Empire State Building lit up at night Visitors traveling to New York City this week will be treated to a nightly holiday light show at the iconic Empire State Building from December 19-25.  The Empire State Building will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Mariah Carey’s famous holiday song, “All I Want for Christmas Is You” with a music-to-light show.   We’ve got all the details for what you need to know about the nightly display.

The show, designed by illustrious lighting artist Marc Brickman, will premiere on December 19.  The light show will be synced to Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You” live at 8 p.m. ET on iHeartMedia New York’s Z100, Power 105.1, 103.5 KTU and 106.7 Lite fm. Viewers outside of New York City can tune in to watch the show live via Earthcam at https://www.esbnyc.com/earthcam-empire-state-building.

Hands making a heart with the New York City skyline in the background Mariah Carey has long been a friend of the Empire State Building, and we are excited to celebrate this special anniversary of her iconic holiday hit, “All I Want For Christmas Is You” with music-to-light show at the iconic Empire State Building,” said Anthony E. Malkin, Chairman and CEO of Empire State Realty Trust. “Our annual music-to-light shows bring holiday cheer to those around the globe, and how could they not when we get to partner with the Queen of Christmas herself?”

Visitors heading to New York City and the Empire State Building should also check out the Empire State Building’s new Second Floor Observatory Experience and our licensed tour guide’s personal tips for traveling to NYC in our SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: 5 Great Options for Viewing the Statue of Liberty.