Count Down the Days Till Halloween with Boo-tiful Advent Calendars

October just got a whole lot sweeter!

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September 02, 2021

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Ghouls big and small will agree that the very best part of Halloween is the candy. Though advent calendars are often thought of as a “Christmas thing,” their mysterious and fun nature make them perfect for counting down all the days leading up to Halloween, too. If you're looking for an easy way to add a bit more excitement to your own Halloween celebration this year, give one of these unique advent calendars a try. Not only can you fill most of them with just about any treat, they're sure to make everyone’s October a little bit sweeter, too.

This 10-day countdown calendar is filled with equal parts tricks and treats to make the week leading up to Halloween a bit more exciting! Behind each of its doors, you'll find one of David Tea's unique tea infusions like dark chocolate and coconut-based Stormy Night and carrot, apple and pumpkin-based Monster Mash. Even better? Two sweets treats are also hidden somewhere inside.

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Add some fun mischief to the 30 days leading up to Halloween night with these handmade drawstring treats bags. Each one is numbered and depicts a different Halloween illustration to add just the right amount of hocus pocus to every October morning, afternoon or evening. Stringing them up across a mantel or kitchen cabinet also turns them into an interactive decoration, too!

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Something wickedly delicious is sure to come your way thanks to this vintage-looking wooden advent calendar. Not only does it come fully assembled, you can paint it whatever color you want to make it completely one-of-a-kind. The drawers on this one are also a lot bigger than your average advent calendar, so you can put several pieces of the newest Halloween candies inside. Talk about a happy haunting!

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If you can't wait for November to get your claws on Aldi's hard seltzer advent calendar, this adult-friendly build-it-yourself Halloween tree is sure to keep you good company until then. Not only does it feature 13 laser cut holes that perfectly hold miniature bottles of all your favorite alcohol, you can also use it again next year without anyone knowing it isn't brand new. How's that for getting your boos on?!

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The 13 nights of Halloween are taken care of with this calendar, which is equipped with pre-packed stickers, ornaments and decorations. These surprises will surely get you ready for the holiday!

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If you forgot to get your Halloween advent calendar ready by the first of the month — no problem! This calendar starts on October 8, which gives you 24 days to celebrate leading up to Halloween.

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Get ready for Halloween with 31 days of customized celebration with this calendar. You can fill each day with different treats, candies or a special note to remind you to get your costume ready.

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This adorable felt calendar is sure to make kids of all ages break out into the monster mash. Not only are the pockets big enough to hold all their favorite fun-sized treats, it also comes with 30 detachable ghosts, spiders, zombies, pumpkins, ghouls and more to give kids an interactive activity you can use year after year.

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We have to be honest, we're a bit jealous that we didn't think of this ingenious fillable mini muffin calendar ourselves. If you already have a mini muffin pan at home, go ahead and buy a set of the magnets only — each one is handmade from mesmerizing patterned paper, 3D stickers and other embellishments that are sure to put a spell on anyone who lays eyes on them.

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