Empire State Building to shine in split lights for 2023 Pinstripe Bowl teams Rutgers and Miami

December 27th, 2023

On Wednesday, Dec. 27, the Empire State Building will shine its world-famous tower lights in split lights: scarlet for Rutgers University and green & orange for the University of Miami in celebration of the 2023 Bad Boy Mowers Pinstripe Bowl. Following Thursday’s game, the Empire State Building will light in the winner’s colors for the remainder of the night.

Held annually, the Bad Boy Mowers Pinstripe Bowl brings college football to the world-renowned Yankee Stadium. Rutgers’ Scarlet Knights will take on the University of Miami Hurricanes on Thursday, Dec. 28 at 2:15 p.m. ET at Yankee Stadium.

More information about the Bad Boy Mowers Pinstripe Bowl can be found online. More information about the Empire State Building’s tower lights can be found online, or text CONNECT to 274-16 for real time updates.

About the Empire State Building

The Empire State Building, the “World's Most Famous Building," owned by Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (ESRT: NYSE), soars 1,454 feet above Midtown Manhattan from base to antenna. The $165 million reimagination of the Empire State Building Observatory Experience creates an all-new experience with a dedicated guest entrance, an interactive museum with nine galleries, and a redesigned 102nd Floor Observatory with floor-to-ceiling windows. The journey to the world-famous 86th Floor Observatory, the only 360-degree, open-air observatory with views of New York and beyond, orients visitors for their entire New York City experience and covers everything from the building's iconic history to its current place in pop culture. The Empire State Building Observatory Experience welcomes millions of visitors each year and was declared "America's Favorite Building" by the American Institute of Architects, the world's most popular travel destination by Uber, the #1 attraction in the US for the second year in a row in Tripadvisor’s 2023 Travelers’ Choice Awards: Best of the Best, and the #1 New York City attraction in Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travel List.

Since 2011, the building has been fully powered by renewable wind electricity, and its many floors house a diverse array of office tenants such as LinkedIn and Shutterstock, as well as retail options like STATE Grill and Bar, Tacombi, and Starbucks. For more information and Observatory Experience tickets visit esbnyc.com or follow the building's Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), Instagram, Weibo, YouTube, or TikTok.