Empire State Building Colors

Tonight's Lighting
July 16
Sparkling Green/Blue/Green/Blue halo
ESRT Lighting
July 7 - 15
White
July 5 - 6
Red, White and Blue
In honor of Independence Day
July 4
Dynamic Red/White/Blue Flourishes
In honor of Independence Day
July 3
Red, White and Blue
In honor of Independence Day
June 30 - July 2
White
June 27 - 29
Rainbow
In honor of New York City Pride Week
June 18 - 26
White
June 17
Purple, Blue and Yellow
In honor of the 15th Anniversary of Only Make Believe
June 16
White
June 15
Blue, Red and Yellow
In honor of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games
June 14
Red, White and Blue
In honor of Flag Day
June 13
White
June 12
Rotation of Countries’ Flag Colors
In honor of the soccer teams competing in Brazil
June 9 - 11
White
June 8
Purple/Blue/Light Blue fin/Light Blue/White antenna
In honor of World Oceans Day
June 7
White
June 6
Yellow
In honor of the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers and its Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
June 5
Blue, White and Red
In honor of the 75th Anniversary of Little League Baseball
June 4
Purple, Blue, Green, Orange, Red and Magenta
In honor of Caribbean Week
June 3
Red, White and Green
In honor of the National Italian American Foundation and its 10th Anniversary New York Reception
June 1 - 2
(Private Filming of Red/White/Blue from 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.)
May 31
Blue and White
In honor of the 2014 Celebrate Israel Parade
May 30
White
May 29
Green and White
In honor of the Police Athletic League and Its 100th Anniversary
May 27 - 28
White
May 23 - 26
Red, White and Blue
In honor of Memorial Day
May 22
White
May 21
Lt.Blue / White / White fin / Lt.Blue / White halo / Lt.Blue antenna
In honor of Columbia University’s 2014 Commencement
May 20
Purple and White
In honor of New York University’s 2014 Commencement
May 19
Yellow/White/Blue with Siren halo
In honor of the Fire Department of New York City and National EMS Week
May 17 - 18
White
May 16
Green
In honor of City Harvest and Skip Lunch Fight Hunger Campaign
May 15
Red
In honor of AIDS Walk New York
May 13 - 14
White
May 12
Green Sparkle
In honor of Robin Hood and Its Annual Benefit
May 10 - 11
White
May 9
Blue and Purple
In honor of Police Memorial Week
May 8
Red, Yellow, Green, Blue, Orange and White
In honor of Liberty Science Center and Its Genius 3.0 Gala
May 7
Red and White
In honor of COTY Inc. and the 8th annual DKMS Gala
May 6
Purple
In honor of Education Through Music and Its Children’s Benefit Gala
May 5
Blue and Yellow
In honor of E.U. Day
May 2 - 4
White
May 1
White Sparkle
In Celebration of the Empire State Building’s 83rd Birthday
April 26 - 30
White
April 25
Red and Blue
In honor of NYC Service and The Amazing Spider-Man’s “Be Amazing” Challenge
April 24
Blue and White
In honor of the 75th Anniversary of the Overseas Press Club
April 23
White
April 22
Green
In honor of Earth Day
April 21
Yellow
In honor of Project Sunshine and its 11th Annual Benefit Celebration
April 18 - 20
Pastel Fades
In honor of Easter
April 16 - 17
Dynamic LED Lighting
In celebration of Empire State Building and Ford Commemorative Event
April 15
Blue and White
In honor of Major League Baseball and Jackie Robinson Day
April 8 - 14
White
April 7
Team Colors — Blue/White/Blue
In honor of the NCAA Championship
April 6
White
April 5
Split Lights
North Side – Orange/Blue/Orange (University of Florida)
East Side – Blue/White/Blue (University of Connecticut)
South Side – Red/White/Red (University of Wisconsin)
West Side – Blue/White/Blue (University of Kentucky)
In honor of the NCAA Final Four
April 3 - 4
White
April 2
Blue
In honor of Autism Speaks and World Autism Awareness Day
April 1
White
March 31
Blue and Orange
