Choosing the best time to visit Da Nang is a great way to make your trip perfect. There are two main seasons in Da Nang City: the rainy season from September to November and the dry season from December to August.
The best season is different depending on the sightseeing purpose of Da Nang. Before deciding to visit Da Nang, please be aware of the information about two seasons and a cheap period of prices in this article.
January to August: the blooming season
The weather from January to March in Danang usually varies between 20 degrees to 30 degrees Celcius. Hence, it is a perfect period for visitors who prefer springtime with a little warmth.
The temperature continues to go up during May and August and reaches the highest temperature during summertime from June to the end of August. If you want to enjoy sunbathing on the beach or water sports in Da Nang, from May to August is the best.
Da Nang is a city near the equator, so swimming in the sea all year round is not difficult. However, from November to January, there will be more rain and sometimes it will be cold. Therefore, if sea or beach is the destination, you should avoid this time.
Da Nang Beach is an ideal destination for active travelers to experience the thrill with watercraft, jet ski, surfboard, parasailing, snorkeling.
No matter how you go alone or with friends, you will definitely enjoy the feeling of freedom through the waves and the sea winds in Da Nang Beach.
Moreover, it is also a blooming season of festivals from local ones to international ones.
Here is some interesting festival you may enjoy.
Carnival Festival in Bana Hills
Carnival Festival in Bana Hills is one of the attractive destinations which receive a lot of tourists’ love and interests.
This festival is celebrated during April and September, at Du Dome square in Bana Hills, and usually, show in the morning (10:30 am-11:00 am) and in the afternoon (1:30 pm – 2:00 pm).
During showtime, there is a delegation in royal costumes opening the spectacular parade, followed by the band, the circus performers on the stilts, the artist body painting artist, etc.
Don’t miss out the wonderful Street Festival on Han River banks when coming to Da Nang during this time.
Street Festival is an occasion for visitors to enjoy amazing performances with masked dancers in colorful costumes. Besides, parades and on-the-spot dance sport performances are also shown.
The festival often takes place from 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm last Saturday on each month along Tran Hung Dao Street.
Da Nang International Fireworks Festival
It is an annual festival taking place in Da Nang on every Saturday or Sunday at summer night.
This night of firework is usually located on Han River bank with full of different colorful performances of teams from around the world.
The end of September to December: best time to relax at a temperature not too hot
The weather in Da Nang becomes cooler from the end of September on wards and starts to rain in early November until the end of December. When it rains, the range of movement becomes small. But this is a good time for tourists to enjoy the calm atmosphere of Da Nang slowly. There are places to relax in massage, coffee shop or sightseeing without getting wet with the rain.
Da Nang also holds parties to be held in Europe and America at this time. For example, Christmas party, New Year countdown event, Halloween parties etc.
Christmas party in Da Nang
Every year after mid December, the atmosphere of Christmas is full of streets of Da Nang. Da Nang streets are also decorated with lovely pines, colorful lights, and witty fake snowman. People in Da Nang enjoy with their lovers, relatives and families.
On Christmas day, the big and small Christmas celebrations are also taken place with many talk shows, game shows or musical event etc. Even travelers can easily participate in such parties by going to the bar on Bach Dang Street.
New Year countdown event in Da Nang
New Year countdown event in Da Nang has been enjoyed for many years by the people of Da Nang.
The large-scale event takes place on December 31st until 0:15 AM on January 1, with a number of musical performances by well-known domestic and foreign singers and DJs at Quang truong 2 thang 9 on 2 Thang 9 street.
In addition, the fireworks event will also be performed to celebrate the New Year.
Foreign travelers can also easily participate in these events and enjoy the atmosphere.
Halloween parties in Da Nang
Today, Vietnamese love and respond positively to Halloween.
If you come to Da Nang at the time of Halloween, you can also enjoy some exciting programs and games on this holiday such as the Halloween Party at the Helio Center, the Dead Soul Festival at On The Radio Bar along with the extremely special musical performances.
Halloween events are held in many bars on Bach Dang Street.
Off-season: great choice for enjoying quiet moments
If you are looking for a quiet place on a trip and want to save money, you should visit Da Nang in the off season. Off-season in Da Nang is the rainy season which lasts from September to the end of February next year. However, the price will rise slightly at Christmas and the end of the year.