Our Top Father-Daughter Wedding Songs

You made it through your first dance and now it’s time for arguably one of the sweetest moments of the wedding: the father-daughter dance. Of course this dance doesn’t need to be the traditional father-daughter dance, the bride can choose to dance with whomever gave her away during the ceremony or another person who is important to her. Sometimes finding the right song to represent all this one person (dad or someone else) means to you is harder than you think. Here are some of our favorites to help get the wheels turning…


"Your Song," by Elton John

One of our favorite Elton John songs is a really sweet message from a father to a daughter on her wedding day..


Lyrics we love: "Oh I know it's not much but it's the best I can do/My gift is my song/And this one's for you/And you can tell everybody this is your song/It may be quite simple but now that it's done/I hope you don't mind"


"I Hope You Dance," by Lee Ann Womack

Another song you might not think of when it comes to father/daughter dances. We especially love this one if you have a history of dancing with your dad.


Lyrics we love: "Whenever one door closes I hope one more opens/Promise me that you'll give faith a fighting chance/And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance/I hope you dance"


"Count on Me," by Bruno Mars

Another non-traditional choice that’s super sweet and a little more upbeat than your typical slow song.


Lyrics we love: "If you tossin'