Christmas-Themed Wedding & Party Songs To Bring Cheer

Merry music and matrimonial magic! Planning a wedding wonderland this Christmas season? This playlist is brimming with festive classics and heartwarming tunes to make your yuletide celebration truly unforgettable.

Find the perfect carols to set the mood for your ceremony procession, heartwarming choices for a meaningful ceremony, and joyous sing-alongs to get the party started at the reception. Let’s jingle all the way to the dance floor with this holly jolly wedding playlist!

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Songs To Put On Your Christmastime Wedding Playlist

Kid On Christmas – Pentatonix

An acapella song to have on the playlist just for the kids in attendance.

All I Want for Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey

Considered the greatest Christmastime pop crossover song of all time. Save it for your dancing time.

Underneath the Tree – Kelly Clarkson

If you have Christmas trees accenting your wedding decor, this song fits nicely on the playlist. Maybe even have gifts for the kids attending!

Christmas Eve / Sarajevo 12/24 (Instrumental) – Trans-Siberian Orchestra

An instrumental background song for the ceremony or reception.

Feliz Navidad – José Feliciano

A great party starter for when guests arrive at the reception.

You Make It Feel Like Christmas – Gwen Stefani feat. Blake Shelton

A famous married couple duet to set the vibe for romance and for fun.

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year – Andy Williams

A song to play early in the evening for the young at heart.

Jingle Bell Rock – Bobby Helms

If you are looking for a swing dance song to play, this is a winner.

DJ Play A Christmas Song – Cher

This is a great dance song for all ages when it comes to your dance party.

Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee

This song was actually on the top of the Billboard charts in the 2020s so it is a favorite for all ages.

The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You) – Nat King Cole

A great slow dance song to get all of the couples on the dance floor.

Wrap Me Up – Jimmy Fallon & Meghan Trainor

Thi sis a fun duet to play as a recessional song after the I do’s.

Candy Cane Lane – Sia

A modern holiday song to play for a modern vibe.

Mele Kalikimaka (Merry Christmas) – Bing Crosby

A unique classic song to play as a background song as guests arrive.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer – Gene Autry

Country music fans will be happy to hear this classic country Christmas song.

Christmas Tree Farm – Taylor Swift

Swift is hot right now with most brides and her friends and this could be used to accent the bouquet toss.

Like It’s Christmas – Jonas Brothers

A modern Christmastime song to add to any wedding playlist in December.

Wizards in Winter (Instrumental) – Trans-Siberian Orchestra

An instrumental song to play when you need to set the scene for the holidays.

Black Santa – Bishop Frederick Barr & Derek Minor

IYKYK and this could be a funny respite on the playlist.

This Christmas – Donny Hathaway

A classic Christmas song to play for any holiday wedding.

Run Rudolph Run – Chuck Berry

This is a very fast song that you could play as everyone exits the reception and the night is over.

Last Christmas – Wham!

This is a mid-tempo song for cocktail hour or dinner that will have people grooving to the beat.

Where Are You Christmas (From “Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas” Soundtrack) – Faith Hill

All ages will recognize the voice and the song for a mood setter.

Santa Tell Me – Ariana Grande

A song to play before dancing to get people ready to dance.

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas – Michael Bublé

You could play this as a mid-tempo song for the dancers after a slow song.

A Holly Jolly Christmas – Burl Ives

This callis track is best to play as the party begins to set the vibe for fun and theme of the time of year.

Sleigh Ride – The Ronettes

This is a fast dance song and will have everyone happy too.

Little Drummer Boy – for KING & COUNTRY

If you are looking for a unique cake-cutting song, this could highlight the moment.

Frosty The Snowman – Bing Crosby

If you want an entertaining playlist for all generations, this fits right.

Blue Christmas – Elvis Presley

Even though weddings are not blue, it is one of the biggest and most well-known Christmastime songs.

Santa, Can’t You Hear Me – Kelly Clarkson & Ariana Grande

Two powerhouse voices collab on a joyous hit.

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays – *Nsync

This could be a last dance song wishing everyone well.

Wonderful Christmastime – Paul McCartney

This is a singalong song for any cocktail hour during the holidays.

Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! – Dean Martin

A must play if it snows on your wedding day!

Christmas In Hollis – Run-DMC

I would say the greatest rap Christmas song of all time for a special beat!

A Mad Russian’s Christmas (Instrumental) – Trans-Siberian OrchestraInstrumental background song for dinner.

Christmas Canon – Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Instrumental background song for setting the mood.

Believe – Josh Groban

Thi sis a powerful song with Groban’s voice for mealtime.

Christmas Time Is Here (Vocal) – Vince Guaraldi Trio

The theme for the Peanuts movie and an instrumental everyone will recognize.

What Christmas Means To Me – Stevie Wonder

This is an upbeat dance song as a party starter.

Linus And Lucy – Vince Guaraldi Trio

Another popular song from the Peanuts movie.

Mary, Did You Know? – Pentatonix

A fantastic acapella song to play while food is being served.

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas – The Fontane Sisters

An upbeat vintage Christmas song to keep the mood happy.

Merry Christmas – Ed Sheeran & Elton John

A fun modern holiday song by two famous Englishmen.

A Holly Jolly Christmas (From “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer” Soundtrack) – Burl Ives

If you grew up watching and/or singing this Rudlof song, add it to your cocktail hour.

Winter Wonderland – Michael Bublé

If this song describes outside on your wedding day, it will fit right in.

Frosty The Snowman – Jimmy Durante

A singalong classic wintertime song if it fits your wedding theme.

Light Of Christmas – TobyMac & Owl City

This is a dance song when it comes time to party!

The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late) – Alvin And The Chipmunks

This could be a mood setter for when guests arrive at the reception.

O Come All Ye Faithful / O Holy Night (Instrumental) – Trans-Siberian Orchestra

An instrumental background song for the ceremony’s prelude.

Note: I left off songs from the album “A Philly Special Christmas” by Philadelphia Eagles offensive linemen Lane Johnson, Jason Kelce, and Jordan Mailata.

Do you have a favorite Christmas-themed song? Please share your song below in the comments.

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3 years ago

Christmas song suggestion: Chris Christian’s -Thinking of You This Christmas

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3 years ago
Reply to  RecordSteve

Thanks for the suggestion RecordSteve!