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Tickets for Empire State Building: Sunrise Experience

See the sunrise atop New York City's most iconic building

Empire State Building - Day Entry
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
ESB - General Hours
Open today: 10:00 - 00:00
Empire State Building - Night Entry
Open today: 18:00 - 21:00
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Audio guide: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible
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What's included

Early-bird entry to the Empire State Building
Access to the 86th-floor observation deck
Access to the second-floor immersive exhibits
Downloadable interactive audio guide app
Free high-speed WiFi on-site

What's not included

Access to the 102nd-floor Observation Deck (available onsite for an additional fee)

Important information

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  • Be one of 100 lucky visitors who'll see NYC waking up from the top of this iconic building, and enhance the experience with the official Empire State Building app – all signs and exhibitions are available in nine languages
  • Get unforgettable 360° views of NYC and beyond from the 86th-floor observatory, and explore the revamped 80th floor for exciting, artistic exhibits
  • See Central Park, Brooklyn Bridge, the Hudson and East River, the Statue of Liberty, and more from the best vantage point in Manhattan

Sunrise at the Empire State Building is an experience that offers an unforgettable glimpse of the greatest city in the world, just as a new day begins.

Rise and shine with the ultimate sunrise experience in partnership with the Starbucks Reserve® at the Empire State Building. The Starbucks Reserve® Sunrise Experience series will kick off with an early-morning arrival to take in the sunrise from the iconic 86th Floor Observatory, as well as complimentary Starbucks Reserve Empire State Building Microblend Coffee and a specially selected assortment of artisanal Princi® pastries, exclusively by Starbucks Reserve®.

The exclusive Empire State Building Starbucks Reserve® Sunrise Experience is offered every Saturday from April 1 with extremely limited capacity. A reservation is required for guests who wish to enjoy this New York City bucket-list experience. After sunrise time, guests have pre-opening access to the Empire State Building’s immersive museum that chronicles the building’s history from construction to its current place in pop culture.

  • Your ticket is only valid during the time and date selected. Check in at the Will Call desk located at the 34th Street entrance
  • All visitors need to go through a security check. Glass items, weapons, monopods, and tripods are not allowed inside

The Sunrise Experience only takes place on the 86th floor, with a capacity of 40 visitors per day.

Empire State Building - Day Entry
Saturday 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
Monday 10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00
ESB - General Hours
Saturday 10:00 - 00:00
Sunday 10:00 - 00:00
Monday 10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 00:00
Thursday 10:00 - 00:00
Friday 10:00 - 00:00
Empire State Building - Night Entry
Saturday 18:00 - 21:00
Sunday 18:00 - 21:00
Monday 18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday 18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 18:00 - 21:00
Thursday 18:00 - 21:00
Friday 18:00 - 21:00
Empire State Building
20 West 34th Street, 10001, New York
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  • Refunds are not possible for this ticket
  • Rescheduling is not possible for this ticket.

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Lori,  United States United States
01 Dec 2019
Excellent
It was amazing! Awesome experience. We didn’t need to be there as early as we thought we stood outside in the bitter cold until 6;30. It however was a sight to see. The staff at the top were...
It was amazing! Awesome experience. We didn’t need to be there as early as we thought we stood outside in the bitter cold until 6;30. It however was a sight to see. The staff at the top were very friendly. Thank you!
Empire State Building: Sunrise Experience
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Anonymous
02 Apr 2023
Excellent
Breathtakingly beautiful and very special although we could not see the sunrise because of the weather. We were offered to visit on another day but decided to go anyways. It was a wonderful experience.
Breathtakingly beautiful and very special although we could not see the sunrise because of the weather. We were offered to visit on another day but decided to go anyways. It was a wonderful experience.
Empire State Building: Sunrise Experience
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Andreas
03 Sep 2018
Excellent
Great!
Empire State Building: Sunrise Experience

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