Welcome to defiance

The Defiance Development and Visitors Bureau (DDVB) was established in 2006 as a Main Street Organization and Visitors Bureau with the mission to revitalize downtown Defiance and promote areas throughout Defiance County all under one roof.


We are happy to have the opportunity to impact positive change for our community through community awareness promotions, beautification projects, events and activities and so much more.

Defiance…where friends, families, and the rivers meet!

Our Mission

“To create a destination for residents and visitors that promotes Defiance while enhancing collaborative efforts that encourage economic growth and downtown viability”

2022 Board of Directors

Jen Rosebrook – President

Jessica Babcock – Vice President

Sylvia Koester – Treasurer

Karla Batt – Past President

Josh Busch

Ginger Beyer

Dorothea Hammon

Drake Jimenez

Shelly Meyer

Brian Heil

Angie Ankney

Niki Warncke

David Kern

Sarah Tackett

Contact us

Please feel free to contact any of our staff at 419-782-0739

Executive Director: Kirstie Mack – Director@visitdefianceohio.com

Our office in historic downtown Defiance:

325 Clinton Street – Defiance, OH 43512

Hours: 9 am to 4 pm Monday – Friday