Sports Empire State Building to be lit with New York City FC, Red Bulls colors The Empire State Building will celebrate Major League Soccer's Rivalry Week match between New York City FC and the Red Bulls by illuminating its tower lights in the teams' colors on Friday, May 20, 2016. Photo Credit: Empire State Building By amNY.com May 20, 2016 1:01 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email MLS Rivalry Week has hit New York City, and one of New York’s most famous landmarks is paying homage to the area’s two clubs before their weekend clash. The Empire State Building will light up in the colors of both New York City FC and the Red Bulls on Friday night. The east and west sides of the building will light up blue and white for NYCFC, while the north and south sides will be red and white for the Red Bulls. The two teams meet in the fourth edition of the Hudson River Derby on Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. The Red Bulls lead the series, 3-0. By amNY.com Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.