Weddings

The 30 Best First Dance Songs

Check out the tunes used by real brides and grooms in Washington.

If you’re struggling to find “your song,” your search ends here. Washingtonian Bride & Groom is constantly in touch with couples who wed in the area, so we’ve taken advantage of their amazing taste in first dance songs and compiled a playlist from their picks.

Look through the 30 best first dance songs according to Washington’s couples, and find the perfect song for you and your soulmate. There’s a little something for everyone—from country, to jazz to the classics to pop.

If you don’t have Spotify, download it here, and make sure to follow WashBrideGroom on Spotify for more music inspiration for your wedding day!

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Caroline Cunningham joined Washingtonian in 2014 after moving to the DC area from Cincinnati, where she interned and freelanced for Cincinnati Magazine and worked in content marketing. She currently resides in College Park.