Choosing the bridal party ceremony songs for them to walk down the aisle to during your ceremony can be a daunting task.
With so many options to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start. To help you out, we’ve put together this comprehensive guide to the best bridal party ceremony songs.
The bottom line to remember is that it’s really about the feel and tempo of a song to YOU. This will be during the ceremony. Meaning that – depending on the length of the aisle – this song may only play for 30 seconds or maybe a minute. Certainly not the entire song.
So, choose a song that fits how you want the entrance to make people feel. We’ve included some featured songs here, but in the full inspirational Spotify playlist is at the bottom of this page. It is full of all types of songs for you to listen to and be inspired by.
“Crazy Love” by Van Morrison
Van Morrison is one of the most amazing songwriters of several generations. He captures the love of his significant other perfectly in “Crazy Love.” Remember that it will probably be just the beginning of the song heard. Listen to this one and see if it is right for you.
“A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri
If you want a romantic and emotional song for your bridal party ceremony, “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri is a perfect choice. The song has a beautiful melody and heartfelt lyrics that express the depth of your love for your partner. You can have your bridal party walk down the aisle to this song, and it will create a touching and sentimental moment.
“Home” by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
If you are looking for something a bit different for your friends and family in the bridal party, this song may fit the bill. It’s an upbeat tour de force about the love between two people. It may also be a sweet surprise if you keep it a secret until the wedding day.
“O” by Cirque du Soleil
You may laugh when you first read the song title and artist, but wait until you hear this song. Cirque du Soleil shows are so fantastic and jaw-dropping that you tend to forget that their acts feature some great musical scores. Play this song and you’ll see what we mean.
“Lovely Day” by Bill Withers
Few songs have the impact of the bass line in the opening of “Lovely Day.” It instantly takes you to an uplifting place. It’s the perfect vibe for a fun, upbeat ceremony to kick off a memorable wedding day.
“Love On Top” by Beyoncé
If you want a fun and energetic song for your bridal party ceremony, “Love On Top” by Beyoncé is a great choice. The song has an upbeat melody and empowering lyrics that will make your guests feel excited and happy. You can have your bridal party walk down the aisle to this song, and it will create a lively and celebratory atmosphere.
“At Last” by Etta James
“At Last” is a can’t-go-wrong choice. This song has a timeless melody and heartfelt lyrics. You can have your bridal party walk down the aisle to this song, and it will create a romantic and emotional moment. Etta James performed and recorded an instant classic that will be played at weddings forever more.
“I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing” by Aerosmith
This hugely popular love song almost didn’t make the cut for Aerosmith to include on the Armageddon Soundtrack. It was presented to the band at the last minute by the amazing songwriter and multiple award winner Diane Warren. The band said that it was more powerful than anything they could come up with…and they were right.
Here’s our full inspirational list of songs for you to hear and capture the vibe you are looking for:
Last Updated: February, 2023