2021 Calendar


2021 Community Events and City Dates:

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

For More Details on Events:

2021 City Dates:

MAY 2021:

  • Saturday, May 1, 2021: Defiance Splash Park is OPEN! 9:00 a.m. to dusk
  • Friday, May 7, 2021: Hall of Fame Ceremony at 7:00 p.m. at the Stroede Center for the Arts ~ Inductee: RICHARD W. STROEDE, Ph.D.
  • Saturday, May 8, 2021: Lilac Festival and Street Fair, Downtown Defiance from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Details Here!
  • 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 – Details Here!

JUNE 2021:

  • June – August 2021 TBD: Kingsbury Pool Open
  • Friday, June 4, 2021: Maumee Valley Car Club Cruise In and Alive After 5 in Downtown Defiance 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. 2021 Flyer Details!
  • Week of June 6, 2021: Defiance Water Division’s Water Main Flushing  THE SCHEDULE: SPRING 2021 Water Main Flushing
  • 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 ~ “Kaitlyn Schmit and The Move”
  • Thursday, June 24, 2021: Music at Triangle Park“The 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 Defiance 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  2021 Flyer Details!
  • 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 ~ “Billy McGuigan & The Downliners”

AUGUST 2021:

  • Friday August 6, 2021:  Maumee Valley Car Club Cruise In and Alive After 5 in Downtown Defiance 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. 2021 Flyer Details!
  • Thursday, August 12, 2021: Music at Triangle Park ~ “James LeBlanc & The Winchesters”
  • 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 Defiance 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  2021 Car Show Flyer

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.

APRIL 2022:

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