2019 Calendar: Community Events and City Dates


2019 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

2019 City Dates:__________________________________________________________________

SEPTEMBER 2019

Monday, September 2, 2019:  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.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019:  911 CEREMONY at 8:30 a.m. at the bell near Fire/Police Departments
Wednesday, September 11, 2019:  PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE at 10:00 a.m. at City Hall Council Chamber, then walk to the 1918 Building with Advisory Board
Tuesday, September 17, 2019:  RESERVOIR NATURE TRAIL RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY at 11:00 a.m. at the Kibble Road Parking Lot  DETAILS HERE!
Thursday, September 26, 2019:  Coffee with a Cop 8:00 a.m. at Kingsbury House 245 W. Rosewood Avenue, Defiance, OH
Saturday, September 28, 2019:  Rockin’ the Rivers Music & Rib Fest ~ organized by the DDVB

OCTOBER 2019

Wednesday, October 2, 2019:  Coffee with a Cop at 8:00 a.m. at McDonald’s Restaurant at 1111 North Clinton Street  More Information here!
Monday, October 14, 2019:  City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Columbus Day
WEEK OF: October 20, 2019:  Semi-Annual Water Main Flushing   List of Streets Schedule
Thursday, October 24, 2019:  Trick-or-Treat Night in Defiance ~ TIME:  6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 26, 2019:  Defiance Halloween Parade ~ TIME: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. ~ organized by the DDVB
WEEK OF: October 27, 2019:  Semi-Annual Water Main Flushing   List of Streets Schedule
Thursday, October 31, 2019:  Witches Brew in Downtown Defiance  ~ organized by the DDVB

NOVEMBER 2019

Friday, November 19-23, 2019:  Festival of Trees at the Defiance Eagles
Thursday, November 28-29, 2019:  City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 28-29, 2019:  Shop Small Weekend in Downtown Defiance  ~ organized by the DDVB
Saturday, November 30, 2019:  Santa Arrives in Defiance in Downtown Defiance  ~ organized by the DDVB

DECEMBER 2019

Tuesday-Wednesday, December 24-25, 2019:  City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Christmas Eve/Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2019:  HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY CHRISTMAS from all the Employees at the City of Defiance!
Tuesday-Wednesday, December 31, 2019-January 1, 2020:  City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of New Year’s Eve/Day

JANUARY 2020:

Wednesday, January 1, 2020: City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of New Year’s Day
Wednesday, January 1, 2020:  HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE EMPLOYEES at the City of 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

April, 2019:  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

Week of May, 2020: Water main Flushing these weeks!  Find information here:
Monday, May 25, 2020:   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
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.