Michelle Durpetti Events is a highly respected event and wedding planner in Chicago. We have earned our customers' and peers' respect by our dedication to each client, organizational skills, and attention to detail.


MDE is comprised of a creative team with a unique style; our work reflects that as does our success. We bring our creativity to life in each event, be it a wedding, corporate gathering or other social celebration.


We are committed to you and your event; each is planned and executed with the utmost level of professionalism, organization, and creativity; we make every effort to ensure your expectations are surpassed.


MDE brings you over 20 years of combined experience; we have successfully coordinated over 150 events. Our determination to create the perfect atmosphere and our devotion to our clients have led to many memorable experiences.

Michelle Durpetti Events is a full-service event and wedding planning firm in Chicago specializing in all aspects of management and production.



We had a fantastic experience last weekend working with Emily Weinstein of Michelle Durpetti Events!

Our music company provides music for over 100 weddings each year, so we work with many event planners in Chicago. This was our first time working with Emily, and it was for a wedding that included ceremony (with room reset), cocktails, dinner, and dancing.  Emily and her team were fantastically organized and calmly confident. Simply put, they are an absolute joy. In the weeks during planning, Emily returned calls promptly and if an answer to a question wasn’t readily available, she had a response in under 24 hours. Every detail, either large or small, was given the utmost attention. If there was a concern about the event’s flow, she processed every request with one goal in mind…success and ease for the client. Period. In my opinion, from a vendor’s point of view, from the first e-mail and phone call, it was clear that we would be collaborating as a team. With her direction, this was one of the best parties of the summer. Our client loved her and so did we! If you need a wedding specialist, please contact Emily Weinstein of Michelle Durpetti Events…you will be SO glad you did. They get our highest recommendation!!
— Carol K. / Skokie, IL /,

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