Scottsdale Monopoly Board Game Released

On Tuesday, Hasbro and Top Trumps USA released a new edition of Monopoly that Arizona can be proud of. The entire board game is designed around Scottsdale.

The Scottsdale Edition trades the well-known board game’s famous Boardwalk and Park Place with some of Scottsdale’s popular historic landmarks and famous businesses. In keeping with the boardgames theme, the Scottsdale city edition has customized Community Chest and Chance playing cards pays tribute to the “The West’s Most Western Town.

“We consider the Scottsdale edition of MONOPOLY to be one of our best city editions of the game yet,” said Katie Hubbard of Top Trumps USA. “Not only did we incorporate feedback from the public on what essential businesses and landmarks should be included, but we have created stunning ‘only-in-Scottsdale’ visuals to accompany the board.”

Scottsdale businesses, landmarks, , cultural attractions and other popular destinations on the board include:

  • Old Town Scottsdale
  • London Gold
  • McDowell Sonoran Preserve
  • Gateway Trailhead
  • Pinnacle Peak Park
  • Indian Bend Wash Greenbelt
  • The Phoenician
  • Scottsdale Water
  • Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
  • World’s Finest Golf
  • Tom’s Thumb Trailhead
  • Scottsdale Air Tour
  • Marshall Way Bridge at AZ Canal
  • Scottsdale Stadium
  • OdySea Aquarium
  • Pearce Family Foundation
  • Butterfly Wonderland
  • Canal Convergence
  • City Hall
  • Civic Center
  • Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Brown’s Ranch Trailhead
  • Parada De Sol
  • Make-a-Wish Arizona
  • Western Spirit
  • Old Adobe Mission
  • Lost Dog Wash Trailhead
  • Scottsdale Charros
  • Bob Parks Bronze Horse Fountain

The community, local businesses and nonprofits provided their input on what exact locations should be placed on the board spaces.

The Scottsdale edition board game is available on Amazon and can be purchased in stores, including Barnes & Noble Scottsdale, Kactus Jock, Scottsdale Southwest, Southwestern Reflections and The Poisoned Pen. The game retails for $44.95-$49.95.

Parker Brothers released their first version of the original Monopoly game in the 1930s. The game maker has released other local versions of the game including Napa Valley,  The Hamptons, Lake Tahoe, and Palm Springs.