2021 Calendar


2021 Community Events and City Dates:

Defiance’s Community Calendar: visitdefianceohio.com/events/

For More Details on Events:

2021 City Dates:

APRIL 2021:

  • Friday, April 2, 2021: City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Good Friday.
  • Friday, April 9, 2021:  Rib Fest Lunch Fundraiser  
  • Saturday, April 10, 2021:  25th Annual Clean Up Your Parks Day! 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Click here for the DETAILS!!  VOLUNTEER!!
  • Thursday, April 22, 2021: 11th Annual Downtown Chocolate Walk DETAILS HERE!

MAY 2021:

  • Friday, May 7, 2021: Hall of Fame Ceremony at 7:00 p.m. at the Stroede Center for the Arts
  • Saturday, May 8, 2021: Lilac Festival and Street Fair 
  • Monday, May 31, 2021: City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Memorial Day.
  • Monday, May 31, 2021: City of Defiance Memorial Day Event, Riverside Cemetery, Veterans Section – Detail Here!
  • May TBD: Defiance Splash Park is OPEN

JUNE 2021:

  • June – August 2021: Kingsbury Pool Open
  • Friday, June 4, 2021: Maumee Valley Car Club Cruise In and Alive After 5 in Downtown 
  • Thursday afternoons 2021 through Thursday, August 26, 2021: 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.
  • Thursday, June 10, 2021: Music at Triangle Park ~ “Girl Named Tom”
  • Thursday, June 24, 2021: Music at Triangle Park“Chardon Polka Band”

JULY 2021:

  • Friday, July 2, 2021: FIREWORKS!! 
  • Friday, July 2, 2021: Maumee Valley Car Club Cruise In and Alive After 5 in Downtown 
  • Monday, July 5, 2021: City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Independence Day.
  • Thursday, July 10, 2021:  Jazz Festival at Kingsbury Park 
  • Thursday, July 22, 2021: Music at Triangle Park ~ “Kaitlin Schmidt”

AUGUST 2021:

  • Friday August 6, 2021:  Maumee Valley Car Club Cruise In and Alive After 5 in Downtown 
  • Thursday, August 12, 2021: Music at Triangle Park ~ “James Leblanc”
  • Saturday, August 21, 2021 through Saturday, August 28, 2021: Defiance County Fair, Hicksville, Ohio
  • Friday, August 28, 2021: Maumee Valley Car Club 36th Annual Car Show – Downtown

SEPTEMBER 2021:

  • Monday, September 6, 2021:  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 126th anniversary of Labor Day being celebrated as a national holiday.
  • Saturday, September 25, 2021:  Rib Fest DETAILS HERE!

OCTOBER 2021:

  • Monday, October 11, 2021: City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Columbus Day.
  • Thursday, October 21, 2021: Witches Brew for CASA 
  • 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.

NOVEMBER 2021:

  • Thursday-Friday, November 25-26, 2021:   City of Defiance Offices are closed in observance of Thanksgiving.

DECEMBER 2021:

  • 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

JANUARY 2022:

  • 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 Office will be open.

FEBRUARY 2022:

  • Monday, February 21, 2022: City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of President’s Day

MARCH 2022:

  • 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.