Weddings

Songs To End Your Wedding Reception With

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If you need some inspiration for the end of your wedding night I’ve put together this fab list of songs that should get everyone either dancing or smooching, whichever you’d prefer!

It’s the end of the night and you want your wedding reception to end with a bang.

So which song to choose to end the night?

Do you want everyone on the dancefloor singing along? Stood in a circle with ties around their heads?

Or something more relaxed with couples slow dancing while you take the last dance of the day with your new spouse?

Whatever you’re looking for, here is a list of songs that are perfect for ending your wedding day. Don’t forget to have a chat with your DJ so they know what song to use and can announce it as the last song of the night.

The songs I’ve included here are mostly classics from a range of eras and genres. Of course, you might have your own special song you want to end the night with but if you don’t these should give you some inspiration.

Oh, and I’ve left out the cheese!

While I love some cheesy party tunes as much as the next person, especially if they include a dance everyone knows but I don’t think 5.6.7.8 by Steps is quite the right note to end a wedding on!

  1. Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
  2. Living On A Prayer – Bon Jovi
  3. Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
  4. Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen
  5. Mr Brightside – The Killers
  6. Summer Nights – Grease
  7. At Last – Etta James
  8. Wonderwall – Oasis
  9. Dancing Queen – ABBA
  10. Back For Good – Take That
  11. Summer of 69 – Bryan Adams
  12. Hey Jude – The Beatles
  13. (I Wanna) Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston
  14. Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
  15. Marry You – Bruno Mars
  16. Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
  17. (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life – Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes
  18. How Long Will I Love You – Ellie Goulding
  19. Your Song – Elton John
  20. Hey Ho – The Lumineers
  21. We Are Family – Sister Sledge
  22. Kings of Leon – Sex on Fire
  23. Dancing In The Moonlight – Toploader
  24. Mustang Sally – Wilson Picket
  25. Dreaming of You – The Coral
  26. Champagne Supernova – Oasis
  27. God Only Knows – The Beach Boys
  28. Unchained Melody – The Righteous Brothers
  29. Stand By Me – Ben E. King
  30. Hey There Delilah – Plain White Tees
  31. Valerie – Amy Winehouse
  32. Shut Up And Dance – Walk The Moon
  33. Hey Soul Sister -Train
  34. Proud Mary -Tina Turner
  35. Sweet Child O’ Mine – Guns N’ Roses
  36. I’m A Believer – The Monkees
  37. Build Me Up Buttercup – The Foundations
  38. Seven Nation Army – White Stripes
  39. You Got The Love – Florence and The Machine
  40. Love Is All Around – Wet, Wet, Wet
  41. Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis
  42. Best Day Ever – One Direction
  43. Drops of Jupiter – Train
  44. Piano Man – Billy Joel
  45. I’m Jours – Jason Mraz
  46. Better Together – Jack Johnson
  47. You Give Me Something – James Morrison
  48. Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
  49. All Of Me – John Legend
  50. Always – Bon Jovi