Most people consider weddings as their favorite celebration of love. But, imagine a wedding scenery with some of the best songs from Disney to set the atmosphere for your wedding? The feeling is surreal!
Disney has a magical hold on almost everyone, and the variety of genres and tunes of Disney makes Disney wedding songs even more enchanting. What better way is there to make your wedding magical and unforgettable if it isn’t Disney? Not so many if there are any.
For your wedding, we put together the best of Disney songs that transcends time. These songs are different in tempo and rhythm, which makes one Disney song available for almost every moment. Sit back and relax; it’s going to be a great read.
30 Enchanting Disney Wedding Songs for Your Big Day
You will also like these other popular wedding songs for the perfect playlist on your special day:
Here is a collection of some of the best Disney songs you can use for your wedding.
1. “A Whole New World” from Aladdin
Memorable Lyrics: “A whole new world, a dazzling place I never knew”
This piece was first heard in the 1992 Aladdin animated version, and it captures the exciting adventure lovers embark on.
The duet between two beautiful voices makes the song magical. It’s ideal for the first dance as a couple, or if you and your partner would like to do something more interesting, you can sing along to each other.
2. “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” from Elton John (The Lion King)
Memorable Lyrics: “Can you feel the love tonight? It is where we are”
This heartfelt ballad speaks of a kind of love that blooms despite the odds. It’s a great choice for calm moments like the couple’s dance, wedding dinner, or a background song during the cocktail party.
3. “Beauty and the Beast” from Beauty and the Beast
Memorable Lyrics: “Tale as old as time, true as it can be”
If you remember the plot of the movie, you will understand well how love transforms people to be a better version of themselves. The song has an aura that is perfect for the couple’s first dance or as a grand entrance song.
4. “Someday, My Prince Will Come” from Snow White
Memorable Lyrics: “Someday my prince will come, Someday we’ll meet again, And away to his castle, we’ll go, To be happy forever I know”
The movie shows Snow White fantasizing about her Prince Charming. This romantic ballad is great for your first dance as a couple, or to set a fairytale-like atmosphere for your wedding.
5. “I See the Light”from Tangled
Memorable Lyrics: “All at once, everything is different now that I see you”
The lyrics of this song tell how falling in love can change your perspective on a lot of things. It has a great rhythm that makes it perfect for a couple’s moment and first dance.
6. “A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes” from Cinderella
Memorable Lyrics: “No matter how your heart is grieving, If you keep on believing, The dream that you wish will come true”
Watching the first versions of Cinderella painted fantasy and romance for so many people. Just like the story of the movie, the song speaks of hope and a bright light at the end of the tunnel signifying that somehow, dreams are valid and they do come through.
The song is great for any calm moment. However, it’s best for romantic couple moments.
7. “True Love’s Kiss”from Enchanted
Memorable Lyrics: “I’ve been dreamin’ of a true love’s kiss, And a prince I’m hopin’ comes with this”
This song is all about true love’s kiss. The song is romantic, so it is an ideal choice for your first dance as a couple.
8. “So This Is Love” from Cinderella
Memorable Lyrics: “So this is the miracle that I’ve been dreaming of”
The emotional lyrics of this song and its sweet slow-paced tempo make it a great choice for slow-dancing.
9. “Never Knew I Needed” from The Princess and The Frog
Memorable Lyrics: “You’re the best thing I Never Knew I Needed, So when you were here I had no idea”
This song was performed by the Hip-Hop artist Ne-Yo. It has the perfect tempo for the couple’s first dance and entrance.
10. “Love Is an Open Door” from Frozen
Memorable Lyrics: “Love is an open door, love is an open door, with you”
This song has some energy to it, so it’s a great choice for adding some fun to your wedding. A duet of the song will make the atmosphere more relaxing.
11. “You’ll Be in My Heart” from Tarzan
Memorable Lyrics: “You’ll be in my heart, no matter what they say”
This song speaks of a kind of love that stays and waxes through trying times. The tempo makes it versatile, so it can come in any time on your wedding day.
12. “Kiss the Girl” from The Little Mermaid
Memorable Lyrics: “Sha-la-la-la-la-la, my, oh, my, look at the boy too shy, he ain’t gonna kiss the girl”
After listening to this track or watching the movie, you can testify about the ‘life’ that the song brings. This song sets a joyful atmosphere, and it can get your guests cackling in minutes.
13. “I’m Wishing/One Song” from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Memorable Lyrics: “I’m wishing (I’m wishing), For the one I love, To find me (to find me), Today (today)”
This song is the first song Snow White sang in the movie. It is emotional, and it is great as a background song to set a cool ambiance.
14. “Bella Notte” from Lady and the Tramp
Memorable Lyrics: “Oh, this is the night, it’s a beautiful night”
This piece has an Italian touch, making it unique and special as it is sweet. It’s a piece of great music before the reception, cocktail party, or during the wedding dinner.
15. “Love” from Robin Hood
Memorable Lyrics: “Love, it seems like only yesterday, you were just a child at play”
This song sets a relaxed atmosphere for your guests to enjoy before the wedding ceremony or reception begins.
