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Best Places to Watch Danang International Fireworks Festival 2019 Best Places to Watch Danang International Fireworks Festival 2019

Best Places to Watch Danang International Fireworks Festival 2019

Best Places to Watch Danang International Fireworks Festival 2019

Summer is often considered the holiday season which is suitable for visitors to enjoy and relax with family and friends in special places. This summer, if you plan to come to Vietnam, don't skip Danang, the most worthy of living city in an S-shaped country as Danang is having the most interesting and attractive festival this June and you will not want to miss joining it, Danang International Fireworks Festival 2019 (DIFF 2019).

Danang International Fireworks Festival

Danang International Fireworks Festival 2019

This festival is a good occasion for not only Vietnam's international integration but also for domestic and foreign tourists' cultural exchanges. Taking part in the festival, tourists will have an opportunity to contemplate the most stunning firework performances coming from 8 countries in the world. The festival promises to bring an exciting and colorful atmosphere for everyone to wallow in. The Vietnam Travel Guide below will suggest some best places for tourists to watch and enjoy the magnificent beauty of fireworks. 

1. Introduction Of Diff 2019 Da Nang, Vietnam

The festival takes place in a month from 1st June to 6th July 2019 with the main theme "Stories of Rivers" including five nights of competition with five different topics: Origin, Sprouts of Life, Love, Colours, and Offshore. There are eight teams from different countries: Vietnam, China, Russia, Italy, Belgium, Finland, United Kingdom, and Brazil coming and joining this competition.

The official dates of fireworks competitions among teams begin on 1st June 2019. The performances start at 8:00 PM every Saturday during the festival. The schedules for competitions are:

  • June 1: Vietnam vs Russia
  • June 8: Brazil vs Belgium
  • June 15: Finland vs Italy
  • June 22: United Kingdom vs China
  • July 6: The final show between the two best teams
  • The festival is staged over the iconic Han River which is a perfect spot for everyone to watch fireworks from different parts of the city. 

Apart from fireworks performances, there are also many supporting cultural, sports and travel activities held during and after the competition as well which make Da Nang's tourism develop and attract domestic as well as foreign tourists. Some activities are a flashmob dance competition with the theme "Youth wave", and street music shows on Sunday nights from May 26 to July 7 on Bach Dang Road with impressive performances by domestic and foreign artists.

Youth Wave Diff 2019

"Youth wave" performance 

2. Best Places To Watch  Danang International Fireworks Festival 

♦ Main Streets Near Firework Areas

For those who have a tight budget, you can still catch the magical moments of fireworks from the main streets near watching areas as it is completely free of charge. As Han River is the setting of the fireworks festival, you can watch it from different places of the city. In addition, indulging in the vibrant and colorful atmosphere in the streets is also a fun and memorable experience.

Tourists should bring water bottles and some snacks along and remember not to litter on the streets after the shows.

Some main streets that can enable tourists to watch fireworks are Tran Hung Dao Street, Nhu Nguyet Street, or Bach Dang Street depending on your location.

♦ Firework Area

Tourists can buy a ticket for a special viewing stand. The seating is located at the bank of Han River which is directly opposite the launching area and can contain 30.000 people and tickets with different classes are suitable for every budget.

Visitors can buy tickets in person at the Danang Tourism Promotion Center on the 3rd floor of 100 Nui Thanh St., the Danang Tourism Support Centre at 108 Bach Dang St. or at the Ticket Office of Sun World Danang Wonder at 1 Phan Dang Luu St.

To purchase tickets online to the stand area for fireworks show, visit the official ticketing website of Sun World

» For more information about tickets, visit

♦ Cruise on Han River

There is also a more impressive way to contemplate fireworks, cruising on the Han River. The experience is totally interesting, poetic and romantic. Cruising on the river, tourists can watch the fireworks at the nearest distance and enjoy the performance and music as well. In addition, tourists also have chance to contemplate the glamorous beauty of famous bridges including Tran Thi Ly Bridge, Dragon Bridge, Han River Bridge, Thuan Phuoc Bridge and observe the charming Danang skyline.

However, this service must be booked in advance before 48 hours and the cruise will depart from Dragon Boat Han River pier.

Cruise on Han River

Cruise on Han River


  • Han River Cruise Ticket - 1st Floor: $83.79 per person
  • Han River Cruise Ticket - 2nd Floor: $98.58 per person
  • Han River Cruise Ticket - 3rd Floor: $123.22 per person


  • Infants under 1m are free of charge when using the service with an adult
  • Children from 1m to 1.29m will be surcharged 75% adult ticket
  • Children with a height of 1.3m are considered an adult

♦ Roof Top Restaurants & Bar

Enjoying meals and watching fireworks are also not bad selections. 99+ Sky Lounge, which is situated on floors 5 and 6 of Happy Yacht is promises to satisfy tourists with spacious and luxurious spaces as well as a lot of special buffet menu and beautiful views opposite Dragon Bridge. Watching fireworks becomes more wonderful than ever.

♦ Hotels

Tourists can choose some hotels with high floors to have an amazing view to watch the Danang International Fireworks Festival. Here are some best hotels that should be kept on the list. Besides the perfect places to watch fireworks, all these hotels are also near other famous destinations of Danang such as My Khe Beach, Hoi An Ancient Town, and so on.

Novotel Danang

This 5-star hotel has a convenient location which is located on the west bank of the Han River in Danang's city center. Due to this facility, tourists can watch fireworks in their own room or sip some cocktails and watch it from Sky Bar which is situated on the highest floor of Novotel Danang.

Diamond Sea Hotel Danang Beach

This hotel is located opposite My Khe Beach and ideal place to watch the fireworks festival from Sky Bar on floor 21. Staying at Diamond Sea Hotel during Da Nang International Fireworks Festival 2019, you can enjoy the hotel's activities including BBQ party and DJ performance on fireworks nights.

Zen Diamond Suites

Its location is perfect for visiting all the city’s attractions and watching the fireworks festival. It is located close enough to walk to the city center, but in a quiet neighborhood area for restful night sleep. This hotel offers tourists a glamorous view from its room to watch the Da Nang International Fireworks Festival 2019.

Each hotel’s room has a balcony which is suitable for guests and their family watch the fireworks displayed in Danang City.

Art Hotel Danang

Across the street from Han River, this relaxing hotel with a chic vibe is 2 km from both Pham Van Đong Beach and Han Market which is opposite fireworks festival stage and is essential to be a good spot to watch the fireworks in Danang City.

San Marino Boutique Hotel Danang

In a prime location in the My Khe Beach, San Marino Boutique Hotel Danang which is located on Vo Van Kiet Street is also a nice place to watch Da Nang International fireworks from a high view. Besides, depending on guests' interest, they can book a table and enjoy dinner under a sky full of fireworks at Sky Bar and rooftop outside the pool.


  • Tourists should book in advance or come early to have a good spot for watching fireworks.
  • Tourists should find places where can park vehicles (The parking fee is nearly $1 per motorbike).
  • Tourists should follow the police's instructions to avoid traffic jams.
  • Tourists should check the exchange rate of currency before trading.

There is no better time to visit Danang right now for the best travel experiences. If you need any support or good deals, don't hesitate to contact Asia Links Travel.

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