Family Fun

Good Times for All Ages

Just passing through? With so much to explore in Defiance County, staying the course without pulling over would be a shame. Between peaceful outdoor adventures and legendary historical sites, Defiance County is much more than a place to just stop and refuel — this is a destination. Put the car in park and check out the incredible attractions around Defiance.

Stay in Your Lane

Roll into some good times with your family. C&H Bowling Lanes offers some family-friendly bowling, plus league events.

Fun & Games

Whether you have a need for speed or dream of claiming that green jacket, Putt-Putt Golf & Games offers many activities for all in the family, featuring an 18-hole mini golf course, electric go-karts, batting cages, and laser tag.

A Cinematic Escape

In Defiance, a trip to the movies means kicking back in the lap of luxury. Phoenix Theatres Northtowne Mall features comfortable, reclining seats in addition to state-of-the-art screens and audio systems — plus a wide selection of beer and wine for a relaxing cinematic experience unlike any other.

Tee Off

Home to three golf courses boasting exciting challenges and peaceful scenery, Defiance County is a Midwestern golfer’s paradise. Check out the rolling, tree-lined fairways and meticulous greens and book your tee time. For more details, click here.

Andrew L. Tuttle Memorial Museum
514 West Third Street, Defiance 43512
The Andrew L. Tuttle Memorial Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of the city of Defiance.
Auglaize Village
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12296 Krouse Road (GPS Use Only), Defiance 43512
Auglaize Village was founded in 1966 by the Defiance County Historical Society.  55 plus years later, it is still going strong drawing people from the tri-state area for its activities and festivals.  The village holds a group of restored buildings typical of rural northwest Ohio in the 1800’s. Take an opportunity to stroll through the 22 new or restored buildings, four farm […]
C & H Bowling Lanes
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1924 East Second Street, Defiance 43512
Open daily, see website for league/open bowling times.
Fort Defiance Antiques
402 Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
We offer a wide variety of antiques. Everything from A to Z. Furniture, old toys, games, glassware, ceramics stoneware, costume jewelry, military, artifacts, record albums, advertising, and more.
Just Be Original – JBO’s Fine Arts Academy
1500 North Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
Come create memories today that will last a lifetime!
Northtowne Mall
Listing Title
1500 North Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
Northtowne Mall offers a variety of stores to meet all of the family’s needs. Other attractions include a community room available for private parties and meetings, food court and movie theatre.
Phoenix Theatres Northtowne Mall
1500 North Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
Putt-Putt Golf & Games – Defiance
8830 North State Route 66, Defiance 43512
Golf, go-karts, batting cages, laser tag, indoor multi-game simulator, outside covered pavilion.
Stroede Center for the Arts
319 Wayne Avenue, Defiance 43512
Stroede Center for the Arts is home to Defiance Community Cultural Council, a non-profit volunteer organization, dedicated to the promotion of the performing arts, communication, and historic preservation and home to DCTV, the local public access station.
The Eager Beaver AxeHole
20308 County Road 424 43512
Eager Beaver AxeHole offers the latest in axe throwing with digitally projected interactive targets. Their fun atmosphere is great for ages 13 and up to enjoy themselves. At Eager Beaver Axe Hole there is an axe throwing bar with a full liquor license and offers bar food and snacks. They also have fun games such as pool, Skee-Ball, beaver ball […]