159 Best Wedding Party Entrance Songs to Get the Party Started

Set the tone with our list of wedding party entrance songs. Create an unforgettable wedding entrance soundtrack for your special day.

By The Zola Team

Planning your wedding reception is one of the more fun parts of wedding prep—it’s a joyful time of kicking off your newlywed status and celebrating with your nearest and dearest. The music you choose for your reception plays a huge part in setting the tone for the evening, especially when it comes to introducing your attendants. That’s just one reason wedding party entrance songs are so important to your big day.

If you’re trying to choose the perfect song to play as you announce your wedding party into the reception room, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re looking for fun songs to shine the spotlight on your wedding party or the perfect tune to play during your first entrance as newlyweds, our list of best wedding entrance songs spans all genres.

However, there are other occasions when these tunes would be a great fit. From grand entrance songs to wedding processional songs, this list contains fabulous music to include throughout your special day. Need more songs to round out your wedding playlists? Head to our list of 300+ best wedding songs for each moment of the day.


Best wedding party songs using trends and hits

Your wedding party has stood by your side from the moment you got engaged, so choosing the perfect songs for entering the reception is a must! Here are our picks of fail-proof reception entrance songs to get the party started.

  1. Uptown Funk — Bruno Mars
  2. Can’t Stop the Feeling — Justin Timberlake
  3. Sugar — Maroon 5
  4. Dynamite — Taio Cruz
  5. 24K Magic — Bruno Mars
  6. Good To Be Alive (Hallelujah) — Andy Grammer
  7. About Damn Time — Lizzo
  8. Cold Heart (PNAU Remix) — Elton John, Dua Lipa
  9. STAY — The Kid LAROI
  10. Watermelon Sugar — Harry Styles
  11. Where Are You Now — Lost Frequencies, Calum Scott
  12. Woman — Doja Cat
  13. INDUSTRY BABY — Lil Nas X
  14. As It Was — Harry Styles
  15. Good 4 U — Olivia Rodrigo
  16. My House — Flo Rida
  17. Happy — Pharrell Williams
  18. Where Are Ü Now (ft. Justin Bieber) — Jack Ü
  19. Shut Up and Dance — Walk the Moon
  20. This Is What You Came For (ft. Rihanna) — Calvin Harris
  21. Mess is Mine - Vance Joy
  22. I Choose You - Forest Blakk
  23. You’re Still the One (Remastered)- Shania Twain

Upbeat wedding entrance songs

Searching for bridal party entrance songs that can get everyone on their feet cheering? This list of the best walk out songs with a catchy beat will help get the reception flowing and set an uplifting tone.

  1. Got My Mind Set on You — George Harrison
  2. Ain’t No Mountain High Enough — Marvin Gaye, Tammi Terrell
  3. My Type — Saint Motel
  4. Kids — MGMT
  5. Accidentally in Love — Counting Crows
  6. Love Me Like You Do — Ellie Goulding
  7. All You Need Is Love — The Beatles
  8. Beautiful Day — U2
  9. Can’t Get Enough of Your Love, Baby — Barry White
  10. Crazy Little Thing Called Love — Queen
  11. For Once in My Life — Stevie Wonder
  12. How Sweet It Is — Michael Bublé
  13. Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours) — Stevie Wonder
  14. This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) — Natalie Cole
  15. Walking on Sunshine — Katrina and the Waves
  16. You Are the Best Thing — Ray LaMontagne
  17. You Make My Dreams (Come True) — Hall & Oates
  18. We Found Love — Rihanna
  19. Best Day of My Life — American Authors
  20. A Sky Full of Stars — Coldplay
  21. Candy - Paolo Nutini
  22. Believe - Cher

Rock wedding walk-out songs

The rock genre definitely qualifies if you’re looking for badass entrance songs. The best part is that many of these walkout songs are familiar to everyone, from your grandparents to your nieces and nephews. They’re hits for a reason, which is why they’re all popular wedding party introduction songs.

