If you're hosting (or attending) a virtual Mardi Gras party this year, you're going to want to get all dressed up. In addition to wearing Venetian masks and beads, decorate your desktop or mobile screen with one of our free Mardi Gras Zoom backgrounds.
From colorful party gear and Mardi Gras parade scenes to a French Quarter backdrop that will have you dancing virtually on Bourbon Street, we've got plenty of hi-res background designs for you to choose from. Make your online Mardi Gras event even more memorable with some virtual party entertainment such as live music, a caricaturist or DJ for a virtual dance party!
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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 Mardi Gras Zoom background. P.S. These work as Google Meet Virtual Backgrounds, too!
Here are 25 Mardi Gras Zoom Backgrounds for your virtual party.
1. Venetian Masks
Can't choose just one mask design? Put yourself in front of a display of multiple masks with this Mardi Gras Zoom background.
2. Bourbon Street
Take a virtual trip to New Orleans for Mardi Gras with this Bourbon Street Zoom background.
3. Official Mardi Gras Colors
Celebrate with the official Mardi Gras colors selected in 1872. Gold represents power, green represents faith and purple represents justice.
4. Mardi Gras Party Gear
Looking for Mardi Gras party gear in the classic colours. Download this backdrop.
5. Purple Reigns
How pretty is this purple backdrop for your Zoom party?
6. Party in the Street
Fill up your go-cup with a tasty beverage and let the good times roll with this Bourbon Street Zoom background.
7. Live Music
8. I Love Zydeco
Speaking of Louisiana music, if you love Zyedco, Cajun and Swamp Pop, then show your appreciation with a live virtual performance by Pat Mason & Bayou Boogie.
9. Pretty in Pink
Wrap yourself up in a soft pink feather boa with this Mardi Gras Zoom background design.
10. Beautiful Beads
Celebrate with a stellar display of party beads with this colorful Mardi Gras Zoom background.
11. Mardi Gras Parade
The big parades may be cancelled in 2021, but that doesn't mean we can't pretend to be there.
12. Fly a Flag
Fly a festive flag at your online Mardi Gras event.
13. Feathers and Glitter
If you're a fan of the feather and glitter masks, download this colorful image.
14. French Quarter Vibes
Show your appreciation for the French Quarter architecture with this backdrop.
15. Beignets and Coffee
Indulge in some French pastries (without any of the calories) with this sweet background.
16. Marching Band
What's a New Orleans Mardi Gras party without a marching band?
17. Spell it Out
Let's get this Mardi Gras party started with a big pile of colorful confetti.
18. Party Animals
For the pet lovers out there, this funny Mardi Gras Zoom background is for you.
19. Mardi Gras Wallpaper
Decorate digitally with all the ingredients for an amazing Mardi Gras celebration.
20. Paillette Pattern
Embrace the spirit of merry mockery with a diamond pattern reminiscent of a jester costume. Take it up a notch and invite a costumed character to attend your event.
21. Digital Illustration
This digital illustration captures some of the magic of Mardi Gras.
22. Blurry Beads
For a more subtle Mardi Gras Zoom background, download this soft image of colorful beads.
23. Cheerful Yellow
Celebrate Mardi Gras 2021 with a cheerful yellow Zoom background.
24. Simply Mardi Gras
Keep it simple with this Mardis Gras graphic.
25. Sunny Day
Download this background to make Fat Tuesday (February 16th, 2021) a beautiful sunny day in New Orleans to host your virtual event.
How to Change your Background on Zoom
Click on one of the links below your favorite Mardi Gras Zoom background to open a 1920 pixel X 1080 pixel file for desktop or 756 pixel x 1008 pixel file for your mobile device. Then you can right-click, and save the image to your desktop or tap and save to your mobile photo library.
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 Mardi Gras 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.