2018 Community Events and City Dates

2018 Community Events and City Dates:

  • AUGUST 2018

Thursday, August 2, 2018:  Music in the Park series at UAW Park organized by DCCC
Saturday, August 11, 2018:  Confluence Clean-Up Day Click for Confluence Clean-Up Details
Saturday, August 25, 2018:  Maumee Valley Car Club Car Show organized by Maumee Valley Car Club with the DDVB
Click for Car Show Details

  • SEPTEMBER 2018

Monday, September 3, 2018:  City of Defiance Offices Closed for Labor Day Holiday
Saturday, September 29, 2018:  Rockin’ the Rivers Music & Rib Fest – organized by DDVB   Click for Rib Fest Details

  • OCTOBER 2018

Monday, October 8, 2018:  City of Defiance Offices Closed for Columbus Day Holiday
Thursday, October 25, 2018:  Trick or Treat Night in Defiance
Saturday, October 27, 2018:  Halloween Parade

  • NOVEMBER 2018

Thursday, November 23-24, 2018:  City of Defiance Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

  • DECEMBER 2018

December 2018 (date TBD):  Santa’s Arrival – organized by DDVB
Monday-Tuesday, December 24-25, 2018:  City of Defiance Offices Closed for Christmas Eve/Day
Monday-Tuesday, December 31, 2018-January 1, 2019:  City of Defiance Offices Closed for New Year’s Eve/Day

FOR MORE DETAILS ON THE ABOVE EVENTS CONTACT:
Defiance Development & Visitors Bureau (DDVB): Visit the DDVB for more information
Defiance Community Cultural Council (DCCC): Visit the DCCC for more information
Defiance Area Chamber of Commerce: Chamber of Commerce Event Calendar

  • TBD 2019
  • JANUARY 2019

Tuesday, January 1, 2019: City of Defiance Offices Closed for New Year’s Day

  • FEBRUARY 2019

TBD February , 2019: Mayor McCann’s 2019 State of the City Address
Monday, February 18, 2019: City of Defiance Offices Closed for Presidents’ Day Holiday

  • MARCH 2019

TBD:  Community Easter Egg Hunt at Triangle Park – organized by DDVB
TDB:  City of Defiance Compost Site Opens – 26273 State Route 281 East (Water Pollution Control)

  • APRIL 2019

TBD: Town & Gown Series – 7:00 p.m. Defiance College Schomburg Auditorium
organized by Andrew L. Tuttle Memorial Museum      Click for Town & Gown Series Details
TBD:  Clean Up Your Park Day – 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. – organized by City Park Board, Parks Division
TBD: Defiance College McMaster Symposium (The Public is welcome)
TBD:  Downtown Chocolate Walk 4:00-7:30 p.m.– organized by DDVB
Friday, April 19, 2019:  City of Defiance Offices Closed for Good Friday
TBD:  Spring Clean-Up Disposal (Defiance City residents only-must show Photo I.D. and current utility bill)
TBD:  Earth Day Observed
TBD: Arbor Day ~ In honor of Arbor Day, we will be planting a tree at Kingsbury Park

  • MAY 2019

TBD: Defiance Day of Prayer 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Defiance Eagles an annual non-denominational event
Friday, May 10, 2019: City of Defiance 2018 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Saturday, May 11, 2019:  Lilac Festival and Street Fair – organized by DDVB   
Monday, May 27, 2019: Memorial Day Program at Riverside Cemetery Veterans’ Section at 10:00 a.m.
Monday, May 27, 2019: City of Defiance Offices Closed for Memorial Day Holiday

  • JUNE 2019

Saturday, June TBD:  Kingsbury Pool Opens Click here for Hours and Admission Costs
Thursday, June TBD:  Music in the Park series at Veterans Memorial Park organized by DCCC
Saturday, June TBD:  Confluence Clean-Up Day Click for Confluence Clean-Up Details
Saturday, June TBD:  Music in the Park series at Kingsbury Park – Jazz Festival organized by DCCC
Monday, June TBD:  Mosquito spraying begins this week.
Friday-Saturday, June TBD:  River Fest at Pontiac Park, Kingsbury Park, East River Drive ~ Click here for the River Fest Flyer– organized by DDVB
Saturday, June TBD:  Buckeye Trail Hike – 10:00 a.m. Meet at the Precision Way parking lot by the Reservoir, hike through town, stop at the Fort Grounds, ending at Pontiac Park. Sponsored by the Buckeye Trail Association

  • JULY 2019

Wednesday, July 3, 2019:  Fireworks Celebration at Diehl Park – organized by DDVB Click for Fireworks Details
Thursday, July 4, 2019:  City of Defiance Offices Closed for 4th of July Holiday
Thursday, July TBD:  Music in the Park series at Riverside Park organized by DCCC
Saturday, July TBD:  Confluence Clean-Up Day Click for Confluence Clean-Up Details
Saturday, July TBD:  The Defiance Dream Center is lining up projects for its Serve Day from 9 am-1 pm. If you have a need or project (home repairs, food delivery, etc), please contact Abby at 419-789-4122 ext 721.