Gorgeous Songs to Walk Down the Aisle To

What’s your wedding processional style?

The songs to walk down the aisle to or “processional music,” as we call them in the wedding world, play a huge role in the overall vibe of your wedding ceremony!

As with many other details of modern weddings, you are free to choose processional music that is meaningful to you, whether or not it adheres to wedding tradition.  Sometimes however, it is hard to know if the song you love will play well for a wedding ceremony. Working with experienced musicians for a wedding can help each musical selection perfectly soundtrack the moment.  This processional music list represents our top ten most requested songs to walk down the aisle to in 2017. 

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Top 10 Trending Wedding Processionals

  • A Thousand Years — from “Twilight”
  • Stáralfur — Sigur Rós
  • In My Life — The Beatles
  • Canon in D “Pachelbel’s Canon” —Johannes Pachelbel
  • The Kiss –from “Last of the Mohicans”
  • Over the Rainbow — IZ
  • Storybook Love –from “The Princess Bride”
  • La Vie en Rose —Edith Piaf
  • Come What May —from “Moulin Rouge”
  • At Last — Etta James

Need more ideas?  Explore our entire wedding music repertoire or read on to explore and listen to these curated lists of gorgeous wedding processional music by genre: 

Acoustic / Celtic Wedding Processionals

  1. Sliding Down —Edgar Meyer
  2. Vows —Jeff Johnson & Brian Dunning from “Gangs of New York”
  3. Falling Slowly – from “Once”
  4. Short Trip Home — Edgar Meyer
  5. Vagabond’s Waltz — Jeff Victor
  6. Chan Chan  (instrumental version — Buena Vista Social Club
  7. Stars — Wendy Goodwin
  8. Copperline (instrumental version) –James Taylor
  9. You Raise Me Up — Celtic Women
  10. Old Pine (instrumental version)— Ben Howard
  11. Appalachia Waltz –Mark O’Connor, Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer

Pop / Contemporary Songs to Walk Down the Aisle To

  1. Here Comes the Sun –the Beatles
  2. Hallelujah — Pentatonix
  3. All of Me —John Legend & Lindsey Stirling
  4. Life in Technicolor — Coldplay
  5. Forever — Ben Harper
  6. Stand By Me — Ben E. King
  7. Marry Me —Train
  8. Such Great Heights –the Postal Service
  9. Sweet Child of Mine –Guns n Roses
  10. Can’t Help Falling in Love — Elvis
  11. Beautiful Day –U2

Traditional Wedding Processionals

  1. Bridal Chorus from “Lohengrin” — Wagner
  2. Canon in D “Pachelbel Canon” — Pachelbel
  3. Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring — JS Bach
  4. Trumpet Voluntary — Clarke
  5. Water Music Suite — Handel

Favorite Classical Wedding Processionals

  1. Bach Cello Suite No. 1 — Bach
  2. Clair de Lune — Debussy
  3. String Quartet 2nd Movement “Assez Vif” — Ravel
  4. Lakme “Flower Duet” — Delibes
  5. Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 — Bach
  6. O Mio Bambino Caro — Puccini
  7. The Swan from  “Carnival of the Animals” –Saint-Saëns
  8. Ave Maria — Schubert
  9. Ave Maria —Bach
  10. Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64 2nd Movement –Tchaikovsky

Religious/ Inspirational Songs to Walk Down the Aisle To

  1. Be Thou My Vision-– Traditional
  2. Soon –Hillsong United
  3. Your Love is Extravagant — Casting Crowns
  4. Come Thou Fount — Traditional
  5. You Raise Me Up — Josh Groban
  6. How Deep the Father’s Love for Us –– Stuart Townsend
  7. Ave Maria— Schubert
  8. Wedding Song “There is Love” –Peter, Paul and Mary
  9. The Prayer-– Andrea Boccelli & Céline Dion
  10.  Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone) –Christ Tomlin

Wedding experts recently interviewed on Bridal Guide agree that you are free to choose music that is meaningful to you. We hope that these wedding processional song ideas will inspire you to find the wedding ceremony music that truly reflects your unique style!