In honor of the New York Mets' Opening Day
March 30
White
March 29
Dark w/ Feint Sparkle from 8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
In honor of World Wildlife Fund's Earth Hour
March 27 - 28
White
March 26
White and Red
In honor of American Red Cross and American Red Cross Month
March 21 - 25
White
March 20
ESB Ad Campaign Filming
March 18 - 19
White
March 15 - 17
Dynamic Green Sparkles and Fades. Mast lit in Orange/White/Green
In honor of St. Patrick's Day
March 13 - 14
White
March 12
Private Lighting
February 28 - March 11
White
February 27
Red and White
In honor of the 20th Anniversary of STOMP
February 26
White
February 25
Green and Blue
In honor of National Eating Disorders Association and National Eating Disorders Awareness Week
February 24
Blue
In honor of CECP and Corporate Philanthropy Day
February 18 - 23
White
February 17
Red, White and Blue
In honor of President's Day
February 15 - 16
White
February 13 - 14
Red-and-Pink Sparkle and Fades
In honor of Valentine's Day
February 11 - 12
White
February 10
Purple and Yellow
In honor of the Westminster Kennel Club and its 138th Annual WKC All Breed Dog Show
February 8 - 9
White
February 7
Rotation of Countries' Flag Colors
In honor of the athletes competing in Sochi
February 6
Red
In honor of the American Heart Association and National Wear Red Day®
February 5
Blue and Red
In honor of the 37th Annual Empire State Building Run-Up
February 4
Blue and Orange
In honor of the American Cancer Society and World Cancer Day
February 3
Seattle Seahawks' Colors
In honor of the Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl XLVIII Victory
February 2
Super Bowl XLVIII Virtual Scoreboard
Half-Time: Social Media-Driven Light Show
February 1
Opening Light Show Ceremony: 6 p.m.
Live Data of #WhosGonnaWin: 6:05 p.m.
Closing Light Show Ceremony: 6:55 p.m.
Winner of the Live Data Dominates NYC Skyline Until Sunrise
Super Bowl XLVIII Social Media-Driven Light Show
January 30 - 31
Dynamic Fireworks-Inspired Lighting of Red and Gold
* Super Bowl XLVIII Light Show 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
In honor of Chinese Lunar New Year
January 28 - 29
Opening Light Show Ceremony: 6 p.m.
Live Data of #WhosGonnaWin: 6:05 p.m.
Closing Light Show Ceremony: 6:55 p.m.
Winner of the Live Data Dominates NYC Skyline Until Sunrise
Super Bowl XLVIII Social Media-Driven Light Show
January 27
Super Bowl XLVIII Lightings
January 26
Gold and Green
In honor of Australia Day
January 21 - 25
White
January 20
Red, Black and Green
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
January 10 - 19
White
January 9
Blue, White, Orange and Green
In honor of the Bronx Tourism Council and the 100th Anniversary of Bronx County
January 7 - 8
White
January 1 - 6
Red/Green/Red-and-White Candy Stripe
In Celebration of Christmas
December 31, 2013
Festive Multi-Color Sparkle Lighting
In Celebration of New Year's Eve
December 28 - 30, 2013
Red/Green/Red-and-White Candy Stripe
In Celebration of Christmas
December 27, 2013
Split Lights
In honor of the New Era Pinstripe Bowl
December 25 - 26, 2013
Red/Green/Red-and-White Candy Stripe
In Celebration of Christmas
December 20 - 24, 2013
Holiday Music-to-Light Shows @ 7 p.m. nightly
December 11 - 19, 2013
White
December 10, 2013
Blue
In honor of Human Rights Watch and Human Rights Day
December 9, 2013
Private Filming
December 8, 2013
White
December 6 - 7, 2013
Blue, Red, Yellow and Green
In memory of Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)
December 5, 2013
White
November 29 - December 4, 2013
Blue and White
In honor of Chanukah
November 27, 2013
Blue / White / Blue at the Top of Every Hour
In honor of Chanukah
November 25 - 28, 2013
Special Lighting in Fall Colors
In honor of the 87th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
