40 Spooky Halloween Zoom Backgrounds For Every Occasion
If you've got it, haunt it! Halloween is a mix of all kinds of events — from workplace team-bonding activities to annual costume runs and the occasional party with friends. Regardless of whether you've transitioned back to mostly in-person venues or you're still sticking to virtual events, at this point, Zooming our peers is a piece of cake — we've been doing it for what seems like forever. So whether that means you're Zooming a BFF while watching your favorite Halloween flick, attending an online costume party with your coworkers, or sharing a spooky video call with family, we're all here for the haunts the Halloween season brings.
To get in the Halloween spirit, we've gathered 40 eerie Zoom backgrounds that are sure to surprise any unsuspecting Zoom-call attendee. From spooky night skies to costume parties to decorative homes and more, there's a backdrop for every occasion. And the silver lining to celebrating online? No real decor (or party cleanup) is needed! Read on to see our favorite free Halloween Zoom backgrounds. And in case you haven't figured out how to work Zoom — no worries! Follow these steps on how to swap your Zoom background for something spooky in time to celebrate the year's most haunted holiday.
— Additional reporting by Melissa Santoyo
Halloween Candy Zoom Background
Talk about eye candy! Everyone will appreciate the look of this haunted candy stash.
Halloween in Boston Zoom Background
Boston has so much history, making it both quaint and scary. Turn this decorated Beacon Hill neighborhood into your Halloween Zoom background.
Spooky Forest Zoom Background
We wouldn't dream of entering a spooky forest like this, but on Zoom, we shall.
Spell Book Zoom Background
Well, doesn't this spell book look enchanting?
Pumpkin Pathway Zoom Background
If you're getting dressed up, act as if you're trick-or-treating with this pumpkin path background.
Outdoor Decor Zoom Background
If your costume is a scary one, you'll blend right in with this haunted backdrop as your Halloween Zoom background.
Cat Zoom Background
They say black cats will haunt you, but what about this cute tabby cat?
Ominous Decor Zoom Background
Spook out fellow Zoomers with this eerie backdrop.
Witch Zoom Background
If you're a witch at heart, join the party with these scary witches.
Costume Party Zoom Background
Pretend you're at a costume party with all your friends with this fun Halloween Zoom background.
Halloween Party Zoom Background
Join in on the spooky fun! Create a virtual party with friends, and set this as your backdrop.
Creepy Mantel Zoom Background
Everyone will compliment (what appears to be) your beautiful mantel display.
Halloween Dancing Zoom Background
Get the party started with the energy that this fun Halloween Zoom background brings.
Halloween Lunch Zoom Background
Nothing to see here, just your average perfectly decorated dining room.
Crystal Ball Zoom Background
The mysterious smoke around the crystal ball makes it even scarier.
Scary Eyeballs Zoom Background
Make your Halloween festivities lighthearted with these fake eyeballs.
Eerie Forest Zoom Background
Set this forest as your Halloween Zoom backdrop . . . if you dare.
Vampire Teeth Zoom Background
No one will miss you with this bright Halloween Zoom background.
Decorated House Zoom Background
Make your virtual call feel as real as possible with this house backdrop.
Ouija Board Zoom Background
Channel the spirits that surround us with this eerie Ouija board Zoom background.
Jack Skellington Zoom Background
This Jack Skellington pumpkin from "The Nightmare Before Christmas" is just too adorable!
Pumpkin Setup Zoom Background
Go for a less-spooky Halloween Zoom background with this low-key pumpkin setup.
Lifeless Forest Zoom Background
Set the tone for a creepy Zoom call with this abandoned forest scene.
Haunted House Zoom Background
Truth be told, we don't know if this house is haunted — but it sure looks it!
Full Moon Zoom Background
Weird things always happen when it's a full moon.
Halloween Character Zoom Background
Everyone will have the chills looking at this Zoom backdrop.
Evil Halloween Character Zoom Background
Make your Zoom call as spooky as can be with this unsettling backdrop.
Creepy Clown Zoom Background
Make sure your friends aren't afraid of clowns! If so, this will surely scare them.
Cobweb Lights Zoom Background
These lights need a good dusting, don't you agree?
Abandoned Room Zoom Background
This room is anything but comforting.
Carcass Zoom Background
Cobwebs, jack-o'-lanterns, a skeleton — everything about this picture screams Halloween.
Zombie Zoom Background
Stay away from the doors! Those zombies could come out at any minute.
Ghost Zoom Background
Boo! Your friends will freak the freak out looking at this scary Halloween Zoom background.
Trick-or-Treat Zoom Background
Channel good vibes with this trick-or-treat backdrop.
Cat Silhouette Zoom Background
Binx, is that you?
Jack-o'-Lantern Balloons Zoom Background
The faces on these balloons will stare straight into your soul.
Mysterious Character Zoom Background
Doesn't this Zoom Halloween background just give you the creeps?
Steamy Party Zoom Background
Party like a rock star with this fun Zoom backdrop.