47 Funny Wedding Songs to Lighten the Mood & Have Fun

Have some serious fun at your wedding with hilarious reception songs. Your guests will giggle all night long at your ironic musical choices.

Published August 16, 2023
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If you're looking to have some fun with your wedding song selections, a funny wedding entrance song might be in order. There are even funny wedding songs for memorable moments like your first dance, the bouquet toss, and your honeymoon exit. These songs will show guests your silly side and have them laughing through the whole reception. 

Funny Wedding Ceremony Exit Songs

Your guests—and you—have made it through the ceremony, and it's time to make the trip back down the aisle with your new spouse. Why not have some fun after all the seriousness? We love these ironic songs for your postlude.

  • "Love Stinks" by The J. Geils Band: An amusing choice for those who can laugh at the irony. If your guests think this song is a serious choice, they probably don't know you all that well. 
  • "Another One Bites the Dust" by Queen: A hilarious song to play after saying "I do." This might not be the Queen song people expect to hear at a wedding, but that's part of the charm.
  • "Bye, Bye, Bye" by NSYNC: A bit literal and ironic, a 90s throwback is always welcome at weddings. This NSYNC hit will get tons of laughs during your exit. 
  • "Bad Romance" by Lady Gaga: You know it's not a bad romance, but maybe your some guests have something to say on the matter. The irony of this tune should get your point across.
  • "I Gotta Feeling" by The Black Eyed Peas: This one is fun because it gives guests a preview of the fun your reception is sure to hold.
  • "Turn Down For What," by DJ Snake and Lil Jon: Another preview for your post-ceremony rager, this song will have guests ready to party before you get back down the aisle.
  • "What's Love Got to Do With It" by Tina Turner: You ARE marrying for love, which is what makes this Tina Turner classic so funny during your postlude.
  • "All I Do Is Win"  by DJ Khaled: Hey, this one is partially true if you consider marrying the love of your life a major win.
  • "Let's Get It Started" by the Black Eyed Peas: The end of the ceremony marks the beginning of the party, so this song makes a lot of sense. 

  • "White Wedding" by Billy Idol: This classic rock song's catchy beat and somewhat ironic lyrics can bring a laugh.

Funny Bridal Party Entrance Songs

Your bridal party is made up of all the people you get to do life with who know you and your new spouse the best. Let them have fun after a day of making your wedding special. A funny bridal party entrance song will help them let loose now that the ceremony is done.

  • "I'm Too Sexy" by Right Said Fred: A humorous song for the wedding party to strut their stuff into the reception. This also works as a hilarious postlude song during the ceremony. 
  • "Mambo No. 5" by Lou Bega: This song, with its mentions of many girls' names, could provide a laugh at the reception as the wedding party walks in.
  • "Who Let the Dogs Out" by Baha Men: A funny song choice for introducing the groomsmen.
  • "We Will Rock You" by Queen: Let the guests know how hard the wedding party intends rock the reception with this classic rock hit.
  • "Wannabe" by Spice Girls: As the bridesmaids walk in, this song is a hilarious reminder of just how much work the groom may have put in to win their approval.
  • "Sharp Dressed Man" by ZZ Top: All the groomsmen want to walk into the reception to this song
  • "Sexy and I Know It," by LMFAO: If your wedding party is full of fun-loving personalities and people who don't take themselves too seriously, this is a funny song choice for their entrance.

Funny First Dance Songs for a Wedding

You might want a sweet song for your first dance. But, if you prefer to have a little fun during your reception, a funny song might be the way to go. We love the play on words and how unexpected these first dance wedding songs are for your debut as a married couple.

  • "Gold Digger" by Kanye West: This song could be a fun and tongue-in-cheek choice, especially if the couple can laugh at themselves.
  • "You're the One That I Want" from Grease: This song is a humorous and nostalgic choice, especially if you can perform the dance!
  • "Why Don't We Just Dance" by Josh Turner: This country hit has a fun message and a catchy beat that can add to the joy of the day.
  • "Stuck in the Middle With You" by Stealers Wheel: A little play on words, some fun dance moves, and a happy couple make this a fun song choice for the first dance.
  • "Steal My Girl" by One Direction: Everyone's been looking at the bride all day, so you may as well have fun with the idea. This song helps you do just that. 
  • "Jailhouse Rock" by Elvis Presley: This is fun to groove to, and it's a great play on words in honor of the big day. 
  • “Escape (The Piña Colada Song)” by Rupert Holmes: It's the song most people either love or hate, and it deserves a place at your reception. Shock your guests by using it as the first dance song.

