Nightlife in Danang - what activities to enjoy?

Last updated - January 26, 2024
Nightlife in Danang - what activities to enjoy?

Danang is not only exciting and full of energy during the days, but also at night. So, what activities should you enjoy during your Nightlife in Danang? This blog post will provide you with some recommendations.

If you are a travel lover, you must have heard about the name of this city - Danang. Located on the Eastern Sea, Danang is one of the most popular cities in South Central Vietnam.

In the past, Danang was used to be a French colonial port, then a US airbase. However, in the past few decades, Danang has left behind the military past, gradually transforming into a modern and vibrant city that is fast-moving and recognized as one of the most liveable cities in the world.

Apart from the historical sites and several tourist attractions, Danang is blessed by mother nature with many beautiful and pristine beaches with majestic mountains.

Can’t-be-missed things of nightlife in Danang


Go to bars and nightclubs

As a contemporary city, the nightlife in Danang has a wide range of selections, from fancy lounges, romantic rooftop bars to vibrant nightclubs, Danang has it all. Significantly, the prices for these places in Danang are much lower compared to other countries.

Sky 36 bar

When it comes to the most attractive bar in Da Nang, we cannot help but mention Sky 36 bar. Situated on the top of Danang’s highest building, Sky 36 includes the 35th floor, the 36th floor, the 37th floor.

Great view from Sky 36 Bar

This lively bar satisfies people with various trendy music, sparkling chandeliers, modern design, and unique beverages. However, because of its high quality from utilities to service, the price is also not economical. Therefore, you should consider it if you have a limited budget.

Address: Novotel Danang Premier Han River Hotel, 36 Bach Dang, Da Nang.
Opening hours: 18:00 to 02:00

Hair Of The Dog Bar Danang

Hair of the Dog, located in Danang city, has become a popular destination for foreign tourists due to its lively and youthful atmosphere. The bar boasts a shisha area and a lounge, offering a variety of imported wines and expertly crafted cocktails mixed by skilled bartenders.

The vibrant ambiance of the bar is further enhanced by passionate music, making it an ideal place to hang out with friends and let loose. The bar is known for its bustling atmosphere, which is perfect for those looking for a fun night out.

Music show in Hair of the Dog bar

The bartenders at Hair of the Dog are highly skilled and take pride in their craft. They expertly mix a range of imported wines and spirits to create beautiful and delicious cocktails that are sure to satisfy any palate. The shisha area is also a popular draw, providing a unique and enjoyable experience for those looking to relax and unwind.

Hair of the Dog is a must-visit destination for anyone looking for a fun and lively night out in Danang city. The combination of great drinks, passionate music, and a vibrant atmosphere make it the perfect place to let loose and enjoy the company of friends.

Address: 6 Tran Quoc Toan Street, Danang
Opening hours: 9:30 to 23:00

New Phuong Dong Nightclub

As one of the most long-standing clubs in Danang, New Phuong Dong is not only well-liked by local people but also introduced widely to many international tourists.

New Phuong Dong night club bar in Danang

Located on the Ba Tháng Hai Road (3-2), right in the heart of Danang city center, New Phuong Dong has state-of-the-art audio-visual systems, and large dance floors. It also packs a gandy stage where professional dancers, DJs, and singers perform nightly. The music of this nightclub is quite diverse, from jazz, rock, to EDM or disco.

Address: 20 Dong Da, Hai Chau, Danang
Opening hours: 20:00 to 2:00

Take part in Han River night cruise

After the sunset, Danang is lit by the electric lights and becomes a flashy and vibrant city. Having dinner on the cruise going along the Han river with family or friends must be unforgettable when visitors spend their nightlife in Danang.

Enjoyin a dinner in a cruise on Han River

In common, the schedule for each cruise is similar. The ships will depart and cross four main magical bridge:
●    Han River Bridge - the solely swing bridge in Vietnam
●    Thuan Phuoc Bridge - the longest cable-stayed bridge in Vietnam
●    Dragon Bridge - the longest iron dragon in the world
●    Tran Thi Ly Bridge - unique learning pillar, the cable-stayed system is sailing out to the sea.

Depending on the combo, visitors can choose different buffet dinner sets, enjoy mouth-watering food while seeing the stunning view of the city at night.

Shopping at Danang’s night markets

To enjoy the nightlife in Danang to its fullest, visitors are highly recommended to go to Danang’s night markets. It’s where local vendors gather uncountable stands with different goods, cuisine, souvenirs, traditional items, etc.

Son Tra night market

For those who love shopping, Son Tra night market is an incredible place that should not be skipped. Situated between the Dragon and Love Lock bridges, you can both shopping and sightseeing at the same time.

Son Tra night market - a great place to enjoy nightlife in Danang

The highlight products of the Son Tra market are the local souvenirs, including lanterns, embroidered clothes, handmade handbags, hand-crafted pottery, and so much more.

