Updated: Jan 6, 2020
Wait no more to spend one night to experience the nightlife in Da Nang like local people to learn more about this youthful city. Here are 5 best things to do in Da Nang for you!
The nightlife in Da Nang never gets boring. When the night comes, it becomes a beautifully colored picture with cool and chilly weather. From the tall buildings to bridges, from houses to beaches, it wallows in the bright light making the city well-known as a light city. Moreover, as it is an attractive destination, the nightlife activities lasts until midnight for tourists.
Phạm Văn Đồng Beach
This is one of the very first ‘night beach’ of Vietnam which people can go to the beach and swim. There are also some professional rescuers at the beach in case there is any problem. Moreover, you can also come here for sightseeing, camping, gathering around and playing.
Mỹ Khê Beach
Mỹ Khê Beach is a romantic place for couples or friends when the night comes; however, it is not allowed to go there after midnight, 0:00. The sound of waves, fine sand, cool weather, together with the picturesque scene of boats offshore, Mỹ Khê Beach is an ideal place to gather friends around to have a small talk or a date with your partners.
Exploring night markets in Da Nang is believed as one of the ways to learn more about local lifestyles and traditions. There are some night markets in Da Nang for both locals and tourists. Let’s check it out!
This is the most flourishing night market where you can find everything from clothes, souvenirs, to traditional street foods. The market opens everyday from 17:00 to 22:30 with 3 areas: food area, accessory area and festival area. Especially from 20:00 everyday, you can enjoy live shows of some local music bands. At the accessory area, you can find everything you need with a reasonable price, from clothes, to accessories, hand-made...
Lê Duẩn night market
With nearly 200 small kiosks spreading around 1km, this night market is also popular for local people, especially for students thanks to cheap-price products. The market opens everyday from 17:00.
Add: 144 Lê Duẩn.
Nightlife in Da Nang - a city of bridges
It is considered as a city of bridges since there are several bridges built in this city. When the night comes, all bridges are full of bright light making the city colorful everywhere. If possible, you can do a motorbike trip to explore all bridges at night to see how imposing and developed it is.
Hàn River Bridge
This bridge is the very first swing bridge designed and constructed by Vietnamese. At midnight on the weekend, traffic is stopped and the bridge will rotate 90 degrees around its axis opening large gate for large ships go by, around 23:00 to 24:00. Otherwise, you can visit the bridge to see how colorful and lightful the bridge is.
The bridge is designed as a fire dragon swinging on the river. On the weekend, people can admire the dragon spits fire at 21:00 or at some special occasions. Therefore, you can visit the bridge at this time to watch this unique performance with friends or lovers if possible. If you visit Da Nang on weekdays, you can also visit the bridge to admire the flying dragon on the river.
Love Locks Bridge
This bridge has recently become popular thanks to its romantic Korean architect. If you want to make a romantic date with your partner, don’t hesitate to take him or her to here. There are some pillars full of heart-shaped lights making the view more romantic. This bridge was built near Hàn River. The reason why the bridge is named Love Locks Bridge is at the first days of its establishment, 200 locks carved names were freely given for people and hung on the bridge. However, this activity was not allowed anymore to protect the bridge.
Thuận Phước Bridge
This is the longest bridge in Da Nang. Although, from the day Hàn River Bridge and Dragon Bridge have become its new symbols, Thuận Phước Bridge still quietly plays its role as an important connection for transportation and live for local people. This is an ideal place for sightseeing the view of Da Nang by night and feeling the picturesque beauty of this bridge.
Trần Thị Lý Bridge
From Dragon Bridge, you can see a sail-shaped bridge - that is Trần Thị Lý Bridge. This is the connection of 2 sides of Hàn River. The bridge is named after a woman who was very brave and never knuckled under French colonialism and US imperialism. The light of Trần Thị Lý Bridge is something girly and and soft like the beauty of a woman.
Night street foods
After exploring the lightful attractions around Da Nang, surely you just want to find something to eat. Don’t worry, you have a lot of choices of food by night.
Mentioned above, Helio Center has a food area where you can find hundreds of street food with reasonable price to try. From Vietnamese traditional food to well-prepared seafood, from light snacks to drinks, you might get full and overwhelmed with everything at this food market.
This is believed as the most popular night street foods for locals, and recently for tourists. You can try the very simplest local food with local price, such as Bánh Canh, Bánh Bèo, especially seafood.
Phan Tứ Street
Located near Mỹ Khê Beach, this area is famous for fresh seafood. Besides, you can try roast pork noodles, smoothies and Vietnamese sweet soups. Sitting there, you can see the beautiful night beach and eating local food.
Trưng Nữ Vương and Phan Châu Trinh Street
These two streets together make Da Nang more popular for night street foods. Opening everyday from 17:00, people find this place to eat out with friends and family. This area has recently attracted tourists thanks to diversified foods.
Phạm Hồng Thái Street
This food area takes place from 17:00 to 23:00 everyday. Although all the small restaurants are snuggled closely together in a short distance of the street, it attracts people everyday thanks to delicious food and beverages.
Nightlife bars and pubs
After all, it is time for chilling out. Find these well-known bars and clubs and enjoy the night in this youthful city.
Sky 36 Bar
Add: Novotel Danang Premier Han River, 36 Bạch Đằng
Opening: 18:00 - 02:00
OQ Lounge Pub DnD
Add: 18-20 Bạch Đằng
Opening: 16:00 - 02:00
On the Radio Pub
Add: 35 Thái Phiên
Opening: 20:00 - 02:00
New Phương Đông Bar
Add: 20 Đống Đa
Opening: 18:00 - 04:00