45 Spooktacular Halloween Zoom Backgrounds

Download one of our free Zoom backgrounds for some added ambience!

Brittany Barber

Contributor

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, courtesy of The Bash. 

From downright scary and menacing to cute and autumnal, 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 magicianpsychic or fortune teller, we have a fun Halloween Zoom background just for you! Each image is 1920 X 1080, so whatever image you choose, your virtual background will look as crisp as autumn leaves.

Here are 45 Halloween Zoom backgrounds for your virtual Halloween party.

1. Grinning Jack O'Lanterns

Halloween Zoom Background - 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.

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2. Full Moon

Halloween Zoom Background - Full Moon

Celebrate the full moon this Halloween with this majestic moon Zoom background.

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3. Misty Forest

Halloween Zoom Background - Misty Forest

This creepy Halloween wallpaper will give you just the right amount of spooky ambience. 

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4 Spooky Graveyard

Halloween Zoom Background - Spooky Graveyard

A foggy graveyard makes for an extra spooky Halloween background.

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5. Spider Web

Halloween Zoom Background - Spider Web

Spider webs are staple Halloween imagery. This virtual Halloween wallpaper is a great option for your Zoom party background.

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6. Dark Woods

Halloween Zoom Background - Dark Woods

If you’re looking for an ominous Halloween background, look no further.

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7. Orange and Black Stripes

Halloween Zoom Background - Orange and Black Stripes

Orange and black are iconic Halloween colors. So why not showcase them with this simple Halloween background?

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8. Jack O'Lanterns and Candles

Halloween Zoom Background - Jack O'Lanterns and Candles

You can’t go wrong with a pumpkin Zoom background.

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9. Orange Lights

Halloween Zoom Background - Orange Lights

If you’re not looking for spooky, try this pretty orange wallpaper instead!

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10. Painted Pumpkins

Halloween Zoom Background - Painted Pumpkins

This cute pumpkin Zoom background makes for a great Halloween desktop wallpaper too.

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11. Halloween Flat Lay

Halloween Zoom Background

Your favorite Halloween bits and bobs featured in a cute Halloween background. 

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12. Trick or Treat Bag

Halloween Zoom Background - Trick or Treat

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.

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13. Halloween in the Graveyard

Spooky Halloween Zoom Background - Graveyard

A misty forest, gravestones, and menacing jack o’ lanterns? What more do you need in a spooky Halloween Zoom background?

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14. Bat Cave

Halloween Zoom Background - Bat Cave

This ominous bat cave works great as a colorful Halloween Zoom background.

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15. Spiders

Halloween Zoom Background - Spiders

Orange walls, spiders, and cobwebs? This festive Halloween wallpaper is everything you need for your virtual Halloween party.

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16. Masked Pumpkins

Halloween Zoom Background - Masked Pumpkins

This cute pumpkin wallpaper is certainly fitting for celebrating Halloween during COVID-19. And don’t forget to wear a mask!

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17. In the Shadows

Halloween Zoom Background - Shadows

Remember shadow puppets? This cute Halloween Zoom background is not too spooky, making it totally kid-friendly.

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18. Skull

Halloween Zoom Background - Skull

This spooky Halloween background adds just enough of the macabre to your Halloween Zoom party. 

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19. Raven

Halloween Zoom Background - Black Raven

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.

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20. Black Cat

Halloween Zoom Background - Black Cat

Halloween is the time for black cats to shine! Use this dark wallpaper as your virtual Halloween Zoom background this year.

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21. Samhain

Halloween Zoom Background - Samhain

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.

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22. Pumpkin DJ

Halloween Zoom Background - Pumpkin DJ

This fun Halloween Zoom background is especially great if you’re having a virtual dance party this Halloween. Bonus: we've got 30 spooky songs for your Halloween playlist.

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23. Spa Pumpkins

Funny Halloween Zoom Background - Spa Pumpkins

Who says Halloween needs to be scary? Exude relaxation with this funny pumpkin wallpaper this year.

