30 processional aisle songs that will have the groom in tears

Not sure what song to walk down the aisle to? Choose one of these and your groom and guests will be fighting back the tears.

Walking down the aisle will be one of the most memorable moments of your life, so it’s understandable you’d want everything to be absolutely perfect. 


With this in mind, remember to pay good attention to choosing your processional music; too fast and you’ll be skipping down the aisle, too slow and it will feel like a very long walk!  

Scroll down to read our suggestions for music to walk down the aisle to, from classical choices to modern pop songs to old favourites. 

Walking down the aisle is one of the most poignant moments

Classical music to walk down the aisle to:

1. Canon in D – Pachelbel

2. Air – George F. Handel

3. Romeo and Juliet Love Theme – Tchaikovsky

Instrumental music to walk down the aisle to:

4. A Thousand Years – The Piano Guys [Cover of Christina Perri]

5. Love Me – Yiruma

6. I’m Yours – Vitamin String Quartet [Cover of Jason Mraz]

Modern songs to walk down the aisle to:

7. All of Me – John Legend

8. Your Song – Elton John

9. Somewhere Only We Know – Lily Allen [Cover of Keane]

10. Greatest Day – Take That

11. Make You Feel My Love – Adele

12. Marry You – Bruno Mars

13. Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran

14. Come Away With Me – Nora Jones

15. Best Day of My Life – American Authors

16. The Power of Love – Gabrielle Aplin cover

17. Love Story – Taylor Swift

Old favourite songs to walk down the aisle to:

18. Can’t Help Falling in Love With You – Elvis

19. Hallelujah – Blake [Cover of Leonard Cohen]

20. The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra

21. Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder

22. Here Comes The Sun – The Beatles

23. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face – Roberta Flack

24. Be My Baby – The Ronettes

25. The Very Thought of You – Billie Holiday

26. At Last – Etta James

27. What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong

28. God Only Knows – The Beach Boys

29. Dream a Little Dream of Me – The Mamas and Papas

30. Chapel of Love – The Dixie Cups 


With your processional music sorted, check out our playlist of the best ceremony music for the other songs to play during your wedding ceremony.