A wedding is a sacred and special ceremony uniting two families to become one family. The significance of the wedding unity candles during the ceremony represents their nuptials and commitment to one another. The ceremony involves the lighting of two taper candles each held by one member of both families which will later be given to the bride and groom and together will light a pillar candle. This act is symbolic representing two lights joining together to make one. Wedding unity candle traditions are incredibly popular and fast becoming a favorite part of the wedding ceremony to enjoy the heartfelt symbolism that lighting of the unity candle represents.