Empire State Building Colors

April 25
Red / Blue / Blue fin / Red / Red halo / Red antenna
In honor of NYC Service and The Amazing Spiderman’s “Be Amazing” Challenge
April 24
Blue / Blue / Blue fin / Blue / White halo / Blue antenna
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 / Blue / Blue / White halo / White antenna
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 / Orange / Blue fin / Blue / Orange halo / Blue antenna
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 / Red / Red fin / Red / Red halo / White antenna
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 / Red / White
In honor of the 20th Anniversary of STOMP
February 26
White
February 25
Green / Blue / Blue fin / Green / Green halo / Blue antenna
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 / 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 / Purple / 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 / Blue / Red
In honor of the 37th Annual Empire State Building Run-Up
February 4
Blue / Orange / Blue
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 / Green / Gold fin / Green / Gold halo / Gold antenna
In honor of Australia Day
January 21 - 25
White
January 20
Red / Black / Green
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
January 10 - 19
White
January 9
Blue/White/Orange fin/Orange/Green halo/Blue antenna
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
Festive Multi-Color Sparkle Lighting
In Celebration of New Year's Eve
December 28 - 30
Red/Green/Red-and-White Candy Stripe
In Celebration of Christmas
December 27
Split Lights
In honor of the New Era Pinstripe Bowl
December 25 - 26
Red/Green/Red-and-White Candy Stripe
In Celebration of Christmas
December 20 - 24
Holiday Music-to-Light Shows @ 7 p.m. nightly
December 11 - 19
White
December 10
Blue
In honor of Human Rights Watch and Human Rights Day
December 9
Private Filming
December 8
White
December 6 - 7
Blue / Red / Yellow fin / Yellow / Green halo / Green antenna
In memory of Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)
December 5
White
November 29 - December 4
Blue / White / Blue
In honor of Chanukah
November 27
Blue / White / Blue at the Top of Every Hour
In honor of Chanukah
November 25 - 28
Special Lighting in Fall Colors
In honor of the 87th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
November 18 - 24
White
November 17
Purple
In honor of the March of Dimes and World Prematurity Day
November 15 - 16
Red / Blue / Yellow fin / White / Yellow halo / White antenna
Empire State Building Raises Awareness and Support for Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines
November 14
White / Red / Red fin / White / White halo / White antenna
In honor of the 20th Anniversary of the New York Landmarks Conservancy
November 13
Red / Red / Green fin / Green / Green halo / Red antenna
In honor of Opening Night of the 2013 Radio City Christmas Spectacular
November 12
Orange / Blue / Red fin / Blue / Orange halo / Blue antenna
In honor of The Catalog for Giving of NYC and its 18th Annual Urban Heroes Award Benefit
November 11
Red / White / Blue
In honor of Veterans Day
November 6 - 10
White
November 5
Red / White / Blue
In honor of Election Night
November 3 - 4
White
November 2
Orange / White / Blue
In honor of the New York Road Runners and the 2013 ING NYC Marathon
November 1
Blue / Blue / Blue fin / White / White halo
In honor of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and World Diabetes Day
October 31
Halloween Light Show at 8:30 p.m.
October 23 - 30
White
October 22
Red / White / Blue
In honor of The New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund
October 18 - 21
White
October 17
Yellow
In honor of the Afterschool Alliance and Lights on Afterschool
October 15 - 16
White
October 14
Red / White / Green
In honor of Columbus Day
October 13
White
October 12
Blue / Blue / Red
In honor of the 100th Anniversary of El Diario la Prensa
October 11
White
October 10
Pink
In honor of Plan International and its "Because I'm a Girl" Campaign
October 8 - 9
White
October 7
Purple / Blue / Yellow
In honor of Only Make Believe and Make Believe on Broadway
October 4 - 6
White
October 3
Blue / Red / Green fin / Green / White halo
In honor of the 4th Annual Self-Esteem Weekend
October 2
Red
In honor of Jumpstart and its "Read for the Record" Campaign
October 1
Pink
In honor of The Estée Lauder Companies' Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign and Global Landmark Illumination Initiative
September 29 - 30
White
September 28
White / Red / White
In honor of the Global Poverty Project and its 2013 Global Citizen Festival
September 26 - 27
White
September 25
White / Red / White
In honor of Opening Night of the New York Philharmonic's 172nd Season
September 22 - 24
White
September 21
Gold / Red / 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
