15th Annual Defiance Rib Fest

For all you music, brew, and BBQ lovers! We have the best BBQ grillin’ teams and rockin’ bands in Downtown Defiance. Mark your Calendar for September 24, 2022! Gates open at 3:30 p.m. and are located at Third and Perry […]

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Defiance County Restaurant Week

Defiance County Restaurant Week Friday, March 4th — Sunday, March 13th Back for 2022! Attention all foodies! Discover your new go-to or support your favorite small locally-owned restaurant for Defiance County Restaurant Week!  Whether dining in, taking your order to […]

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Santa's Arrival 2019

Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

Santa’s coming, Santa’s coming, SANTA’S COMING!!! We are excited to once again welcome Santa into Downtown Defiance! Friday, December 3rd. Here’s a list of the day’s Festivities: 12 pm – 6 pm – Children’s Activities at the Defiance Public Library […]

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Shop Downtown Defiance!

Shop Small Weekend & Small Business Saturday Friday, November 26th, and Saturday, November 27th   ENJOY your holiday shopping in Downtown Defiance! Shop locally-owned businesses and support your community on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and all season long. Check […]

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RiverFest 2021

Kayak Raffle and Confluence Clean-Up Purchase your raffle tickets at the DDVB by 4:00 Friday, August 13. $5 per ticket, or 5 for $20. Drawing to be held August 14th. Winner will be notified.  Need not be present to win. […]

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Witches Brew for CASA

SOLD OUT FOR 2022 Thursday, October 13, 2022 Get dressed up in your best witch (or warlock) attire, gather your brooms and your friends! We’re flying from shops to pubs collecting freakishly good witch’s treats and brews. It’s going to […]

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12th Annual Chocolate Walk

SOLD OUT April 28, 2022 🍫Taste the Sweet Life in Downtown Defiance!🍫 Stroll Downtown Defiance and enjoy some chocolate along the way! This is a delicious opportunity to enjoy a spring walk and get acquainted with our Downtown merchants. Two […]

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Think Local, Spend Local, Be Rewarded

Holiday Shopping is right around the corner! Supporting Downtown Defiance’s small, locally-owned businesses is one of the best ways we can all give back to our community! Every purchase, big or small, makes a difference! Join us for our ShopDTDefi […]

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Check for latest updates!

Annual events sponsored by the DDVB are always listed on our Annual Events page: Defiance County Restaurant Week Chocolate Walk Lilac Festival & Street Fair Downtown Defiance Farmers’ Market Family Fun Fridays Fireworks River Fest Rib Fest Witches Brew Santa’s […]

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Lilac Festival & Street Fair

(Banner photo courtesy of LG Images Art Studio) May 14, 2022 The streets of Downtown Defiance are filled with activities as we celebrate the official flower of Defiance with the community’s largest Art and Craft Fair. Join both young and […]

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COMMUNITY EVENTS WE'RE PROUD TO SPONSOR

The DDVB is excited to plan, coordinate, and bring to our community these events that just get better year after year. Be sure to check our Community Calendar for specific dates, times, and current details.