On the hunt for a holiday Zoom background? If you're celebrating the holidays virtually this year, you'll want to download one of these free festive Zoom images to feature at your online gathering. Whether you're celebrating a virtual Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year, or even a combination, we've got a holiday-themed background in here for you!
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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 Holiday virtual background. You're welcome!
Here are 60 festive holiday Zoom backgrounds to use this season:
1. Funny Snowmen
Celebrate your virtual festivities with these super cute snowmen as your holiday Zoom background!
2. Holiday Pattern
A simple festive pattern to feature during your holiday Zoom gathering.
3. Hanukkah Candles
Celebrate a virtual Hanukkah with this glowing menorah holiday Zoom background.
4. Feliz Navidad
This Feliz Navidad Zoom background is simple, but perfectly festive!
5. Cute Snowman
Who wouldn't want this cute snowman at their virtual holiday celebration?
6. Holiday Happy Hour
Planning a virtual holiday happy hour? Along with hiring a virtual bartender to help everyone make a fun holiday cocktail, feature this festive wallpaper at your Zoom cheers session!
7. Happy Holidays
Get your point across with this festive background: Happy holidays!
8. Christmas Treats
9. Jazzy Santa
Whether you hire a musician to make an appearance at your virtual celebration, or simply add these festive songs to your holiday playlist — let this Santa Zoom background remind you to get the tunes going this holiday season!
10. Cozy Holidays
Snuggle up to your favorite wintery beverage this December with this cozy holiday Zoom background.
11. Festive Drinks
This cute background is great if you're hosting a virtual holiday happy hour — especially if a caricaturist will be making a guest appearance! Cheers!
12. Paper Snowflakes
Serves as a lovely virtual wallpaper, and holiday crafts inspiration!
13. Festive Gingerbread Cookies
If you're not making gingerbread cookies at some point this December, use this fun holiday Zoom background instead!
14. Little Snowman
A cute little snowman to join you on your holiday Zoom celebration.
15. Festive Stars
Festive stars for any type of holiday.
Use this banner of traditional festive foliage at your virtual holiday party.
17. Santa's Sleigh
An authentic Santa with his reindeer to feature as your virtual wallpaper this Christmas.
18. Winter Crafts
How sweet is this paper winter scene?
19. Happy Holidays
Say "Happy Holidays" with this cute holiday Zoom background!
This celebratory virtual background is perfect for your Zoom New Year party!
21. Cute Marshmallow Man
A cute virtual image, and inspiration for your next batch of hot chocolate!
22. Happy Holidays Banner
Another festive Zoom background to say "Happy Holidays!"
23. Snowflake Doilies
These delicate snowflakes are an elegant addition to your Zoom celebration.
24. Winter Birch
Use these simply illustrated birch trees for your next virtual winter hangout.
25. Hanukkah Menorah
A gold menorah wallpaper for your Hanukkah Zoom party.
Celebrate 2021 with this New Year Zoom image.
27. Holiday Stars
A bright pattern for your holiday Zoom meetup.
28. Hanukkah Candleabra
A colorful 9-branched menorah for your virtual holiday celebrations!
29. Winter Wonderland
Enjoy this serene winter scenery from the comfort of your own laptop.
30. Holiday Glitter
Here's a celebratory Zoom background for your virtual holiday party!
31. Kwanzaa Kinara
A lit kinara for your virtual Kwanzaa celebrations.
32. Winter Sunrise
A peaceful, snowy Zoom background for your virtual holiday gathering.
33. Happy New Year
Celebrate the new year with this fun Zoom background!
Nothing like a glass of bubbly to ring in the holidays.
35. Happy Kwanzaa
A colorful Kwanzaa wallpaper for your online holidays.
36. Sparkling Winter
Use this wintery virtual background to remind yourself, it might be cold out, but at least it's pretty.
37. Welcome The New Year
A simple new year image for your desktop wallpaper or Zoom party background!
38. Happy Hanukkah
A cute Hanukkah Zoom background with cute hanging menorahs, stars, and gifts.
39. Festive Kinara
This Kwanzaa Zoom background features each candle on the kinara.
40. Sparkling Celebration
A virtual holiday background to celebrate the holidays this December.
Enjoy the snowy scenery even if it's warm where you live this December.
42. Holiday Cheers
Say cheers at your festive Zoom party with this celebratory virtual background!
43. Festive Fireworks
Nothing says "Happy New Year" like festive fireworks.
44. Hanukkah And Christmas
Celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah with this virtual Zoom wallpaper.
45. Festive Spread
Festive decor that will surround you perfectly during your holiday Zoom call.
46. Christmas Ornaments
Joyous ornaments to help you celebrate your virtual holiday.
47. Dream Holiday
Dreamy snowflakes for your Zoom call this winter.
48. Happy Kwanzaa
A simple Kwanzaa Zoom background to feature at your virtual holiday party.
49. Reindeer Pattern
How cute is this reindeer Zoom background?
50. Winter Pinecones
Enjoy a touch of winter with this festive wallpaper.
A wintery oasis for your next virtual hangout this December.
52. Christmas Decor
You can never have enough Christmas decor!
53. Holiday Cheers
Say cheers at your next virtual holiday happy hour!
54. Holiday Pattern
A holiday pattern for your desktop, phone, or Zoom background.
55. Kwanzaa Celebration
A cute illustrated kinara to say happy Kwanzaa this year!
56. Rock N Roll Santa
You won't forget the tunes this Christmas with a rock n roll Santa on your laptop!
57. Neon Holiday
These simple neon decorations are the perfect virtual wallpaper for your festive Zoom gathering.
58. Winter Holidays
You can use this winter image as a holiday Zoom background, or even an e-card!
You can never have enough celebratory sparkles over the holiday season.
60. Festive and Wintery
A bright and cheerful holiday wallpaper for your virtual party.
How to Change your Background on Zoom
Click on one of the links below your favorite holiday 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 Holiday 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.
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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, WeddingWire, 2life and Fluttr.