92 Advent Calendars You Can Buy for the 2023 Holiday Season
Advent calendars are all the rage, and now you can snag your favorite one online even earlier.
There's just no doubt about it — preparing for the holidays can be stressful. On top of all your gift shopping and ordering, you still have a menu to plan, cookie baking to do and a house to decorate. Not to mention, if you're hosting out-of-town relatives — there's even more to do. Luckily, we have something that can make those intense days of planning a little bit sweeter: Advent calendars.
Perfect for kids and adults alike, the fun finds can double as a gift and an exciting holiday-themed activity all in one. If you're looking to start checking tasks off your December to-do list a little early, we've got some great news: The Internet is already stocked full of an assortment of one-of-a-kind Advent calendars you can order today. Yes, seriously. Since Advent calendars always have a tendency to sell out super quickly, we found 92 of them that are currently available for purchase and organized them into five categories — Annual Bestsellers; Food and Snacks; Chocolate and Sweets; Coffee, Tea and Cocoa; Wine, Beer and Spirits — so that absolutely every person on your "Nice" list is adequately spoiled.
Annual Bestselling Advent Calendars
Bonne Maman's bestselling Advent calendar returns even earlier this year to help you kick off your breakfast with a fun surprise every morning. Not only is it filled with 23 exclusive mini jars of the brand's beloved preserves and jellies, but it also features unique flavors just for the holiday season such as Caramel With Cinnamon Raspberry Chocolate, Pineapple With Ginger and more. A small jar of honey is also included.
If you're a fan of starting the morning with a warm mug of piping hot tea, then you'll want to cozy up next to the Christmas tree with this festive calendar. It has enough loose tea samples to give you a whole season's worth of delicious sips and features unique flavor names like Forever Frosty, Tinsel Toddy and Santa's Secret.
If you've been really curious about wine recently but haven't had the opportunity to wet your whistle during the year, this Advent calendar is a wonderful way to get yourself familiarized with various wine varieties, from whites to reds to rosés. Inside the calendar, you'll find 24 different mini bottles, each amounting to nearly a full glass.
Santa isn't the only one who deserves a delicious plate of cookies this holiday season. Thanks to this ultra-sweet countdown calendar from Cheryl's Cookies, you and your family can enjoy a variety of buttercream-frosted treats for 12 days straight. Flavors include Rocky Road Pecan, Frosted S'mores and Chocolate Mint.
Add merry-and-bright cheer to the day's leading up to Christmas with Sugarfina's 2023 Advent Calendar themed as Santa's Candy Shop. Featuring 24 pull-out drawers total, the fun find is filled with yummy confections like Heavenly Sours, Christmas Trees, Chocolate Covered Cookie Dough, Snowman Gummies, Walk of Fame Stars and more.
VINEBOX is back again this year with their signature 12 Nights of Wine Advent box. Available in two limited-edition designs — 12 Nights Cozy and 12 Nights Chill — each one comes with 12 glass tubes filled with some of the best wines from around the world. Each option was also hand-picked by certified sommeliers, so you know they are going to taste incredible. Wanting to celebrate the whole month of December leading up to Christmas? Choose the 24 Nights option and receive both countdown boxes for $199.
This stunning wooden calendar from Harry & David doubles as a beautiful keepsake decoration you can use again and again for all your future holidays. Equipped with 24 miniature pull-out drawers, it contains a delicious assortment of chocolate truffles and coins, mini mints and shortbread cookies.
Food and Snack Advent Calendars
This extravagant Advent calendar from Harry & David is stocked full of 24 of the brand's bestselling sweet and savory snacks to date, including three different varieties of Moose Munch popcorn, one Riviera Royal pear, mixed nuts, trail mix and more. If you like Advent calendars that are heavy on variety, this one's the one for you.
This adorable tree-shaped countdown calendar is a whimsical way to add a pop of fun to your month-long Christmas countdown. Inside it, you and your loved ones will find everything you need to enjoy a cozy night of watching your favorite holiday movies, including bags of variously colored- and flavored popcorn kernels as well as yummy seasonings to top your popcorn with including sweet caramel, bacon and dill pickle.
If you're known for your epic charcuterie spreads, then this Hickory Farms Advent Calendar is the perfect gift for yourself. It's loaded up with everything you need for a delicious snack including summer sausages, cheeses, mustards, chocolates and more. If you're thinking about buying this one as a present, go ahead and pair it with one of the wine Advent calendars we included on this list as a two-for-one.
