It’s time to break out all of your red, white, and blue because Memorial Day is coming up soon! Celebrate this important American holiday and kick off the unofficial start of summer with these Memorial Day Zoom backgrounds that are perfect for any type of online celebration.
From stars and stripes and Memorial Day parade scenes to a backyard BBQ backdrop that will have you craving some delicious Memorial Day eats, we've got plenty of hi-res background designs for you to choose from. Make your online Memorial Day event even more memorable with some virtual party entertainment such as live music, a caricaturist or a 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 Memorial Day Zoom background. P.S. These work as Google Meet Virtual Backgrounds, too!
Here are 30 free Memorial Day Zoom backgrounds for your virtual get-together:
1. Stars and Stripes
You can never have too much red, white, and blue on Memorial Day. Use this festive background all summer long!
2. American Flag
Show off your love for America by using the flag as your backdrop during your next video chat.
3. Poppy Field
Poppy flowers are the official symbol for Memorial Day. Honor the brave heroes that served our country with this meaningful Zoom background.
4. American Flag Pool Float
Spending #MDW in the pool or wishing you were? Hop on your next video call with a fun Memorial Day Zoom background to match the day.
5. Patriotic Pup
This little cutie *needs* to make an appearance during your next virtual call.
6. Bald Eagle
Nothing says “America” more than a beautiful bald eagle.
Spend your three-day weekend at the beach! If you can’t get to the ocean this year, we’ve got you covered.
8. American Flag and Sparkler
Sparklers are a staple for any patriotic holiday. Upload this backdrop to get in on the Memorial Day activities, even if you can’t physically celebrate together this year.
9. Uncle Sam Hat
We want YOU to use this background during your virtual Memorial Day celebration. Position yourself in the center of the screen so it looks like you’re wearing Uncle Sam’s iconic top hat!
10. Rustic Flag
You can never go wrong with sporting any type of red, white, and blue for Memorial Day. Use this image for a rustic spin on America’s flag.
11. Memorial Day Star
There is no such thing as too many stars and stripes. Keep things simple with this festive Memorial Day Zoom background.
12. Statue of Liberty
Have a guest of honor, Lady Liberty, join your Zoom call!
13. Red, White, and Blue Lights
Download this backdrop to light up your Memorial Day virtual party this year.
14. Bricks Mural
Decorate digitally with this unique and artistic spin on the American flag.
15. Soaring Eagle
Represent the U.S.A. with our beautiful, national bird.
16. Watercolor American Flag
This watercolor version of the stars and stripes will be sure to stand out on your next video chat.
17. Memorial Day BBQ
If you can’t get together in person for a traditional summer kick-off barbecue, upload this image on your next call to get in on the fun.
Pro tip: read here for Memorial Day Food and Drink Ideas.
18. May 31st
Memorial Day falls on May 31st this year. A reminder of the date is never a bad idea!
19. Colored Cocktails
Get some serious inspo for Memorial Day happy hour with these colorful, patriotic cocktails.
Pro tip: Hire a virtual bartender to host a mixology workshop on your call.
20. American Flag and Glitter
Every holiday *needs* glitter. Upload this image as your background for a little extra sparkle during your celebration.
21. Patriotic Pineapple
Hosting a virtual Memorial Day get-together? Show your hospitality and American pride with this patriotic pineapple.
22. Blue Stars
This abstract star backdrop is a fun way to show off your patriotism.
23. Memorial Day Fireworks
Use this image to virtually greet guests and take part in the Memorial Day fireworks tradition.
24. Star Confetti
Throw around holiday confetti with none of the mess!
We are officially in picnic season! Show off a delicious summer spread on your Zoom call.
26. Memorial Day Parade
If your local Memorial Day parade isn’t taking place this year, upload this backdrop, listen to this Memorial Day playlist, and feel like you are there!
27. Red, White and Blue Popsicles
Can we make popsicles the official sweet treat of the summer? Upload this image for some serious childhood nostalgia.
28. Digital American Flag
Rep your American pride with this high-res digital flag design.
Celebrate Memorial Day with a cute cupcake background! Also get some dessert inspiration for your get-together.
30. Patriotic Stars
Decorate your screen with fun and festive stars that give off the ultimate patriotic vibes.
How to Change your Background on Zoom
Click on one of the links below your favorite Memorial Day 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 Memorial Day 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.