The holiday season is fast approaching, and that means it’s time to start thinking about the perfect gifts to make your loved ones’ days merry and bright. One delightful tradition that has gained immense popularity in recent years is the advent calendar.
Gone are the days of plain chocolates hidden behind cardboard doors. Today’s advent calendars are a wonder to behold, offering a daily dose of surprise and delight.
Whether you’re shopping for a beauty enthusiast, a foodie, or a little one with a sense of wonder, there’s an advent calendar to suit every taste. So, get ready to dive into the world of anticipation and excitement as we unwrap some of the best advent calendars to gift this holiday season!
- Beauty Bliss
- Culinary Delights
- Kid’s Corner
- Wellness Wonderland
- Sparkle and Shine Jewelry
- Canine Countdown
For the beauty aficionado in your life, nothing beats the allure of a beauty advent calendar. These beautifully designed calendars are filled with luxurious skincare, makeup, and fragrance samples, offering an enchanting experience with a daily gift that reveals a new and exciting product — making the countdown to the holidays even more glamorous.
Dr. Barbara Sturm Advent Calendar 2023, $560: SHOP NOW
The ADVENT CALENDAR features a selection of Dr. Sturm’s most loved products, as well as her latest innovations and makes the perfect holiday gift. This year’s ADVENT CALENDAR contains $1606 worth of product.
Rodial Advent Calendar – 12 Days of Luxury, $115: SHOP NOW
We’ve refreshed our bestselling advent calendar for 2023 with our best-ever edit of skincare and complexion icons from across our ranges. Perfect for gifting to any beauty enthusiast or for trying products out yourself, inside you’ll find 12 mini and deluxe-size products, including heroes such as Vit C Brightening Cleansing Pads, Peach Lowlighter, Soft Focus Glow Drops and Dragon’s Blood Sculpting Gel.
NET-A-PORTER The Ultimate Gift Set, $375: SHOP NOW
From skincare heroes to the most covetable makeup essentials, NET-A-PORTER’s ‘The Ultimate Gift Set’ is everything you’ll need to feel and look your best this holiday season. Curated by our team of experts, this year’s revamped iteration of our most wanted Advent Calendar offers a luxurious mix of 15 full-sized and mini products, including jewelry, accessory and home finds. The set is presented in a lantern-shaped box illuminated with LED lights, doubling as an enchanting lamp to brighten dark winter nights long after the holidays are over.
Cult Beauty Advent Calendar 2023, $280: SHOP NOW
It’s one of the most sought-after in the industry, and this year’s Cult Beauty Advent Calendar 2023 is our biggest and best yet! Worth over $1,344, this 39 treat-filled edit, with an incredible 20 full sizes, is overflowing with beauty icons, from under-the-radar heroes to makeup’s biggest names and everything in between.
Younique 12 Days of YOU Advent Calendar, $154: SHOP NOW
Get the deepest savings on Younique’s Best in Beauty with 12 days of full-size beauty surprises including one YOU·OLOGY refreshing biocellulose mask sachet.
Valmont Winter Illuminations Advent Calendar, $390: SHOP NOW
Twelve luxury skincare icons for dazzling holiday skin. An ode to exquisite skin, sequined and sparkling with anticipation for festivities to come, your Winter Illuminations Advent Calendar awaits. Open its doors and gift your skin with twelve Valmont and l’Elixir des Glaciers premium anti-aging treatments; from cleanser to toner, serum to cream, eye contour to mask. Swiss luxury skincare to perfect and heighten your skin beauty for end-of-year celebrations featuring you as the shining star.
SEPHORA COLLECTION Advent Calendar, $49: SHOP NOW
Make the holidays even more special with the SEPHORA COLLECTION Advent Calendar. Discover 24 beauty products—makeup, skincare, bath, and accessories—for exciting surprises from December 1st through the 24th. The calendar is made of cardboard produced from sustainably managed forests.
