Visit The Empire State Plaza & New York State Capitol

Visit the Empire State Plaza and New York State Capitol

Capitol Park After Dark Movie Series

The free outdoor movie series returns to West Capitol Park on August, 15, 22, and 29 at 8:00 p.m.

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Fitness at the Plaza

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Fitness at the Plaza features yoga and HIIT classes that are free and open to individuals of all ages!

Art for Lunch Tours

On select Wednesdays in July & August, these tours of the Empire State Plaza Art Collection will focus on different themes or artists, and are a great way to learn more about Abstract Expressionism and discover new ways of looking at art.

Plaza Summer Tours

The Empire State Plaza is at the center of one of the most spectacular capitals in the world. Take a tour and learn how government and culture are housed within the modern architecture of the Plaza.

Lunchtime at the Plaza

Come out on Wednesdays for Lunchtime at the Plaza, featuring live musical performances out by the Farmers Market. From Latin Jazz and Reggae, to Big Band Swing and Acoustic Soul – there’s a world of music this summer at the Plaza!


Plaza Visitor Center & Gift Shop

Open Monday - Friday

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. | North Concourse | (518) 474-2418