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24. Dancing in the Moonlight

Halloween Zoom Background - Dancing in the Moonlight

Did you know it’s going to be a full moon this Halloween 2020? Dance in the moonlight with this cute Halloween Zoom background.

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25. Screaming Ghosts

Scary Halloween Zoom Images - Screaming Ghosts

If you’re into spine-chilling images, this scary Zoom background is for you.

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26. Vampire Fangs

Halloween Zoom Background - Vampire Fangs

Dressing up as a vampire this Halloween? These vampire fangs make for a simple yet effective Halloween Zoom background.

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27. Magical Broomsticks

Halloween Zoom Background - Magical Broomsticks

Who doesn’t love a cute Halloween background? This patterned virtual wallpaper is great for all-ages.

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28. Monster Mash

Halloween Zoom Background - Monster Mash

How could you celebrate Halloween without the Monster Mash? This fun illustration is a great addition to your virtual Halloween party.

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29. Vintage Mummy

Halloween Zoom Background - Vintage Mummy

With bright colors and a vintage vibe, use this mummy Halloween background at your virtual Halloween party! 

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30. The Occult

Halloween Zoom Background - Occult

Nothing says Halloween like the occult. This creepy Halloween background is great for anyone who loves the supernatural. Pro tip: hire a psychic or fortune-teller to entertain your group virtually.

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31. Witchy Candles

Halloween Zoom Background - Witchy Candles

Speaking of the supernatural, we love this spooky candle-lit vibe. Try this mysterious Halloween background to enhance your ambience this fall.

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32. Zombie

Zombie Zoom Background Halloween

Any Walking Dead fans out there? A Zombie Zoom background is perfect for Halloween. 

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33. Halloween Dog

Funny Halloween Zoom Background - Dog With Glasses

For all of you dog lovers out there? Check out this funny Halloween Zoom background! 

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34. Fortune Teller

Halloween Zoom Background - Fortune Teller

How awesome is this digital illustration? If you’re on the hunt for an artistic backdrop, look no further.

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35. The Undead

Zombie Zoom Background Halloween

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!

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36. Pumpkins and Puppies

Cute Halloween Zoom Background - Pumpkins and Puppies

Puppies? Pumpkins? What else do you people want?? This cute Halloween background is a dream. 

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37. Rabbit in a Hat 

Cute Halloween Zoom Background - Rabbit in A Magician's 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.

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38. Spooky Cocktails

Spooky Halloween Zoom Background - 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.

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39. Flying Witches

Halloween Zoom Background - 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.

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40. Bats and Cobwebs

Halloween Zoom Background - 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.

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41. Rustic Jack O' Lanterns

Halloween Zoom Background - 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. 

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42. Witch Magic

Halloween Zoom Background - Witch Magic

This silhouette of a witch against a magical sky is a gorgeous Halloween virtual background. 

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43. Halloween Treats

Fun Halloween Zoom Background - Halloween Treats

Trick-or-treat? We pick treat, always. If you’ve got a sweet-tooth, you’ll love this fun Halloween Zoom background.

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44. Frankenstein's Monster

Funny Halloween Zoom Background - 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.

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45. Cute Ghost

Cute Halloween Zoom Background - Boo 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!

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Images: Shutterstock.com

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:

  1. Click your profile picture and choose the settings link.
  2. Find the Virtual Background tab. (You’ll need to make sure the Virtual Background button is "on" from the Meeting tab.)
  3. 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: 

  1. When you’re logged in, click the More tab and tap the Virtual Background option.
  2. Choose a background from the provided library or upload your own photos.

Bonus: Check out our complete guide on how to host an amazing Zoom party. Plus, The Bash has more than 5,000 vendors nationwide providing online services for virtual events

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 wedding and event planning for The Bash, WeddingWire2life and Fluttr.

Published on 10/7/2020