21 Christmas Zoom Backgrounds to Spread The Holiday Spirit

21 Zoom Holiday backgrounds for Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve from Hallmark, Walt Disney & Freeform that makes things colourful & fun

While last year, it was a tricky time to celebrate and be with our loved ones during Christmas, this year we may or may not choose to spend this time at home. We can start by celebrating at work and have some fun virtual game sessions on Zoom. After all, we all need some Zoom icebreakers since most of us are working remote or hybrid.

So, let’s turn on the holiday spirit by downloading these beautiful and colourful Christmas Zoom backgrounds. While some will take you back to Walt Disney, your favourite Christmas movies like Home Alone, The Grinch or Sesame Street, others will turn your room into a Christmas wonderland. Let’s begin our little virtual holiday fun!

How to use Zoom backgrounds

Before we get into the Zoom backgrounds, let’s refresh our memory and understand how to use Zoom backgrounds. It’s simple!

1. Ensure that the Zoom backgrounds feature is enabled on your account. To make sure, click on ‘Settings’, next click on ‘In Meeting (Advanced)’ and toggle on the Virtual Backgrounds button.

2. Next, download the backgrounds of your choice. Downloading a few options will help you switch to new backgrounds in between calls.

3. Once you sign in to Zoom, click on the arrow to the right side of ‘Stop Video’ button, and select "Choose a virtual background."

4. Upload the backgrounds that you like and get the party started!

Best Christmas Backgrounds for some holiday cheer

1. Walt Disney

There’s a reason why Walt Disney is the most magical place on earth and their Zoom backgrounds, published by WDW Magazine, are not any less magical and dreamy!

Download Walt Disney's Zoom Backgrounds here.


2. Freeform

Freeform released their collection of #25daysofChristmas Zoom Backgrounds with some fun ones based on classic Christmas movies like Home Alone and The Grinch.

Download Freeform's 25 Days of Christmas Zoom backgrounds here.


3. Hallmark Channel

Hallmark’s collection of Zoom backgrounds are straight out of a Christmas movie and we are in love!

Download the Hallmark Channel Zoom backgrounds here.

4. Frozen the Musical


​​The Broadway version of the movie Frozen published some beautiful snowy Zoom backgrounds that make Christmas come early.

Download Frozen the Musical Zoom backgrounds here.


5. Sesame Street

Did someone say Cookie Monster? 

Download the Sesame Street Zoom background here.

Hanukkah Backgrounds for Zoom

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Download the Happy Hanukkah Zoom background here
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Download the Hanukkah Menorah Zoom background here

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Download the Hanukkah cookies Zoom background here

Download the Hanukkah doughnuts Zoom background here


Kwanzaa Backgrounds for Zoom

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Download the Kwanzaa background here

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Download the Kwanzaa background here


Boxing Day Backgrounds for Zoom

Download the Boxing Day background here

New Year's Eve Backgrounds for Zoom

Download the New Year's Eve Taiwan Fireworks Background here
Download the New Year's Eve Fireworks Background here
Download the New Year's Eve countdown Background here
Download the New Year Holiday Background here


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