Carolina Herrera Advent Calendar: 12 Days of Beauty, $150: SHOP NOW
Count down to the Holidays with this limited edition, 12-piece Herrera Beauty Advent Calendar, filled with 12 makeup and fragrance surprises, from our iconic Good Girl and Bad Boy scents to new Fabulous Kiss lipsticks. Available exclusively online, get yours while you can!
Christian Louboutin Advent Calendar 2023, $600: SHOP NOW
All aboard the Loubi Express! This year’s advent calendar has a festive, locomotive theme, and rest assured, the journey is as beautiful as the destination. Embrace the generous spirit of the season, and embark on a scintillating tour of an enchanted winter wonderland of gifts, guided by the one and only Miss Loubistar, the Maison’s sultry Christmas companion. Each of the train’s 24 cars houses a special, hand-selected surprise, ensuring a gorgeous arrival come Christmas Day.
Colleen Rothschild 12 Day Advent Calendar, $150: SHOP NOW
Count down to the holidays with the Limited Edition Advent Calendar, thoughtfully curated to bring you an assortment of Colleen’s current favorites. Unlock the magic of the season with 12 carefully selected beauty essentials designed to hydrate, nourish, treat, and enhance your natural beauty. Experience the excitement of the holidays captured in every box as you unveil a new beauty treasure each day, unwrapping the gift of radiant skin, luscious hair and a renewed sense of confidence. From luxurious full-size treats to premium-sized minis, each product has been chosen to help make this holiday season even more special.
HH Science 2023 Advent Box: 10 Days of Beauty Gift Set, $169: SHOP NOW
Count down the days to Christmas with the all-new HH Science™ 10 Days of Beauty Advent Box! Discover the best in clinical strength & clean skin care, vitamins, and beauty, plus try soon-to-be favorites from our New! Healthy + Happy Essentials™ line! This countdown calendar is curated with our favorite clean and cruelty-free essentials. We have packed this box with 10 must-haves, including full-size fan favorites like 10% Tranexamic Acid Serum and Microbiome-Friendly Nourishing Cream. Plus, try new hydrating must-haves like Healthy + Healthy Essentials™ Hydrating Hand Cream and Healthy + Healthy Essentials™ Hydrating Lip Balm. Take your skincare with you on all of your holiday travels with travel-sized favorites like Needle Free Serum and Good Morning Eye Cream! There’s so much more to discover in our new 10 Days of Beauty – Healthy & Happy Favorites Advent Box!
Indulge the food and beverage connoisseurs in your family with a gourmet advent calendar. These calendars offer a delectable daily treat, from exquisite chocolates to artisanal teas and coffees to wines and spirits. Each day is a culinary adventure, perfect for the gastronome who appreciates the finer things in life.
Harry & David Limited Edition 24 Days of Treats Advent Calendar, $149.99: SHOP NOW
Counting down to Christmas can be hard, but this treasured tradition makes the wait much more bearable-and fun! A beautiful wooden advent calendar arrives with 24 individual drawers filled with scrumptious treats for each day leading up to December 25. A magical nighttime winter scene features deer, trees, and a sweet house, all illuminated by the glow of battery-operated lights inside. It’s a special keepsake that can be used year after year for many Christmases to come. Please note: This gift requires two AAA batteries, not included.
Lakrids by Bülow Christmas Calendar, $60: SHOP NOW
Can you imagine a better way to enjoy December than with 24 days of unique taste experiences? In our Advent calendar, we have gathered your all-time favorites along with limited flavors, perfect to share with a loved one and to create sweet, magical moments this Christmas. Presented in a fully recyclable box, you have the opportunity to make December a little more memorable.
Waterdrop Advent Calendar Large, $189.90: SHOP NOW
Big is always better! Filled to the brim with brand new products, exclusive designs and Limited Editions, the Advent Calendar Large offers seasonal cheer 25 times over. And what’s more? The lovingly designed presentation box will bring you joy beyond the season of Advent. Our mission is to encourage you to drink more water in order for you to live a healthier, longer and more sustainable life.
