ever wonder why the Empire State Building is lit up in certain colors on different days?

Find out what the special occasion is by looking at the official guide to the Empire State Building's colors. Some upcoming colors for November:  Nov. 4 to 6 - orange, white and blue NYC Marathon, Nov. 8 - red, white and blue Election Day, Nov. 10 Tie-dye colors for an unidentified “private lighting”, Nov. 11 to 13 - red, white and blue, Veteran’s Day, Nov. 14 - blue, blue and white, World Diabetes Day, Nov. 23-27 red, orange and yellow, Thanksgiving.