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12th Annual Defiance Christmas Festival December 4


The Defiance Merchant’s Association will host its 12th Annual Defiance Christmas Festival on December 4, 2021. Proceeds from the Festival will benefit the Augusta Volunteer Fire Department.

The day will start with a breakfast buffet at Defiance Roadhouse from 8:30 - 11:00 a.m. The Dashing Through Defiance, a 5k run/walk, will begin at 9:00 a.m., and prizes of $100 will be awarded to the winners in four categories; male/female under 25 and male/female over 25. Register at: bit.ly/3EBv7dL. Live music with the Scott & Karl Duo will perform at the Highway 94 s-curve from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Christmas Market will be open from 11:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m. in Downtown Defiance. There will also be photos with Santa starting at 2:30 p.m.

The Christmas Parade begins at noon, and “Mayor” John Lacy will be the grand marshall. Enter the parade for a chance to win $100 in one of the several categories available. Cars and floats are $10, and pets are $5. To register for the parade, call 636-578-5254.

Click here to view the flyer for this event.