Empire State Building to Host Annual Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks Extravaganza
New York, NY (June 7, 2016) – On Monday, July 4, 2016, the Empire State Building(ESB) will host its annual Independence Day Celebration from 7:00 until 10:00 p.m. This exclusive annual event offers the breathtaking views of the Greater New York City Region and the spectacular Macy’s fireworks display from the world-famous 86th floor open-air Observatory.
Ticket holders will be given VIP private access to the 80th Floor “Dare to Dream” exhibit for a reception and the 86th Floor Observatory, which will be closed to the general public at approximately 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. following the fireworks show. Beer, wine and soft drinks will be served by STATE Grill and Bar, the fine dining restaurant located at ESB on 33rd Street.
Limited tickets are offered on a first-come, first-served basis, for $325 each and can be purchased by visiting www.empirestatebuilding.com/july4.
The Empire State Building Facebook page (www.facebook.com/EmpireStateBuilding) will also give fans a chance to win one (1) pair of tickets to this exclusive event. Followers of the ESB Facebook page will be asked to describe why they should win the opportunity to view the Independence Day fireworks from this one-of-a-kind vantage point. The contest ends on Friday, June 10 at noon ET, and the winner will be announced on Monday, June 13, via ESB’s social media channels.
In addition to hosting these Independence Day Celebration events, the ESB will shine its world-famous tower lights in dynamic red, white and blue flourishes on July 4.
About the Empire State Building
Soaring 1,454 feet above Midtown Manhattan (from base to antenna), the Empire State Building, owned by Empire State Realty Trust, Inc., is the “World’s Most Famous Building.” With new investments in energy efficiency, infrastructure, public areas and amenities, the Empire State Building has attracted first-rate tenants in a diverse array of industries from around the world. The skyscraper’s robust broadcasting technology supports all major television and FM radio stations in the New York metropolitan market. The Empire State Building was named America’s favorite building in a poll conducted by the American Institute of Architects, and the Empire State Building Observatory is one of the world’s most beloved attractions as the region’s #1 tourist destination. For more information on the Empire State Building, please visit www.empirestatebuilding.com, www.facebook.com/empirestatebuilding, @EmpireStateBldg, www.instagram.com/empirestatebldg, www.youtube.com/esbnyc or www.pinterest.com/empirestatebldg/.
About Empire State Realty Trust
Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT), a leading real estate investment trust (REIT), owns, manages, operates, acquires and repositions office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, including the Empire State Building, the world’s most famous building. Headquartered in New York, New York, the Company’s office and retail portfolio covers 10.1 million rentable square feet, as of March 31, 2016, consisting of 9.4 million rentable square feet in 14 office properties, including nine in Manhattan, three in Fairfield County, Connecticut and two in Westchester County, New York; and approximately 721,000 rentable square feet in the retail portfolio.
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