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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Announcing DORA!

The Defiance Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) has launched! The DORA is a designated public area where alcoholic beverages can be purchased in a designated cup from permitted establishments and carried within the district. Check out the DORA page for latest […]

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Defiance Fireworks

July 3, 2019 Join us at Diehl Park! Enjoy a day full of carnival rides, musical entertainment, and delicious food before the fireworks begin at dusk. If you are interested in being a food vendor, please contact the DDVB office […]

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Ohio Chautauqua

Chautauqua is returning to Defiance! The Defiance County Historical Society and the Defiance Development and Visitors Bureau will host Chautauqua at AuGlaize Village from June 4 – June 8 in celebration of the 225th anniversary of Fort Defiance! Please join […]

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“2019 Catch a Moment” Winners

The top four winners of the 2019 Catch a Moment and Photograph It Contest are: 1st : Sunset at Defiance Splash Pad by Radek Smolik 2nd: Placing the Flag by Mary Comden 3rd : Defiance Courthouse by Radek Smolik 4th […]

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Lilac Festival & Street Fair May 11, 2019

Lilac Festival & Street Fair

May 11, 2019 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 […]

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event listing

2019 Featured Events

There’s always something going on! 24 “Don’t Miss” Events — 1 handy rack card. Pick up one at the DDVB office. These are just the highlights—there are many more events! Check out the full Community Calendar anytime for the latest […]

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Clinton Street Bridge Update

Construction on the new Clinton Street bridge is expected to begin in February, 2019 by the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT). Watch here for latest news on the Bridge project. “Bridging the Gap” raffle tickets are still available! You could […]

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Downtown Defiance Merchant Guide

Show your love for Defiance. Shop these businesses all year long! The guide includes a list of 40+ retailers, a map of their locations AND a map of downtown parking. Get the PDF here > visitdefianceohio.com/…MerchantGuide-2018.pdf  

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