There are so many pop punk rock songs that can liven up a wedding reception dance floor. Any fan of the movie American Wedding is surely to enjoy a few of these amazing soundtrack songs at their reception.
Here are a few of our favorites:
Pop Punk Songs That Are Perfect For The Reception Dance Floor
“Fat Lip” by Sum 41
“The Middle” by Jimmy Eat World
“I’d Do Anything” by Simple Plan
“Dirty Little Secrets” by The All-American Rejects
“The Anthem” by Good Charlotte
“Ocean Avenue” by Yellowcard
“Sugar, We’re Goin Down” by Fall Out Boy
“1985” by Bowling For Soup
“That Thing You Do” by Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day)
“In Too Deep” by Sum 41
“First Date” by Blink 182 (Makes a great reception entrance song, or one of the last songs to play at the end of the night)
“Sk8er Boi” by Avril Lavigne
“Everything’s Magic” by Angels & Airwaves
“My Own Worst Enemy” by Lit
“Gold Steps” by Neck Deep
“The Rock Show” by Blink 182
“CA in July” by The Bombpops
“High School Never Ends” by Bowling For Soup
“Hold My Hand” by New Found Glory (Makes a great reception entrance song for the couple. Have the DJ start at the chorus)
“I Wanna Be Sedated” by The Ramones
“Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous” by Good Charlotte
“Buddy Holly” by Weezer”
“Stacy’s Mom” by Fountains of Wayne (have your DJ increase the tempo a bit)
“Ruby Soho” by Rancid
“Must Have Done Something Right” by Relient K (This a great song to play right after the kiss when walking out. start it at the ending chorus)
“All The Small Things” by Blink 182
“Beat It” by Fall Out Boy
Pop Punk First Dance Songs
“I Don’t Mind” by Defeater
“Last Night on Earth” by Green Day
“Goodnight Moon” by Go Radio
“I’ll Catch You” by The Get Up Kids
“Grow Old With You” by Adam Sandler
Ska and Funk Wedding Songs
We had a few requests for bands like Less Than Jake, Primus and Reel Big Fish. So here is a section for those bands that might be considered a little more ska and funk.
All of these songs are perfect for your wedding reception dance floor!
“Take On Me” by Reel Big Fish
“Bonin’ in the Boneyard” by Fishbone
“The Impression That I Get” by The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
“Sell Out” by Reel Big Fish
“All My Best Friends Are Metalheads” by Less Than Jake
“Just A Girl” by No Doubt
“Superman” by Goldfinger
“Brown Eyed Girl“by Reel Big Fish
Additional wedding planning resources:
- Check out best heavy metal and hard rock wedding songs.
- after polling over 350 DJs and wedding guests/couples, we have put together the ultimate list of 197 best wedding reception dance songs.
- 57 important questions to ask a wedding DJ.
- Best songs for the father daughter dance
- Some great song choices for the mother son dance
- Follow PA Unveiled on Instagram for lots of amazing wedding photos and memes.