Sips by Holiday Tea Advent Calendar, $75: SHOP NOW
Already counting down the days until Christmas? Choose between our 12-day or 24-day Holiday Tea Advent Calendar. Both contain some of the Sips by Members’ all-time favorite winter teas, spanning a wide variety of brands, tea types, and flavors—fill your cup with the festive flavors of gingerbread, chocolate mint, seasonal spices, and more. Each loose leaf tea comes with enough for four servings – enough to make a pot of tea per day! The best news? It’s reusable! Purchase this year and fill it with a new assortment of teas next year for an eco-friendly way to celebrate.
Sips by DIY 8 Nights of Tea Hanukkah Calendar, $32: SHOP NOW
Already counting down the nights for Hanukkah? This countdown is easy to assemble and contains enough tea to make a cup a night with a silver heart tea infuser!
Questlove x The Balvenie Single Malt Scotch Whisky The Craft of Holiday Entertaining Advent Calendar, $225: SHOP NOW
Elevate your at-home bar this holiday season with The Craft of Holiday Entertaining Advent Calendar. This marvelous journey through 12 holiday hosting essentials is specially curated by The Balvenie and Questlove to make your holiday celebrations luxurious and bright.
Williams Sonoma Woodford Reserve 8 Day Cocktail Advent Calendar, $145.95: SHOP NOW
Get bourbon lovers in the holiday spirit with our festive calendar. A great way to toast the season, it’s filled with the essentials you need to craft creative cocktails for eight days of good cheer. Hidden behind each window are individual portions of artisanal mixers and barrel-aged bitters from the mixology experts at Woodford Reserve, an iconic Kentucky distiller founded in 1812.
Make the holiday season even more magical for the little ones with a toy advent calendar. These calendars are packed with age-appropriate surprises that will keep kids engaged and excited every day leading up to the long-awaited holiday. Whether it’s adorable miniature figurines or movie-inspired books and toys, these calendars are sure to keep the kids entertained all season long.
American Girl® Advent Calendar, $50: SHOP NOW
Sweeten the season with daily surprises! She’ll love opening one of 24 doors each day to reveal doll-sized pretend holiday treats, baking accessories, and more.
LEGO® Harry Potter™ Advent Calendar 2023, $40.49: SHOP NOW
Make the buildup to Christmas extra enchanting for young Harry Potter™ fans with the 2023 LEGO® Harry Potter Advent Calendar (76418). A magical holiday gift idea for kids aged 7 and up, the calendar has a buildable surprise (with a simple pictorial building guide) behind every door.
Play-Doh Advent Calendar Toy for Kids 3 Years and Up, $21.99: SHOP NOW
Finally, an Advent Calendar with toys for kids to use their imaginations. 24 perforated doors each hide a Play-Doh can and fun surprise tools to unbox a creative activity each day. The box has tear-off playmats with snowman and gingerbread scenes. Use the surprises from days 1-12 to complete the snowman scene, and 13-24 to complete the gingerbread.
Disney 100 Advent Calendar a Storybook Library, $28.79: SHOP NOW
Count down to Christmas with all your Disney and Pixar friends! Unwrap 24 books this festive season and enjoy a magical tale every day in the run-up to Christmas. Inside includes 24, 24-page small paperback books, each individually wrapped in a paper sleeve to keep every story leading up to Christmas a surprise! Content includes both holiday-themed and everyday stories featuring beloved Disney and Pixar characters.
Self-care and wellness have taken center stage, making a wellness advent calendar a thoughtful gift for those in need of a little relaxation. Offer your loved ones a daily dose of serenity, featuring everything from scented candles to essential oils and pampering skincare products. It’s the perfect way to unwind during the busy holiday season.
