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50 Pop Punk Wedding Songs For A Rocking Celebration

Feb
Feb
A bride clad in her long, black dress.

Introduction

Getting hitched to pop punk lover soon? Congratulations! 

Now, let’s talk about music. It might be tempting to go traditional by playing something like “Canon in D,” but why not make the big day extra special with a healthy dose of
pop punk music

After all, it’s the soundtrack that colored the childhood of every pop punk lover growing up. Thing is, it’s also the type of soundtrack often associated with heartbreak and “being different.”

But that’s where we come in! Because we also dug deep into our pop punk-loving selves to bring you the best pop punk wedding songs! We even categorized them via: romantic, classic, upbeat, reflective, and modern.

So, dust off those converse kicks and take out the eyeliner so we can get started!

Table of Contents

A newlywed couple at a wedding.

Romantic Pop punk Songs

Death Cab for Cutie said it best when they sang “if there’s no one beside you when your soul embarks, then I’ll follow you into the dark,” because when it comes down to it, pop punk has always been about love. 

As such, we rounded up our favorite pop punk songs for weddings for you to pick and choose from. Whether you want something more silly and young-at-heart like Blink-182’s “First Date” or if you feel like screaming your love from the top of your lungs like Yellowcard’s “Ocean Avenue,” there’s something in here that’s perfect for your romantic self just hiding behind those long bangs. 

  1. “First Date” – Blink-182
  2. “Check Yes Juliet” – We the Kings
  3. “Piece of Your Heart” – Mayday Parade
  4. “Vindicated” – Dashboard Confessional
  5. “The Anthem” – Good Charlotte
  6. “I Miss You” – Blink-182
  7. “Everything’s Magic – Angels and Airwaves
  8. “Here (In Your Arms)” – Hellogoodbye
  9. “Cute Without the ‘E'” – Taking Back Sunday
  10. “Ocean Avenue” – Yellowcard

Classic Pop Punk Songs

No pop punk wedding is complete without a healthy dose of these classic pop punk hits. From the iconic drum roll in the intro of Fall Out Boy’s “Sugar We’re Going Down” to the oh-so-catchy chorus of Blink’s “All The Small Things,” these are essentially the songs that raised us pop punk lovers, which makes it more fitting that they can also be the tunes to carry you into a new chapter in your life. Say it with us: It’s not a phase mom! 

  1. “All the Small Things” – Blink-182
  2. “Sugar, We’re Goin Down” – Fall Out Boy
  3. “Fat Lip” – Sum 41
  4. “Basket Case” – Green Day
  5. “My Own Worst Enemy” – Lit
  6. “Dance, Dance” – Fall Out Boy
  7. “American Idiot” – Green Day
  8. “The Middle” – Jimmy Eat World
  9. “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” – Good Charlotte
  10. “I Write Sins Not Tragedies” – Panic! At The Disco
Picking black outfits is a great way to fit with the pop punk wedding songs in your playlist.

Upbeat Pop Punk Songs

Once you’ve exchanged your wedding vows, it’s time to hit the wedding reception – which also means finally upping the ante in the dancefloor. And what better way to start the wedding party than these headbang-worthy upbeat pop punk songs? PSA: Prepare to see some potential moshing with this list of upbeat pop punk songs for weddings!

  1. “All Star” – Smash Mouth
  2. “Hey There Delilah” – Plain White T’s
  3. “Kids in America” – MxPx
  4. “Stacy’s Mom” – Fountains of Wayne
  5. “Thnks fr th Mmrs” – Fall Out Boy
  6. “Dammit” – Blink-182
  7. “First Date” – Danko Jones
  8. “I Just Wanna Live” – Good Charlotte
  9. “1985” – Bowling for Soup
  10. “The Antidote” – Simple Plan

Reflective Pop Punk Songs

It can’t be fast pop punk with double-time drums the whole way through on your wedding. You need to balance it with some slower picks, which is where our list of the most reflective pop punk songs come in. Remember this: 1) pop punk has always been about the #emotions, and 2) your knees are not as strong as before. So, take a breather and maybe slow dance with your partner! 

  1. “Ghost of You” – My Chemical Romance
  2. “Swing, Swing” – The All-American Rejects
  3. “The Ghost of Me and You” – Less Than Jake
  4. “With Me” – Sum 41
  5. “Dirty Little Secret” – The All-American Rejects
  6. “I Will Follow You Into the Dark” – Death Cab for Cutie
  7. “The Reason” – Hoobastank
  8. “Adam’s Song” – Blink-182
  9. “Dark Blue” – Jack’s Mannequin
  10. “Your Guardian Angel” – The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

Mainstream Pop Punk Songs

Hey, remember what we said about pop punk lovers being “different?” Well, that’s because pop-punk isn’t for everyone, and that’s okay! As such, we included this list of the most mainstream and modern pop punk wedding songs that even grandma or your aunt who only listens to 80s love songs can enjoy, and maybe tap their feet to!  

  1. “My Ex’s Best Friend” – MGK ft. Blackbear
  2. “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)” – Green Day
  3. “Welcome to My Life” – Simple Plan
  4. “Teenagers” – My Chemical Romance
  5. “I’m Just a Kid” – Simple Plan
  6. “Therapy” – All Time Low
  7. “Remembering Sunday” – 5 Seconds of Summer
  8. “Dear Maria, Count Me In” – All Time Low
  9. “Weightless” – All Time Low
  10. “All Time Low” – Jon Bellion

Tips For Picking The Best Pop Punk Songs For Your Wedding

Now that you have the ultimate pop punk wedding playlist, here are some tips to help you pick the best songs for your special day:

  • Consider Your Story – If you and your partner grew up listening to pop-punk, then consider putting your all-time favorites into the wedding playlist! It is, after all, your big day, so pick out the songs that mean the most to you!

  • Balance the Energy – Like we mentioned above, it can’t be bangers all the way through! Instead, opt for a nice flow between high-energy pop punk and slower songs to balance it out, as this will give your guests plenty of room to breathe.
     
  • Diversity Matters – The great thing about pop punk is that it spans into so much territory when it comes to sub-genres. Take full advantage of this to create a wildly diverse wedding playlist that can cater to different tastes and age groups in your crowd!
     
  • Test the Waters – Of course, it’s always good to prepare and practice. Before the actual event, visit the venue to check the acoustics, and see whether there are any noise restrictions. Keep in mind that pop punk isn’t known for being light on the ears!
     
  • Consider Covers – If you want fresher takes on your favorite pop punk songs, then consider playing some covers and alternate versions instead. You never know, you might even end up stumbling into a new artist altogether!

     

  • Consult With Your DJ – Last but not the least, consult with your DJ when picking the best pop punk wedding songs! As experts in music, your DJ can provide valuable insight and help ensure your event goes smoothly from start to finish.
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Conclusion

And that concludes our top 50 list of the best pop punk songs for weddings! 

So bring out the tight jeans, the side-swept bangs, and heavy eyeliner, and we hope this list of pop punk wedding songs is enough to bring out the inner rocker within you, if only to celebrate it with your partner on your big day. 

And if you’re ready to turn up the volume and embrace the energy of pop punk, how about hiring us here at DJing.ca

As Canada’s largest DJ company, we also know a thing or two about making the perfect playlist of pop punk wedding songs, and we’re more than ready to bring that energy to your big day! 

More than that, we’ve also successfully performed at more than 1,000+ events, where our pro DJs (from the top 1% in the industry) have maintained our stellar 5-star rating.

So, hit us up using our quote form, and we’ll get started right away! Cheers to a rocking wedding celebration!

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