White
September 16
Orange
In honor of Nickelodeon and its 10th Anniversary of Worldwide Day of Play
September 15
Red / White / Green
In honor of the Mexican Cultural Institute of NY and Mexican Independence Day
September 12 - 14
White
September 11
Red / White / Blue
In memory of September 11
September 10
White
September 6 - 9
Green / Blue / Yellow-Sparkle
In honor of Finals Weekend at the US Open
September 5
White
September 4
Orange / Orange / Orange / White halo
In honor of Food Bank of New York and its "Go Orange" Campaign
September 3
White
August 30 - September 2
Red / White / Blue
In honor of Labor Day
August 27 - 29
White
August 26
Green / Blue / Yellow-Sparkle
In honor of Opening Day at the US Open
August 23 - 25
White
August 22
Purple / Pink-Purple / Yellow fin / Pink-Purple / Pink halo
In honor of the 40th Anniversary of the Women’s Tennis Association
August 21
Blue / White / Blue
In honor of the PGA Tour and FedExCup Playoffs
August 20
Pink
Private Lighting
August 16 - 19
White
August 15
Green / White / Orange
In honor of India Day
August 10 - 14
White
August 8 - 9
Green
In honor of Eid al-Fitr
August 7
Purple
In honor of the Military Order of the Purple Heart and National Purple Heart Day
August 2 - 6
White
August 1
Green
In honor of the New York Cosmos Inaugural Season
July 13 - 31
White
July 12
Blue / Orange / Blue
In honor of the 2013 MLB All-Star Game at Citi Field
July 5 - 11
White
July 4
Red / White / Blue
In honor of Independence Day Light Show during 37th Annual Macy's 4th of July Fireworks® Finale
July 3
Red / White / Blue
In honor of Independence Day
July 2
White
July 1
Red / White / Red
In honor of Canada Day
June 28 - 30
Rainbow with sparkle in halo
In honor of New York City Pride Week
June 15 - 27
White
June 14
Red / White / Blue
In honor of Flag Day
June 9 - 13
White
June 8
Purple / Blue / Light Blue fin / Light Blue / White halo
In honor of World Oceans Day
June 7
Green / White / White fin / Green / Green halo
In honor of the 2013 Belmont Stakes
June 6
White
June 5
Blue / Turquoise / Orange fin / Green / Red halo
In honor of Caribbean Week
June 2 - 4
White
June 1
Blue / White / Blue
In honor of the 2013 Celebrate Israel Parade
May 31
Yellow
In honor of The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers and the 90th Annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
May 30
North/South – Blue/Orange/Blue
East/West – Blue-and-White Pinstripes
Mets and Yankees "Subway Series"
May 29
Yellow / Yellow / Red
In honor of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and its 30th Anniversary
May 28
White
May 24 - 27
Red / White / Blue
In honor of Memorial Day
May 23
White
May 22
Blue / White / Blue
In honor of Columbia University's Commencement
May 21
Purple
In honor of New York University's 2013 Commencement
May 20
Yellow / White / Blue with Siren halo
In honor of the Fire Department of New York City and National EMS Week
May 19
White
May 18
Blue
In honor of USA Swimming Foundation and Make a Splash Tour
May 17
Green
In honor of City Harvest and Skip Lunch Fight Hunger Campaign
May 16
Red / White / Blue
Filming
May 15
White
May 14
Green / Blue / Purple fin / Orange / Green halo
In honor of The Rockefeller Foundation and its 100th Anniversary
May 13
Green
Private Lighting
May 11 - 12
White
May 10
Blue / Purple / Blue
In honor of Police Memorial Week
May 9
Blue / Yellow / Blue with Yellow streak in halo
In honor of E.U. Day
May 7 - 8
White
May 6
Blue / White / Red fin / Blue / Blue halo
In honor of FORTUNE 500 and FORTUNE 500 Day
May 4 - 5
White
May 3
Red / Red / White fin / Red / Red
In honor of McGraw Hill Financial and its 125th Anniversary
May 2
Red / Red / Red fin / White / White halo
In honor of Coty Inc. and the 7th annual DKMS Gala
May 1
Peach
In honor of Financial Times and its 125th Anniversary
April 26 - 30
White
April 25
Yellow
In honor of Project Sunshine and its 10th Annual Benefit Celebration
April 24
Red / Red / Red-and-White Siren
In honor of the FDNY Foundation and the Fire Commissioner's Humanitarian Awards
April 23
White
April 22
Green
In honor of Earth Day
April 17 - 21
White
April 16
White
Lights on until sunrise due to special filming
April 12 - 15
White
April 11
Orange
In honor of the ASPCA and its 16th Annual Bergh Ball
April 10
Green
In honor of the Central Park Conservancy and its "Central to Spring" Celebration
April 9
White
April 8
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
Blue / Yellow / Blue halo / Yellow / Blue fin
In honor of the 2013 WrestleMania 29
April 6
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
Blue / White / Red
In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the U.S. Soccer Federation
April 4
Blue / Blue / Red-White Siren
In honor of the New York Police Department Foundation
April 3
White
April 2
Blue
In honor of Autism Speaks and World Autism Awareness Day
