On Thursday, May 26, 2022, Netflix celebrated the highly anticipated debut of STRANGER THINGS 4 with a global, first-of-its-kind visual spectacle in 15 iconic locations across 14 countries around the world. The massive fan moment kicked off in New York City on Thursday morning when STRANGER THINGS 4 stars Gaten Matarazzo, Noah Schnapp, Priah Ferguson, and Cara Buono participated in an official lighting ceremony at the Empire State building.
The evening brought a first-of-its-kind light show to NYC when a crack appeared on the southern facade of the Empire State Building as a massive rift opened, transporting onlookers into the Upside Down through an incredible visual spectacle, including iconic show moments and new season 4 storylines. The 15-minute show looped for approximately two hours and amassed a crowd of over 5,000 fans at the STRANGER THINGS fan event in Flatiron Plaza below.
ABOUT STRANGER THINGS 4:
It’s been six months since the Battle of Starcourt, which brought terror and destruction to Hawkins. Struggling with the aftermath, our group of friends are separated for the first time – and navigating the complexities of high school hasn't made things any easier. In this most vulnerable time, a new and horrifying supernatural threat surfaces, presenting a gruesome mystery that, if solved, might finally put an end to the horrors of the Upside Down.
Release Dates: May 27 (Volume One: 401-407) and July 1 (Volume Two: 408-409)