Entry Deadline Extended to May 31

2020 Catch a Moment and Photograph It Contest Entry Deadline has been extended to May 31st, 2020!! We are accepting entries for the 2020 Catch a Moment and Photograph It Contest. Do you have a photo of the Defiance area […]

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Downtown Farmers’ Market —Summer 2020

Mark your calendars …It’s almost time for the 2020 Downtown Defiance Farmers’ Market season to start! Opening day is Thursday, June 4th, from 4:30-7:30 pm at its new location on Third Street! Social distancing guidelines will be in place to […]

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Virtual Lilac Festival!

Due to the cancellation of our in-person Lilac Festival, we are excited to promote all of our Lilac Festival vendors with a “Virtual” Lilac Festival. Vendors will be posting all of their business information on this page to include how […]

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COVID-19 Resource Links

As COVID-19 precautions continue to impact Defiance County, please refer to the below links for information. Practice social distancing, wash your hands and be kind.  #DefiStrong Governor DeWine – https://governor.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/governor/ Center of Disease Control – https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html Ohio Department of Health […]

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City of Defiance NIXLE Alert Messages

Are you looking for a way to know more about what is going on in Defiance. NIXLE ALERTS!!! There are 3 ways you can receive information directly to your cell phone! For DOWNTOWN LOGISTICS: Send a text message to 888777 […]

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Chocolate Walk — POSTPONED

In light of Governor DeWine’s Executive Order on mass gatherings and the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) regarding social distancing, The DDVB is following the recommendations and postponing this event.  We have not set a new date […]

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Check for latest updates!

In light of Governor DeWine’s Executive Order on mass gatherings and the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) regarding social distancing, many area organizations have followed the recommendations in cancelling or postponing events. The DDVB is working hard […]

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Visit Santa in Downtown Defiance

Santa is here! We are excited to once again welcome Santa into Downtown Defiance! He is ready for visitors at Santa’s House, Corner of First St. and Clinton St. Santa’s Downtown House Hours Friday Nights: December 13 & 20 @ […]

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Shop Downtown Defiance!

Small Business Saturday Saturday November 30th   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 out all of the downtown merchants and plan […]

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411 Fourth Street

UNIQUE DOWNTOWN BUILDING HALF COMMERCIAL HALF RESIDENTIAL, FULLY RENTED. Contact: ReMax Realty of Defiance Inc 419-784-3029 ReMax-Defiance

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520 Clinton Street

Very large downtown building that is 46′ wide and has a service elevator in it. 2 store fronts but could be opened into one very easily. One currently leased. All open second floor and a 2 bedroom apartment on the […]

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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! Saturday November 30th. Here’s a list of the day’s Festivities: 1:45 pm – Santa and Mrs. Claus Arrive Downtown – Watch the Clinton […]

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Halloween pumpkins cut in shape of face

TRICK-or-TREAT, HALLOWEEN PARADE, & WITCHES BREW

🎃It’s Halloween Time!! The Halloween Season just wouldn’t be complete without trick-or-treat, the Defiance Lions Club Halloween Parade, and the Witches Brew for CASA! Here’s a list of event dates and times for your favorite Halloween Festivities: 🍬Trick-or-Treat in Defiance: […]

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Witches Brew for CASA

October 31, 2019 5 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Ticket sales have closed for the Witches Brew for CASA 2019.) WITCHES ARE FLYING TO DEFIANCE! Get dressed up in your best witch attire, gather your brooms and your friends! DOORS OPEN […]

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13th Annual Defiance RibFest

RibFest Returns! Saturday, September 28, 2019. 3:30-11:00 pm., Downtown Defiance Enjoy mouth-watering BBQ ribs straight off the grill, two rockin’ bands, football games, and ice-cold beer at the 13th Annual Defiance Rib Fest. 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm — Kaitlyn […]

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Discover Defiance!

The all new Discover Defiance booklet is a handy spiral-bound guide packed full of info on lodging, dining, shopping, recreation and all that is great in Defiance. Stop by the DDVB office @visitdefianceoh and grab one for a friend!

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