Why Do Bridesmaids Walk Down the Aisle: 10 Reasons

Bridesmaids traditionally walk down the aisle ahead of the bride or behind her.  Here are ten reasons why bridesmaids walk to help you decide whether you want it to be a feature at your wedding.

Marking the Beginning of the Wedding Ceremony Having your bridesmaids walk down the aisle to a classic song will have everyone basking in the feeling of the moment.

It’s Tradition Wedding processions have been around for centuries. Having bridesmaids walk down the aisle is part of the tradition, along with everyone else at the wedding party.

To Pair Off with the Groomsmen You can have your bridesmaids walk in pairs with the groomsmen. It’s a fun twist on the traditional wedding procession order.

They Make the Bride’s Entrance More Dramatic Consider playing something light to lift the mood as your bridesmaids walk down the aisle ahead of you.  Then, when the music switches, all eyes will be locked on you. It makes for quite the dramatic entrance.