2018 Community Events and City Dates

2018 Community Events and City Dates:

  • JUNE 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018:  DEADLINE for July 17-20th Summer Manufacturing Camp for Grades 6-8 : Flyer, Registration Form & Emergency Medical Authorization Form, OR Be a Volunteer!
Saturday, June 2, 2018:  Kingsbury Pool Opens Click here for Hours and Admission Costs
Thursday, June 7, 2018:  Music in the Park series at Veterans Memorial Park organized by DCCC
Saturday, June 9, 2018:  Confluence Clean-Up Day Click for Confluence Clean-Up Details
Saturday, June 16, 2018:  Music in the Park series at Kingsbury Park – Jazz Festival organized by DCCC
Monday, June 18, 2018:  Mosquito spraying begins this week.
Friday-Saturday, June 22-24, 2018:  River Fest at Pontiac Park, Kingsbury Park, East River Drive ~ Click here for the River Fest Flyer– organized by DDVB
Saturday, June 23, 2018:  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
Thursday, June 28, 2018:  Music in the Park series at Triangle Park organized by DCCC

  • JULY 2018

Tuesday, July 3, 2018:  Fireworks Celebration at Diehl Park – organized by DDVB Click for Fireworks Details
Wednesday, July 4, 2018:  City of Defiance Offices Closed for 4th of July Holiday
Grand Opening Target Date for the Splash Park   Click for Splash Park Progress
Thursday, July 12, 2018:  Music in the Park series at Bronson Park organized by DCCC
Saturday, July 14, 2018:  Confluence Clean-Up Day Click for Confluence Clean-Up Details
Saturday, July 14, 2018:  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.
Tuesday-Friday, July 17-20, 2018:  Summer Manufacturing Camp for Grades 6-8 – Deadline to Register June 1, 2018 Flyer, Registration Form & Emergency Medical Authorization Form, OR Be a Volunteer!
Friday-Sunday, July 20-22, 2018:  Flags of Honor held at the Defiance Elks

  • 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