Empire State Plaza

Virtual At the Plaza Scavenger Hunt

How much do you know about the Empire State Plaza? Download the scavenger hunt to find out more!

New York State is undertaking a comprehensive effort to ensure every New Yorker is counted in the 2020 Census.

In an effort to keep our community safe, New York State’s 4th of July Celebration presented by Price Chopper and Market 32 has been postponed. Summer at the Plaza 2020 has been cancelled.

New York State's 4th of July Celebration

Although we can't celebrate together this year, we want to wish you a Happy 4th of July from the Empire State Plaza! Take a look back at our tradition since 1976!

Building Access Update
State Capitol, Legislative Office Building, and Ancillary Spaces
Due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 virus, visitors are prohibited from entering until further notice.
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Events at the Empire State Plaza

Learn more about events at the Plaza including our seasonal schedules, special events, and more!

Tours and Visitor Services

Learn more about the historic New York State Capitol, tours, exhibits, events, and the Plaza Art Collection.