The Top 50 Wedding Bouquet Toss Songs

Two brides doing wedding bouquet toss

The Top 50 Wedding Bouquet Toss Songs

Modern-day couples are ditching many of the age-old wedding traditions, but one tradition that is holding on strong is the bridal bouquet toss. And to make it an epic event, you’ll need your San Luis Obispo wedding DJ to play the best wedding bouquet toss songs. 

It’s an exciting part of the wedding that gets all the single ladies on the dancefloor to try their best (or worst) to catch the bouquet. Why? Well, those ancient traditions state the one that catches it will be the next to marry. So, whether your single gals kick off their shoes to get serious about catching it or dip to the back to hide, you need an epic bridal bouquet toss song to set it off right.  

Historically, the wedding bouquet toss is all about the bride sharing her good fortune. It’s one of the most participative activities during the wedding reception, so choose a tune with an upbeat tempo to get all the single ladies moving and loosened up.

Beautiful bride in boho wedding dress showing bouquet before the toss

History Of The Bouquet Toss

The tradition of throwing the bouquet originated in England when single ladies would try to snatch bits of the bride’s dress or bouquet to share in her good fortune and become the next to get married. The bride would throw her bouquet into the crowd and flee to avert a wedding dress rampage.

There’s no shortage of lively and upbeat songs to honor your fierce female tribe. Aside from Queen B’s classic “Single Ladies,” to liven it up with a sassy pop anthem or make it sugary sweet with a classic country hit, you’ll find tunes in every genre in our curated list of the best wedding bouquet toss songs.

The Top 50 Bridal Bouquet Toss Songs Guaranteed To Get Your Single Ladies On The Floor

Now you know this had to be number one because, uh…put a ring on it! Do we need to say more?

  1. Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” by Beyonce

  2. “This One’s For The Girls” by Martina McBride

  3. “Glamorous” by Fergie

  4. “Worth It” by Fifth Harmony

  5. “Good as Hell” by Lizzo

  6. “Dear Future Husband,” by Meghan Trainor

  7. “Only Girl (In the World),” by Rihanna

  8. “Lady Marmalade,” by Christina Aguilera, Mýa, Pink, Lil’ Kim, and Missy Elliott

  9. “Independent Women, Pt. 1,” by Destiny’s Child

  10. “Wannabe,” by Spice Girls

  11. “Candyman,” by Christina Aguilera

  12. “Love On Top” by Beyoncé

  13. “Girls, Girls, Girls,” by Mötley Crue

  14. “It’s Raining Men,” by The Weather Girls

  15. “P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing),” by Michael Jackson

  16. “Run the World (Girls),” by Beyoncé

  17. “Hey Ladies,” by Beastie Boys

  18. “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!,” by Shania Twain

  19. “This One’s for the Girls,” by Martina McBride

  20. “Stuck Like Glue,” by Sugarland

  21. “Country Girl (Shake It for Me),” by Luke Bryan

  22. “You Look Good,” by Lady Antebellum

  23. “Born to Fly,” by Sara Evans

  24. “Findin’ a Good Man,” by Danielle Peck

  25. “It’s Raining Men.” by The Weather Girls

  26. “Ladies Night,” Kool & the Gang

  27. “Oh, Pretty Woman,” Roy Orbison

  28. “Brick House,” The Commodores

  29. “Only Girl in the World,” Rihanna

  30. “Best Life,” Cardi B featuring Chance the Rapper

  31. “Stuck Like Glue,” Sugarland

  32. “Redneck Woman,” Gretchen Wilson

  33. Marry You by Bruno Mars

  34. Girls Night Out by Charli XCX

  35. My Girlfriends Are My Boyfriend by Demi Lovato

  36. Ex’s & Oh’s by Elle Kin

  37. Come & Get It by Selena Gomez

  38. Girls Like You by Maroon 5 ft Cardi B

  39. Born to Be Yours by Imagine Dragons

  40. Single White Female by Chely Wright

  41. Ladies Love Country Boys by Trace Adkins

  42. Body Like a Back Road by Sam Hunt

  43. Love Me Like You Mean It by Kelsea Ballerini

  44. Any Man of Mine by Shania Twain

  45. Hell on Heels by The Pistol Annies

  46. Love Story by Taylor Swift

  47. Knockin’ Boots by Luke Bryan

  48. Truth Hurts by Lizzo

  49. Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey

  50. Can’t Stop by Red Hot Chili Peppers

Bride in white dress smiling when getting ready to toss her bouquet

Wedding Bouquet Toss FAQs

Weddings are a blending pot of both ancient and contemporary traditions. The bouquet toss custom has been practiced for hundreds of years and has changed over the years.

In this custom, brides throw their bouquets into a group of lone women while standing on their shoulders. The “next” person to walk down the aisle is presumably the one who catches the bouquet. It typically takes place during the reception at the end of the night. It can become quite competitive—and even dangerous—as people race around in stiletto heels and elbows to acquire the desired bouquet.

It’s a way for brides to honor their single friends and wish them good luck finding true love. But, of course, if the lucky woman who wins the bouquet doesn’t find her ideal spouse at her friend’s wedding, she will at least take home a stunning floral centerpiece.

Who Participates In The Bouquet Toss?

Traditionally only the single ladies at the wedding participate in the bouquet toss. Don’t compel your single pals if they choose not to participate in the custom. Let them sit out this one; they might be newly single or particularly lonely. This is a silly custom that is not intended to coerce anyone into taking part.

Do You Toss Your Real Wedding Bouquet?

Many brides prefer to keep their bouquet as a memento of the big day, but the choice is entirely up to you. Toss your actual bouquet, or you can order a second one to toss to the single ladies. 

When Should You Order Your Bouquet?

Florists suggest you order your wedding flowers, including your bouquet, six to nine months before the wedding. 

When Does The Wedding Bouquet Toss Typically Happen?

The bouquet toss typically takes place at the reception after the toasts, dinner, and dances have ended; however, there is yet to be a set time for it to happen. The bride frequently throws the bouquet after the cake is cut.

Do I Have To Toss The Bridal Bouquet?

Nope! We’re seeing many couples ditching age-old wedding traditions, so if you feel like this is a waste of time or silly, feel free to nix it from your wedding reception. No one will be disappointed.

Can Men Catch The Bouquet?

While it is customary for only unmarried women to participate in the bouquet toss, we support gender equality and let the hosts decide how to modernize the ritual. Everyone should be permitted to participate in the bouquet throw and try their luck at being the winner. 

And if a male guest unintentionally gets struck by the bouquet while standing in its path, fate has revealed the lucky person.

Choose wedding bouquet toss songs that your friends will know and love. It’ll help get them excited for this part of your big day.