  1. Take Me Out — Franz Ferdinand
  2. I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor — Arctic Monkeys
  3. On Top of the World — Imagine Dragons
  4. Back in Black — AC/DC
  5. Bad To The Bone — George Thorogood and the Destroyers
  6. Enter Sandman — Metallica
  7. Eye of the Tiger — Survivor
  8. Howlin’ For You — The Black Keys
  9. I Got You (I Feel Good) — James Brown and the Famous Flames
  10. Sweet Child O’ Mine — Guns N’ Roses
  11. Thunderstruck — AC/DC
  12. Walk This Way — Aerosmith
  13. We Will Rock You — Queen
  14. All My Friends — LCD Soundsystem
  15. I Believe in a Thing Called Love — The Darkness
  16. No One Like You — Scorpions
  17. Welcome to the Jungle — Guns N’ Roses
  18. I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing — Aerosmith
  19. Love Will Keep Us Alive — The Eagles

Rap and hip-hop wedding party entrance songs

If you crave a totally party-ish vibe, then ponder these hip-hop and rap wedding reception entrance songs. From classic favorites to newer staples, just imagine your attendants rocking out to these wedding party intro songs. How fun!

  1. I Gotta Feeling — Black Eyed Peas
  2. Who’s That Chick? (ft. Rihanna) — David Guetta
  3. All I Do Is Win (ft. T-Pain, Ludacris, Snoop Dogg, Rick Ross) — DJ Khaled
  4. Bring Em Out — T.I.
  5. Let’s Get It Started — Black Eyed Peas
  6. All of the Lights (ft. Rihanna) — Kanye West
  7. Big Pimpin’/Papercut — Jay-Z, Linkin Park
  8. Don’t Stop the Party — Pitbull
  9. Jump Around — House of Pain
  10. Mo Money Mo Problems — The Notorious B.I.G.
  11. Sexy and I Know It — LMFAO
  12. Timber (ft. Kesha) — Pitbull
  13. Turn Down for What — DJ Snake, Lil Jon
  14. U Can't Touch This — MC Hammer
  15. Yeah! — Usher
  16. Paper Planes — M.I.A.
  17. Touch the Sky (ft. Lupe Fiasco) — Kanye West
  18. DJ Got Us Fallin’ In Love (ft. Pitbull) — Usher
  19. Without You (ft. Usher) — David Guetta
  20. Let’s Get Ready to Rhumble — PJ & Duncan

Country wedding party songs

Want a little twang in your step? Then take a look at these country wedding party entrance songs. They’ll have everyone clapping and stomping their feet as your attendants come inside.

  1. Me and My Gang — Rascal Flatts
  2. S.O.B. — Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats
  3. Party People — Florida Georgia Line
  4. Love Story — Taylor Swift
  5. Wagon Wheel — Darius Rucker
  6. You Can’t Stop Me (ft. Thomas Rhett) — Brett Eldredge
  7. Here for the Party — Gretchen Wilson
  8. Setting the World on Fire — Kenny Chesney
  9. Love Bug — George Strait
  10. Fancy Like — Walker Hayes
  11. Lil Bit — Nelly, Florida Georgia Line
  12. Beers and Sunshine — Darius Rucker
  13. She’s With Me — High Valley
  14. Head Over Boots — Jon Pardi
  15. My Kinda Party — Jason Aldean
  16. Ain’t Goin’ Down (Til the Sun Comes Up) — Garth Brooks
  17. Good Times Roll — Jimmie Allen, Nelly
  18. Chasing Down a Good Time — Randy Houser
  19. Life Is a Highway — Rascal Flatts
  20. Texas Hold ‘Em - Beyoncé
  21. Ok Cowboy - Catie Offerman

Fun wedding introduction songs

Start off your wedding reception on a jovial note with some of the happiest tunes around. These bridal party entrance songs are sure to have everyone smiling and welcoming your wedding party. You can even use these as funny wedding bouquet toss songs—the sky’s the limit!

