Top Wedding Reception Entrance Songs for Your Bridal Party

Top Wedding Reception Entrance Songs for Your Bridal Party

One of the best parts of wedding planning is selecting the songs to play during the key moments of your day. From walking down the aisle to leaving the wedding venue to the first dance, there are so many opportunities to choose songs to set the scene.

Although your wedding is a special day for you and your partner, the wedding reception is where the fun truly begins. This is when you and your family can let loose and celebrate the occasion. Where there’s delicious food, never-ending bubbly, a fire playlist, and good vibes, you can practically guarantee a good time.

To help kick this celebration off, you need to have fun entrance songs to get people moving. Your bridal party includes the people who mean the most to you. You most likely know them inside and out, so it’s only right to pick a song that has meaning to you all or shows off their personality.

Collaborate with your bridal party to help find the perfect entrance song for them to strut, dance, and have a good time. For inspiration, check out our list of top wedding reception entrance songs for bridal parties.

“Celebration,” Kool & the Gang

It may be an oldie goldie, but it sets the scene. No matter what vibe you’re going for, “Celebration” by Kool & the Gang is one of the best songs to get the party started. You’re at the wedding reception to celebrate the good times and love shared between you and your partner. We guarantee that this feel-good song will get everyone moving.

“Mood 4 Eva,” Beyoncé ft. Jay Z, Oumou Sangaré, and Childish Gambino

“Together we big timin’, Don’t make me have to remind ya.” One thing Beyoncé is going to do is produce the perfect songs to step out and strut to. This song encapsulates the energy of hanging out with your friends and being confident in your skin. When entering the wedding reception, your bridal party should feel self-assured—and your bridal party will feel that when walking out to “Mood 4 Eva.”

“Can’t Stop the Feeling!” Justin Timberlake

When you hear “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” by Justin Timberlake, you instantly feel gratitude, happiness, and warmth. Your bridal party’s entrance song should make them feel good inside, and this is a great choice. This song is also kid- and family-friendly, so if you’re looking for a song appropriate for all age groups, choose “Can’t Stop the Feeling!”

“Country Girl (Shake It for Me),” Luke Bryan

It goes without saying that Luke Bryan knew he had a hit on his hands when he wrote this song. For all the country music lovers, you know this song gets the party jumpin’. From your grandmother to your nieces and nephews, everyone will make their way out of their seats to dance along as your bridal party comes out. This is a fun, upbeat, and short song that gets straight to the point: it’s time to start dancing.

“Lovely Day,” Bill Withers

For a more meaningful entrance, “Lovely Day” by Bill Withers is a “lovely” choice. This song is literally about feeling happiness and positivity on a beautiful day. Your wedding day is likely a special event in your friends’ and family members’ lives. They’ve all watched you grow and accomplish milestones in your life. “Lovely Day” is a song that sums up your day because it will indeed be a “lovely” day.

“I’m Coming Out,” by Diana Ross

“I’m coming out, I want the world to know, Got to let it show.” This is a classic bridal party entrance song for your wedding reception. Released in 1980, it still makes people groove and move 43 years later. This pop song is perfect because it sets the vibe of your bridal party coming. Play this fun, party, and family-appropriate song before the celebration begins.

Your bridal party includes the people who mean the most to you. With that in mind, it may be challenging to find a song that sums up your friendship and love for them. We hope our list of top wedding reception songs inspired you to pick the perfect song for them to enter to.

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Everyday Bride

Freelance Writer
March 13, 2023

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