Empire State Building to host exclusive Independence Day celebration


NEW YORK, NY – On Friday, July 4, 2014, the Empire State Building (ESB) will host its annual Independence Day Celebration at the world-famous 86th Floor Observatory from 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. With breathtaking views, guests from around the world will be able to experience the return of fireworks to the East River as part of this exclusive event.

Ticket holders will be provided with VIP private access to the 80th Floor “Dare to Dream” exhibit and 86th Floor Observatory, which will be closed to the general public at approximately 6:30 p.m. and reopen at 10:00 p.m. following the fireworks show. A DJ will provide the soundtrack to the evening and a TV screen will be set up for a simulcast of the fireworks display.

In addition to hosting the Independence Day Celebration event, the Empire State Building will shine its world-famous tower lights in patriotic red, white and blue in celebration of the holiday the evenings of Thursday, July 3 through Sunday, July 6, with dynamic red, white and blue flourishes on July 4.