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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Through the Lens of Defiance County

Defiance County Photography Contest 2024 CALLING ALL PHOTOGRAPHERS! We are looking for photos to depict all aspects of what the Defiance area has to offer. The first-place winner will receive a one-year $500 photography contract with the Defiance Development and […]

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Ohio Total Solar Eclipse 2024

Make plans now to view the total solar eclipse in Defiance County!  This spectacular celestial phenomenon is happening April 8th, 2024, across North America, and you can catch a glimpse of it right here in Northwest Ohio!   The best […]

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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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Battle of the Bands 2024

Calling Northwest Ohio bands!  Here’s your chance to perform in front of thousands at the Defiance Rib Fest on Saturday, September 28, 2024!   2024 BATTLE OF THE BANDS APPLICATION Bands from Defiance, Williams, Fulton, Henry, Paulding, and Putnam Counties are […]

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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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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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