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Raleigh Wedding DJ: December Wedding Music

Requests for December weddings have become very popular in recent years.  Winter weddings, general, have a strong appeal to many couples and have many advantages over spring and summer weddings. For couples that love the magic of the holidays,  a December wedding can create the perfect day for brides and grooms. A winter wedding also brings with it, themes that beautifully compliment the big day.  Proving to also be a bit more unique, Christmas themed weddings aren't always as common. Those couples that want to "think outside the box" might opt for a wedding near Christmas! Below, Save the Date's Wedding Music Planner will cover different  themes and what winter wedding music would best compliment those themes.

According to, "December weddings have many advantages and provide a rich repertoire of music."

One great advantage of a December wedding is that churches, event halls, and hotels are already beautifully decorated for Christmas. This alone, provides a great atmosphere for a winter wedding. Imagine a wedding and reception decorated for the holiday season. Fireplaces, cozy evergreen scented rooms, warm comfort foods, spiced cider, hot chocolate, and an elegant string quartet playing comforting Christmas carols in the background.  The atmosphere is, indeed, a big plus when considering a December wedding.  Here are some musical ideas for your December wedding to compliment the full  the holiday season.

In addition to a string quartet, a Raleigh DJ could play Christmas carols as part of the prelude music.  Below are a few selections:

Raleigh Wedding DJ | December Wedding Music

  • Winter from the Four Seasons by Vivaldi
  • Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring by Bach
  • O Holy Night
  • Selections from Arcangelo Corelli's (1653-1713) Christmas Concerto
  • Wachet Auf by J.S. Bach, written for the advent season
  • Handel's Messiah

December wedding music selections are endless. If you're looking to have a unique wedding with beautiful themes and décor, think about choosing a December wedding date. For help choosing wedding music that coordinates well with the December or holiday theme, contact Save the Date Music. Our Raleigh wedding DJ and wedding music planner can work together, and with you, to ensure your wedding music playlist for the ceremony and reception is perfect!

For more winter wedding ideas, check back with us on our next post! We will cover New Year's weddings and Valentine's Day weddings!