For an Advent calendar that is just as display-worthy as it is delicious to eat, opt for this Confections Christmas Village from Harry & David. You'll receive 12 gift boxes that are shaped like sweet holiday homes, and each one is filled with a gourmet treat such as chocolate-covered cherries, popcorn and chocolates.
Treat loved ones, friends or even yourself to an un-Brie-lievable holiday season with the 12 Days of Murray's Cheese countdown calendar. Behind the labeled doors, you'll find top cheese such as Parmigiano Reggiano, Manchego and cheddar as well as delicious pairings of crackers and jams. We suggest combining this calendar with one of the wine calendars on our list for the ultimate gift.
White Cheddar, Caramel, Ranch and Cheese — those are just some of the delicious popcorn flavors you'll find nestled inside this 12-day countdown calendar from The Popcorn Factory. Besides popcorn, you'll also find sweet treats like cookies, Fun Dip, candy chews and more.
Inspired by William Sonoma's very own founder, Chuck Williams, this luxe Advent calendar is filled with seasonal sweets like peppermint bark bites and tiny jars of fruit preserves, plus beloved finds and condiments like a tin of flaky sea salt, a mini jar of vanilla extract and olive oil. It also features three kitchen-themed ornaments for your Christmas tree and a mini votive candle.
Oliviers & Co. is known worldwide for their award-winning olive oils and condiments. The foodie in your inner circle will find a gourmet selection of both items inside this 24-day Advent calendar, plus some additional extras like Orange Blossom Honey, Fig and Melon Jam, Green Olive Tapenade and Pistachio Pesto.
Serious chefs will love this zesty offering from gourmet Parisian grocery store Le Comptoir Colonial. Designed exclusively for Williams Sonoma, the 24-day calendar features an assortment of unique cooking salts, peppers and spices that can be used to dress up anything from meat and poultry to seafood, veggies and desserts. Some fun finds you can look forward to include a ruby-colored Merlot Wine Salt and a super-fragrant Speculoos Spice Blend.
"On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me..." Themed with the iconic seasonal song in mind, the 12 Days of Christmas Tower from Harry & David features whimsically designed drawers brimming with snacks for the whole family. Sing along to the tune while you enjoy Moose Munch Premium Popcorn, chocolate-covered cherries and chocolate malt balls.
A breakfast Advent calendar with scrumptious surprises? Yes, please. Each window of this festive calendar will reveal bakery treats to enjoy in the mornings leading up the Christmas. Treats included range from super-thick English muffins and Belgian waffles to preserves, scones and coffee.
This returning Advent calendar from XO Marshmallow is filled with 25 uniquely flavored marshmallows to give you a daily treat that's equal parts delicious and exciting. Though the exact opening order of flavors is a mystery, here are some of the ones you can look forward to: Maple Pancake, Lemon Meringue, Funfetti and Gingerbread.
Since this Advent calendar comes with 12 days and nearly two pounds worth of jerky, you can switch up how you want to celebrate in the days leading up to Christmas. But no matter how you spread out this Advent calendar, you'll be set with delicious jerky from across the U.S.
Treat yourself, a co-worker or a friend for 12 days in December with a tin of gourmet nuts each day. Ready to gift and full of flavor, this set by Neil Edley includes both sweet and savory nut varieties such as Butter Cinnamon Pecans, Cranberry Nut Blend, Fireside Trail Mix, Smoked Almonds and Coconut Curry Peanuts.
Chocolate and Sweets Advent Calendars
Designed by Charbonnel et Walker, one of the oldest chocolatiers in England, this boldly-colored Advent calendar contains 25 delicious pieces of handcrafted chocolate truffles and showcases tasty flavors like Sea Salt Banana, Gingerbread, Dark Noisette Cream and Lemon.
For the chocolate enthusiast on your list or in your household, the Godiva Classic Chocolate Advent Calendar is the perfect holiday accompaniment for them. Behind the numbered doors on the inside of the calendar, they'll find decadent selections of milk, dark and white holiday chocolates.
For 125 years, Walker's Shortbread has been celebrated for their buttery cookies. You'll find 28 such cookies inside this festive Advent calendar, in different shapes and flavors, like shortbread hearts and salted caramel squares.
For a truly luxe Advent calendar experience, opt for the Festive Delights Advent Calendar by the iconic Japanese-French bakery, Lady M Confections. Open the numbered boxes to reveal an assortment of candies and artisanal crepe biscuits as well as a stunning ornament surprise. Perfect for gifting, the calendar also comes with a matching gift bag and greeting card.
