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Wedding Reception Songs

Below are links representing the various parts of a Wedding Reception. Click the pictures to see lists of songs that are commonly chosen for each activity. We created them to serve as a source for inspiration. If some of the songs listed are a good fit for your Reception, GREAT! If not, we hope that this list of songs will at minimum inspire you. Of course, no one is restricted to only these songs. Please, DO NOT hesitate to call us at (513) Show-time (746-9846) with any questions or concerns.

Cocktail Hour

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The Guests will arrive to the Reception area before the Bride, the Groom , and the Wedding Party. This part of the Reception is referred to as the Cocktail Hour...

Grand Entrance/Introduction

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 When the Bride, the Groom, and the Wedding Party are ready to join the guests, it's time for the Grand Entrance, also referred to as the Wedding Party Introduction...

Dinner Music

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 No one wants to sit and eat Dinner in silence. Least of all a couple of hundred friends and family members. While the music that plays during Dinner may seem inconsequential...

Bride and Groom's First Dance

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 During the Reception, the Bride and Groom will have their first dance as Husband and Wife. A good amount of consideration should be put into what song is chosen. This dance is significant...

Bride's Dance with her Father

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 This Dance is a tradition that further represents the Bride being "given away" by her Father. It is a representation of the Father giving his blessing, or approval, to the marriage...

Groom's Dance with his Mother

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 This Dance is a representation of the Groom's Mother giving her blessing to the marriage. It is also a showing of love, respect, and appreciation by the Groom...

Wedding Party Dance

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This Dance is dedicated to and exclusively for the Wedding Party. Some Brides and Grooms feel that a slow dance is the best fit for their Wedding Party. Others prefer something more upbeat and exciting...

Cutting the Wedding Cake

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Dinner can't be complete without cutting the Wedding Cake. Which provokes one of the first decisions the Bride and Groom will have to make as a Married Couple, to smash or not to smash?...

Anniversary Dance

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The Anniversary dance is an activity to honor Marriages which began years ago. Specifically, it celebrates the Couple with a Marriage that began before any of the others...

Removing & Tossing the Garter

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Before a Garter can be Tossed, it must first be removed. In a tasteful manner. Or, in a semi-tasteful manner. Or... in a manner that could at least be confused with tasteful, but is definitely a whole lot of fun...

Tossing the Bouquet

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Tossing the Bouquet is an opportunity for one of the ladies at the Wedding who hasn't tied the knot yet to hurry things up a bit. Tradition says that whoever catches the Bouquet will be the next to "walk down the aisle"...

Last Dance

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It is common for the Guests to be encouraged to take their last opportunity to join the Bride and Groom on the dance floor for a slow dance. Sometimes the Guests are encouraged to surround the dance floor...