Defiance County Restaurant Week

Defiance County Restaurant Week Friday, March 1st — Sunday, March 10th, 2024 Back for 2024! MARK YOUR CALENDARS!   Dine your way around Defiance County! Discover a new go-to restaurant or support your favorites for Defiance County Restaurant Week! Enjoy […]

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Lilac Festival & Street Fair

(Banner photo courtesy of LG Images Art Studio) May 11th, 2024 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 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 […]

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Shop Downtown Defiance!

Shop Small Weekend & Small Business Saturday Friday, November 24th, and Saturday, November 25th 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 […]

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Witches Brew for CASA

Thursday, October 12, 2023 SOLD OUT FOR 2023 Get dressed up in your best witch (or warlock) attire, gather your brooms and your friends! We’re flying from shops to pubs collecting freakishly good witch’s treats and brews. It’s going to […]

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Annual events sponsored by the DDVB are always listed on our Annual Events page: Defiance County Restaurant Week Chocolate Walk Lilac Festival & Street Fair Downtown Defiance Farmers’ Market Family Fun Fridays Fireworks River Fest Rib Fest Witches Brew Santa’s […]

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14th Annual Chocolate Walk

Thursday, April 25th, 2024 🍫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. The choice […]

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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!  10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Stop by the DDVB office, 325 Clinton Street, to get started! Each month will have a fun-themed […]

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Thunder on the River

Racing returns to Defiance, Ohio, for “Thunder on the River” June 8-9, 2024. Saturday, June 8: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday, June 9: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. TRORA and Defiance, Ohio, present Thunder on the River!  Live Hydroplane […]

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Defiance Fireworks Celebration

July 5th, 2024 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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17th Annual Defiance Rib Fest

  For all you music, brew, and BBQ lovers! We have the best BBQ grillin’ teams and rockin’ bands in Downtown Defiance. Mark your Calendar for September 28th, 2024! 3:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.   For the latest news and updates, […]

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