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West Suburban Wedding Showcase returns to CityGate Centre in March

The West Suburban Wedding Showcase is a free event co-hosted by theKnot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame venues Hotel Arista and CityGate Grille. This year’s Showcase will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at the Hotel Arista Ballroom, 2139 CityGate Ln., in Naperville’s CityGate Centre.


Exhibitors in Hotel Arista’s Grand Ballroom will include local florists and photographers, linen, lighting and draping providers, entertainment and more. The Hotel Arista Lexus fleet will be available for tours of the indoor and outdoor wedding and event spaces throughout the 31 acres of CityGate Centre.


“Planning a wedding can be overwhelming,” said Wedding Designer and Catering Manager Katie Jones of Hotel Arista. “The West Suburban Wedding Showcase is a great, stress-free way for couples to find the best resources to bring their dream wedding to life.”

Attendees also can view Hotel Arista guest rooms and suites, and Arista Spa & Salon which offers bridal party services.


“I love my role in helping each couple customize their wedding,” Jones added. “We’re here to help create the wedding they envision, uniquely tailored to their personalities.”

Advance registration at is encouraged. Registrants who check-in at the event will be automatically eligible for raffles held by the hosts and exhibitors.


Hotel Arista is Illinois’ only Forbes-Rated and AAA Four Diamond hotel outside of Chicago. As a 10-time winner of theKnot Best of Weddings, it has Hall of Fame status on the popular wedding planning site. It also is 9-time winner of WeddingWire’s Couple’s Choice Award. Its Grand Ballroom, Santorini Room and Cyprus Room & Terrace accommodate weddings from 40 guests up to 350 guests.


CityGate Grille is a USDA-Prime steakhouse restaurant and event venue. Its five theKnot Best of Weddings Awards earned its spot in the site’s Hall of fame. It also earned a WeddingWire Couple’s Choice Award in 2022. CityGate Grille’s Terrace Room has floor-to-ceiling windows looking out to a paved patio surrounded by native grasses, ideal for an indoor-outdoor wedding experience for up to 200 guests. The adjacent pond is a popular ceremony site.


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