Advent calendars countdown the days until Christmas. It doesn’t matter what holiday you celebrate; opening the little doors every day to find a new chocolate, coffee pod, or mini skin-care product can make for a festive, fun holiday activity.
So if you’re looking for an Advent calendar for yourself or for a gift, Select rounded up some of our favorite options that we think you’ll enjoy, too.
Advent Calendars 2022 for the Holiday Season
Here are Advent calendars that come in various categories, such as chocolate, wine or beauty. We also included some unique options filled with products like socks, jam or candles to make sure there’s something for everyone on your shopping list.
Chocolate advent calendars
If you’re looking for a classic, no-frills Advent calendar, this one from Venchi fits the bill. The package includes 25 individual wrapped milk and dark chocolates. These chocolates are claimed to be gluten-free by the brand.
Each piece of peppermint bark is included in the Advent calendar. Each piece can be shaped into Santa Claus, Santa Claus, snowman or toy soldier shapes. The peppermint bark is made from semi-sweet, white and peppermint chocolate.
Godiva’s 2022 Advent calendar is filled with a handful of chocolates, with flavors like Milk Chocolate Embrace, Raspberry Star and Dark Milk Medallion. Seasonal chocolates will be available as penguins or snowmen.
Whittard of Chelsea’s Advent calendar is designed for two — there are two packets of hot cocoa in each of its 24 drawers, making it a great For couples: Gifts. You can choose from 12 different flavors of cocoa including Rocky Road or Sticky Toffee Pudding.
Advent Calendars for Wine and Spirits
It VineBoxEach glass tube contains approximately 3 ounces wine. 12 Nights Advent calendar comes with 12 glass tubes. The box — available in Holi-Day (white) or Twas-The-Night (black) designs — includes whites, reds and rosés selected by VineBox’s sommeliers. They claim that they are made from wines from France, Spain Italy, France, and France. The bottles also highlight flavors from other parts of the world. Access to virtual tastings every day with an accredited sommelier allows you to discover more about the wine.
The Advent Calendar is an alternative to twelve tastings. Delicious tasteThere are 24. It comes with mini bottles of whites, reds and rosés, each amounting to about a 6-ounce pour. Wines are from Spain, France and Italy, Spain Portugal Portugal. Starting Dec. 1, the brand sends daily emails about the day’s wine along with suggested food and recipe pairings.
You don’t have to give one bottle, when you could give 24! The Spirit Co’s whiskey Advent calendar includes 24 different varieties from across the world, like West Cork Black Cask, Teeling Small Batch and others. Each dram has approximately 1 ounce.
Nipyata’s Boozy Advent Calendar has a dozen spirits in miniature bottles. This includes whiskey, vodka, and Rum, along with coffee, Irish cream and liqueurs and Rum.
Advent Calendars for Coffee and Tea
With this Advent calendar, Keurig owners can enjoy new flavors of coffee every morning starting in January and ending with the holidays. You will find 24 K-Cup capsules of brands like Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, McCafe, Peet’s Coffee, Swiss Miss — all they need is a Coffee maker for single-serve
For those who don’t have a Single-serve CoffeemakerOr espresso machine, Bean Box’s Advent calendar has 12 different coffee blends you can make with a drip coffee maker or French Press. You can choose from whole beans or ground coffee. You can prepare a pot of espresso in four to six cups by using premeasured packets.
You can choose from 24 flavors of matcha in the Advent calendar, such as Pumpkin Pie and Candy Cane. You can use each pack for up to two meals. Add the ground green tea to hot water, and stir until well blended. For a chilled drink, add some ice cubes. Or you could use your favorite milk. FrotherGet a latte
You can introduce your tea-loving family member to new varieties of tea this holiday season. Pukka’s Tea Advent Calendar. You will receive 24 tea bags with flavors including Night Time, Mint Refresh and Mint Refresh. According to the brand, both tea sachets and the Advent calendar can be reused.
