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.



I highly recommend Michelle and her awesome staff!   MDE was my Wedding Coordinator for my St. Patrick’s Day Wedding!  My Wedding was perfect because of MDE!  They organized a INCREDIBLE Timeframe for the sequences of my Wedding Day….My Guests thought we had a Flawless Wedding because MDE organized the Wedding party for my Holy Name Cathedral Wedding to setting up a Detailed Elaborate Wedding Reception  for my St. Patrick’s day Theme!  I highly recommend MDE if you want to have a perfect Wedding Day!   Having MDE as my Wedding coordinator, I had no worries on how our details would be carrried out as they had a incredible Team!!!! — Cristina F. / Chicago, IL /,

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Michelle Durpetti named one of 2014 Shining Star recipients!

Chicago Chapter Shining Stars 2014 Recipients Posted October 24, 2014 by WUW Staff   The Chicago Board of Wish Upon a Wedding is […]

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What a feature! We are honored to be in a “real wedding” piece by MODWEDDING.COM. TIMELESS CHICAGO WEDDING BY MICHELLE […]

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The Chicago Hunter Derby featured on Fox News

The Chicago Hunter Derby featured on Fox News! Today, we are thrilled for our Michelle on being an amazing spokeswomen on […]

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My last week interning with MDE

With my last week interning with MDE already here, I can’t help but reminisce on all the memories I have […]

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