16. “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” from Toy Story
Memorable Lyrics: “You’ve got a friend in me, you got troubles, I’ve got ’em too, there isn’t anything I wouldn’t do for you, we stick together and see it through”
This classic speaks of friendship, a form that should exist between couples too. It would be a great fit for swaying during the reception.
17. “Married Life” from Up
This track has an emotional and sweet feel to it. If you are yet to find a good instrumental for your dance or other significant couple moments during your wedding, this song is worth giving it a try.
18. “When You Wish Upon a Star” from Pinocchio
Memorable Lyrics: “When you wish upon a star, your dreams come true”
One of the reasons everyone loves classics is because they transcend time. This 1940 classic still evokes the same nostalgic effect as it did decades ago. It’s a great choice for special couple moments.
19. “It Only Takes A Moment”from Wall-E
Memorable Lyrics: “It only takes a moment. For your eyes to meet and then. Your heart knows in a moment. You will never be alone again”
If robots do understand what love is all about and can sing them in words, there’s no doubt you’ll understand it more.
20. “Best Of Friends”from The Fox and The Hound
Memorable Lyrics: “When you’re the best of friends. Having so much fun together. You’re not even aware you’re such a funny pair. You’re the best of friends”
This song is about friendship, but that’s not what makes it unique. It is romantic and not as popular, so the chances of couples having the same entrance or couple’s dance song as you is slim. So if you want something special on your day, you shouldn’t skip this piece.
21. “Something There” from Beauty and the Beast
Memorable Lyrics: “There’s something sweet and almost kind, but he was mean, and he was coarse and unrefined”
Most times, most people found love when they were never trying to, and in places they never expected. If your love story started this way, then this is the perfect song to tell the world how you came to this point.
22. “Lava” from Lava Short
Memorable Lyrics: “The earth, sea, and sky up above will send me someone to lava”
The song is a ukulele song that you most definitely would fall in love with. And if you still believe wishes don’t come true, maybe you should watch this movie and listen to this along again.
23. “If I Never Knew You” from Pocahontas
Memorable Lyrics: “If I never knew you. If I never felt this love. I would have no inkling of. How precious life can be”
This song wasn’t included in the actual movie upon its original release but was added in for the 2005 re-release of the film. A unique first dance choice, this passionate song will be a perfect addition to your wedding day.
24. “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King” from The Lion King
Memorable Lyrics: “Oh, I just can’t wait to be king”
The song is energetic and has a playful feel. If you are thinking of spicing up your party with some fun activity, this song should make your choice list.
25. “Ever Ever After “ from Enchanted
Memorable Lyrics: “To ever ever after. Forever could even start today (happily). Ever ever after (ever after, ever after)”
Enchanted is one of the greatest modern Disney movies, and this song is a perfect inclusion for your special day. It harps on love, affection, and the fairly tale “happy ever after” ending.
26. “Bib bidi-Bobbidi-Boo” from Cinderella
Memorable Lyrics: “Salagadoola mechicka boola bib bidi-bobbidi-boo”
Language is not a barrier to good sound, and this song says all about this! It’s best for romantic and magical moments during Ideal for a whimsical and magical couple moment during the wedding.
27. “Love Will Find a Way” from The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride
Memorable Lyrics: “In you and I, there’s a new land, angels in flight”
This song is emotional, slow-paced, and touching, and the lyrics talk of a love that thrives regardless of the situation. The song’s qualities make it ideal for almost every program of your wedding.
28. “A Pirate’s Life” from Peter Pan
Memorable Lyrics: “A pirate’s life is a wonderful life, a-rovin’ over the sea”
If you want something different, adventurous, and out of the norm for your big day, this song should top your list of choices. A creative act to pair with the song will wow your guests.
29. “Out There” from The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Memorable Lyrics: “All my life, I wonder how it feels to pass a day, not above them”
This song has a soothing and relaxing tempo that makes it versatile. Regardless of when you want it to come in, “Out There” will stand out anytime.
30. “Once Upon a Dream” from Sleeping Beauty
Memorable Lyrics: “Once upon a dream, I know you, I walked with you once upon a dream“
The dreamy, sweet, and romantic rhythm will take you to a world of hearts and love almost immediately. It is a great choice for romantic moments and for a fantasy-like wedding feel.
Regardless of the theme or ambiance you want to reflect for your wedding, rest assured that there are several Disney songs of different styles for different moments to make your big day even bigger.
Never forget that although Disney songs give your wedding a fairytale feel, most of these songs are copyrighted. Ensure you get all the needed permissions before you use them in public.
Here are some questions people ask often about Disney wedding songs
What Else Do I Need to Know About Disney Songs for Weddings?
Most of Disney’s songs are copyrighted, so you might need special licenses for public use of their songs. To be on the safe side, you should check their website for the policies of the songs you choose to use. This will save you from trouble.
Can I Make a Mix of Disney Songs to Suit My Wedding Style?
Sure, you can do that. You can work with producers and DJs to make your choices work perfectly with your wedding style.
Are There Instrumental Versions of Disney Songs?
Yes, there are several of them on the internet. However, if you can’t find that of your choice song, you can get an instrumentalist to do a cover, or someone else to extract the instruments of the song.
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