Location: Mai Hac De & Ly Nam De street, Danang
Opening hours: 6 pm-midnight

Helio night market

As the largest night market in Danang, Helio is well-loved by countless locals and also visitors. This remarkable place can satisfy people of all ages, with a wide range of products, photogenic check-in spots, energetic live music, or chilling games. Especially, with more than 150 food stalls, selling cuisine of China, Singapore, Thailand, Korea, etc., Helio’s night market food heaven is definitely for you if you are a foodaholic.

Bustling and twinkling  Helio night market in Danang city

Location: 2/9 Street, Hai Chau
Opening hours: 5pm - 11pm

The list of night markets in Danang has not stopped there, you can also pay a visit to Thanh Khe Tay, Le Duan, or Hoa Khanh market.

Discover Asia Park - sun wheel

Asia Park is definitely a smart choice for lovers, groups of friends, and family with children. That is a beautiful place with a mass of games, entertainment, and breathtaking views.
However, one of the most remarkable features of Asia Park is the sun wheel. With an enormous size of 115m in height, the sun wheel became one of the ten highest Ferris wheels in the world.

The gorgeous Asia Park at night

Sitting in the cabin, it is not hard to get an overview of the Danang city at night with the millions of electric lights as millions of stars in the universe.

However, the price for each turn into the park is 200.000 VND (other appealing games are counted). If your budget is restricted, you can purchase online tickets to get a bargain price with attractive coupons on the Asia Park website.

Enjoy Danang’s street food

If bars and noisy music are not your gouts, another way to enjoy your nightlife in Danang is tasting street food. Below is the list of some delicious local cuisines that local people recommend.

Banh Xeo (Pancake)

Banh Xeo - Pancake Danang

Compared with Southern ones, Banh Xeo in Danang is smaller. The cake packs ingredients such as bean sprouts, bacon, shrimp, onion, vegetables, and rice paper. Banh Xeo definitely wins the heart of eaters, even the most difficult people.

Mi Quang (Quang noodle)

Mi Quang noodle dish

Mi Quang is one of the typical dishes in Danang city. This delicious food is served not only in the splendor restaurants but also in Danang streets. Noodles are made from high-quality rice, other ingredients like pork bones, chicken, shrimp, rice paper, and vegetables are all things when it comes to Mi Quang. This cuisine is highly rated because of its pleasant taste and reasonable price.

Bun Mam (Mam noodle)

Bun Mam dish in Danang

Bun Mam is a must-try dish that tourists should try at least once when coming to Danang city. This delicious dish is made from pork skin, roasted peanuts, roast pork, spring rolls, and vegetables. Just seeing and smelling the bowl of Bun Mam, you cannot deny the charm of this mouth-watering dish. You can easily enjoy Mam noodles at Tran Ke Xuong in the Hai Chau district.

Watching and wandering bridges

Danang city is genuinely renowned for its unique bridges and special designs. But, especially at night, every bridge becomes even more magnificent when dotted with twinkling lights. Let’s discover the three most-visited bridges in Danang with us.

Dragon Bridge

Since 2013, the Dragon bridge, which was built in the center of the city, is well-known as a new symbol of Danang. Every Saturday and Sunday at 21:00, the iron dragon lit up fire and water. It makes a marvelous scene and a unique feature for citizens and travelers to enjoy. For the Danang people, the dragon is the symbol of success, power, and thriving.

Beautiful Dragon bridge in Danang city

The design of Dragon bridge has won endless titles from eminent grant declarations. At the moment, it’s being the Guinness record-holder of ‘the longest steel dragon’. Also, it’s being awarded as ‘the most interesting and special bridge design in Vietnam’.

Tran Thi Ly bridge

The beauty of Tran Thi Ly bridge in Danang at night

Far from Tien Son bridge 4km, Tran Thi Ly bridge is used to be a railway bridge under the control of French colonization. It was refixed and has been used since 2013. Undoubtedly, it is supposed that the Tran Thi Ly Bridge is one of the most unique bridges, the grateful design in Vietnam with the impressive inclined pylon reaching145-meter-high and the backward stay cable forming a twisted fan.

Thuan Phuoc bridge

Being built in 2003 and completed in 2009, Thuan Phuoc is the longest bridge in Vietnam with 1850m length. This bridge is also the last subtle touch on the lower Han River. Thanks to the excellent location, Thuan Phuoc bridge has the best bird-eye view of the whole city and Danang bay.

Colorful Thuan Phuoc bridge in Danang city at night time

After looking through this blog, we hope that you have got some suggestions to spend your nightlife in Danang. Do not just stay inside your hotels and let the night pass, let’s go out and enjoy several exciting activities, from shopping, wandering, to enjoying appetizing foods.

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