Calendars for beauty and wellness
The man who cares about his skin Barber Pro’s Advent calendar has 12 days’ worth of sheet masks — some for the face and others for under the eyes — designed to hydrate, soften, soothe and brighten the skin, according to the brand. You also get a cooling after-shave mask.
No matter which holiday you are celebrating, 24 days worth of steamers infused with essential oils will make you feel relaxed. These fragrant steamers include peppermint, lavender and eucalyptus and dissolve in water. They can also be used to make fizzy body scrubs.
Do you plan to make at-home manicures or pedis this holiday season? OPI’s Advent calendar has 22 mini bottles of seasonal polish shades, plus a top coat and nail strengtheners.
Alo’s Advent calendar is filled with the brand’s self-care products, like lip balm, body wash, shampoo and sunscreen, as well as accessories like claw clips, a hand towel and a beanie. There’s also a $25 Alo gift card hidden behind one of the calendar’s doors, and 30 days of Alo Moves(My personal favourite) Platform for virtual exercise(Includes a purchase of )
From lip balm to face moisturizer, Fresh’s Best Sellers Advent Calendar houses some of the brand’s most popular skin- and body-care products. Some products come full-size while others are portable and can be carried with you wherever you go. The Advent calendar’s products can be used on all skin types and all ages, according to Fresh.
Olive & June is a favourite of ours cuticle serums, and it’s included in the brand’s Christmas Calendar. There are 24 additional nail-care products included, including a mini overnight treatment, nail strengthening and seven mini nail colours, as well as a set of press-on nails. A topcoat, buffers and dry drops are also included.
Curated by Net-A-Porter’s beauty buyers, this Advent calendar comes with 25 of the retailer’s best-selling makeup and skin-care products, including lipstick, skin serums, body oil and face masks, as well as home products like candles and a pillow spray.
Unique advent calendars
Bonne Maman’s Advent calendar has 23 different fruit spreads and one honey for the foodie in your life. There are seasonal jams included like Pear and Cocoa Nibs (Chestnut & Orange), Strawberry With Star Anise(Strawberry With Star Anise), Apple with Caramel & Cinnamon (“Pear with Cocoa Nibs”) You can buy jams and honey in 1-ounce jars.
Voluspa has some of our products Candles for fall: The best choiceThe 12-day Advent Calendar is included with “petite”You can choose from seasonal scents like Spiced Pumpkin Latte or year-round fragrances like Santal Vanille, Goji Tarocco Orange and Santal Vanille. According to the brand, each candle will burn approximately 25 hours.
Looking for an Advent Calendar? This Uncommon Goods’ pick is both, and at the end of the holiday season, you’re left with a new piece of home decor. Every day from December 1 through Christmas, you can create a new home décor design. Brand claims the kit includes fabric and an embroidery hooped. The instructions can also be understood by beginners as well as experts.
If you can’t choose just one pair of Happy Socks to give this holiday season, the brand’s Advent calendar has 24. The unisex socks are made of organic cotton combed coton and decorated with dots, holiday patterns, and other festive details. The brand claims that they have reinforced the toe and heel.
Pet parents who want to include their furry family member while celebrating the holidays will enjoy this Advent calendar: It’s filled with dog treats like peanut butter cookies, cheesy bear bacon bites, chicken puffs and more.
Did you think we’d leave out the cats? The Advent calendar features Christmas toys for cats, such as an elf hat or a Christmas tree. These plush toys are made with catnip and string.
You can use this Advent calendar to help prepare for Christmas. Lego loversAnyone can make a figure every day during the holidays. You’ll end up with a Christmas Lego scene, which you can play with on the fold-out box. You’ll find five Lego City Adventure TV characters as well as accessories such a piano and Christmas tree horse.
If Legos aren’t your thing, get 10 new Matchbox cars plus festive accessories like tiny reindeer for 24 days with this Advent calendar. This box’s front panel can be removed to transform it into a display/playmat.