Song Ideas For A Father And Daughter Wedding Dance
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Song Ideas For A Father And Daughter Wedding Dance

The father of the bride is one of those key parts of any wedding celebrations and they play a huge part of the entire day.

Not only do they walk the bride down the aisle, but they also make a speech and share some stories all about their special girl as she was growing up.

For some couples, there is an extra part of the wedding day that daddy dearest needs to be a part of, and that is the father and daughter dance.

This isn’t something that every couple are going to want, however, if you do like the idea of being able to show your moves off with your dad, then you might want to plan in a father/daughter dance.

But what music is going to work for this particular dance?

You are going to want to make sure that it is a song that is full of emotion and perhaps a song that is timeless and enjoyable too.

To help you to find the ideal song for your extra special wedding dance, here are some of our most recommended songs.

My Girl – The Temptations

Whilst you are getting married and moving on with your life, one thing is for sure, you will always remain your dad’s girl.

So, what better way for your dad to hand you over to your new husband, then by celebrating that special bond with this extra special song?

Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder

It is no secret that the father of the bride is going to think that his daughter looks amazing on her big day, so it makes sense that this is a great song to choose.

Not only does it contain some awesome lyrics, but it is also upbeat, which brings a whole new approach to the dance, rather than it simply being a standard slow dance.

Unforgettable – Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole

Surely there is no better song for a father/daughter dance then an actual song sang by a father and daughter?

Not only is this song pretty emotional, but it is also a great one to dance to.

Full of sentiment and a sure way that there are no dry eyes in the house.

Dance With My Father – Luther Vandross

The name is enough to show that this song is a great choice for any father/daughter dance.

It is not only packed full of meaning, but it also means you get to enjoy the silky voice of Luther Vandross, which we think is a pretty amazing combo.

As you can see, there a real wealth of amazing songs that are just perfect for any father/daughter dance.

So, why not ask your dad if would be happy to take to the dance floor with you on your big day, then choose one of these amazing songs to dance to?

Stephen Coleclough
Stephen Coleclough

Stephen Coleclough is one of the UK's premier wedding DJs and the winner of multiple industry awards and accolades. His favourite wedding song? Love Shack of course - a guaranteed floor filler! You can find him on Twitter at

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