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Annual Painted Egg and Bake Sale

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Make time to visit our Annual Painted Egg and Bake Sale, April 4-5, 2020. Saturday, 9-4 pm and Sunday, 9-1 pm. 522 Pearl St., Defiance, OH. *ALL proceeds go to the Defiance Society of Artists and help us pay our annual property taxes and utility expenses. Thank you to our growing number of artists who donate their time and painted eggs for this annual event! All eggs priced between $5-$8 each. Handy egg stands for sale, $2 each. All eggs…

Northwesternaires Barbershop Chorus Annual Show–POSTPONED

April 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Northwesternaires Barbershop Chorus Annual Show is Saturday, April 4th, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Defiance Community Auditorium.  See flyer for more information. POSTPONED

Annual Painted Egg and Bake Sale

April 5 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Make time to visit our Annual Painted Egg and Bake Sale, April 4-5, 2020. Saturday, 9-4 pm and Sunday, 9-1 pm. 522 Pearl St., Defiance, OH. *ALL proceeds go to the Defiance Society of Artists and help us pay our annual property taxes and utility expenses. Thank you to our growing number of artists who donate their time and painted eggs for this annual event! All eggs priced between $5-$8 each. Handy egg stands for sale, $2 each. All eggs…

Kurt’s Karate Self Defense

April 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Chocolate Walk–POSTPONED

April 23 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Town and Gown: Presentations about Defiance History

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Buggies and Wagons and Trucks, Oh My! Presenters:  Leon Jones and Ethan Plummer Thursday, April 23, 2020 Stroede Center for the Arts, 7 p.m. 319 Wayne Avenue The Town and Gown programs are free and open to the public.

Claire’s Day Northwest Ohio

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday, May 2, 2020 10:00am – 4:00pm Defiance Public Library, 320 Fort St, Defiance, OH 43512 Claire’s Day is the Celebration of Life, Authors, Illustrators and Reading Excellence Held annually for the past 18 years in Maumee, Ohio in memory of Claire Lynsey Rubini this book festival will be a new community favorite! We are happy to be hosting the event in three locations, including Defiance! A local committee is preparing for this day to be a special FREE FAMILY…

Defiance Community Day of Prayer

May 7 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for the annual Defiance Day of Prayer Thursday, May 7th at the Defiance Area YMCA. Doors will open at 11:15 AM and a FREE lunch will be served at 11:30 AM for the first 250 guests. The program will begin at noon and end at 1 PM. Table sponsorships are available, but not required. All table sponsors are guaranteed lunch. ! Our keynote speaker this year will be Tony Trent, father of Purdue University Super Fan and cancer…

Lilac Festival & Street Fair May 11, 2019

Lilac Festival & Street Fair

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The streets of Downtown Defiance are filled with activities as we celebrate the official flower of Defiance with the community's largest Arts and Craft Fair. Join both young and old for a day of entertainment that features free lilacs to the first 750 attendees, a 5K race, live music, arts and craft vendors, unique food vendors, and children’s activities. The Andrew L. Tuttle Memorial Museum will be open to the public. The event is free and located on Clinton Street.…

1st Annual Lilac Festival Cruise-In

May 9 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Downtown Defiance Farmers’ Market

June 4 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 27, 2020

This year's Market season will be filled with great produce, baked goods, delicious jams, fresh meat, and MUCH more! Live music fills the air every Thursday evening! A very special THANK YOU to ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital for helping make this year's Market possible! #DiscoverDefiance #DowntownDefianceFarmersMarket #buylocal Be sure to "Like" the Downtown Defiance Farmers' Market page https://www.facebook.com/DTDefianceFarmersMarket/ for event updates and weekly entertainment spotlights!

Alive After 5 “Slide into Summer!”

June 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Slide into Summer on June 5th as the first Alive After 5 event takes place in Downtown Defiance! Alive After 5 is a new series of events in downtown Defiance and will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 pm every first Friday of the month from June to August. These FREE, family-friendly events are a great way for local businesses to showcase all the great things they have to offer! Each month will have a different theme with fun activities,…

First Friday Cruise-Ins

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Art in the Park & Used Book Sale

June 28 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

The 40th annual Art in the Park will take place on Sunday, June 28th on the historic Fort Defiance grounds alongside the beautiful Maumee River. The event features the work of local artists and artisans, musicians and performers, food vendors, and the Friends of the Defiance Public Library Used Book Sale. Children’s activities and entertainment are also scheduled throughout the day. Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/DefiArtinthePark. Vendor Applications are available at: friendsofdpl.org/art-in-the-park.html 40th Annual Art in the Park Sunday, June…

Defiance Fireworks Celebration

July 3 @ 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Celebrate Independence Day at Kingsbury Park starting at 2:00 pm on Friday, July 3rd, with carnival rides, musical entertainment, and delicious food before the fireworks begin at dusk! #USA #familytime #fireworks #independenceday

First Friday Cruise-Ins

July 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Defiance Jazz Fest

July 18 @ 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Buskerfest 2020

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until July 25, 2020

   

2020 United Way of Defiance County Hot Air Balloon Festival

August 1

• Event Name – United Way of Defiance County Hot Air Balloon Festival • Date – August 1, 2020 • Time of Event – All day – scheduled to be released closer to the date • Location of Event – Defiance Memorial Airport

First Friday Cruise-Ins

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

36th Annual Maumee Valley Car Club Car Show

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Defiance Rib Fest

September 26 @ 3:30 pm - 11:00 pm

We have the best BBQ grillin' teams and rockin' bands at RibFest in Downtown Defiance! Mark Your Calendar! Coming to Downtown Defiance again September 26, 2020. Be sure to LIKE the official Rib Fest Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/DefianceRibFest

Witches Brew for CASA 2020 in Defiance

October 22 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

WITCHES ARE FLYING TO DEFIANCE! SAVE THE DATE:  October 22, 2020

Halloween pumpkins cut in shape of face

Defiance City Trick-or-Treat

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Defiance Lions Club Halloween Parade

October 31 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every year that begins at 7:00 pm on day last of October, repeating until October 31, 2020

23rd Annual Turkey Trot

November 26 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

December 4 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE:  Santa arrives in Downtown Defiance! More details to come!

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