November 18 - 24, 2013
White
November 17, 2013
Purple
In honor of the March of Dimes and World Prematurity Day
November 15 - 16, 2013
Red, Blue, Yellow and White
Empire State Building Raises Awareness and Support for Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines
November 14, 2013
White and Red
In honor of the 20th Anniversary of the New York Landmarks Conservancy
November 13, 2013
Red and Green
In honor of Opening Night of the 2013 Radio City Christmas Spectacular
November 12, 2013
Orange, Blue and Red
In honor of The Catalog for Giving of NYC and its 18th Annual Urban Heroes Award Benefit
November 11, 2013
Red, White and Blue
In honor of Veterans Day
November 6 - 10, 2013
White
November 5, 2013
Red, White and Blue
In honor of Election Night
November 3 - 4, 2013
White
November 2, 2013
Orange, White and Blue
In honor of the New York Road Runners and the 2013 ING NYC Marathon
November 1, 2013
Blue and White
In honor of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and World Diabetes Day
October 31, 2013
Halloween Light Show at 8:30 p.m.
October 23 - 30, 2013
White
October 22, 2013
Red, White and Blue
In honor of The New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund
October 18 - 21, 2013
White
October 17, 2013
Yellow
In honor of the Afterschool Alliance and Lights on Afterschool
October 15 - 16, 2013
White
October 14, 2013
Red, White and Green
In honor of Columbus Day
October 13, 2013
White
October 12, 2013
Blue and Red
In honor of the 100th Anniversary of El Diario la Prensa
October 11, 2013
White
October 10, 2013
Pink
In honor of Plan International and its "Because I'm a Girl" Campaign
October 8 - 9, 2013
White
October 7, 2013
Purple, Blue and Yellow
In honor of Only Make Believe and Make Believe on Broadway
October 4 - 6, 2013
White
October 3, 2013
Blue, Red, Green and White
In honor of the 4th Annual Self-Esteem Weekend
October 2, 2013
Red
In honor of Jumpstart and its "Read for the Record" Campaign
October 1, 2013
Pink
In honor of The Estée Lauder Companies' Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign and Global Landmark Illumination Initiative
September 29 - 30, 2013
White
September 28, 2013
White and Red
In honor of the Global Poverty Project and its 2013 Global Citizen Festival
September 26 - 27, 2013
White
September 25, 2013
White and Red
In honor of Opening Night of the New York Philharmonic's 172nd Season
September 22 - 24, 2013
White
September 21, 2013
Gold, Red and Black
In honor of the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in New York and its 56th Annual Steuben Day Parade
September 17 - 20, 2013
White
September 16, 2013
Orange
In honor of Nickelodeon and its 10th Anniversary of Worldwide Day of Play
September 15, 2013
Red, White and Green
In honor of the Mexican Cultural Institute of NY and Mexican Independence Day
September 12 - 14, 2013
White
September 11, 2013
Red, White and Blue
In memory of September 11
September 10, 2013
White
September 6 - 9, 2013
Green / Blue / Yellow-Sparkle
In honor of Finals Weekend at the US Open
September 5, 2013
White
September 4, 2013
Orange and White
In honor of Food Bank of New York and its "Go Orange" Campaign
September 3, 2013
White
August 30 - September 2, 2013
Red, White and Blue
In honor of Labor Day
August 27 - 29, 2013
White
August 26, 2013
Green / Blue / Yellow-Sparkle
In honor of Opening Day at the US Open
August 23 - 25, 2013
White
August 22, 2013
Purple / Pink-Purple / Yellow fin / Pink-Purple / Pink halo
In honor of the 40th Anniversary of the Women’s Tennis Association
August 21, 2013
Blue and White
In honor of the PGA Tour and FedExCup Playoffs
August 20, 2013
Pink
Private Lighting
August 16 - 19, 2013
White
August 15, 2013
Green, White and Orange
In honor of India Day
