2020 Calendar: Community Events and City Dates


2020 Community Events __________________________________________________________

See the latest updates on Defiance’s Community Calendar: visitdefianceohio.com/events/

FOR MORE DETAILS ON EVENTS:

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

2020 City Dates:__________________________________________________________________

JANUARY 2020:

Tuesday-Wednesday, December 31, 2019 – January 1, 2020: City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of New Year’s Eve/Day
Wednesday, January 1, 2020:  HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE EMPLOYEES at the City of Defiance!
Thursday, January 2, 2020: City of Defiance Offices Re-Open
Thursday, January 30, 2020:  Coffee with a Cop at 8:00 a.m. at the Defiance Development and Visitors Bureau, 325 Clinton Street, Defiance

FEBRUARY 2020

Monday, February 17, 2020: City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Presidents’ Day Holiday

MARCH 2020

TBD Friday-Saturday, March, 2020: Home and Garden Spring Show at Defiance College George M. Smart Athletic Center
TBD, March, 2020: City of Defiance Compost Site Opens – 26273 State Route 281 East (Water Pollution Control)  COMPOSITE SITE HOURS

APRIL 2020

Saturday, April 4, 2020:  Clean Up the Parks Day
April 16, 2020: Downtown Chocolate Walk – 4-7:30 p.m. – organized by the DDVB
Friday, April 10, 2020:  City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Good Friday

MAY 2020

Friday, May 8, 2020:   Hall of Fame Inductee Program at 7:00 PM at the Stroede Center for the Arts
Saturday, May 9, 2020:  Lilac Festival and Street Fair on Clinton Street – FREE EVENT!
Week of May, 2020:  Water main Flushing these weeks!  Find information here:
Monday, May 25, 2020:  MEMORIAL DAY EVENT at Riverside Cemetery Veterans’ Section at 10:00 a.m. Prelude of music selections begin at 9:45 a.mInclement weather site: Defiance Community Auditorium
Monday, May 25, 2020:   City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Memorial Day

JUNE 2020

JULY 2020

Friday, July 3, 2020:  FIREWORKS Celebration at dusk at the Confluence of the Maumee and Auglaize Rivers. From now on this celebration will always be the FIRST FRIDAY OF JULY!
Friday, July 3, 2020:  City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Independence Day
Saturday, July, 2020:  River Fest at Kingsbury Park from noon – 8:00 p.m.

AUGUST 2020

Saturday, August, 2020:  Defiance County Fair at Defiance County Fairgrounds located in Hicksville, Ohio.

SEPTEMBER 2020

Monday, September 7, 2020:  City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Labor Day. Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.This year marks the 125th anniversary of Labor Day being celebrated as a national holiday.
Saturday, September 26, 2020:  Rib Fest 2020

OCTOBER 2020

TBD:      The Splash Park is closed for the season. See you next May!
Monday, October 12, 2020:      City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Columbus Day
WEEK OF: October  2020:    Semi-Annual Water Main Flushing  
WEEK OF: October  2020:    FIRST WEEK OF FALL LEAF PICK-UP 
Thursday, October 29, 2020:     Trick-or-Treat Night in Defiance ~ TIME:  6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 31, 2020:      Defiance Halloween Parade~ TIME: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. ~ organized by the Lions Club
WEEK OF: October  2020:    Semi-Annual Water Main Flushing  
WEEK OF: October  2020:    SECOND WEEK OF FALL LEAF PICK-UP 

NOVEMBER 2020

Thursday-Friday, November 26-27, 2020:   City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Thanksgiving

DECEMBER 2020

Thursday-Friday, December 24-25, 2020:   City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Christmas
Thursday-Friday, December 31, 2020-January 1, 2021:   City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of New Year’s Eve/Day