2022 Calendar


2022 Community Events and City Dates:

WELCOME TO DEFIANCE, OHIO!! DISCOVER MORE ABOUT DEFIANCE HERE!!

Defiance’s Community Events Calendar: CLICK HERE for more information!

COMMUNITY INFORMATION:

CITY INFORMATION:

  • City of Defiance Board of Control Meetings: Weekly on Mondays at 1:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. at City Hall
  • City of Defiance Council Meetings: The first, second, and fourth Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m. in Council Chambers WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • SUMMER FARMERS’ MARKET:  Every Thursday in May through August 2022:  Downtown Defiance at 4:00-6:30 p.m. in the Triangle Park area.
  • !! 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, 631 Perry Street, or the City Website! FOOD TRUCK VENDOR PERMITS
  • Starting Wednesday, April 27, 2022 for 90 days:  U.S. 24 westbound exit ramp to Baltimore Street in the city of Defiance will close on April 27 for approximately 90 days to reconstruct the embankment.

CITY CALENDAR:

OCTOBER 2022

  • Saturday-Sunday, October 1-2, 2022: Johnny Appleseed Festival, Auglaize Village
  • Monday, October TBD, 2022: Defiance Splash Park Closed for the season
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2022:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Monday, October 10, 2022: City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Columbus Day.
  • Tuesday, October 11, 2022::  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Thursday, October 13, 2022: Witches Brew for CASA – Downtown Defiance
  • Tuesday, October 25, 2022::  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Sunday, October 16, 2022 thru Tuesday, October 25, 2022: Water Main Flushing BEGINS! CHECK THE SCHEDULE
  • Tuesday, October TBD, 2022:  Leaf Pick-Up Schedule!  MAP WITH ZONES     
  • Thursday, October 27, 2022 Defiance Trick or Treat Night, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 29, 2022:  Defiance Lions Club Annual Halloween Parade, 7:00 p.m. The Purple Heart Bridge will be closed for traffic at 6:00 p.m. and reopen after

 NOVEMBER 2022:

  • Tuesday, November 1, 2022: City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Tuesday, November 8, 2022: City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Friday, November 11, 2022:  Veterans’ Day, City Offices will be open.
  • Tuesday-Saturday, November 15-19, 2022: Festival of Trees – Defiance Eagles
  • Tuesday, November 22, 2022: City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Thursday, November 24, 2022:   City Defiance Lion’s Club 25th Annual Turkey Trot – Independence Dam State Park
  • Friday, November 25, 2022:   Flip the Switch – Defiance County Courthouse Grounds
  • Thursday-Friday, November 24-25, 2022:   City of Defiance Offices are closed in observance of Thanksgiving.
  • Friday-Saturday, November 25-26, 2022:   Shop Small Weekend
  • Friday, November 25, 2022 through Saturday, December 24, 2022:   Christmas Cruise-Thru – Defiance County Fairgrounds, Hicksville, Ohio

 DECEMBER 2022:

  • Friday, December 3, 2022:  It’s SANTA! Santa makes his first appearance in Defiance! DETAILS HERE!
  • Saturday, December , 2022: Annual Parade of Heroes Toy/Gift Drive at noon starting at Northtowne Mall DETAILS HERE!
  • Saturday, December 3, 2022: Last day the Compost Site will be open for the season 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Re-opening in March 2022
  • Tuesday, December 6, 2022:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Tuesday, December 13, 2022:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Saturday, December TBD, 2022: Wreaths Across America at Riverside Cemetery from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm DETAILS HERE!
  • Friday and Monday, December 23 and 26, 2022:   City of Defiance Offices are closed in observance of Christmas Eve/Day
  • Friday, December 30, 2022:   City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of New Year’s Eve/Day

JANUARY 2023:

  • Sunday, January 1, 2023:  HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE EMPLOYEES at the City of Defiance!
  • Tuesday, January 3, 2023: City of Defiance Offices Re-Open
  • Tuesday, January 3, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Tuesday, January 10, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Monday, January 16, 2023:  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observed.  City Offices will be open.
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!

FEBRUARY 2023:

  • Tuesday, February 7, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Tuesday, February 14, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Monday, February 20, 2023: City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Presidents’ Day
  • Tuesday, February 28, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!

MARCH 2023:

  • Tuesday, March 7, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Tuesday, March 14, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Tuesday, March, 2023: The Compost Site OPENS TODAY!!
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • March TBD 2023: Riverside Cemetery Clean-Up Week Cemetery decoration removal week for those wishing to save decorations.

APRIL 2023:

  • Tuesday, April 4, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Saturday, April TBD, 2023:  27th Annual Clean Up Your Parks Day! 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, April TBD, 2023:  Werlor Waste Control FREE Disposal Day! 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. DETAILS HERE!
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Tuesday, April 25, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!

MAY 2023:

  • Tuesday, May 2, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Tuesday, May 9, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!

JUNE 2023:

  • Tuesday, June 6, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Tuesday, June 27, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!

JULY 2023: 

  • Friday, July TBD, 2023: FIREWORKS!! Join us at the confluence of the Maumee and Auglaize Rivers as we celebrate the nation’s birthday. Fireworks begin at dusk. Enjoy them from Pontiac Park, Kingsbury Park, or the Fort Grounds.
  • Tuesday, July 4, 2023: City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Independence Day. 
  • Tuesday, July 11, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Tuesday, July 25, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Week of July TBD, 2023: Water Main Flushing

AUGUST 2023:

  • FARMERS’ MARKET:  Every Thursday May 18 through August 24, 2024: in Downtown Defiance at 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. at Triangle Park
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Tuesday, August 8, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Sunday, August 13, 2023:  At 8:00 p.m., Kingsbury Pool will close for the season! We hope you enjoyed the pool this summer!
  • Saturday, August 19, 2023 through Saturday, August  26, 2023: Defiance County Fair, Hicksville, Ohio
  • Tuesday, August 22, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!

SEPTEMBER 2023:

  • Monday, September 4, 2023: City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Labor Day. 
  • Tuesday, September 5, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Tuesday, September 12, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Tuesday, September 16, 2023:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
  • Saturday, September 30, 2023 Defiance Rib Fest! Gates open at 3:30 p.m. located at Third and Perry Street – $10 gate admission – (Free to under age 10 and over 65). MORE DETAILS TO COME.
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