The weekend of April 24-26 is the time to grab your girlfriend, mom, sister, daughter or BFF and head for downtown Hannibal.

Those are the dates for the 13th annual Great Girlfriend Getaway, hosted by the Historic Hannibal Marketing Council and the Hannibal Convention and Visitors Bureau. This will be a weekend chock full of dancing, dining, art, shopping, beauty, fashion and more.

Coupon books with specials from a number of downtown businesses will be available for sale the days of the GGG. Princess Party Packs, featuring feather boas and special wine glasses will also be available during the weekend at the Mark Twain Museum.

Highlights of the weekend include a Karaoke/Dance Party Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Mark Twain Brewery, music by "Steppin' Back" and "Flatfoot Reed" at Finn's Food & Spirits Saturday night and Arty Party workshops at the Hannibal Arts Council at 6 p.m. Friday and 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

There will also be selfie photo booths set up at selected merchants.

A complete listing of merchant's events and happenings during the Great Girlfriend Getaway can be found by clicking here.

HHMC's Dena Ellis and Katy Welch were guests on KHMO's Talk Back: