Partners with WhatsApp and Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team to Produce Dynamic Light Show, Fifth Avenue Demo Run, Exclusive Pop-Ups, and More
    April 30, 2024
    The Empire State Building (ESB) today unveiled a street-to-Observatory takeover for fans in New York City, in partnership with WhatsApp, that featured an appearance from Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team driver Lewis Hamilton, to celebrate WhatsApp’s rapid growth in the United States, dynamic light show, and a street-side F1 car demonstration down New York City’s iconic Fifth Avenue.
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  • The Empire State Building Unveils STAR WARS-Themed Takeover with a Dynamic Light Show, Interactive Fan Experiences, Celebrity Visit, and More
    March 21, 2024
    The Empire State Building (ESB), in collaboration with Disney Consumer Products and Lucasfilm, today unveiled a Star Wars-themed, villains-inspired takeover for fans in New York City that featured a dynamic light show, immersive experiences for visitors, character appearances, and participation from actor Hayden Christensen in a morning lighting ceremony.
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