2024 Wedding Exit Songs: When it comes to your wedding day, there are ​numerous special moments that happen throughout the night. One moment that many couples often forget about, is their wedding grand exit song. If you’re doing a send-off with sparklers, bubbles, glow sticks, cold sparks, or whatever you’re using, make your send-off more special, by adding a great song to exit to. You can also use any of these songs as a non-traditional wedding recessional songs, too! 

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Top Wedding-Exit Songs

First, we’re going to list the grand exit, wedding exit songs. Then, we’ll list the best wedding recessional songs and first dance wedding songs, too. Again, many of these can be used for either moment.

Top 2024 Wedding Exit Songs List

These are the top 2024 wedding exit songs that we have seen being requested for our 2025 and winter and spring 2025 weddings – yes, some clients have already sent us their song lists – those overachievers! 🙂 These are all great songs that are perfect for any time during the wedding. 

  1. “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” – Queen. This is a classic, fun wedding exit song. People love to sing along to it!
  2. Stand by Me – Ben E. King 
  3. “Come and Get Your Love” – Redbone
  4. Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey – Yes, this is still a wedding favorite and it seems to be timeless. We’re always surprised to see how everyone still knows the lyrics, no matter what age they are.
  5. You Make My Dreams Come True – Hall & Oates – This 80s classic is a great song to play, after the ceremony (recessional), during the dance, or as your grand exit!
  6. Time Of Your Life – Green Day – This is a slower song, but still a crowd favorite. If you think you may have a hard time getting your guests to go outside for the grand exit, a slow song may be a good idea. (DJ secret tip) 🙂
  7. “Here Comes the Sun” – Beatles
  8. “Love on Top” Beyonce
  9. “Closing Time” – Semisonics – This song is usually played as a last song of the night song, but we’ve seen it played for the grand exit, too.
  10. “We Found Love” – Rhianna.
  11. “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life” – Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes – yes, this is from the 80’s movie “Dirty Dancing,” and still a favorite today!
  12. “Forever and Ever, Amen” – Randy Travis – everyone loves this classic Country song!
  13. “Bye, Bye, Bye” – N’Sync – who doesn’t love a good boy band song? 🙂
  14. “Forever” – Chris Brown
  15. “Can’t Stop the Feeling” Justin Timberlake

Top Wedding Recessional Songs

As promised, we’ll also list some of the best wedding recessional songs, too. These are the songs that are played after the wedding ceremony. These are mostly non-traditional songs, too. Here are a few great wedding recessional song ideas:

  1. “This Will Be An Everlasting Love” – Natalie Cole
  2. Signed, Sealed, Delivered” – Stevie Wonder
  3. “You Make My Dreams Come True” – Daryl Hall & John Oates
  4. “All Your’n” – Tyler Childers
  5. “Best Day of My Life” – American Authors
  6. “Marry You” – Bruno Mars
  7. I’m a Believer” Smashmouth
  8. “Forever” Chris Brown
  9. “Love Me Like You Do” – Ellie Goulding
  10. “Electric Love” Borns
  11. “You Are the Best Thing” – Ray LaMontagne
  12. “Accidentally in Love” – Counting Crowes
  13. “September”  Earth, Wind & Fire
  14. “Take My Name” – Parmalee
  15. “Paper Rings” – Taylor Swift

We hope this 2024 wedding exit songs list has been helpful. There are numerous other great wedding songs to choose from, of course. If none of these songs fit you and your style, be sure to choose a song that truly fits you! We’ve seen many other songs used, as well, but these are the most popular songs we see at our Austin, San Antonio, and central Texas weddings.

Be sure to check out our Non-Traditional Processional/Recessional Songs For Your Wedding article, Wedding Grand Entrance Tips article, as well as our Top 15 Texas Country Wedding Songs article for other great wedding song ideas for your wedding! We’ve also got a “not overplayed wedding songs” article, for more, great wedding recessional song ideas. 

We hope your wedding day goes just the way you want it to. Happy wedding planning!

p.s. Visit our Austin wedding DJ & other rental pages for info about our wedding DJ and entertainment services!

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