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Best Places to Watch the Da Nang Fireworks Festival

The Da Nang Fireworks Festival can be observed from various spots around Bach Dang Street, Tran Hung Dao Street, and the bridges crossing the Han River.
Last updated: June 17, 2024
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About DIFF 2024

The 12th Da Nang International Fireworks Festival (DIFF 2024) starts on June 8 and lasts until July 13. The theme for DIFF 2024 is "Made in Unity - Connecting Globally - Shining Worldwide," promoting messages of peace, friendship, humanity, and inspiring values for the community. The performance schedule is as follows:

  • Vietnam vs. France (June 8 - Opening night)

  • Italy vs. USA (June 15)

  • Germany vs. Poland (June 22)

  • China vs. Finland (June 29)

  • Final night (July 13)

Each night features a unique theme.

If you're in Da Nang during this time, here are some recommended spots to enjoy the fireworks, as suggested by Hung Nguyen, a representative of a local travel company, and the Da Nang Tourism Promotion Center.


Recommended Viewing Spots

Main Stage

  • Location: Tran Hung Dao Street, opposite Bach Dang Street and 3/2 Street

  • Capacity: Over 10,000 seats

  • Tickets: 800,000 VND to 3 million VND

  • Benefits: Best view, beautiful scenery, no obstructions

  • Details: The main stage is the premier location for watching the fireworks, offering an unobstructed view of the performances. With a seating capacity of over 10,000, it ensures that attendees have ample space to enjoy the show. The ticket prices vary depending on the seating category, ranging from 800,000 VND to 3 million VND. This location is ideal for those who want to experience the festival's atmosphere in a more organized setting, with clear sightlines and minimal crowd interference.


Public Areas

  • Bridges: Han River Bridge, Thuan Phuoc Bridge, Dragon Bridge, Tran Thi Ly Bridge

  • Streets: Bach Dang Street (from Dragon Bridge towards Thuan Phuoc Bridge), 3/2 Street, Tran Hung Dao Street, Le Van Duyet Street

  • Benefits: Free viewing spots

  • Details: Public areas across the city provide numerous free viewing spots for both locals and tourists. Key locations include the bridges spanning the Han River—Han River Bridge, Thuan Phuoc Bridge, Dragon Bridge, and Tran Thi Ly Bridge. Additionally, prime spots can be found along Bach Dang Street, from Dragon Bridge heading towards Thuan Phuoc Bridge, as well as at the start of 3/2 Street on the west bank, and Tran Hung Dao Street and Le Van Duyet Street on the east bank. Visitors are advised to arrive early, use public transport or walk, and carry minimal valuables due to the large crowds that typically gather for these events.


High-Rise Buildings

  • Locations: Hotels, rooftop bars, and apartments on Bach Dang Street and Tran Hung Dao Street

  • Benefits: Elevated views, private atmosphere

  • Reservations: Required, entrance fees apply

  • Prices: 200,000 VND to 300,000 VND, high-end hotels up to 1 million VND per person

  • Popular Spots: Sky 36 Bar, Brilliant Top Bar, Altitude Pool Bar, Novotel Danang Premier Han River, Wink Hotel Danang Riverside, Hilton Danang, Melia Vinpearl Danang Riverfront, Ibiza Riverfront

  • Details: For those seeking a more exclusive experience, high-rise hotels, rooftop bars, and apartments along Bach Dang Street and Tran Hung Dao Street offer excellent vantage points. These locations provide a quieter, more private setting away from the hustle and bustle of the main crowds. However, reservations are typically required, and there may be entrance fees and additional costs for food and beverages. Prices for viewing spots range from 200,000 VND to 300,000 VND, with high-end hotels charging up to 1 million VND per person. Notable venues include Sky 36 Bar, Brilliant Top Bar, Altitude Pool Bar, and various luxury hotels.


Han River Cruises

  • Experience: Watch fireworks from a cruise

  • Cruises: 4U Danang Yacht, Danang Dragon Cruise, RV Han Princess, Han Giang, Ocean Tour

  • Schedule: Starts at 4-5 PM, ends at 9-10 PM

  • Services: Dinner, sightseeing

  • Prices: 800,000 VND to 3 million VND for adults, 500,000 VND to 2 million VND for children

  • Details: Viewing the fireworks from a cruise on the Han River offers a unique and memorable experience. There are nearly 20 types of cruises available, including 4U Danang Yacht, Danang Dragon Cruise, RV Han Princess, Han Giang, and Ocean Tour. These cruises typically start between 4-5 PM and conclude around 9-10 PM, departing and returning to the Han River port. They provide dinner services and an hour of sightseeing before stopping to watch the fireworks. Ticket prices range from 800,000 VND to 3 million VND for adults and 500,000 VND to 2 million VND for children, depending on the boat and seating options.


Son Tra Peninsula

  • Location: From Tho Quang Beach to InterContinental Danang Resort, 10 km from city center

  • Benefits: Elevated view of the city, approximately 700 meters high

  • Experience: Unique, panoramic perspective

  • Details: For a distant yet panoramic view of the fireworks, the Son Tra Peninsula offers an exceptional vantage point. Located about 10 km from the city center, the area between Tho Quang Beach and the InterContinental Danang Resort provides an elevated perspective from approximately 700 meters high. This location allows visitors to take in a sweeping view of the entire city and the fireworks display, making for a truly unique experience. While the distance may require additional travel, the stunning overview is well worth the effort.

Whether you choose to watch from the bustling main stage, the free public areas, the exclusive high-rises, a relaxing cruise, or the scenic Son Tra Peninsula, the Da Nang Fireworks Festival promises a spectacular display that will leave you with unforgettable memories. Enjoy the vibrant celebration and the breathtaking fireworks that light up the Da Nang sky.