This breathtaking Advent calendar from Brussels-based chocolate brand, Neuhaus, doubles as a beautiful 3D Christmas decoration. Underneath each numbered flap, you'll find a delicious assortment of 25 full-sized pralines in milk, dark and white chocolate.
Gummy bears, sour candies, caramels and chocolates are some of the sweet treats you'll find behind the doors of this Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer-themed Advent calendar from Williams Sonoma. The calendar is even said to be approved by the red-nosed reindeer himself.
Vosges Haut-Chocolat has long been known for providing its customers with a one-of-a-kind and elevated chocolate experience, and this stunning Advent calendar is no exception. With a push of a button, you'll watch as this enchanting countdown calendar lights up. It also plays "Dance of the Reed Flutes" and contains limited-edition chocolate creations including Black Salt Bonbons, White Chocolate Ginger Spice Cookies and Red Hawaiian Caramels.
If you haven’t had a chance to shop for sweets at the whimsical Dylan's Candy Bar, here's your opportunity to get a delicious overview of all the iconic candy shop's signature gummies, marshmallows and gumdrops.
Founded in France in 1862, Ladurée is a luxury pastry shop best known for its famous macarons. And this Advent calendar fits right in with that luxuriousness. The collection features a stunning reusable calendar, limited-edition macaron flavors, and four Yule Logs created by Pastry World Champion and Executive Pastry Chef at Ladurée, Julien Alvarez. On top of that, the calendar also includes caramels, praline chocolates, nougats and jams.
Indulge in decadent chocolates throughout the month of December with the Charbonnel et Walker Chocolate Advent Calendar crafted by master British confectioners. We'll leave the exact contents a surprise, but as you can see, a luxurious treat awaits you each day.
Licorice often gets a bad rap for its bold flavor, but this unique Advent calendar from Denmark-based confectionary brand Bülow will convert you into a total fan. The elegant offering is filled with 24 small bags of chocolate-covered licorice treats and includes one-of-a-kind flavors.
This Elf calendar makes sure you and your family check off all of the elves' major food groups this holiday season: candy, candy canes, candy corn and syrup. Both kids and adults will look forward to opening this calendar each day alongside their pal, Buddy the Elf.
Whether you save them for Santa, share them with loved ones or enjoy them yourself, the cookies inside Cheryl's Cookies 25 Treats of Christmas Advent Box are sure to satisfy every sweet tooth. Along with holiday-themed cookies, you'll also enjoy pretzel clusters and snack-size brownies.
We're huge fans of Maison Boissier's yummy confections as well as the breathtaking packaging they come in. You'll get both in this beautiful Advent calendar. Made exclusively with Food52, it contains some of the sweet shop's bestselling products including chocolate-covered nuts, caramels and gummies.
Brimming with delicious flavors of the holiday season, this countdown calendar from Miss Maude's Bar of Chocolates is sure to please. Each piece features a dark chocolate shell with an array of flavors on the inside including Hot Spiced Wine, Peanut Butter, Moscow Mule, Hot Toddy, Butter Caramel and Mulled Cider.
Hufflepuffs, Slytherins, Ravenclaws and Gyfindors will all agree that this magical Harry Potter-themed Advent calendar is riddikulus-ly good! It's filled with exclusive Wizarding World treats, like lemon sherbets, butterscotch drops and two packs of Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans.
This cookie-filled Advent calendar from Harry & David is sure to put you in Santa's good books. Inside each of the numbered drawers, you'll find a sweet treat to accompany your morning cup of coffee or nightly glass of milk, like peanut butter chocolate chunk cookies and gingerbread sandwich cookies.
Make the holiday season even more magical with this Advent calendar featuring treats from Vienna Cookie Company. Countdown each day with almond-vanilla cookies, jam-topped thumbprint cookies, chocolate-walnut truffles and mini gingerbread people "handcrafted by an Austrian-born baker who combines cherished family recipes with her own creative touch."
This 3D, spinnable Advent carousel from Sugarfina really does have all the bells and whistles. Apart from being loaded up with 24 classic and cocktail-inspired candies, it also features twinkling lights underneath the calendar's base. It truly is a keepsake piece.
Fighting over chocolate is not in the holiday spirit, so if you're buying for multiple children, opt for this Harry & David Chocolate Advent Calendar Duo that comes in a pack of two. That way everyone gets their own sweet treat.
This luxurious Advent calendar from Compartés was designed with a lush, overflowing garden in mind and contains 24 bite-sized pieces of the brand's award-winning chocolates nestled inside it. If you think the outside of the calendar is something to behold, just wait until you lay eyes on the colorful, hand-painted illustrations that are depicted on the chocolates themselves. They truly are a stunning sight to see!
