It’s almost here. It’s time to make your list and check it twice. The most wonderful time of the year is quickly approaching, and it’s never too early to start counting down the days to the holidays. Advent calendars are a fun and festive way to do so.
Celebrate the Christmas season by treating yourself – or a loved one – to a whole month of surprises. There is an Advent calendar for every taste – from wine to beauty products. There’s even some for our four-legged friends! But they do sell out quickly, so get yours while supplies last.
It was difficult to narrow it down, but below are our Top 10 Advent calendar picks.
24 nights. 24 mini bottles. 24 opportunities to sip and explore your way through premium wines, sourced all the way from Spain, Sicily, California, and beyond! You’ll uncover varietals such as a refreshing Sauvignon Blanc and a fruity Pinotage. $149.99 at in good taste
24 days of sugar coated artistry! Celebrate the holiday cheer with all of the professional makeup tools you need to serve festively fierce attitude this season with 24 cult favorite products. Some of the featured products: Soft Matte Lip Cream Mini Stockholm, Soft Matte Lip Cream Mini Rome, Soft Matte Lip Cream Mini London, Soft Matte Lip Cream Mini Istanbul, Soft Matte Lip Cream Mini Budapest, and lots more! $65 at NYX Professional Makeup
Count down to Christmas with this Classic Chocolate Advent Calendar. Flip open the album-like cover to discover a delectable piece of GODIVA chocolate hidden away each day. You’ll enjoy a delicious assortment of 24 holiday chocolates, including fun seasonal pieces—a jolly Santa, festive Snowman, and wintry Penguin—along with classic Godiva milk chocolates, dark chocolates, and white chocolates like Milk Caramel Embrace, Raspberry Star, Dark Mint Medallion and more. $40 at Godiva
The 24 Days of Tea Advent Calendar is here! Serving you 24 ways to experience the festiviteas. Discover returning faves from seasons past, all-time best sellers and new very merry blends leading up to the big day. And with double portions behind each door, these are seasonal sips you can share. $55 at DAVIDsTEA
The Beauty Story will stay right by your side in the run up to Christmas, with a door a day to compliment what we think you might be getting up to. These are products you can mix and match to create your own Beauty Stories. $120 AT LOOKFANTASTIC
Having special treats like milk chocolate truffles, baklava, blackberry galettes, peppermint bark, and other sweets to share and snack on make counting down the days to Christmas even more special. Surprises await behind every door of this holly jolly 12-day advent calendar featuring 24 of the most popular snack items from Harry & David. There’s plenty of savory goodness behind those doors, too, including a cheddar snack mix, mixed nuts, paradise dried fruit mix, and hickory-smoked summer sausage. The red advent calendar box is decorated in wonderful Christmas imagery and is a fabulous gift for families and relatives. $199.99 at Harry & David
Tis the season to spread holiday cheer! Send a Beer Advent Calendar complete with 12 curated craft beers from the best breweries in the US delivered directly to a home or office. The recipient gets to individually uncover 12 of the highest rated craft beers of 2022 throughout the season. $79 at Give Them Beer
Count down to Christmas Day with the 25 body-loving treats hiding inside the Share the Love Big Advent Calendar. Not only does the new beauty advent calendar have an amazing pop-up construction that transports you to our joyful Christmas world. It’s packed with some seriously good head-to-toe treats for keeping you and that beautiful body pampered all season. $90 at The Body Shop
The Yawn Crimbo elves have been working their magic! All your favourites are back for 2022! Including coffees from the amazing Daterra collection with notes of Caramel, Chocolate and Christmas fruits. This line up contains a couple more darker roasts and more blends than the Coffee Pro Advent. $57.77 at Etsy
The Whisky Advent with 25 Drams – four great calendars to choose from and all including a dram for Christmas Day! Newly designed for this year, this awesome pack with TWENTY FIVE smashing drams – 25 x 30ml Glass Bottles of good quality and interesting whiskies, plenty of Cask Strengths, single malts, peaty pests, surely sherrieds hidden behind numbered doors complete with a link to tasting notes for each dram on the Cask Explorer website. $98 at The Really Good Whisky Company
“On the first day of Christmas, my human gave to me…” an awesome advent calendar! This canine calendar comes with a huge variety of quality toys, 12 in all, that will keep your dog happily playing through the whole holiday season, and look great in your home while you count down the 12 Days of Christmas with your best friend. Open one of the advent calendar doors each day leading up to Christmas to keep the festivities going with a fresh, new toy every day. It’s a great way to include your dog in an old-school holiday tradition you’ll both enjoy together. $36.85 at Chewy
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