The Defiance Merchants Association will host their annual Christmas Festival and Parade on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. There will be breakfast at Defiance Roadhouse from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. At 9 a.m. there will be a 5K run/walk with cash prizes. The Francis Howell Choir performs at 11 a.m. The parade, emceed by John Pertzborn-Fox2News, starts at 12 noon, followed by visiting with Santa. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wine Country Market vendors will be at Robin’s Nest on the Katy Trail; and special events will be at other participating businesses.Click here to view flyer for this event.