2021 Community Events and City Dates:
Defiance’s Community Calendar: visitdefianceohio.com/events/
Details on Community Events:
- Bike, Hike, Run, Walk, Boat, Canoe, Kayak, and Fish: Maps and Trails in Defiance, Ohio
- 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
- Things to do in OHIO: Ohio. Find It Here!
- Northwest Ohio Living – Read the HAPPENINGS Magazine! Lots of good information!
- United Way of Defiance County: Visit for more information!
2021 City Dates:
- Monday, October 4, 2021: Defiance Splash Park Closed for the season
- Monday, October 11, 2021: City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Columbus Day.
- Tuesday, October 12, 2021: Leaf Pick-Up Schedule BEGINS! MAP WITH ZONES LEAF PICK-UP SCHEDULE!
- Thursday, October 14, 2021: Witches Brew for CASA
- Sunday, October 17, 2021 thru Tuesday, October 26, 2021: Water Main Flushing BEGINS! THE SCHEDULE: Fall 2021
- Thursday, October 28, 2021: “Coffee with a Cop” 9:00 a.m. at the Defiance County Senior Center, 140 Broadway Avenue
- Thursday, October 28, 2021: Defiance Trick or Treat Night, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, October 30, 2021: The Lions Club Annual Halloween Parade, 7:00 p.m.
- Thursday-Friday, November 25-26, 2021: City of Defiance Offices are closed in observance of Thanksgiving.
- Thursday-Friday, December 23-24, 2021: City of Defiance Offices are closed in observance of Christmas Eve/Day
- Thursday-Friday, December 30-31, 2021: City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of New Year’s Eve/Day
- Saturday, January 1, 2022: HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE EMPLOYEES at the City of Defiance!
- Monday, January 3, 2022: City of Defiance Offices Re-Open
- Monday, January 17, 2022: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observed. City Offices will be open.
- Monday, February 21, 2022: City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of President’s Day
- TBD: The Compost Site OPENS TODAY!! DETAILS ON HOURS AND TIMES OPEN
- TBD: Riverside Cemetery Clean-Up Week.
- Food Truck Vendor Reminder: Welcome Back!! If you are using City streets, sidewalks, or right-of-way be sure you have your permit beforehand. You may obtain the paperwork at City Hall.
- TBD Saturday, April 2021: 25th Annual Clean Up Your Parks Day! 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
- Thursday, April 28, 2022: Chocolate Walk in downtown Defiance
- May 2022: Defiance Splash Park OPENING! 9:00 a.m. to dusk
- Friday, May 6, 2022: Hall of Fame Ceremony at 7:00 p.m. at the Stroede Center for the Arts
- Saturday, May 14, 2022: Lilac Festival and Street Fair, Downtown Defiance from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
- Monday, May 30, 2022: City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Memorial Day.
- Monday, May 30, 2022: City of Defiance Memorial Day Event, Riverside Cemetery, Veterans Section
- Week of June TBD, 2022: Defiance Water Division’s Water Main Flushing
- Thursday afternoons June through August 2022: Farmers’ Market in downtown Defiance begins at 4:30 pm on East Third Street between Clinton Street and the State Bank Alley. This will continue every Thursday through August.
- Farmers’ Market: Every Thursday in June through August 2022: Downtown Defiance at 4:30 p.m. on East Third Street between Clinton Street and the State Bank Alley.
- Friday, July 1, 2022: FIREWORKS!! at Kingsbury Park area with carnival rides, musical entertainment, and delicious food starting at 2:00 p.m.! The Fireworks will be at dusk. Kingsbury Pool will be closed on July 1, 2021 due to all of these activities taking place at Kingsbury Park.
- Monday, July 4, 2022: City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Independence Day.
- July , 2022: Jazz Festival at Kingsbury Park
- Saturday, July , 2022: RIVER FEST at Pontiac Park ~ Celebrating our water resources.
- Friday August 2022: Maumee Valley Car Club Cruise In and Alive After 5 in Downtown Defiance 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
- Saturday, August 2022: Hot Air Balloon Festival
- Thursday, August 2022: Music at Triangle Park
- Saturday, August 2022: RIVER FEST at Pontiac Park ~ Celebrating our water resources.
- Sunday, August 2022: Kingsbury Pool will close for the season at the end of the day.
- Saturday, August 2022 through Saturday, August 2022: Defiance County Fair, Hicksville, Ohio
- Thursday, August 2022: “Coffee with a Cop” ~ 8:00 a.m.
- Friday, August 2022: Maumee Valley Car Club 36th Annual Car Show – Downtown Defiance 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.