Are you hosting a virtual Halloween party on Zoom this year? Along with choosing a scary costume and making tasty treats, decorate digitally with one of our spooky Halloween Zoom backgrounds! Download any of the following hi-res images for a free Halloween virtual background for your desktop or mobile device, courtesy of The Bash.
From downright scary Halloween wallpaper and menacing scenes to cute Halloween backgrounds and autumnal decorations, we have quite an assortment of images for you to choose from. Whether you're planning a small virtual hang or throwing a full-fledged Zoom party with virtual party entertainment such as a magician, psychic or fortune teller, we have a fun Halloween Zoom background just for you! Each image is high resolution, so whatever image you choose, your virtual Halloween background will look as crisp as autumn leaves.
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Pro Tip: Make sure to click on one of the download image links BELOW the image (1920 x 1080 for desktop or 756 x 1008 for mobile). The links hold the high-resolution image for your Halloween virtual background. P.S. These work as Google Meet Virtual Backgrounds, too!
Here are 45 Halloween Zoom backgrounds for your virtual Halloween party.
1. Grinning Jack O'Lanterns
What’s Halloween without a few jack o lanterns? This Halloween Zoom background will give you the festive, autumnal vibe you’re looking for.
2. Full Moon
Celebrate the full moon this Halloween with this majestic moon Zoom background.
3. Misty Forest
This scary Halloween wallpaper will give you just the right amount of spooky ambience.
4 Spooky Graveyard
A foggy graveyard makes for an extra spooky Halloween background.
5. Spider Web
Spider webs are staple Halloween imagery. This virtual Halloween wallpaper is a great option for your Zoom party background.
6. Dark Woods
If you’re looking for an ominous Halloween background, look no further.
7. Orange and Black Stripes
Orange and black are iconic Halloween colors. So why not showcase them with this simple Halloween background?
8. Jack O'Lanterns and Candles
You can’t go wrong with a pumpkin Zoom background.
9. Orange Lights
If you’re not looking for spooky, try this pretty orange wallpaper instead!
10. Painted Pumpkins
This cute pumpkin Zoom background makes for a great Halloween desktop wallpaper too.
11. Halloween Flat Lay
Your favorite Halloween bits and bobs featured in a cute Halloween background.
12. Trick or Treat Bag
You can’t go wrong with bats, candy corn, and decorative spiders! Plus, the turquoise background adds a fresh accent to your Halloween Zoom wallpaper.
13. Halloween in the Graveyard
A misty forest, gravestones, and menacing jack o’ lanterns? What more do you need in a spooky Halloween Zoom background?
14. Bat Cave
This ominous bat cave works great as a colorful Halloween Zoom background.
Orange walls, spiders, and cobwebs? This festive Halloween wallpaper is everything you need for your virtual Halloween party.
16. Masked Pumpkins
This cute pumpkin wallpaper is certainly fitting for celebrating Halloween during COVID-19. And don’t forget to wear a mask!
17. In the Shadows
Remember shadow puppets? This cute Halloween Zoom background is not too scary, making it totally kid-friendly.
This spooky Halloween background adds just enough of the macabre to your Halloween Zoom party.
It’s interesting how certain animals match certain holidays, isn’t it? This beautifully drawn raven is perfect for a Halloween Zoom background, especially if you celebrate this type of bird as your Familiar.
20. Black Cat
Halloween is the time for black cats to shine! Use this dark wallpaper as your virtual Halloween Zoom background this year.
Creepy imagery is essential for some this Samhain. If that sounds like you, this macabre Zoom background could be just what you’re looking for.
22. Pumpkin DJ
This fun Halloween Zoom background is especially great if you’re having a virtual dance party this Halloween. Bonus: we've got 70 spooky songs for your Halloween playlist.
23. Spa Pumpkins
Who says Halloween needs to be scary? Exude relaxation with this funny pumpkin wallpaper this year.
24. Dancing in the Moonlight
Dance in the moonlight with this cute Halloween Zoom background.
25. Screaming Ghosts
If you’re into spine-chilling images, this scary Zoom background is for you.
