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Christmas is best spent with the people you love most. And while it may be tricky to see everyone IRL this holiday season, there are still so many ways you can celebrate together — virtual happy hours, get-togethers, game nights, you name it.
Bring the holiday spirit to any (and all!) calls by downloading these Christmas Zoom backgrounds. Some of them will turn your living room into a decked-out wonderland, complete with twinkle lights, Christmas trees and festive decor. Others serve as great conversation starters, taking your friends and family right into their favorite Christmas movies like Home Alone and How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
In case you need a refresher, here's how to add a virtual background on Zoom.
Now that you're a pro, browse through these Santa-approved Zoom backgrounds and download any that catch your eye. They're completely free, so feel free to switch 'em out as often as you'd like. The more, the merrier!
If you've ever wanted to live inside a Hallmark Christmas movie, now's your chance. These festive Zoom backgrounds are straight from movies of Christmases past, including Candace Cameron Bure's Christmas Town.
Freeform 25 Days of Christmas
Everyone in your life — young and old — will get a kick out of these Zoom backgrounds, which feature some of the most iconic moments from Freeform's holiday favorites like The Grinch and Home Alone.
With all the wrapping and baking, your house may not look as picture-perfect as the ones in a catalogue — but you can play pretend with these backgrounds.
This image, which kids will definitely get a kick out of, may be too close to reality ... especially after all the nights you've spent baking Christmas cookies.
Deck the halls with red, green and gold, all thanks to Williams Sonoma. Fill your background with fresh pine, red bows, and a light dusting of artificial snow.
Even if you’re staying close to home this Christmas, you can still enjoy the splendor of Minnesota’s Glensheen Mansion from the comfort of your living room.
Walt Disney World Resorts
"The happiest place on Earth" takes a whole new meaning during the holidays. Heat up some hot cocoa, throw on one of the Christmas movies on Disney+ to calm your sugar-crazed kids and chat away on Zoom with this cheery background.
You've always wanted to fill your home with West Elm furniture, rugs and decorative accents — and now's your chance. The best gift of all? It's completely free!
Pick your desired aesthetic — whimsical, traditional, elegant or classic — and deck your halls with these virtual backgrounds.
New York Public Library
Here's one way to make your 9-to-5 more bearable during the holiday: Show up to your Zoom meetings and pretend your in one the country's most beautiful libraries instead of your bedroom-turned-office.
Impress (virtual) party guests with your decorating skills by throwing one of these backgrounds on your screen. Then take some inspiration from these pictures when it comes time to decorate.
Frozen: The Musical
To your kids, Frozen is always in season. During the winter months, the chilling scenery is especially appropriate.
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