Da Nang nightlife guide: What to do and where to go?
When it comes to nightlife, people always think of vibrant and noisy places first. Asides from bars and pubs, why don’t you try to enjoy Da Nang nightlife in other ways? Hereunder is a list of things that you can do to have a great time for a night hangout.
Take a walk at the beaches and East Sea Park
Unlike vibrant Da Nang nightlife spots, take a walk along the beachside brings a totally different feeling. The beach at night is so tranquil with the sound of waves and yellow lights. If you’re a couple, this is a perfect place to have a romantic night enjoying the breeze. Try to lie on the benches and take a sip of sweet coconut juice while admiring the beach view. It’s really relaxing and refreshing! Some popular beaches are My Khe, Pham Van Dong, T20, etc.
Besides, East Sea Park is also a hot spot you can’t skip. There are lots of locals gather here to have fun or relax. Every week, there are festivals and music performances as well. It’s a chance to explore the local lifestyle and chill in a local way.
- East Sea Park – Vo Nguyen Giap street, Son Tra district, Da Nang.
Explore the gorgeous beauty of bridges
Da Nang is famous for plenty of beautiful bridges. Especially, they’re so sparkling at night with colorful neons lights. Every bridge has its own beauty that never makes you bored. Whilst, don’t miss the Dragon bridge on weekends to enjoy the amazing fire and water breathing performance. For the Han River bridge, you can see it rotating at 11 PM on Saturday and Sunday weekly. This is the only rotating bridge in Vietnam. In case you want to experience a walking bridge, Nguyen Van Troi bridge is a nice option. For a romantic ambiance, Love Lock Bridge is so fantastic. Two more marvelous bridges in Da Nang that you should visit are Thuan Phuoc bridge and Tran Thi Ly bridge.
Have a yacht tour on the Han River
Feeling fed up with boring activities and crowded attractions? Give a go for a yacht tour on the Han river. With 150,000 VND each person, you can have a great time on a yacht, eat many Da Nang specialties and admire the city night view in the happy music overhead. Furthermore, you can go yacht to see the special performance of the Dragon bridge on weekends or book a seat to experience the fireworks. However, don’t forget to wear a life jacket. The service starts from 6:30 PM to 11 PM every day.
Shopping heaven at Night markets
If you want to enjoy Da Nang nightlife as a shopping heaven, night markets are tempting destinations. There are many night markets in the city at various locations so it’s easy to reach one. When visiting night markets, you can shop for diversified goods such as fashionable clothes, souvenirs, cosmetics, handmade stuff, etc. In addition, eating local specialties is the thing you definitely can’t miss out. Sometimes, they even have live music performance as well. Wandering around the night markets and you’ll have an insight into local culture and lifestyle.
- Helio Night Market – 2 Thang 9 street, Hai Chau district, Da Nang
- Son Tra Night Market – Mai Hac De and Ly Nam De street, Son Tra district, Da Nang
- Le Duan Night Market – 152 Le Duan street, Hai Chau district, Da Nang
- Hoa Khanh Night Market – Au Co street, Lien Chieu district, Da Nang
Have a panoramic view of the city from Sun Wheel
Sun Wheel is a well-known spot in Da Nang to have a marvelous panoramic view of the city at night. It’s located in Asia Park with many interesting and adventurous games. Therefore, besides riding the Sun Wheel, take time to enjoy other superb games.
The wheel is 115 meters high that makes it one of the highest Ferris wheels in the world. In case you’re afraid of safe, it’s very secure to sit in. Moreover, the wheel is very slow so anyone can give it a go. The park opens from 3 PM to 10 PM every day. Especially, at night, there are very few people. Hence, you can wander around the park without crowds and noise. It costs 150,000 VND for a ticket.
Chill at Da Nang nightlife best bars
Bars, pubs and alike are the things you can’t miss to enjoy the lively atmosphere of Da Nang nightlife. If you want to dance in the EDM music, you can look for the OQ Lounge Pub DnD or Phuong Dong Club. In case you want to enjoy the spectacular city view from high floors, Sky 36 and Sky 21 are good options. To chill with live music performance, On The Radio is a nice hangout. Additionally, there are more bars along the Bach Dang street. It is also where you can easily meet the travelers or expats gathering. For people want to find a place to relax after a tiring day, don’t forget to visit some bars at An Thuong Quarter.
Wander around Bach Dang walking street
This is a bustling area of the city. Bach Dang walking street is always full of people coming to have a relaxing time. It offers lots of space and peaceful ambiance that help your soul feel ease despite the busy pace of life. Hence, it’s easy to find people jogging, doing aerobics, dancing or skating here. Or even you do nothing, just admire the shimmering colorful yachts and the quiet river is enough.
On the other hand, on Friday nights every week, it has a street festival with interesting performances and activities. Besides, there are many festivals took place here like the Book festival, Art festival, and so on. There are also many cafes, restaurants, and bars along the street so it’s like an entertainment hub of Da Nang nightlife.
Play some games around the Han River bridge area
This is a popular Da Nang nightlife spot for locals. To reach this spot, go over the Han River bridge towards the east side and then turn right, then you will find it right away. Usually, this is the favorite place for kids with some easy games. However, as an adult, it brings a new experience. You can paint lovely small statues, hire a tandem bike for wandering around the streets or ride a hoverboard. The games are simple but they help you to reduce stress and have a great time with friends and family.