26. Vampire Fangs
Dressing up as a vampire this Halloween? These vampire fangs make for a simple yet effective Halloween Zoom background.
27. Magical Broomsticks
Who doesn’t love a cute Halloween background? This patterned virtual wallpaper is great for all-ages.
28. Monster Mash
How could you celebrate Halloween without the Monster Mash? This fun illustration is a great addition to your virtual Halloween party.
29. Vintage Mummy
With bright colors and a vintage vibe, use this mummy Halloween background at your virtual Halloween party!
30. The Occult
31. Witchy Candles
Speaking of the supernatural, we love this spooky candle-lit vibe. Try this mysterious Halloween background to enhance your ambience this fall.
Any Walking Dead fans out there? A Zombie Zoom background is perfect for Halloween.
33. Halloween Dog
For all of you dog lovers out there? Check out this funny Halloween Zoom background!
34. Fortune Teller
How awesome is this digital illustration? If you’re on the hunt for an artistic backdrop, look no further.
35. The Undead
The bright colors contrast the undead in this eye-catching Zombie Halloween background. You can use it on Zoom, or as a Halloween desktop wallpaper!
36. Pumpkins and Puppies
Puppies? Pumpkins? What else do you people want?? This cute Halloween background is a dream.
37. Rabbit in a Hat
For all you magic lovers out there (or those with pet bunnies), here’s another cute Halloween Zoom background. Don't forget to book a virtual magic show to treat your guests to some tricks.
38. Spooky Cocktails
For anyone really pumping up the virtual party action this Halloween, here’s a spooky Halloween background that features everyone’s favorite poison. Bonus: invite your guests to try one of these tasty Halloween cocktail recipes.
39. Flying Witches
I don’t know about you, but the first thing that comes to mind when I think about Halloween is witches flying through the night’s sky. This beautiful Halloween Zoom image would be an excellent Halloween desktop wallpaper too.
40. Bats and Cobwebs
Bats! Another animal deemed spooky by, well, us. If you’re a fan of these nocturnal creatures, this cute Halloween Zoom background is for you.
41. Rustic Jack O' Lanterns
If you’re like everyone else who loves the rustic fall vibe, this carved pumpkin Halloween background is a great option for your Halloween Zoom party.
42. Witch Magic
This silhouette of a witch against a magical sky is a gorgeous Halloween virtual background.
43. Halloween Treats
Trick-or-treat? We pick treat, always. If you’ve got a sweet tooth, you’ll love this fun Halloween Zoom background.
44. Frankenstein's Monster
For the last time, Frankenstein was the doctor’s name, NOT the monster’s. Here’s a slightly creepy but funny Halloween background for you to enjoy this fall.
45. Cute Ghost
Look at this ghost. Look at it! This may be the cutest darn ghost you’ve ever seen. If you didn’t want a cute Halloween Zoom background before, I bet you do now!
How to Change your Background on Zoom
Click on the link below your favorite Halloween Zoom background to open a 1920 pixel X 1080 pixel file. Then you can right-click, and save the image to your desktop.
Pro Tip: If you do not have a green screen (it’s ok—most people do not), you can choose a room with a wall that has a solid background color.
When you log into your Zoom account:
- Click your profile picture and choose the settings link.
- Find the Virtual Background tab. (You’ll need to make sure the Virtual Background button is "on" from the Meeting tab.)
- In the Virtual Background tab, you can upload your own Halloween virtual background saved on your desktop.
If you’re using Zoom from your phone:
- When you’re logged in, click the More tab and tap the Virtual Background option.
- Choose a background from the provided library or upload your own photos.
Find more Halloween entertainment and party ideas on The Bash.
About Brittany Barber
Brittany Barber, lover of books, dogs, and romance, graduated from Bishop’s University with a Communications and Theatre degree. After spending some time working abroad in the theatre world, she is now a freelance writer covering a range of lifestyle topics including event planning for The Bash, WeddingWire, 2life and Fluttr, and shopping for BuzzFeed and Narcity.