Are you having a virtual New Year's Eve party on Zoom this year or just want to decorate digitally?
Between making New Year's Eve cocktails, booking virtual entertainment, choosing a Happy New Year Zoom background, and putting together an awesome party playlist, you're going to need to start planning your virtual New Year's Eve party ASAP! Luckily, we're here to help.
Once you've got your New Year's outfit sorted, take a gander through these fun images to find your NYE Zoom party background. As well as virtual Zoom backgrounds, you can also use these festive images as holiday desktop wallpaper or New Year backgrounds for your phone.
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 New Year virtual background. P.S. These work as Google Meet Virtual Backgrounds, too!
Here are 36 free Zoom backgrounds for your virtual New Year's Eve Party:
1. A Fun and Happy New Year
A colorful background for your colorful NYE virtual bash!
2. Festive 2024 Decorations
Ring in the New Year with this sweet and shiny 2024 Zoom background.
3. Poppin' Bottles on NYE
What's a NYE party without a few bottles of champagne?
4. Year of the Dragon
If you're also celebrating the Chinese New Year, decorate digitally with this year of the dragon illustration!
5. New Year's Eve Cocktails
Even if you're celebrating New Year's Eve virtually this year, doesn't mean you shouldn't make a few festive cocktails!
6. New Year's Party Gear
Match your New Year's Zoom background with your festive outfit to celebrate the countdown.
7. Neon 2024
Celebrate a bright and shiny New Year with this neon 2024 Zoom background.
8. New Year Confetti
Celebrate the New Year with this cute "Happy New Year" Zoom background!
9. Loading 2024
This funny New Year Zoom background is great for those of us who just can't wait to start fresh in 2024.
10. A Bubbly New Year
If this celebratory Zoom background doesn't inspire you to pop a bottle, I don't know what will.
11. Cute Winter Wallpaper
This cute winter wallpaper can be used for your other virtual holiday parties too!
12. New Year's Cheers
Say cheers with this celebration-worthy Zoom background.
13. Almost Midnight
If you can't wait for the countdown, use this beautiful clock image as your New Year's Eve Zoom background this winter!
14. Virtual Party Sparkles
This sparkling wallpaper is sure to boost the holiday cheer at your virtual New Year celebration.
15. A New Year Disco
Having a virtual dance party this NYE? Well, this might just be the perfect background for you to use on Zoom!
16. A Wintery Display
An elegant Zoom background for your 2024 celebrations.
17. A Pink New Year
Pink and sparkly? How else would you be celebrating the New Year?
18. Celebration Fireworks
Just because you're having a virtual New Year's celebration, doesn't mean you shouldn't enjoy fireworks!
19. Twinkling Silver
This silver New Year Zoom background is a great image to feature as your desktop wallpaper.
20. 2024 Dice
Say happy 2024 with this simple New Year Zoom background!
21. Champagne Cheers
It's a New Year's mood. Embrace it.
22. Year of the Dragon Illustration
A graphic Zoom background for the year of the dragon!
23. New Year on the Beach
Even if you're not spending this New Year's Eve on a beach, it'll look like it with this Zoom background.
24. 2024 Fireworks
New Year's Eve calls for fireworks and sparklers!
25. New Year Rainbow Balloons
You won't need to buy 2024 balloons with this fun New Year Zoom background.
26. Pink New Year
Celebrate your virtual New Year's Eve party with this perfectly pink 2024 Zoom background!
27. New Year in Glitter
If this virtual wallpaper doesn't inspire you to put on some celebratory glitter, I don't know what will.
28. Fresh Start
Say "Happy 2024" with this cute New Year background!
29. New Year's Resolution
Keep track of your 2024 goals with this inspirational background.
30. Good Luck Oranges
Did you know oranges are good luck? Ring in the new year with this fresh background.
31. Winter Cookies
If you've been baking this holiday season, keep the vibes going in the new year with this sweet Zoom wallpaper.
32. New Year's Cocktails
Download this cute illustration if you're sipping cocktails at this virtual party — especially if a caricaturist will be making a guest appearance! Cheers!
This celebratory champagne virtual background is perfect for your Zoom party!
34. Out With the Old and In With the New
Goodbye, 2023. Say hello to 2024 with this rustic New Year Zoom image.
35. Sparkle and Shine
You can never have enough celebratory sparkles and glitter at a New Year's party.
36. A Bright and Happy New Year
A bold, bight, and happy background for your NYE virtual bash!
How to Change your Background on Zoom
Click on one of the links below your favorite New Year 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 New Year 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.
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.