The Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort Monorails have sported several wraps/ads over the years. Below are a majority of them over the last decade plus. What do you all think? Are these good marketing? Bad show? Annoying? Clever? Which were your favorites/least favorite?
- 2006 – Walt Disney World – Year of a Million Dreams
- 2007 – Disneyland – Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage
- 2007 – Disneyland – Year of a Million Dreams
- 2010 – Walt Disney World – Tron-O-Rail
- 2012 – Walt Disney World – Avengers
- 2012 – Disneyland – Cars – Manny, Mona and Mandy
- 2013 – Walt Disney World – Iron Man 3
- 2013 – Walt Disney World – Monsters University
- 2015 – Disneyland – Tomorrowland
- 2015 – Walt Disney World – Star Wars: The Force Awakens
- 2016 – Walt Disney World – Zootopia
- 2018 – Disneyland – Pixar Fest
- 2019 – Disneyland – Mickey Mouse 90th
- 2021 – Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary
- 2023 – Disneyland – Disney100
Tokyo Disney Resort Line Monorails also feature overlays for seasons and events. Here are some pictures from my trips to Tokyo:
In 2006 many (maybe all I cannot remember) of the Walt Disney World Monorails received a partial wrap for the Year of a Million Dreams.
Disneyland joined the act in the summer of 2007 to celebrate the opening of the Finding Nemo Submarines.
Come fall the Nemo wrap was retired and the monorail re-skinned for the year of a Million Dreams. Monorail Red was in use with the partial Year of a Million Dreams wrap.
No major wraps/ads for the next several years then at Walt Disney World in 2010 the Tron-O-Rail debuted on the EPCOT line for the upcoming TRON Legacy release.
Walt Disney World April 2012 – The Avengers Monorail
Here is a Disney Parks YouTube video of the newest wrap featuring the Avengers:
On May 15, 2012 The Disneyland Monorails received a Cars inspired wrap/overlay as well as spiels to go with their personalities. The three monorails – Manny (Red), Mona (Orange) and Mandy (Blue). Here is the Disney Parks Blog Posting on it.
Mona Monorail (Orange)
Manny Monorail (Red)
Monorail Mandy (Blue)
Walt Disney World April 2013 – Iron Man 3 Monorail
Walt Disney World April 2013 – Monsters University Monorail
A video from Disney Parks showcasing the Monsters University Monorail wrap
Disneyland 2015 – Tomorrowland Movie
Walt Disney World December 2015 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens
A full post of more pictures & video of Monorail Black as the Star Wars Monorail
For the release of Zootopia in 2016 Monorail Orange became part of the Zootopia Monorail System
2018 – Disneyland – Pixar Fest
For Pixar Fest at Disneyland the Monorails received Pixar Graphics. Blue received Finding Nemo/Finding Dory, Red Toy Story and Orange the Incredibles.
2019 – Disneyland – Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday – Get Your Ears On Celebration
To celebrate Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday in 2019 the Disneyland Monorail received Mickey Mouse graphics. The Disney Parks Blog ran a post on these new wraps. Below are pictures and videos of all three Disneyland Monorails sporting their Mickey Mouse graphics.
2021 – Walt Disney World – 50th Anniversary
To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney World Monorail Gold received a special wrap for 2021-2023.
To celebrate the Walt Disney Companies 100th anniversary Disneyland’s Monorail Blue received a Disney100 wrap in January 2023.