Funny Wedding Songs for the Bouquet/Garter Toss

This is the moment some people look forward to most at a wedding reception. Why not make it even more fun with a dance-worthy jam or a catchy pop song? 

  • "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" by Cyndi Lauper: This 80s classic can be a funny and empowering anthem for a bouquet toss.
  • "Hot in Herre" by Nelly: This song could provide a funny moment, especially if the bride and groom decide to loosen up and take off a layer!
  • "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" by Beyoncé: A funny song for the bouquet toss, especially with the iconic dance.
  • "Thong Song" by Sisqo: An amusing, if slightly risque, song for the garter removal. We know this one will get lots of giggles and maybe a few side-eye glances. 
  • "It's Raining Men" by The Weather Girls: This catchy song can add a humorous twist to the bouquet toss and give guests a laugh.
  • "Barbie Girl" by Aqua: A silly and nostalgic choice that could get a laugh during the bouquet toss or reception.
  • "Can't Touch This" by MC Hammer: A fun and nostalgic choice that could bring humor to the garter removal.
  • "Love Is a Battlefield" by Pat Benatar: If you've ever tried to catch a wedding bouquet, you know it definitely feels like a battlefield if the group is feeling feisty. This song expresses that in a funny way. 
  • "Dear Future Husband" by Meghan Trainor: This one is hilarious to play during the bouquet toss and helps the moment easily move into another opportunity to dance.
  • "Eye Of The Tiger" by Survivor: Catching the bouquet requires some serious skills, and this recognizable song is good for laughing at the situation.
  • “Worth It” by Fifth Harmony: For the bouquet or garter toss, this song is humorous and will keep everyone in the mood to party. 
  • “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen: This one might be extra fun to play right after the garter toss or after the lucky girl catches the bouquet. It's a beloved hit that will encourage everyone to get back on the dance floor.

Funny Songs for a Wedding Send Off

Everyone knows where you're going and what you're going to do when you leave the wedding reception as newlyweds. You may as well address the elephant in the room and have some fun with it, too. These wedding send-off songs will have some of your guests laughing and some of them blushing.

  • "Baby Got Back" by Sir Mix-a-Lot: This humorous 90s hit is sure to get a laugh when played during the reception, but it's extra funny as you're riding off into the sunset together. 
  • "Can't Get Enough of You Baby" by Smash Mouth: This upbeat and slightly obsessive song can add humor to your reception exit. 
  • "I Wanna Grow Old With You" by Adam Sandler: From The Wedding Singerthis song is a funny yet sweet choice at the end of the celebration.
  • "Let's Get It On" by Marvin Gaye: A humorously suggestive choice as your guests are waving goodbye, this song will have everyone laughing. Well, almost everyone.
  • "Don't Stop Til You Get Enough" by Michael Jackson: Encourage your guests to keep partying with this tune, even if you're on your way out the door. 
  • "Love Shack" by The B-52s: This song is a must for every wedding playlist, but it feels extra funny as you're waving goodbye to friends and family.
  • "You Shook Me All Night Long" by AC/DC: Rock songs are fun for wedding receptions, and "You Shook Me All Night Long" has all the suggestive points everyone is probably thinking, of anyway. 
  • "Sex on Fire" by Kings of Leon: This is a slow, smooth song for your send off. But the lyrics make it a little humorous as well.
  • "Bang, Bang," by Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj: Party until the moment you drive away and let this song help you wrap up the events with a "bang."
  • "Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)," by Big & Rich: If you're going to have a country song played at your wedding, "Save a Horse" will surely get some laughs.
  • “Get Lucky” by Daft Punkf: This might not be the song you pictured playing with rice in your hair, but it would definitely make the moment memorable. 

Add a Dose of Laughter to Your Wedding Plans

A wedding is a beautiful and mostly serious event. But that doesn't mean you can't have loads of fun. Toss in a few fun songs to honor the silly side of your relationship. Fun is an important part of marriage, so add a healthy dose of it to your big day.

47 Funny Wedding Songs to Lighten the Mood & Have Fun