Battle of the Bands

Calling Northwest Ohio bands!  Here’s your chance to perform in front of thousands at the 2023 Defiance Rib Fest!   DEADLINE EXTENDED!  ENTER NOW! Bands from Defiance, Williams, Fulton, Henry, Paulding, and Putnam Counties are eligible as long as one band […]

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Defiance Community Calendar

The DDVB is proud to partner with Yodel Community Connections to create a new, all-inclusive Defiance Community Calendar! This one-stop website for all events will make it easier than ever before to get involved with the community and Stay Local! […]

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Defiance County Restaurant Week

Defiance County Restaurant Week Friday, March 3rd — Sunday, March 12th, 2023 Back for 2023 with NEW, EASIER format! Attention all foodies! Discover your new go-to or support your favorite small locally-owned restaurant for Defiance County Restaurant Week!  Whether dining […]

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13th Annual Chocolate Walk

Thursday, April 27th, 2023 🍫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. Tickets go […]

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Lilac Festival & Street Fair

(Banner photo courtesy of LG Images Art Studio) May 13th, 2023 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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Family Fun Fridays

Bring the whole family Downtown on the first Friday of June, July, and August for a scavenger hunt! Each month will have a fun-themed scavenger hunt geared toward all things Defiance! After you complete the scavenger hunt, stick around for […]

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Defiance Fireworks Celebration

July 7th, 2023 Celebrate Independence Day at the confluence of the Maumee and Auglaize Rivers! Join us at the confluence of the Maumee and AuGlaize Rivers as we celebrate the nation’s birthday.  Fireworks begin at dusk.  Enjoy them from Pontiac […]

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