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Da Nang Nightlife: Top Things to Do in Da Nang at Night

Da Nang’s unfailingly ranked as one of the best places to live in Vietnam thanks to the high quality of life, friendly locals, especially towards expats and travelers, and the myriad of things that’ll have you on the edge of your seat from dusk till dawn. So if you’re thinking that Da Nang is boring, you probably haven’t seen our list below of top things to do in Da Nang at night.

Top Things to Do in Da Nang at Night

Bridge Hopping: Dragon Bridge, Han River Bridge, and Love Bridge

Da Nang is known as the city of unique bridges, so the first things to do in Da Nang at night that you should check off is visiting the three most famous bridges around town:

Dragon Bridge

Google Maps location

Dragon Bridge has become Da Nang’s symbol in recent years. It was designed to look like a dragon, and true to its name, every weekend at 9 PM, the head of the dragon will “breath” fire and water out for around 30 minutes. The show always attracts hundreds of spectator so come early for a good spot.

Tip: don’t stand near the head, you’ll get wet!

things to do Da Nang at night dragon bridge

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The liveliest areas of Da Nang locate around the Dragon Bridge

Han River Bridge

Google Maps location

This bridge was Vietnam’s first swing bridge so it holds significant values in the local’s heart. Each weekend from 11 PM – 12 AM, the middle part of the bridge will swing from one side to the other, creating an interesting sight that you should observe once.

things to do Da Nang at night han river bridge

Many hawkers and onlookers gather at either side of the bridge’s foot while it’s turning

Love Bridge

Google Maps location

Inspired by the Pont des Arts Bridge in France, this bridge allows love birds to hang padlocks on its railings and take romantic pictures by the heart-shaped red lanterns. It’s only a 5-minute walk from Dragon Bridge so spare some time here to see young local’s dating scene.

things to do Da Nang at night love bridge

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Love Bridge’s a common destination for couples

The bridges are within walking distance from each other so you can easily hop from one to the next. We suggest visiting the Dragon Bridge first to see the show, then have a romantic photo-shoot at the Love Bridge. Next, discover the city’s coffee culture by dropping in any of the dozens of cafes on Tran Hung Dao Street, and at 11:30 PM, end the night by seeing the iconic Han River Bridge.

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Have Fun at Asia Park

To be honest, you can find amusement parks in every country. Still, it is one of the most entertaining things to do in Da Nang at night. Asia Park is among the largest amusement parks in Southeast Asia, and there are both entertainment models and artworks that’ll satisfy any visitor. Though the most special feature is the Sun Wheel. At 115 meters high, this Ferris wheel will give you an unforgettable view of Da Nang from up high.

Address: 1 Phan Dang Luu Street, Hai Chau District

Opening hours: 3 PM – 9 PM (Monday – Thursday); 3 PM – 10 PM (Friday – Sunday)

Ticket:

  • Adult: VND 150,000
  • Children (under 1.4 meters): VND 100,000

things to do Da Nang at night sun wheel

Enjoy an aerial view of Da Nang from the Sun Wheel

Shop till You Drop at Night Markets

When you’re out of things to do in Da Nang at night, shopping is the classic option. Especially in such a versatile city like Da Nang, you can easily find souvenirs that your friends and family will love. Some recommendations are:

Son Tra Night Market (6 PM – midnight): With its favorable location – near the Dragon Bridge – this market attracts both locals and visitors alike. There are dozens of souvenir stalls for you to choose from and endless street foods that’ll make your stomach growl.

Helio Night Market (5 PM – 10.30 PM): This a newer, hipper market that caters to the young population of the city. Besides the usual food and souvenir stalls, there’s also an area for beer, grill, and carnival games.

Google Map location:

things to do Da Nang at night son tra market

Son Tra Night Market is crowded even at 10 PM

Go on A Food Tour

It’s common knowledge that there’s no lack of delicious food to eat in Central Vietnam. And in Da Nang, access to them has never been easier. Some dishes we highly recommend are: Bun Ca (Fish and Noodle Soup), Banh Xeo (Vietnamese Pancake), and Mi Quang.

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Bun Ca is a specialty of Da Nang

Dance The Night away at The Top Bars – Clubs

What’s better to let your hair down, have fun, and get to know young locals than to drop by bars and clubs in Da Nang? As a major city of Vietnam, Da Nang offers some top-notch spots that’ll get you good drinks, good ambiance, and a good time. Two of the most visited are Sky36 Bar – the highest Skybar in Vietnam, and Bamboo Bar – a small bar that overlooks the picturesque Han River.

things to do Da Nang at night bar

Sky36 Bar

Sky36 Bar

Address: 35th – 36th Floor, Novotel Danang Premier Han River, 36 Bach Dang Street, Hai Chau District

Google Maps location

Opening hours: 6 PM – 2 AM

Price: VND 200,000 – VND 500,000

Bamboo Bar

Address: 216 Bach Dang Street, Hai Chau District

Google Maps location

Opening hours: 5 PM – 1 AM

Price: VND 200,000 – VND 1,000,000

Admire The Art of Vietnamese Opera – Hat Tuong

If you’re interested in cultural activities, don’t miss out on Hat Tuong or Vietnamese Opera. It’s a colorful combination of dance, music, literature, and painting. Each performance is a lesson of morality and display of Vietnamese traditional beliefs and culture.

You can watch this at Nguyen Hien Dinh Tuong Theatre:

Address: 155 Phan Chau Trinh Street, Hai Chau District

Time: 7.30 PM, every Wednesday and Saturday

Duration/one play: 1 hour

Average fee: VND 50,000

things to do Da Nang at night hat tuong

Nguyen Hien Dinh Tuong Theatre

Our Thoughts on Things to Do in Da Nang at Night

There is a variety of things to do in Da Nang at night, from clubbing, shopping, to sightseeing, that’ll satisfy your every whim. You’ll have no trouble picking out a fun activity to try. However, as in any other city, be mindful of your belongings and personal health.

What do you think of our picks? Let us know in the comment section down below or share this article with your friends if you’ve found it useful. Learn more things to do in Da Nang at night and during the day from our comprehensive Da Nang Travel Guide.

Read next: How to Get to Hoi An from Da Nang

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