David Tutera coming to Rialto wedding expo
January 5, 2012 6:02PM
Celebrity Wedding Planner David Tutera will appear at the Rialto Square Theatre's Wedding Expo 2012 in Joliet. | Submitted photo
Updated: February 7, 2012 8:21AM
JOLIET — David Tutera, host of the reality series “My Fair Wedding With David Tutera,” will be featured Jan. 22 at Bridal Expo 2012 at the Rialto Square Theatre.
Tutera’s TV show is in its fifth season, and he has written several books on planning weddings and parties. He was honored by Modern Bride magazine as one of its Top 25 Trendsetters of The Year. Tutera was also named Best Celebrity Wedding Planner by Life & Style Magazine.
He has worked on Star Jones’ wedding, the New York Giants’ Antonio Pierce’s wedding and events for Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Elton John, Barbara Walters, the Rolling Stones, former Vice President Al Gore, Kenneth Cole, Tommy Hilfiger and Susan Lucci.
The David Tutera Bridal Jewelry Collection is available at Sears stores, and Tutera has teamed up with Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores to create Down the Aisle in Style, a new line of wedding accessories.
Tutera also is a professional speaker hired to lecture on the topics of weddings, lifestyle, design and more.
More than 50 regional wedding experts will be at the Rialto’s Bridal Expo 2012 with advice on flowers, photography, catering, gowns, DJs, limousines, honeymoons, gifts and more. Thousands of dollars in prizes and wedding gifts will be given away. The expo is sponsored by Turk Furniture.
The expo will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 22. Tutera will appear at 3:30 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased for the expo alone or as a package for the expo and Tutera’s presentation. Expo tickets cost $15. Ticket packages for the expo and Tutera cost between $35 and $50.
Tickets can be purchased at the Rialto box office at 102 N. Chicago St., or ordered by calling 815-726-6600 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. On performance days the box office remains open until the end of intermission. Tickets also can be purchased by calling 800-982-2787, through all Ticketmaster outlets or online at www.ticketmaster.com or www.rialtosquare.com.