Explore offerings from more than 70 local wedding vendors during the April 12 event

Photo courtesy Columbus Bride & Groom

If you need a one-stop shop for all your wedding planning needs, our friends at Columbus Bride & Groom have the event for you. It's The Wedding Experience, and it's happening on Sunday, April 12. From 12 noon to 4 p.m., head to the Crowne Plaza North (6500 Doubletree Ave.) to chat with professionals who can help you plan your big day. You'll gather info on food, beauty, flowers and more from more than 70 area vendors.

Make sure to purchase a ticket in advance: They're $12 per person (available online) or $25 if you wait until the day of the event. To learn more and see a list of vendors represented at The Wedding Experience, visit columbusbrideandgroom.com.

-Heather Weekley, @heather_weekley