Da Nang is the largest economic and cultural center in the Central Coast region in Vietnam. In recent years, Da Nang tourism has developed strongly with many attractive entertainment activities not only during the day but also at night. Let's explore how interesting the nightlife in Da Nang is!
I - Experiencing Da Nang nightlife from the unique bridges
Da Nang is called the city of bridges. The bridges are one of the popular check-in points when visiting this city. The top beautiful bridges featured by unique architecture such as Dragon bridge, Golden bridge, Swing bridge,... And strolling along these bridges at night and admiring the stunning city view is one of the best Da Nang Vietnam nightlife things to do.
1 - Admiring the scene of dragons spewing fire at Dragon Bridge
As one of the famous bridges in Da Nang, Dragon Bridge crosses the romantic Han River, connecting Son Tra peninsula and Da Nang International Airport. Dragon Bridge is located on Nguyen Van Linh street, Phuoc Ninh ward, Hai Chau district, Da Nang city. At night, the bridge really shimmers under the dim lights.
In particular, every Saturday and Sunday, from 9:00pm to 9:15pm, the scene of dragon spraying water and fire will take place on the bridge. Slowly sip the iced tea right below the bridge and enjoy the fabulous sight is one of the best things to do at night in Da Nang.
2 - Watching the whole of Da Nang from Tran Thi Ly Bridge
Tran Thi Ly Bridge, located on Duy Tan Street, Hoa Thuan Dong, Hai Chau district, is one of the first cable-stayed bridges in Vietnam. Crossing the Han River, at night, Tran Thi Ly Bridge shines brightly colored lights in the romantic river.
Tran Thi Ly Bridge (Source: Tu Nguyen)
3 - Quay (Swing) Bridge
An interesting thing to see at nightlìfe in Da Nang city. Swing Bridge, also known as Song Han Bridge, is the oldest bridge in Da Nang, also the only swing bridge in Vietnam. The swing bridge has the function of serving waterway traffic, in order to pave the way for large boats to pass through. If you want to see the scene of this special bridge, you can stop by on Saturday, Sunday, at 23:00 – 24:00. On weekdays, the bridge usually rotates from 1am to 2am.
4 - Visit Love Bridge and check-in at Maria marina
Maria Marina (Source: Ngo Thanh Tung)
The Da Nang nightlife seems to be much more splendid at the Love bridge. This place has marked many promises of love. Couples who come to Love Bridge often hang the locks on the walls of the bridge, as proof of their eternal love. You can buy a padlock engraved with your name and the other half for between 50,000 and 200,000 VND ($2.5 - 10) right near the bridge.
In addition, at night, Maria marina glows with shimmering lights, becoming a great check-in spot for young people.
Address: No.481, Tran Hung Dao Street, Da Nang
II - Exploring the Da Nang night markets
Night markets are the best places to truly witness the vibrant nightlife in Da Nang city where you can truly feel the local vibes and culture. You have a chance to immerse in one of the best food paradises in central Vietnam and look for many interesting and nice things to take home. Nomarly, the night markets open from 6pm to 11pm, and you can freely visit.
1 - Helio Night Market
Helio night market (Source: Danangfantasticity)
Helio Night Market is one of the biggest night markets in Da Nang, attracting many young people with its culinary paradise, from snacks, to full dishes, desserts or specialties in Da Nang with prices from 10,000 to 50,000 VND (~ 0.5 USD - 2.5 USD).
In addition, Helio Night Market also has other exciting entertainment activities such as games, performing arts, with many "virtual" corners for you to take hundreds of pictures.
- Address: 2/9 street, Hai Chau district, Da Nang
- Opening hours: 5pm - 10:30pm
Son Tra night market (Source: Vnmedia)
2 - Son Tra Night Market
Another best place to immerse for a wonderful nightlife in Da Nang Vietnam. Son Tra night market is near My Khe beach, very convenient for tourists to have fun. Son Tra Night Market has a variety of dishes from North to South, even Thai or Korean street food. The prices range from 10,000 to 50,000 VND ($0.5 - 2.5).
- Address: Ly Nam De street & Mai Hac De street intersects
- Opening hours: 6am - 11pm
3 - Le Duan Night Market
Le Duan night market, a familiar market for locals here, is located in the center of Da Nang city. In the market there are many cheap clothes, shoes, accessories, souvenirs, etc. In addition, there are also a few beverage bars or small eateries for visitors.
- Address: Kiot 144 Le Duan street, Thach Thang ward, Hai Chau district, Da Nang
- Opening hours: 6am - 11pm
4 - Hoa Khanh Night Market
Hoa Khanh Night Market not only has a wide variety of dishes but also has other items such as clothes, shoes, souvenirs for visitors to choose and shop.
- Address: Nguyen Canh Chan Street, Da Nang
- Opening hours: 6pm - 11pm
5 - Han River Night Market
Han River Night Market is a famous large-scale market, with a particularly impressive design of ships facing the river. The market is divided into 3 main areas, which are a rich culinary area full of Da Nang specialties, a diverse commercial area with fashion items, accessories and entertainment area with special art performances.
Address: Along the Han River, Tran Hung Dao street, north of the Han River Bridge.