If we could take absolutely everything we loved most about Christmas time and package it in an Advent calendar, it would look a lot like this one from Sweetapolita. Composed of several paper pull-out drawers, the calendar contains 24 two-ounce bottles of the brand's whimsical sprinkle mixes plus other surprises throughout. It's truly the only thing you need to make this year's round of holiday baking the sweetest one yet.
Whether you choose to eat all of the individually wrapped chocolate pieces found inside it on the night before Christmas or you spread them out from December 1st on, this classic Advent calendar is sure to satisfy. Designed with a classic winter ice skating scene, the calendar is perfect for celebrating the nostalgia of holiday time.
This festive candy-filled, Hello Kitty-themed Advent calendar from Williams Sonoma makes celebrating the 24 nights leading up to Christmas even sweeter. Adorably on theme, you'll find magical creations like butterfly-shaped gummies, heart-shaped chocolates, saltwater taffy and more all in her signature pink hue.
Harry Potter fans small and large will love eating their way through this fun Advent offering from Jelly Belly. It comes with 10 different jelly bean flavors total, which we promise are much more appetizing than the funky ones found in a box of Bertie Bott’s Every Flavored Beans. We solemnly swear there are no earwax ones to be found inside here.
It'll be impossible to have a blue Christmas once you and yours break open this adorable Advent calendar from Lindt Chocolatiers. Inside, you'll find a fun assortment of milk chocolates in various shapes like teddy bears, snowmen, Santas, ornaments and more.
Take your tastebuds on a sweet adventure with this Advent calendar featuring gummies crafted by Danish confectioner Wally and Whiz. Inside, you'll discover unique flavor profiles such as cherry and vanilla, elderflower and yuzu, and hibiscus and raspberry. All the gummies are made from fresh and natural ingredients so you don't have to feel bad about consuming them all 24 days.
Little and big Hershey's fans will adore this Advent calendar bundle which comes with three calendars. One is filled with the brand's iconic chocolate kisses, one filled with a fun assortment of Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and Reese's Pieces. and one filled with a mix of Hershey's and Reese's candies.
Amedei is known for their delectable chocolate creations from Tuscany, and this exclusive Advent calendar is chock-full of them. Filled with an assortment of Italian chocolates, each day is truly a surprise. Some of the drawers in the Advent calendar even feature more than one chocolate, so sharing is definitely encouraged.
Tea, Coffee and Cocoa Advent Calendars
Serious tea lovers will adore this Advent calendar which offers up a new tea option each day. These teas come straight from a farm in India, so expect fresh tea leaves in varieties like Himalayan Green, Turmeric Ginger and High Mountain Oolong — all organized in a gorgeous holiday-themed box.
Twelve cozy nights of hot chocolate sipping await your special someone in this celebratory Advent calendar. These are some of the flavors included: Hazelnut, Peppermint and Salted Caramel. If you're giving it to someone as a Hostess or White Elephant gift, we suggest pairing it with the XO Marshmallow Calendar listed above.
This hanging tea advent calendar will fill your December days with warm cups of the hot beverage. You can choose between 12 and 24 days of tea as well as a black or white-colored Advent calendar. When the holidays are over, simply fold the fabric calendar up and use it again next year.
Bring warmth to each December morning with the Nespresso x Fusalp Vertuo Advent Calendar. In the festive calendar, you'll be treated to Nespresso Vertuo coffees you know and love as well as festive holiday varieties. The star of the show, though? On the 24th day, you'll find an exclusive, limited-edition coffee mug. The calendar is also available in Original pods as well.
Having a cup of cheer this holiday season is totally possible with this tea-filled calendar from Palais Des Thés. Though the exact blend found behind each flap is a total surprise, ingredient notes include herbs, spices and flowers.
Gather the kiddos and watch their amusement when they open this Hot Cocoa Bombs Advent Calendar from Hickory Farms. Simply toss a hot cocoa bomb into hot water or milk and watch the sphere turn into a chocolatey cup of goodness.
Lean into wanderlust and let your cup of tea transport you around the globe with this 24-day collection featuring teas from a variety of countries. Sip on Brazilian Maté, experience Saigon Chai and put your thoughts towards Nepal with both white and green tea varieties.
Adding a festive touch to your morning cup of joe has never been easier thanks to this holly jolly box from Uncommon Goods. It's filled with 12 varieties of seasonal ground coffee. Even better? Your purchase helps "support premium wages for farmers and top independent roasting partners from all across the United States."
