Are you getting married soon? First of all, congratulations! There are so many different factors that can affect your big day. Thinking about the small details is important, so that you can be sure to make the day as special as possible.

Picking Music for Your Wedding Playlist

Music can significantly impact the tone of your big day – as well as how you remember it. Picking the right music for your wedding is an excellent way to be sentimental and put meaningful touches into your planning. Let’s go over some tips that you can use while you’re putting together your wedding playlist.

Ask for Requests

Are you stuck and not sure what songs to put on your reception playlist? Why not ask for suggestions from your guests?


If you have a wedding website, that’s an excellent opportunity to ask your guests what songs they want to hear. Including your guests in the playlist’s creation is a great way to make sure they feel included, so consider if this could be the right choice for you.

Plan a Party

If you’re someone who likes planning parties, then this could be the perfect opportunity to gather up all your friends and have them help you make your playlist. Finding ways to add in memorable moments outside of your wedding day is important and this is a great way to do so.


Planning a playlist party can be fun, but try to make it as stress free as possible – you’ve already got enough on your plate planning a wedding!

Have a Don’t Play List

Picking music that you like is as important as keeping track of what music you don’t like.


By having a list of songs that you don’t want on your playlist, you can be sure that you’ll love every option on it. Narrowing down your music taste can be helpful, especially if there are other people who are working on your playlist with you.


Being clear about what music you don’t want to be played is essential. Don’t be afraid to be specific and clear!

Consider the Ratio

While you should have fun when putting together your playlist, there are a few different things you need to consider. One important factor is the ratio of slow songs to fast songs. 


Most people prefer for their reception to be fun and upbeat. If this is the vibe that you’re going for, then you’ll most likely want a ratio that strongly favors fast songs. However, if you’re going for a more mature vibe, then shifting the scale towards slow songs cna be a great way to achieve this.


We hope that this list has been helpful and gotten you one step closer to planning the perfect playlist. If you haven’t yet found a place to host your reception, consider if our venue could be the spot you’ve been looking for. We’re honored to be part of each couple’s special day, so give us a call or send us a message to book a tour.