Seeking the perfect holiday gift to help bring the family together in a FUN way -- while also showing a strong sense of #GREENWICHCT pride?
Then you are in serious luck! The world’s most iconic board game – Monopoly – is coming to Greenwich with an official version of the game JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS + Local retailers are stocking the game for holiday shopping!
This Greenwich edition of Monopoly is among the first completely customized, geographic board games created for the North American market!
After fielding the thousands of suggestions ("from the entertaining to the inappropriate") submitted by local residents, the designers of this exciting new Monopoly edition have chosen to replace Boardwalk, Park Place and the B&O Railroad with such recognizable community locations such as Greenwich Avenue, Tod’s Point, Island Beach, Bush-Holley House, Miller Motorcars, Bruce Museum PLUS other sites, locations, and businesses that together help make Greenwich the tight-knit, active community that it is.
Keep reading to see where you can #ShopLocal and buy this highly anticipated game in Greenwich!
View a Slideshow Video of Mr. Monopoly's Visit To Greenwich, CT
Purchase Monopoly - Greenwich Edition at Many Local Retailers (read below for full list) INCLUDING Funky Monkey Toys + Books on Greenwich Ave
Additional Details About: Monopoly - Greenwich Edition
“After months in the making, our entire team is so excited to finally share what we’ve been working so hard to capture over the past few months – how tight-knit, beautiful, friendly and energetic Greenwich truly is,” said Afolabi Omotola, Partnerships Manager, Top Trumps USA, Inc. “Just in time for the holiday season, we worked hard to incorporate all of the important feedback we received from locals to truly make this a fun game for the community!”
The Monopoly - Greenwich Edition game board is adorned with a montage of beautiful scenery from the local area, so locals and visitors alike will find plenty to appreciate. Buy up houses and hotels to improve your properties, and grab a Chance or Community Chest card for an unexpected surprise or penalty. Become the richest player in Greenwich and defeat your opponents in this new edition of the world’s most popular board game: MONOPOLY!
Beloved icons, businesses and favorite locations that are highlighted on the board include:
- Greenwich Avenue holds the board's most iconic and most expensive piece of real estate with a bright blue square, costing four hundred Monopoly dollars to purchase. Closely following, Bruce Park occupies the second priciest square on the board at three hundred and fifty Monopoly dollars.
- Greenwich Hospital, an important community member involved in the day-to-day health and wellness of Greenwich, is featured in a prominent red square.
- Miller Motorcars, sought after for its luxury automobile offerings to match the luxury real estate offerings on our board, is also featured in a prominent red square.
- Iconic parks and beloved outdoor spaces featured include Binney Park, Byram Park, Great Captain Island, Greenwich Harbor, Greenwich Point, Island Beach and Roger Sherman Baldwin Park.
- Historical locations including Bush-Holley House and Putnam Cottage are also featured.
- Arts, culture and nature are all well-loved areas in town, so the Audubon Center, Bruce Museum and Greenwich Library are important pieces of real estate on the board.
- Greenwich Town Hall encourages town business transactions to still take place, even in Monopoly!
- Hop on the railroad at Cos Cob, Greenwich, Old Greenwich or Riverside stations!
- Lastly, three celebrated and much-looked forward to annual events – the Film Festival, Car Show and Town Party – are also up for sale!
With many winter recreation options on hold this year, enjoying a round (or few) of this rousing and colorful Greenwich Edition of Monopoly with your family and friends could be the perfect way to create laughter and memories during a snowy New England Evening!
#ShopLocal | Purchase Monopoly - Greenwich Edition At These Local Retailers
Greenwich Monopoly is available at local and online retailers, including:
- Amazing Toys (Stamford)
- Back 40 Mercantile
- The Bruce Museum Shop
- Funky Monkey Toys
- Party Paper & Things
- Greenwich Historical Society Museum Store
- The Greenwich Hospital Gift Shop
- Miller Motorcars
- Smart Kids Toys
- Splurge Gifts
The game retails for $39.99!
Writing by Eric Taubert (Taubert Gallery - The Fine Art Photography of Eric Taubert). Find him on Twitter at @erictaubert. Find him on Instagram at @erictaubert.
Photos Courtesy: Top Trumps USA, Inc