WHAT: Portland's annual Marry Me! event and gown sale returns this February, showcasing top local wedding pros and a whole lotta love and inspiration for your big day.

This year's party features a couture wedding-gown sample sale in partnership with Charlotte's Weddings and More, plus a bridesmaids corner for your best gal pals, and two designer fashion shows at 1:30 and 2:30 p.m., both accompanied to live entertainment by John Ross Music and Productions.

Other highlights include a wedding cake showcase, a hands-on design center, and more. Plus, pick up a complimentary copy of our new issue at the event! Visit the Marry Me! website for a full list of activities and vendors.

WHERE: Portland Expo Center, Hall D

WHEN: Saturday, February 6 from 12-4 p.m.

HOW: Purchase tickets online, including "first look" tickets for early access to the gown sale at 11 a.m.