2021 Calendar


 

2021 Community Events and City Dates:

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

Details on Community Events:

2021 City Dates:

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!
  • Saturday, August 7, 2021:  Hot Air Balloon Festival – Schedule of Events!
  • Thursday, August 12, 2021: Music at Triangle Park ~ “James LeBlanc & The Winchesters” from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Clinton and Arabella Streets
  • Saturday, August 14, 2021: RIVER FEST at Pontiac Park ~ Celebrating our water resources.
  • Saturday, August 21, 2021 through Saturday, August 28, 2021: Defiance County Fair, Hicksville, Ohio
  • Thursday, August 26, 2021: “Coffee with a Cop” ~ 8:00 a.m. at Defiance College, Hubbard Hall McCann Center, 701 North Clinton Street
  • 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 in Downtown Defiance DETAILS HERE!

OCTOBER 2021:

  • Monday, October 11, 2021: City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Columbus Day.
  • Thursday, October 14, 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 Offices 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:

  • 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:

  • 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

JUNE 2022:

  • 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.

JULY 2022:

  • 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, 2021: 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.
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