August 10 - 14, 2013
White
August 8 - 9, 2013
Green
In honor of Eid al-Fitr
August 7, 2013
Purple
In honor of the Military Order of the Purple Heart and National Purple Heart Day
August 2 - 6, 2013
White
August 1, 2013
Green
In honor of the New York Cosmos Inaugural Season
July 13 - 31, 2013
White
July 12, 2013
Blue and Orange
In honor of the 2013 MLB All-Star Game at Citi Field
July 5 - 11, 2013
White
July 4, 2013
Red, White and Blue
In honor of Independence Day Light Show during 37th Annual Macy's 4th of July Fireworks® Finale
July 3, 2013
Red, White and Blue
In honor of Independence Day
July 2, 2013
White
July 1, 2013
Red and White
In honor of Canada Day
June 28 - 30, 2013
Rainbow with sparkle in halo
In honor of New York City Pride Week
June 15 - 27, 2013
White
June 14, 2013
Red, White and Blue
In honor of Flag Day
June 9 - 13, 2013
White
June 8, 2013
Purple / Blue / Light Blue fin / Light Blue / White halo
In honor of World Oceans Day
June 7, 2013
Green and White
In honor of the 2013 Belmont Stakes
June 6, 2013
White
June 5, 2013
Blue, Turquoise, Orange, Green and Red
In honor of Caribbean Week
June 2 - 4, 2013
White
June 1, 2013
Blue and White
In honor of the 2013 Celebrate Israel Parade
May 31, 2013
Yellow
In honor of The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers and the 90th Annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
May 30, 2013
North/South – Blue/Orange/Blue
East/West – Blue-and-White Pinstripes
Mets and Yankees "Subway Series"
May 29, 2013
Yellow and Red
In honor of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and its 30th Anniversary
May 28, 2013
White
May 24 - 27, 2013
Red, White and Blue
In honor of Memorial Day
May 23, 2013
White
May 22, 2013
Blue and White
In honor of Columbia University's Commencement
May 21, 2013
Purple
In honor of New York University's 2013 Commencement
May 20, 2013
Yellow / White / Blue with Siren halo
In honor of the Fire Department of New York City and National EMS Week
May 19, 2013
White
May 18, 2013
Blue
In honor of USA Swimming Foundation and Make a Splash Tour
May 17, 2013
Green
In honor of City Harvest and Skip Lunch Fight Hunger Campaign
May 16, 2013
Red, White and Blue
Filming
May 15, 2013
White
May 14, 2013
Green, Blue, Purple and Orange
In honor of The Rockefeller Foundation and its 100th Anniversary
May 13, 2013
Green
Private Lighting
May 11 - 12, 2013
White
May 10, 2013
Blue and Purple
In honor of Police Memorial Week
May 9, 2013
Blue / Yellow / Blue with Yellow streak in halo
In honor of E.U. Day
May 7 - 8, 2013
White
May 6, 2013
Blue, White and Red
In honor of FORTUNE 500 and FORTUNE 500 Day
May 4 - 5, 2013
White
May 3, 2013
Red and White
In honor of McGraw Hill Financial and its 125th Anniversary
May 2, 2013
Red and White
In honor of Coty Inc. and the 7th annual DKMS Gala
May 1, 2013
Peach
In honor of Financial Times and its 125th Anniversary
April 26 - 30, 2013
White
April 25, 2013
Yellow
In honor of Project Sunshine and its 10th Annual Benefit Celebration
April 24, 2013
Red / Red / Red-and-White Siren
In honor of the FDNY Foundation and the Fire Commissioner's Humanitarian Awards
April 23, 2013
White
April 22, 2013
Green
In honor of Earth Day
April 17 - 21, 2013
White
April 16, 2013
White
Lights on until sunrise due to special filming
April 12 - 15, 2013
White
April 11, 2013
Orange
In honor of the ASPCA and its 16th Annual Bergh Ball
April 10, 2013
Green
In honor of the Central Park Conservancy and its "Central to Spring" Celebration
April 9, 2013
White
April 8, 2013
Revolving colors of University of Louisville (red/white/red) and University of Michigan (blue/yellow/blue); Winner's Team Colors (TBD)
In honor of the NCAA Championship
April 7, 2013
Blue and Yellow
In honor of the 2013 WrestleMania 29
April 6, 2013