This stunning red pyramid box is filled with Tea Forte's signature tea bag pyramids for a moment of joy each day leading up to Christmas. Breathe in and sip on juicy fruit flavors like Cherry Marzipan, Green Mango Peach, Blueberry Merlot and Strawberry Apple to start your morning.
Open this recyclable box to reveal a suite of 24 teas all focused on wellness. Staying healthy during the holiday season is a feat, but these teas — which include flavors like Blackcurrant Beauty and Turmeric Glow — and each of the wellness messages behind them will keep you on the right track.
If your favorite part of every day is getting to drink a piping hot cup of coffee in the morning, Bean Box's returning holiday calendar is for you. With it, you'll get to indulge in 12 straight days of robust holiday coffees sourced from some of the best specialty roasters in the country. The calendar also comes in a beautiful box, which makes gifting super easy.
If you've never heard of UK-based Whittard of Chelsea before, this luxurious Advent calendar is just the thing to get you acquainted with the brand. Though it costs a bit more than most of the other offerings on this list, this decadent Advent calendar is totally worth it. Each of the calendar's 24 drawers contains two cups worth of milk, dark and white hot chocolate powder. All you need to do is heat up milk, pour each packet inside and stir. Since this calendar is billed "for two," sharing is encouraged.
This decorative Advent calendar from Vahdam India comes with 24 mini canisters filled with holiday-themed blends of chai, oolong, green, herbal and black loose-leaf teas to help you warm up on those days when it's just too cold outside.
If your favorite kitchen appliance is your Keurig, you'll get a lot of use out of this Advent calendar. It's filled with 24 different coffee and hot cocoa offerings in K-cup form from brands like SwissMiss, McCafe, Kahlúa, Krispy Kreme and more.
Wine, Beer and Spirits Advent Calendars
Whether you use vodka to make a Moscow mule, Cosmo or Bloody Mary (or you simply drink it straight), this vodka-based Advent calendar is sure to make your spirits bright this holiday season. Twelve vodka varieties from some of the best distilleries in the country make it up, including Tito's, Absolut and Ketel One.
This boozy countdown calendar from Woodford Reserve will instantly make you feel warm and cozy this December. It comes with eight day's worth of cocktail mixers and bitters — or everything you need to make the nightcap of your dreams.
The holidays can be stressful, so wind down each night with one of the highest-rated craft beers of 2023 with this boozy calendar. You might even find your new favorite go-to drink from companies such as Lagunitas, SweetWater Brewing Company and Funky Buddha.
Who needs 12 Days of Christmas when you can have 12 nights of wine?! That's exactly what you'll find housed inside this exclusive countdown box from Vintage Wine Estates. Each of the included bottles holds about two and a half glasses of wine and features a specially designed holiday label to make the season even merrier.
This top-rated 24-day Advent calendar from Total Wines & More is the perfect thing to break into on nights when you and yours are rockin' around the Christmas tree. You'll find a unique assortment of rosés, reds and whites nestled inside it, each of which has been sourced from wineries from around the globe.
Add some holiday cheer to the 12 days leading up to Christmas with this boozy Advent calendar from NIPYATA! Inside, you'll find a refreshing assortment of premium spirits, like Tito's Homemade Vodka, Jack Daniels Whiskey, Bailey's Irish Cream Liqueur and Bacardi Gold Rum.
If you're known in your family or friend group for always ordering a rum and coke whenever you go out, this rum-focused countdown box makes the perfect gift for yourself. With 12 days of the good stuff, you can open the calendar in whichever order you like.
Mulled wine and holiday time go hand-in-hand, and this adult-friendly Advent calendar will leave you with more than enough half-bottles of red wine to get you started on making the festive beverage from scratch. The curated list of brands found inside it includes Josh Cellars, Row Eleven, J. Lohr and Francis Coppola.
This luxurious Advent calendar from Flaviar is full of fa-la-la-flavor! With 24 different whiskeys total — including aged, single malt, Australian and bourbon — it's perfect for whiskey lovers and novice drinkers alike. The calendar also comes with a tasting journal and two collectible Glencairn glasses.
A mixed cocktail without all the prep work? Yes, please. The ready-to-drink canned cocktails in this Advent calendar include varieties from well-known brands such as Truly, High Noon and Absolute as well as from small-batch brands like Sesh and Rogue.
There's no better way to wish the IPA-lover in your life a Hop-py Holiday than by giving them this sipping box from Stone Brewing. The California-based brewery included a fun mix of their bestselling ales inside it, as well as some brand-new and limited-edition flavors.