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VIP Sunrise Experience: 86th Floor with Starbucks Reserve

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See NYC wake up from the Empire State with VIP entry, gourmet Starbucks breakfast, and exclusive museum access!


  • Witness NYC awaken from the Empire State Building's 86th Floor, a unique early morning tour offering unrivaled sunrise views and a serene start to your day.

  • Savor exclusive Starbucks Reserve® coffee and artisanal Princi® pastries atop the city. A gourmet breakfast that elevates your experience with every bite and sip.

  • Gain pre-opening access to the building’s museum, exploring its storied past, architectural marvels, and cultural impact without the crowds.

  • Delve into its Art Deco magnificence, historical significance, and sweeping city vistas that have inspired generations.


  • Early-morning VIP access to the Empire State Building

  • Sunrise viewing from the 86th Floor Observatory

  • Starbucks Reserve Empire State Building Microblend Coffee

  • A selection of artisanal Princi® pastries by Starbucks Reserve®

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Sunrise splendor above the city

Kickstart your morning with a sparkle as you ascend the Empire State Building for an exclusive VIP Sunrise Experience. This early bird adventure offers a breathtaking panorama of New York City awakening, all from the legendary 86th Floor Observatory. With 360-degree views, you'll watch the day break in a spectacular display of colors, casting the city in a light most never see.

Gourmet beginnings

As the city stretches awake below, indulge in a curated gourmet experience brought to you by Starbucks Reserve®. Sip on the specially crafted Empire State Building Microblend Coffee, a taste exclusive to this experience. Pair it with a selection of artisanal Princi® pastries for a breakfast that's as unmatched as the view. This isn't just morning coffee; it's a culinary journey high above the streets of New York, celebrating the art of coffee and the mastery of baking.

Exclusive access & insights

Post-sunrise, the experience extends to a pre-public access tour of the Empire State Building’s immersive museum. Dive into the rich tapestry of history, architecture, and pop culture that surrounds this iconic skyscraper. Learn about its construction, legacy, and the indelible mark it has left on the world. This VIP experience not only elevates your morning but also enriches your understanding and appreciation of one of the most famous buildings on the planet.

Empire State Building

Monday10:00 AM - 11:30 PMlast entry 10:45 PM
Tuesday10:00 AM - 11:30 PMlast entry 10:45 PM
Wednesday10:00 AM - 11:30 PMlast entry 10:45 PM
Thursday10:00 AM - 11:30 PMlast entry 10:45 PM
Friday10:00 AM - 11:30 PMlast entry 10:45 PM
Saturday10:00 AM - 11:30 PMlast entry 10:45 PM
Sunday10:00 AM - 11:30 PMlast entry 10:45 PM


  • The building is wheelchair-accessible.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the redemption point.

  • Please arrive at the redemption point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Ticket redemption point

  • Show your ticket at Empire State Building.

  • Address: 20 W 34th St., New York, NY 10001, United States.

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