Finding that perfect song to dance to with your dad is not an easy task. It is not until you are looking that you notice most of the meaningful, touching music is about romance, and it states it very clearly in some or most parts of the lyrics. In order to stay away from those love songs that could lead to a slightly awkward moment, you may need some help! You should also think of the style that best fits you and your father. If he doesn’t like a certain style of music you might want to stay away from it. Here is a list of our top 25 songs for a memorable father daughter dance.

Current or Trending Father Daughter Dances:

Photograph – Ed Sheeran – This song will melt guests and fathers

Sweet Child O’ Mine – Jasmine Thompson(Guns N’ Roses Cover) – A rock classic done with elegance

Tenerife Sea – Ed Sheeran – Talks of the dress and how beautiful she looks, steady dance pace

Make you feel My Love – Adele and Bob Dylan Remix by “DJ Jer” – Two Eras combine to make one symphonic song

Daughter – Loudon Wainwright III – A little more alternative feel

Home – Phillip Phillips – Great voice with a great beat for a fun father daughter dance

Forever Young – Rod Stewart – Yes, this song made a comeback


Country Style Father Daughter Dances:

I Loved Her First – Heartland – A song written specifically for a father and a daughter on your wedding day.

My Little Girl – Tim McGraw – A letter to a daughter on her wedding day

My Wish – Rascal Flatts – A country song that is a little more crossover

Just Fishin’ – Trace Atkins – A good song for the outdoors daughter

It Won’t be Like This For Long – Darius Ruckers – Probably one of the newer Father Daughter Dance country songs


Soulful Father Daughter Dances:

You are the Sunshine of my Life – Stevie Wonder – The title says it all

Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder – Great song with great words from a great vocalist

Have I Told You Lately – Rod Stewart – A distinct voice singing from the heart

Make You Feel My Love – Adele – It’s Adele… and a great song


Timeless Father Daughter Dance:

The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra – It’s Frank Sinatra at his best

Unforgettable – Nat King Cole – Great meaning with a classic voice

My Girl – Temptations – Slow but not to slow and a great song for a none intimate dance

What a Wonderful World – Louie Armstrong – The grit in his lovely voice is perfect for a nice dance

Stand by Me – Ben E. King – showing guidance from a father figure

Your Song – Elton John – It’s a great message from an amazing musical artist


Songs that were made for a Father/Daughter Dance:

Butterfly Kisses – Bob Carlisle – The song is starting to fade out but we do see it every once in awhile

Stealing Cinderella – Chuck Wicks – All about giving his daughter away

Cinderella – Steven Curtis Champman – Only a father would understand…

Yes, everyone will probably get to have that Father Daughter Dance, but it’s what DJ Jer Events and Lighting Design does with the production that makes it emotional and spectacular. If you ask any of our brides about the unique experiences we create to make your Father Daughter Dance better than any other that your guests have seen, we can guarantee one of the most memorable dances ever. Set up your consultation to learn how you can make one of the most amazing memories on your wedding day!