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2018 Chocolate Walk

Tickets available February 22nd at 9 am!!

Welcome to Defiance Ohio

Heart of the Historic Maumee River Valley
Explore the history of the area by visiting the site of the old French Apple Tree in Pontiac Park where we pay tribute to Johnny Appleseed’s influence. In Canal Park, catch a glimpse of days gone by at the restored Miami and Eric Canal Lock.

A Revitalized Downtown
Spend a day in the surrounding vicinity experiencing the small town feel of the country farms and abundant farmland, continue your experience at one of our inviting shopping centers or beautiful parks. Don’t leave town without spending time in the revitalized Main Street District in our Downtown.
Visit one of our fine restaurants, eclectic retailers or join us for an event, find out why we say: “Defiance, where friends, families, and the rivers meet.”

Annual DDVB Events

Chocolate Walk

Chocolate Walk

This is a delicious opportunity to enjoy a spring walk and get acquainted with our downtown merchants.
Lilac Fest & Street Fair

Lilac Fest & Street Fair

The second weekend of May we celebrate the official flower of Defiance with the communities largest Arts and Craft Fair.
Rockin' The Rivers Music & Rib Fest

Rockin' The Rivers Music & Rib Fest

Each year on the last weekend of September the streets of Downtown Defiance are filled with food, music and fun for our annual Fall Festival.