‘Tarek & Heather The Big I Do’: 5 things you need to know about HGTV wedding special

Tarek El Moussa’s life has been pretty well documented, thanks to his stint as one of the most successful hosts on HGTV. Long-time fans have been privy to his journey of going from a happily married man to battling cancer, divorce, and even finding love again. Considering we have all seen pretty much every aspect of his life, we will get to witness one of the happiest days of Tarek’s life on the upcoming HGTV special- ‘Tarek & Heather The Big I Do’. 

Tarek got married to his girlfriend ‘Selling Sunset’ star Heather Rae Young, earlier this year in October, after their whirlwind romance. Luckily HGTV cameras were present from the very beginning to capture every behind-the-scene moment from planning for the big day to the wedding ceremony itself. So, if you want to get all the scoop on this beautiful couple’s wedding, then you might want to check out the hour-long HGTV special ‘Tarek & Heather The Big I Do’. Read on to know all about the special.


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When does ‘Tarek & Heather The Big I Do’ release and where can you watch it?

The hour-long special is all set to premiere on Thursday, December 16, at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT on HGTV and will also be available to stream on discovery+. The special will be available to stream a day in advance for those who are subscribed to the app. Apart from these options, the new season will also be available to stream on the HGTV Go app. Viewers can also access the show using other streaming services including Philo, Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, Vidgo, AT&T TV, and fuboTV.

What is ‘Tarek & Heather The Big I Do’ all about?

The hour-long special will find the happy couple putting the final touches on their upcoming wedding. After a last minute change to their original venue, a resort in Mexico, Tarek and Heather have only four short months to restart their search and plan their wedding from scratch. From wedding dress shopping to a secret gift delivery during his custom tailored tux fitting, Tarek and Heather will be in for non-stop surprises while experiencing the stress and excitement that comes from planning a high-style, high-stakes destination wedding on the California coast.

When did Tarek and Heather get married?

Although the couple’s wedding special is airing in December, the couple walked down the aisle on October 23, 2021. Ahead of their wedding, Tarek took to his Instagram to share his excitement. He wrote, “Ready to say “I do” ❤️ Which is crazy. If you had asked me four years ago I would’ve told you I was never getting married again and honestly I didn’t even think I would find love. Then one day Heather jumped onto my boat, looked at me, smiled and the rest is history. Thank god for that day. My life is so much better with you in it… now let’s do this thing!! 👰🏼‍♀️🤵🏻💍❤️”


Who stars in the HGTV special?

‘Flip or Flop’ hist Tarek El Moussa and ‘Selling Sunset’ star Heather Rae Young are the stars of the special. The couple’s friends and family members too will be featured on the special. While promoting the new HGTV show, Tarek shared, “Never thought I’d fall in love or get married again and ESPECIALLY didn’t think I’d film it… but here we are 😂🤷🏻‍♂️ Our wedding special, Tarek and Heather The Big I Do, will air on Thursday, December 16th at 8PM ET/PT on @hgtv and you will also be able to stream it on @discoveryplus.
This is something that Heather and I we’re really reluctant to do but I’ve shown you guys pretty much every aspect of my life from having cancer to my divorce to being a single dad to finding love again. You’ve all been on this long journey with me so I think you deserve to see me at my happiest, getting married to the love of my life. ❤️
Our wedding special will show all the behind closed doors things that we haven’t shared about the planning, the events, and all the things leading up to the wedding including the big day itself… so get ready 😎 and for everyone who’s been following for a while, who here thought I would ever get remarried!?”


The trailer for the upcoming special isn’t available yet. Keep watching this space for further updates. 

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