  1. Hey Ya! — OutKast
  2. Firework — Katy Perry
  3. Raise Your Glass — Pink
  4. Just Dance — Lady Gaga
  5. Forever — Chris Brown
  6. Crazy in Love (ft. Jay-Z) — Beyonce
  7. I Would Die 4 U — Prince
  8. Love Shack — The B-52’s
  9. You Can’t Stop the Beat — Elijah Kelley, John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Nikki Blonsky, Zac Efron, Amanda Bynes
  10. Hung Up — Madonna
  11. I Will Survive — Gloria Gaynor
  12. Let’s Groove — Earth, Wind & Fire
  13. Whoomp! (There It Is) — Tag Team
  14. SexyBack (ft. Timbaland) — Justin Timberlake
  15. Another One Bites the Dust — Queen
  16. Beat It — Michael Jackson
  17. Bust a Move — Young MC
  18. Can’t Hold Us (ft. Ray Dalton) — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  19. Everybody (Backstreet’s Back) — Backstreet Boys
  20. Everytime We Touch — Cascada
  21. Feel So Close — Calvin Harris
  22. Feel This Moment — Pitbull
  23. Get Lucky — Daft Punk
  24. Glad You Came — The Wanted
  25. Good Feeling — Flo Rida

Unique wedding reception entrance songs

Break from the norm and choose something unique for you and your attendants to enter the reception. These wedding party songs are unexpected yet appropriate to start your post-wedding celebration.

  1. Dance With Me Tonight — Olly Murs
  2. Dog Days Are Over — Florence + the Machine
  3. Electric Feel — MGMT
  4. Good Life — Kanye West
  5. I’m Coming Out — Diana Ross
  6. Good Vibrations — The Beach Boys
  7. Space Jam — Quad City DJ’s
  8. Take On Me — A-ha
  9. What I Like About You — The Romantics
  10. Hell Yes — Beck
  11. Sweet Disposition — The Temper Trap
  12. Could You Be Loved — Bob Marley and the Wailers
  13. Get the Party Started — Pink
  14. Higher Love — Kygo, Whitney Houston
  15. Seeing Stars — Børns

Wedding entrance songs for parents

While your mind may be on groomsmen and bridesmaid entrance songs, don’t forget about mom and dad! If you want them to enter the reception in style, select one of the wedding party songs below.

  1. This Is How We Do It — Montell Jordan
  2. We Are Family — Sister Sledge
  3. You’ve Got the Love — Florence + the Machine
  4. Celebration — Kool & the Gang
  5. Raise Your Glass — Pink
  6. Sweet Caroline — Neil Diamond
  7. Don’t Stop Believin’ — Journey
  8. Born To Be Wild — Steppenwolf
  9. Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough — Michael Jackson
  10. Walk This Way — Aerosmith
  11. Jump — Van Halen
  12. Respect — Aretha Franklin
  13. It Takes Two — Rob Base
  14. Brown Eyed Girl — Van Morrison

Wedding party entrance songs FAQ

  • How do I choose a reception entrance song? Find one that suits your style and speaks to you as a couple. And use our list, of course!
  • What are good entrance songs for a wedding? The list above is a jumping-off point, but also use one that sets the tone you want to convey at your reception.
  • How long should a wedding party entrance song be? The song should cover the amount of time necessary to announce your wedding party. Plus, don’t feel like you have to play the entire song.
  • How many songs do you need for a wedding entrance? That depends. Some couples choose to have a different song for each bridal party member, but that’s a lot of ground to cover. To make it simple, choose two—one for your attendants and a separate one to announce you as a newly married couple. Add in a third if you’re including parents and grandparents in the mix.

Still craving wedding advice and checklists beyond bridal party entrance songs? From wedding party processional songs to general wedding ceremony songs, Zola has you covered. Of course, your wedding DJ or band can also help with your selections, and you can find vetted, local-to-you music services on Zola, too.

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