2022 Calendar


2022 Community Events and City Dates:

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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:

JULY 2022:  Kingsbury Pool will be closed on July 1, 2022 due to activities taking place at Kingsbury Park.

      • FARMERS’ MARKET:  Every Thursday May 19 through August 25, 2022: in Downtown Defiance at 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. on East Third Street between Clinton Street and the State Bank Alley.
      • Friday, July 1, 2022: 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. Other events are also planned for the day beginning at 4:00 pm and lasting until the firework show — watch for more info coming soon!Here is our Facebook link where the most up to date information is https://bit.ly/3bjWfnvThe Fireworks will be at dusk. Kingsbury Pool will be closed on July 1, 2022 due to all of these activities taking place at Kingsbury Park. DETAILS HERE!
      • Friday, July 1, 2022: Family Fun Friday and Maumee Valley Car Club Cruise-In  – Downtown Defiance
      • Monday, July 4, 2022: City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Independence Day. 
      • Tuesday, July 5, 2022:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
      • Friday, July 8, 2022: Defiance Chamber Golf Outing
      • Saturday, July 9, 2022: Jazz Festival at 3:30 p.m. at Kingsbury Park, 118 Auglaize Street, $10 for adult in-person tickets. Free: children, students, and online stream event. Donations to our non-profit organization are always appreciated!
      • Sunday, July 10, 2022:  Motorama at Auglaize Village
      • Tuesday, July 12, 2022:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
      • Thursday, July 21, 2022: Stroede Center Summer Concert at Triangle Park ~ The DCCC and DDVB are sponsoring the summer concerts.
      • Week of July 24 and July 31, 2022: Water Main Flushing 
      • Tuesday, July 26, 2022:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
      • Thursday, July 28, 2022:  “Coffee with a Cop” ~ Defiance County Senior Center, 140 E. Broadway Street at 9:00 a.m.
      • Friday, July 29, 2022: Buskerfest 2022 in Memory of Raul Sanchez  – Downtown Defiance
      • Saturday, July TBD, 2022: RIVER FEST  at Pontiac Park ~ Celebrating our water resources.

AUGUST 2022:

      • FARMERS’ MARKET:  Every Thursday May 19 through August 25, 2022: in Downtown Defiance at 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. on East Third Street between Clinton Street and the State Bank Alley.
      • Tuesday, August 2, 2022:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
      • Friday, August 5, 2022: Family Fun Friday and Maumee Valley Car Club Cruise-In  – Downtown Defiance
      • Saturday, August 6, 2022: Defiance County Hot Air Balloon Festival at the Defiance County Airport
      • Tuesday, August 9, 2022:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
      • Thursday, August 11, 2022: Stroede Center Summer Concert at Triangle Park ~ The DCCC and DDVB are sponsoring the summer concerts.
      • Saturday, August 20, 2022 through Saturday, August  28, 2022: Defiance County Fair, Hicksville, Ohio
      • Tuesday, August 23, 2022:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
      • Saturday, August 27, 2022: 38th Annual Maumee Valley Car Show  – Downtown Defiance, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
      • Sunday, August  2022:  Kingsbury Pool will close for the season at the end of the day.
      • Thursday, August 25,  2022: “Coffee with a Cop” ~ 8:00 a.m. at Defiance College, Hubbard Hall/McCann Center Lounge, 701 N. Clinton Street

SEPTEMBER 2022:

      • Monday, September 5, 2022: City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Columbus Day. 
      • Tuesday, September 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, September 13, 2022:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!
      • Thursday, August 25,  2022: “Coffee with a Cop” ~ 8:00 a.m. at Kingsbury Place, 245 West Rosewood, Defiance, Ohio
      • Saturday, September 24, 2022 Defiance Rib Fest! DETAILS HERE!
      • Tuesday, September 27, 2022:  City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Charles D. Beard Council Chambers, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LIVE HERE!

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!
      • Tuesday, October  2022:  Leaf Pick-Up Schedule BEGINS!  MAP WITH ZONES     LEAF PICK-UP SCHEDULE!
      • Sunday, October 2022 thru Tuesday, October 2022: Water Main Flushing BEGINS!  THE SCHEDULE: Fall 2021
      • 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:

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    • 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 2023: Riverside Cemetery Clean-Up Week Cemetery decoration removal week for those wishing to save decorations. Remove by TBA. Replace new after TBA

    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 9, 2022:  26th Annual Clean Up Your Parks Day! 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.mFlyer Information!  COOL STUFF ALERT!! Your T-shirt Printing Process!! 
        • Saturday, April TBD, 2022:  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:

      • May TBD 2023: Defiance Splash Park OPENING! 9:00 a.m. to dusk Call 419-784-5050 if there are any concerns at the Park.
      • 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!
      • Thursday, May TBD, 2023: 2023 Defiance Community Day of Prayer at the YMCA from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
      • 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!
      • Friday, May 12, 2023: 2023 Defiance City Hall of Fame Ceremony at 7:00 p.m. at the Stroede Center for the Arts, 319 Wayne Avenue, Defiance, Ohio WATCH LAST YEARS EVENT HERE!
      • Saturday, May 13, 2023: Lilac Festival and Street Fair, Downtown Defiance from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
      • Every Thursday May 18 through August 24, 2023: FARMERS’ MARKET in Downtown Defiance at 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. at Triangle Park
      • 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!
      • Monday, May 29, 2023: City of Defiance Offices Closed in observance of Memorial Day.
      • Monday, May 29, 2023: City of Defiance Memorial Day Event, Riverside Cemetery, Veterans Section at 10:00 a.m. THE 2022 PROGRAM!