North Side – Orange/Blue/Orange (Syracuse University)
East Side – Blue/Yellow/Blue (University of Michigan)
South Side – Red/White/Red (University of Louisville)
West Side – Yellow/Black/Yellow (Wichita State)
In honor of the NCAA Final Four
April 5, 2013
Blue, White and Red
In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the U.S. Soccer Federation
April 4, 2013
Blue / Blue / Red-White Siren
In honor of the New York Police Department Foundation
April 3, 2013
White
April 2, 2013
Blue
In honor of Autism Speaks and World Autism Awareness Day
April 1, 2013
White
March 30 - 31, 2013
Pastel fades
In honor of Easter
March 24 - 29, 2013
White
March 23, 2013
Go Dark from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
In honor of the World Wildlife Fund's Earth Hour
March 18 - 22, 2013
White
March 16 - 17, 2013
Green sparkles and fades. Mast lit in orange/white/green
In honor of St. Patrick's Day
March 12 - 15, 2013
White
March 11, 2013
Yellow
In honor of the 10th Anniversary of New York City's 311 Call Center
March 9 - 10, 2013
White
March 7 - 8, 2013
Blue, Green, Red and Yellow
In honor of Major League Baseball and the World Baseball Classic
March 2 - 6, 2013
White
March 1, 2013
Orange
In honor of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Cycle for Survival
February 28, 2013
Blue and Yellow
In honor of Swedish House Mafia's Black Tie Rave Charity Event Benefiting the Mayor’s Fund for NY, the Hurricane Sandy NJ Relief Fund, and Save the Children
February 27, 2013
White
February 26, 2013
Green and Blue
In honor of the National Eating Disorder Association and National Eating Disorder Week
February 25, 2013
Green and Blue
In honor of the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy and International Corporate Philanthropy Day
February 22 - 24, 2013
White
February 21, 2013
Private Lighting
February 19 - 20, 2013
White
February 16 - 18, 2013
Red, White and Blue
In honor of President's Day
February 15, 2013
White
February 13 - 14, 2013
Red and pink sparkles and fades
In honor of Valentine's Day
February 12, 2013
White
February 11, 2013
Purple and Yellow
In honor of Westminster Kennel Club
February 8 - 10, 2013
"Fireworks-inspired" reds and golds
In honor of Lunar New Year and the Spring Festival
February 7, 2013
White
February 6, 2013
Orange and White
In honor of the 36th Annual Empire State Building Run-Up Powered by MMRF
February 5, 2013
White
February 4, 2013
Blue and Orange
In honor of the American Cancer Society and World Cancer Day
February 3, 2013
Revolving team colors; winner's team colors
In honor of Super Bowl XLVII
February 2, 2013
White
February 1, 2013
Red
In honor of the American Heart Association and its "Go Red for Women" Movement
January 22 - 31, 2013
White
January 21, 2013
Red, Black and Green
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 20, 2013
Pink
Facebook Color Selection Voting
January 19, 2013
Purple
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January 18, 2013
Blue
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January 17, 2013
Green
Facebook Color Selection Voting
January 16, 2013
Yellow
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January 15, 2013
Orange
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January 14, 2013
Red
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January 7 - 13, 2013
White
January 1 - 6, 2013
Red and Green
In honor of Christmas
December 31, 2012
Multi-color sparkles
In honor of New Year's Eve
December 29 - 30, 2012
Red and Green
In honor of Christmas
December 28, 2012
North/South: Orange / Orange / Orange (Syracuse University)
East/West: Blue / Yellow / Yellow (West Virginia University)
In honor of the New Era Pinstripe Bowl
December 21 - 27, 2012
Red and Green
In honor of Christmas
December 17 - 20, 2012
