Best wedding ceremony recessional songs

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After you’ve exchanged vows and your ceremony has come to a close, it’s time to get the party started. Now it’s the time to walk back down the aisle as Mr. & Mrs. So what better way to kick off the amazing celebrations than fantastic wedding recessional songs to accompany your walk as a married couple? If you are looking for the best songs to play on your big day, we’re here to help. We’ve compiled a list of the best wedding ceremony songs for your big exit. Let’s explore them!


  • Can’t stop the feeling- Justin Timberlake.

If you choose this song as part of your wedding ceremony playlist, there’s no doubt you’ll feel at the top of the world. It’s an excellent song to prepare everyone for a rocking party.


  • Best Day of My Life- American Authors

This cheerful ceremony song is a brilliant choice to kick start the very first moments as a married couple. It is excellent for the guests to get up and dance.

  • All you need is love- The Beatles.

If you’re a true Beatles fan and love classic rock, you can never go wrong with this track. This famous tune is lovely and will have everyone sing along.

  • You Make Me Feel So Young- Frank Sinatra

This classical tune makes for sweet music, especially if you’re looking for a mellow song. You can even choose it as your first dance song!

  • The Way You Make Me Feel- Michael Jackson

It’s one of the irresistible, catchy, and fun songs, perfect if you’re looking for energetic vibes and liveliness through the end of the ceremony.

  • Crazy in Love- Beyonce

Play this song towards the ceremony’s end and dance to the reception doors. It’s such a wonderful tune to embrace your day in the spotlight.

  • Can’t help falling in love- Elvis Presley.

This is one of the popular Elvis Presley classics. It is a mellow and romantic wedding ceremony song and one of our favorites. Trust us; it’s going to have guests crying happy tears and celebrating your day. There is also a beautiful version by Haley Rinehart.


  • Marry you- Bruno Mars.

Marry You is one of the best and our favorite wedding recessional songs to kick off your just-married celebrations.

  • Paper Rings- Taylor Swift

Your marriage celebration is the most special day of your life, and what really matters is that you are marrying your true love. And Paper Rings is the song that sums up the occasion perfectly with beautiful chorus lyrics. For example- “I like shiny things/but I’d marry you with marry rings.”

  • No One- Alicia Keys

We suggest you take the first step as a newly married couple with an R&B song. From the piano notes to the lyrics to this soulful track, this song is all about romance, love, and union.

  • Sky full of stars- Coldplay

Choose this celestial, playful song for your exit. It has simple, sweet lyrics and is a favorite among many couples.

  • Love will keep us together- Captain & Tennille.

This lovely 70s track is one of the best recessional songs if you want something offbeat and playful.

  • Walking on Sunshine- Katrina & The Waves

Looking for a feel-good song? This is the one for you! Everyone would love this track once played and won’t be able to resist getting up and dancing as you walk down the aisle hand in hand to start your new beginnings.

With this, we conclude a list of our favorite wedding ceremony songs. All of these have the potential to set the perfect tone for your big day. Whether you want to play soulful, classical, or rocking tunes, these songs will help you enjoy every bit of your celebration. Of course its your day so you can choose any song you like.  You can also ask your dj to play instrumental versions of your favorite songs for the procession.


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