The Defiance Lions Club’s 68th annual Halloween parade is set for Oct. 26, with the procession kicking off at 7 p.m. from Triangle Park.
This year’s grand marshal will be Harriet Steel, RN, community health coordinator with the Defiance County Health Department.
Thousands of northwest Ohio residents will line Clinton Street to watch the parade featuring commercial and non-profit floats, hundreds of costumed mummers, antique and classic vehicles and approximately nine high school and junior high bands. Making a return this year will be the Bud Widmer Rube Band, under the direction of Bryan resident Marv Blanchard.
Those wishing to participate in the parade can begin lining up late afternoon starting at Triangle Park, as well as along South Clinton and Arabella streets and Don Miller Drive, located behind the Defiance Middle School.