April 1
White
March 30 - 31
Pastel fades
In honor of Easter
March 24 - 29
White
March 23
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
White
March 16 - 17
Green sparkles and fades. Mast lit in orange/white/green
In honor of St. Patrick's Day
March 12 - 15
White
March 11
Yellow / Yellow / Yellow / Yellow fin / Yellow halo
In honor of the 10th Anniversary of New York City's 311 Call Center
March 9 - 10
White
March 7 - 8
Blue / Green / Red / Red fin / Yellow halo
In honor of Major League Baseball and the World Baseball Classic
March 2 - 6
White
March 1
Orange
In honor of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Cycle for Survival
February 28
Blue / Yellow / Blue / Yellow fin / Yellow halo
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
White
February 26
Green / Blue / Green
In honor of the National Eating Disorder Association and National Eating Disorder Week
February 25
Green / Blue / Green
In honor of the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy and International Corporate Philanthropy Day
February 22 - 24
White
February 21
Private Lighting
February 19 - 20
White
February 16 - 18
Red / White / Blue
In honor of President's Day
February 15
White
February 13 - 14
Red and pink sparkles and fades
In honor of Valentine's Day
February 12
White
February 11
Purple / Purple / Yellow
In honor of Westminster Kennel Club
February 8 - 10
"Fireworks-inspired" reds and golds
In honor of Lunar New Year and the Spring Festival
February 7
White
February 6
Orange / Orange / White
In honor of the 36th Annual Empire State Building Run-Up Powered by MMRF
February 5
White
February 4
Blue / Orange / Blue
In honor of the American Cancer Society and World Cancer Day
February 3
Revolving team colors; winner's team colors
In honor of Super Bowl XLVII
February 2
White
February 1
Red
In honor of the American Heart Association and its "Go Red for Women" Movement
January 22 - 31
White
January 21
Red / Black / Green
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 20
Pink
Facebook Color Selection Voting
January 19
Purple
Facebook Color Selection Voting
January 18
Blue
Facebook Color Selection Voting
January 17
Green
Facebook Color Selection Voting
January 16
Yellow
Facebook Color Selection Voting
January 15
Orange
Facebook Color Selection Voting
January 14
Red
Facebook Color Selection Voting
January 7 - 13
White
January 1 - 6
Red / Green / Green
In honor of Christmas
December 31, 2012
Multi-color sparkles
In honor of New Year's Eve
December 29 - 30, 2012
Red / Green / 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 / Green / Green
In honor of Christmas
December 17 - 20, 2012
White
December 14 - 16, 2012
Blue / White / Blue
In honor of Chanukah
December 13, 2012
Red / White / 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 / Yellow / Blue
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 / White / Blue
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 / Yellow
In honor of Thanksgiving
November 18 - 20, 2012
White
November 17, 2012
Purple / Purple / White
In honor of March of Dimes and Prematurity Awareness Month
November 15 - 16, 2012
White
November 14, 2012
Blue / Blue / White
In honor of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and World Diabetes Day
November 13, 2012
Green / White / 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 / Blue
In honor of Veterans Day
November 8, 2012
Red / White / 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 / Orange / White
In honor of the Food Bank For New York City's Go Orange Campaign
October 31, 2012
Orange / Black / White
In honor of Halloween
October 27 - 30, 2012
White
October 26, 2012
Red / White / Red
In honor of American Symphony Orchestra's 50th Anniversary Concert at Carnegie Hall
October 22 - 25, 2012
White
October 21, 2012
Purple / Purple / 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 / 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 / Pink / White
In honor of Plan International and the United Nations International Day of the Girl
October 9, 2012
White
October 8, 2012
Red / White / 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 / Red / White
In honor of the New York Philharmonic’s 2012 – 2013 Season Opening Gala Concert
September 25 - 26, 2012
White
September 24, 2012
Blue / Red / Blue
In honor of Family Day 2012
September 21 - 23, 2012
Red / White / Red
In honor of the 25th Anniversary of Where’s Waldo?
September 17 - 20, 2012
White
September 16, 2012
Red / White / Green
In honor of Mexico's Independence Day
September 15, 2012
Green / White / Green
In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the FDNY's Emerald Society Pipes & Drums Band
September 14, 2012
Yellow / Red / Black
In honor of the 55th Annual Steuben Day Parade
September 12 - 13, 2012
White
September 11, 2012
Red / White / Blue
In memory of September 11