Welcome to the city that never sleeps, where iconic landmarks and unique experiences await at every corner. And this summer, the Empire State Building has taken things up a notch by teaming up with Tipsy Scoop, New York’s original “ice cream parlor,” to offer an unforgettable treat for both tourists and locals alike.
Elevated Delights: Boozy Ice Cream on Top of the World
Imagine savoring a refreshing, boozy concoction while soaking in breathtaking views of the Big Apple from over 8,600 feet above the bustling sidewalks. Thanks to Tipsy Scoop, this dreamy combination of cocktails and desserts is now a reality at the Empire State Building Observatory.
From Tuesdays through Sundays, starting at 1 pm and lasting until 8 pm, Tipsy Scoop is serving up its signature liquor-infused ice creams at the Empire State Building Observatory on the 86th floor. Indulge in unique flavors that will tantalize your taste buds and, perhaps, even earn you a spot in the next viral video!
Sensational Boozy Flavors to Delight Your Senses
Get ready to embark on a flavorsome journey as Tipsy Scoop introduces an array of boozy ice creams that are sure to impress. For a tropical twist, try the mouthwatering mango margarita sorbet. If you’re a fan of rich and velvety desserts, the dark chocolate whiskey and salted caramel ice cream is a must-try.
Feeling fancy? Treat yourself to the sophisticated raspberry limoncello sorbet or indulge in the unique fusion of tequila Mexican hot chocolate ice cream topped with luscious fresh whipped cream. And fear not, even non-alcoholic options are available for those looking for a delightful scoop without the buzz.
A Modern Marvel: The Reimagined 102nd-Floor Observatory
But the excitement doesn’t stop at the 86th floor! The Empire State Building’s 102nd-floor top deck Observatory has undergone a breathtaking $165 million re-imagination. Now, visitors can revel in a whole new experience with a dedicated guest entrance, nine interactive museum galleries, and a redesigned observatory featuring floor-to-ceiling glass windows for uninterrupted views of Manhattan and beyond.
To reach the 86th-floor Observatory, tickets start at $44 for adults, while those yearning for the complete 102nd-floor journey can opt for the $79 package. Secure your spot by making reservations online, and if you crave an even faster ascent, express passes are available for $119 per person.
If you can’t get enough of Tipsy Scoop’s boozy delights, fear not! The Tipsy Scoop Barlour has you covered with daily operations in Kips Bay at 217 E 26th St and in Williamsburg at 270 Metropolitan Ave. For more boozy ice cream options, check out Aubi and Ramsa’s two alcohol-infused ice cream shops in Manhattan, located in NoMad and the Meatpacking District.
A Gentle Reminder: 21+ Only
As with any alcohol purchase in New York, please remember that liquor-infused ice cream can only be enjoyed by those aged 21 and above. Let’s keep the sweetness of this experience responsible and enjoyable for everyone.
Conclusion: Savor the Magic of Tipsy Scoop at the Empire State Building
With the combination of Tipsy Scoop’s boozy ice cream and the awe-inspiring Empire State Building Observatory, this summer promises to be one for the books. Treat yourself to an unforgettable adventure, where tantalizing flavors and stunning views collide in perfect harmony. So book your tickets, reserve your spot, and get ready for a Tipsy Scoop experience that will leave you on cloud nine – and above!