15 Amazing Lesbian Wedding Father-Daughter Dance Songs That Will Bring Tears to Your Eyes (2023 Update!)

Dance of the bride with her father. Bride and father

If you’re looking for the best lesbian wedding father-daughter dance songs, then you are in the right place. All these songs sound like they were meant for that magical moment, and you can really choose one to add to your playlist, or even all of them!

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Lesbian Wedding Father-Daughter Dance Songs

We’ve included the video for each song below so you can give them a listen. You may want to grab the tissues first, though! I know a few made my eyes water. I’m not crying, you’re crying! It’s allergies, I swear!

1. What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong

This song is all about appreciating everything around us, about embracing each other and managing to love the little things. It doesn’t matter what happens in the world, it doesn’t matter how hard things are in a certain moment, because everything will eventually turn out alright, and we’ll all see what a wonderful world this is.

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2. You’ve Got a Friend – James Taylor

Sometimes friends are all we’ve got, and sometimes our parents are our best friends. Having your father-daughter dance on this song will definitely bring up a lot of feelings, a lot of memories, and the moment will be truly special. It can be hard sometimes to talk about how we feel, but there’s always our parents who are there for us no matter what.

3. There You’ll Be – Faith Hill

This song can be interpreted in many ways, but ultimately, it’s all about gratefulness, and knowing that no matter what happens, he will be there to help you at all times. Fathers are a very important element in everyone’s life, and it’s important that you enjoy this amazing moment with him.

4. Wildflowers – Tom Petty

Along with Tom Petty’s Wildflowers, a new chapter began for him too, as it was nothing like anything he ever sang before. It’s one of the best songs out there, so it’s perfectly understandable if this is what you choose for your father-daughter moment during your wedding.

5. You Raise Me Up – Josh Groban

Probably one of the most popular songs of the 21st century, John Groban’s “You Raise Me Up” can definitely turn any moment into something special. Besides the amazing sound that will give you goosebumps, his voice is filled of passion, and you will feel it during your special moment.

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6. My Girl – The Temptations

This song manages to express some of the most profound feelings, as neither of you need anything else when you have each other, but sometimes it’s time to let go. Such an emotional song could be the perfect choice for your daughter-father dance moment.

7. Father and Daughter – Paul Simon

This song was written for “The Wild Thornberrys Movie” and it’s all about a father’s hopes for his daughter. It’s a beautiful song, and I’m pretty sure that every father wants the best for his daughter. Without a doubt, it’s one of the best songs for your amazing father-daughter dance.

8. Michelle – The Beatles

This exciting love ballad that has some French lyrics will leave everyone in tears. The instrumental music and soothing sound of arguably one of the most popular Beatles songs is a perfect father-daughter dance song for your memorable occasion

9. Butterfly kisses – Bob Carlisle

Carlisle wrote this classic for her daughter and having it for a wedding father-daughter dance song expresses gratitude and imperfection. The song also appreciates father-daughter time through the years up to this memorable dance. 

10. The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra

Something predictable your wedding guests will be anticipating. The way you look tonight is a classical gem that almost all weddings I have been a guest at have played the song. And what’s
better than sleekly moving to the tunes of this song with your father holding you?

11. Close to You – The Carpenters

The Grammy award-winning song close to you is a perfect tune for fathers and daughters to show appreciation for each other on this significant occasion. An iconic piece by the Carpenters, this soft rock will leave the audience in tears.

12. You’re Gonna Live Forever in Me – John Mayer

The best way to celebrate the impact of a special person is by dancing to this classic by John Mayer. The song also reminds father and daughter that the influence and bond shared by both parties will never die regardless of this significant milestone.

13. You’re My Best Friend – Queens

Although initially written as a dedication to the wife of a member of the Queen’s band, this classic rock by the British band Queens is a perfect way to express emotions at your lesbian wedding. Fathers and daughters are best friends, and this is an appropriate hit to mark the moment.

14. The Wonder of You – Elvis Presley

An upbeat classic, its lyrics wholesomely describe the perfect father-daughter relationship. It will be so satisfying to the audience when dancing to the words ‘’When no-one else can understand me, when everything I do is wrong, you give me hope and consolation, you give me strength to carry on’’

15. The Rainbow Connection – Jim Henson as Kermit, the frog

The rainbow connection is a crazy and funky wedding song to bring laughter, love and motivation to all wedding ceremonies. From Jim Henson’s words, the rainbow connection motivates us to create the world we want to live in by believing in what we dream. It’s an energetic masterpiece for a wedding dance in all ceremonies.

Final Thoughts

Your father-daughter dance is one of the most important moments for you, and nothing can compare to that. It has to be beautiful and magical, and as long as you are happy and choose the perfect song, it has no reason to!

If these beautiful lesbian wedding father-daughter dance songs don’t bring tears to your eyes, nothing will! Check them out!

I’m hoping that these songs will really help you, or at least give you some inspiration in choosing something!

Tell us below, what are your favorite lesbian wedding father-daughter dance songs?

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