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 got married last weekend and in looking through the budget aftermath, I have to say that Michelle Durpetti Events is far and away the best thing that we spent our money on… Their service was worth every single penny, which is difficult to find in the wedding industry.
I chose the day-of-coordinator option and three months before our wedding, they took over. They will be as involved or uninvolved as you wish; they worked within my budget and I never felt pressured to spend money on anything I didn’t want or feel was valuable. They came to my vendor appointments, double checked contracts and made sure I got what each vendor had promised. The whole team was so fun to work with, and they take the time to understand what you want and make sure it comes across in your wedding.
The day of the wedding, they took care of EVERYTHING. We were truly able to be guests at our own wedding. It was such a wonderful feeling to know that I didn’t have to worry about anything; we were able to focus on each other and our guests. My husband and I have reminisced about our wedding every day, and in each conversation we mention how it all comes back to Michelle Durpetti Events. I can’t imagine trying to pull it off without them.

Happily married,

Elizabeth and Eric
— Elizabeth G. /,

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