Bridal Party processional songs are an important detail on any wedding day. There are scores of them to choose from. Which one you go with always depends upon what the bride and groom envision their big day to be like. You could have a traditional song that puts the cherry on top of a good, old-fashioned wedding, quirky ones that showcase your personality or unique interests or hobbies, or themed ones that put the finishing touch on the ambiance of a themed wedding. No matter which way you go, this is an important detail that you want to get just right on your wedding day. To that end, we are going to give you a list of suggestions for bridal party processional songs that will help make your wedding day unforgettable.
Traditional Bridal Party Processional Songs
We might be in the year 2018, but plenty of people just want a good, old-fashioned traditional wedding. The bride might be wearing her mother or grandmother’s wedding gown. Perhaps the bride, groom, and their families want the wedding they have always dreamed of, regardless of modern trends. This might include having bridal party processional songs that reflect those traditions. Therefore, without further ado, here are a few traditional bridal party processional songs to make your traditional wedding pitch perfect.
- “Claire de Lune” by Claude DeBussy
- “Canon in D” by Pachelbel
- “Appalachian Spring” by Aaron Copeland
- “Arioso” by J.S. Bach
- “Fur Elise” by Beethoven
All of these songs are instrumental, and they are classics that are offered in a variety of arrangements. Any one of them will offer an amazing traditional song for your bridal party to march down the aisle to.
Bridal Party Processional Songs From the Wonderful World of Disney
Almost everyone is familiar with the magic of Disney movies. Many of these fairy tales revolve around romance, usually with a princess finding and marrying her prince in the end. Therefore, songs that have been enshrined in our culture by Disney movies make the perfect bridal processional songs. Here are just few you might love.
- “Kiss the Girl” from The Little Mermaid.
This timeless song is the soundtrack when the Sebastian the crab is trying to get Prince Eric to kiss Ariel, who has lost her beautiful voice due to Ursula the sea witch’s curse. The mute Ariel is on a romantic boat ride in the lagoon with Prince Eric, and Sebastian and his “chorus” of assorted animals try to give her a helping hand. Here are a few of the lyrics:
Sha la la la la laMy oh myLook like the boy too shyAin’t gonna kiss the girlSha la la la la laAin’t that sad?Ain’t it a shame?Too bad, he gonna miss the girl
Now’s your momentFloating in a blue lagoonBoy, you better do it soonNo time will be betterShe don’t say a wordAnd she won’t say a wordUntil you kiss the girl
It’s the perfect song to precede any wedding kiss!
2. “A Whole New World” from Aladdin.
This one is another Disney classic. Jasmine and Aladdin sing this classic song during their magic carpet ride, as they discover their “whole new world, all while discovering their love for each other. Anyone who has been in love knows that it does open a whole new world. That makes this beautiful, timeless song one of the world’s most perfect bridal party processional songs. Here are a few of those lyrics:
I can open your eyesTake you wonder by wonderOver sideways and underOn a magic carpet ride
A whole new worldA new fantastic point of viewNo one to tell us noOr where to goOr say we’re only dreaming
A whole new worldA dazzling place I never knewBut when I’m way up hereIt’s crystal clearThat now I’m in a whole new world with you
Now I’m in a whole new world with you
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