White
December 14 - 16, 2012
Blue and White
In honor of Chanukah
December 13, 2012
Red, White and Blue
In honor of the PGA of America 2014 Ryder Cup
December 12, 2012
Green / Green / Red & White
In honor of The Robin Hood Foundation Relief Fund's 121212 Concert for Hurricane Sandy Relief
December 11, 2012
Blue and Yellow
In honor of the European Union receiving the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize
December 10, 2012
Blue
In honor of Human Rights Watch and Human Rights Day
December 8 - 9, 2012
Blue and White
In honor of Chanukah
December 7, 2012
White
December 6, 2012
Green
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
December 5, 2012
White
December 4, 2012
Yellow
In honor of the 15th Anniversary of Disney's THE LION KING
December 2 - 3, 2012
White
December 1, 2012
Red
In honor of (RED) and World AIDS Day
November 30, 2012
White
November 29, 2012
Red
In honor of Rutgers University and their Big East Championship game versus Louisville
November 26 - 28, 2012
White
November 21 - 25, 2012
Red, Orange and Yellow
In honor of Thanksgiving
November 18 - 20, 2012
White
November 17, 2012
Purple and White
In honor of March of Dimes and Prematurity Awareness Month
November 15 - 16, 2012
White
November 14, 2012
Blue and White
In honor of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and World Diabetes Day
November 13, 2012
Green, White and Red
In honor of Opening Night of the 2012 Radio City Christmas Spectacular and the 85th Anniversary
November 12, 2012
White
November 9 - 11, 2012
Red, White and Blue
In honor of Veterans Day
November 8, 2012
Red, White and Blue
In honor of the Bob Woodruff Foundation and the New York Comedy Festival "Stand Up for Heroes" Event
November 7, 2012
White
November 6, 2012
Special Lighting
In honor of Election Day
November 2 - 5, 2012
White
November 1, 2012
Orange and White
In honor of the Food Bank For New York City's Go Orange Campaign
October 31, 2012
Orange, Black and White
In honor of Halloween
October 27 - 30, 2012
White
October 26, 2012
Red and White
In honor of American Symphony Orchestra's 50th Anniversary Concert at Carnegie Hall
October 22 - 25, 2012
White
October 21, 2012
Purple and White
In honor of the Alzheimer's Association and the 2012 Walk to End Alzheimer's
October 19 - 20, 2012
White
October 18, 2012
Yellow
In honor of the Afterschool Alliance and Lights on Afterschool
October 17, 2012
White
October 16, 2012
Purple, Blue and Yellow
In honor of Only Make Believe and the "Make Believe on Broadway" Gala
October 15, 2012
Yellow
In honor of the 125th Anniversary of the Pratt Institute
October 11 - 14, 2012
White
October 10, 2012
Pink and White
In honor of Plan International and the United Nations International Day of the Girl
October 9, 2012
White
October 8, 2012
Red, White and Green
In honor of Columbus Day
October 2 - 7, 2012
White
October 1, 2012
Pink
In honor of The Estée Lauder Companies’ Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign and Global Landmark Illumination Initiative
September 28 - 30, 2012
White
September 27, 2012
White and Red
In honor of the New York Philharmonic’s 2012 – 2013 Season Opening Gala Concert
September 25 - 26, 2012
White
September 24, 2012
Blue and Red
In honor of Family Day 2012
September 21 - 23, 2012
Red and White
In honor of the 25th Anniversary of Where’s Waldo?
September 17 - 20, 2012
White
September 16, 2012
Red, White and Green
In honor of Mexico's Independence Day
September 15, 2012
Green and White
In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the FDNY's Emerald Society Pipes & Drums Band
September 14, 2012
Yellow, Red and Black
In honor of the 55th Annual Steuben Day Parade
September 12 - 13, 2012
White
September 11, 2012
Red, White and Blue
In memory of September 11