Hudson Valley Weddings – 10 Festive Songs for Your Christmas Wedding

Hudson Valley Weddings – 10 Festive Songs for Your Christmas Wedding


Christmas is a wonderful time of the year and the perfect holiday to spend with family and friends. Therefore, this magical holiday is becoming increasingly popular time of the year for organizing your wedding! The near ‘Winter Wonderland’ weather here in Hudson Valley provides a beautiful setting for your special day.

One of the best ways to add a bit of seasonal flair to your Hudson Valley wedding is naturally through the wedding music you play. For a festive flair, you need plenty of beautiful Christmas tunes and here are 10 ideas for different parts of your wedding ceremony and the reception.


For the wedding ceremony

You should consider adding a bit of Christmas music to your wedding ceremony.
For instance for the processional song you should consider:
This is a beautiful song and the Beyoncé version gives you a lovely beat to walk down the aisle. Naturally, you could consider any version of the Silent Night; even an instrumental version of the song would work.
Once you are married, your recessional song could be:

This may be a bit of a unusual idea, but the sentiment of the song goes well with you walking out of the ceremony as newlyweds.


For the wedding reception

Of course, majority of your music will be played during the wedding reception. This is a perfect time for adding a bit of Christmas tunes to your playlist, especially as many classic tunes are sure to get the guests singing along as well!
If you organize a small drinks reception while the guests wait for you to join them, you could set the mood with these two Christmas classics:

If you then want to make your own entrance as newlyweds to a Christmas themed song, you could perhaps consider going with:

This is an unusual song for making an entrance. Bu it is both sweet and fun at the same time. You could also just find an instrumental version of the song, if you prefer.
During the reception you should also play different songs to get the crowd going. Some of the must-play songs for festive Hudson Valley wedding include:

You could even dance your first dance to a Christmas song. There are plenty of options out there, as the season is full of romance and fun. One of the loveliest Christmas songs to keep in mind is definitely:

Finally, if you want to have a Christmas song as the last song of the night, then you need to go out with a bang. If you want to end the night with a big sing along, then go with:

These are just some of the favorite songs professional Hudson Valley wedding DJs love to play at seasonal weddings! You can check our websitefor more seasonal wedding ideas.
What festive songs do you plan to play for YOUR Christmas wedding? Let me know – I’d love to hear from you!
Happy Planning!

Laurie Kuerlemann
MC/Host/Wedding Entertainment Director/Ordained Wedding Officiant
Platinum Party Events Entertainment