Opening hours: 4pm - 11pm
You may be interested in: The most famous markets in Vietnam
III - Immerse yourself in bars, clubs and pubs in Da Nang
Bar in Da Nang (Source: Sky36)
Where is the best Da Nang nightlife area? The great answer is definitely bars and pubs if you have the mood for an exciting and fun night party. Meeting for a beer and chilling with local friends is one of the best things to do in Da Nang.
1 - Bars & Lounges
- Sky36 Bar - the tallest bar in Da Nang:
Address: Floor 35-36-37, Novotel Danang Premier Song Han Hotel, No.36 Bach Dang Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang City.
Hotline: 0935.046.488 - 0901.151.536
- Sky21 Bar:
Address: Belle Maison Parosand Danang, No.216 Vo Nguyen Giap, Phuoc My, Son Tra, Da Nang
Hotline: 0236 3928 688
- Bamboo 2 Bar:
Address: No.216 Bach Dang, Phuoc Ninh, Hai Chau, Da Nang
Hotline: +84 905 544 769
- Memory Lounge:
Address: No.07 Bach Dang, Hai Chau 1, Hai Chau, Da Nang
Hotline: 0236 3575 899
Night club in Da Nang (Source: Hiddenhoian)
2 - Pubs - nice places to enjoy a magic nightlife in Da Nang
- OQ Lounge Pub:
Address: No.18-20 Bach Dang street, Thach Thang, Hai Chau, Da Nang
Hotline: 093 545 65 17
- Golden Pine Pub:
Address: No.52 Bach Dang street, Hai Chau 1, Hai Chau, Da Nang
Hotline: 090 569 09 67
- The City Pub:
Address: No.1 Le Duan street, Da Nang
Hotline: 093 559 25 52
3 - Clubs - fun & exciting things to do at night in Da Nang
- New Phuong Dong Club:
Address: No.20 Dong Da street, Thuan Phuoc ward, Hai Chau district
Hotline: 0766 303 079
- Hair of the Dog:
Address: No.06 Tran Quoc Toan street, Hai Chau 1, Hai Chau, Da Nang
Hotline: 0329 605 952
IV - Other Da Nang night activities
1 - Asia Park
Asia Park in Da Nang at night (Source: Bazantravel)
Asia Park is located at No.01 Phan Dang Luu, Hoa Cuong Bac, Hai Chau, Da Nang. This is one of the large entertainment complexes with more than 20 diverse and attractive games, especially with the sun rotation higher than 115m, which covers the whole city of Da Nang.
The park is open from 15:00 to 22:00. In the evening, the led lights on the sun wheel are lit, highlighting the whole sky. Sitting on the wheel in the dark, watching the panoramic view of the sparkling Da Nang city is an ideal choice!
2 - Boat tour on Han River - best thing to experience nightlife in Da Nang
Cruise on the Han River at night will bring you a wonderful experience while immersing in the cool fresh air in the middle of the river and taking the panoramic view of the brilliant city under the shimmering and fanciful lights. In addition, visitors can also enjoy delicious dishes on the boat and other special entertainment programs.
The price for a cruise is only 150,000 VND ($6.5). You can buy tickets directly at Danang marina (No.32 Bach Dang street, Hai Chau district, Da Nang city). Besides, visitors can also buy tickets online via the hotlines: 0935.434.437 (Ms Van) - 0905.434.437 (Mr. Vinh) or on the website: https://benduthuyendanang.com
V - Enjoy Da Nang nightlife with delicious street food
Delicious foods are one of the most important things that can save a trip. Visiting and experiencing a tourist city like Da Nang without trying the street food at night is a “big mistake”. Foods and drinks here are recommended for completing a perfect night tour.
Ong Ty bread (Source: Vietravel)
1 - Ong Ty Bread
Traditional Vietnamese Banh Mi has a crunchy crust and diverse fillings made of grilled beef pie, special sauces and many kinds of herbs.
- Address: No.272 Hung Vuong street, Hai Chau 2 Ward, Hai Chau District
- Price: 10,000 - 15,000 VND ($0.5 - 0.7)
- Opening hours: 3pm - 3am
2 - White porridge with salted duck egg
A bowl of hot rice porridge can fill your stomach on the journey of exploring Da Nang nightlife. This Simple dish consists of only dense white rice porridge with salted pliable yolk duck egg.
- Address: No.100 Phan Chu Trinh street, Phuoc Ninh Ward, Hai Chau District.
- Price: 15,000 - 35,000 VND ($0.7 - 1.5)
- Opening hours: 6am - 2am
3 - Ba Be Rice noodle soup
A popular southern Vietnamese rice noodle soup which is made of fresh rice noodles put into a bowl of bone broth, seafood and added by finest crab meat, Vietnamese sausage.
- Address: Con Market, Hai Chau 2 Ward, Hai Chau District
- Price: 15,000 - 50,000 VND ($0.7 - 2)
- Opening hours: 7pm - 1am
4 - Loan noodles with grilled meat
A perfect combination of juicy grilled pork, fresh noodle, sweet & sour sauce and some herbs & vegetables.
- Address: No.831 Ngo Quyen street, Son Tra district
- Price: 30,000 - 50,000 VND ($1.4 - 2.3)
- Opening hours: 3pm - 1am
Those are the best things to do at night in Da Nang that should not be missed when visiting here. That is also a great way of experiencing how the local culture and life is to foreigners tourists.