Avant Zodiac Advent Calendar, $125: SHOP NOW
NEW! Introducing our enchanting 12 Days of Beauty x Zodiac Advent Calendar 2023. A celestial celebration that merges the world of astrology with the realm of beauty and skincare. Immerse yourself on a transformative journey of rejuvenation as each day reveals a specially paired product to each zodiac sign, guiding you towards a radiant mind, body, and spirit. Elevate your skincare routine in time for Christmas and indulge in our most-loved products that embrace the distinctive characteristics of the star signs for a magical festive season! *Back by popular demand, we’re re-stocking our Zodiac Advent Calendar! Pre-order now and we’ll aim to deliver in time for Christmas! Don’t miss out, it’s selling fast!
24 Days of Mindfulness, Reflection, and Renewal: A Self-Care Book Advent Calendar for Women, $12.12: SHOP NOW
As the year winds down, the magic of the season beckons us to slow down, reflect, and immerse ourselves in self-love. “Self-care Advent Calendar 2023 for Adults” is not just a book—it’s an experience. Designed specifically for the modern woman, this unique guide promises 24 days of soul-nurturing and spirit-lifting exercises that pave the way for a new year filled with hope and rejuvenation.
SABON 31-Day Advent Calendar 2023, $135: SHOP NOW
Unwrap a month of holiday magic with the 31-Day Advent Calendar 2023! Celebrate the holiday season with this coveted gift, and delight in daily surprises with a countdown to the New Year! Enjoy 31 days of full-size and deluxe travel favorites – a $364 retail value!
Alo Yoga Advent Calendar, $250: SHOP NOW
Celebrate with 24 days of beauty, wellness and radiant health. Our limited-edition advent calendar is designed for gifting—it’s the perfect way to share mind-body wellness with loved ones—and treating yourself daily during a beautifully busy time of year. Each drawer contains an Alo best seller, from faves like Magic Multi-Balm and Magnesium Reset Spray to accessories and new products like our Vitamin-C Glow Shot and Clean Dry Shampoo. There’s even a subscription to Alo Moves and a $25 Alo E-gift card—both good for one year—plus an inspiration card to encourage mindfulness in every drawer. BEST. GIFT. EVER.
Penhaligon’s Holiday Toy Chest 2023 Advent Calendar, $545: SHOP NOW
Plenty of young spirit and a dash of make-believe… what surprises await in Penhaligon’s Toy Chest? Dive nose-first into a world of perfumed playfulness! Twenty-four days of scented surprises await in The Toy Chest to spark joy and imagination. Nostalgia for the nose, indeed.
Sparkle and Shine Jewelry:
For a truly dazzling surprise each day, a jewelry advent calendar is the ideal choice. These calendars contain a stunning piece of jewelry behind each door. From earrings and bracelets to necklaces, your loved one will feel cherished and adored as they unwrap a new piece of jewelry each day.
Mignonne Gavigan Jewelry Advent Calendar Box 2023, $395: SHOP NOW
Mignonne Gavigan’s advent calendar is back! The brand introduces a new version of the exclusive calendar in lilac. The perfect gift for just about anyone on your list, including yourself! Beautifully crafted for the ultimate MG jewelry aficionado, the 12-day calendars were thoughtfully curated, containing pull-out compartments featuring both some of our best-selling pieces as well as new exclusive styles.
Posh Totty Designs Personalised Jewellery 12 Day Advent Calendar, $267.74: SHOP NOW
Make sure your lead-up to Christmas Day is full of sparkle! The 12-Day advent calendar is designed to be started on the 14th December – that way you know you will have something beautiful to open on Christmas Day! Buy it for you or as a truly gorgeous gift that will surprise & delight in the countdown to the Big Day.
HOPEMATE Jewelry Advent Calendar 2023, $26.99: SHOP NOW
Our jewelry advent calendar helps you heighten the Christmas anticipation and add excitement for the everyday countdown. There’s a total of 24 pairs of jewelry in the calendar: 11 earrings, 5 necklaces, 4 charm bracelets for women, and 4 rings. It is a luxury option out there with 24 doors, behind every door is a little trinket – from delicate earrings to necklaces, bracelets, and rings. It will definitely get you into the Christmas spirit this year.
We can’t forget our furry friends during the holiday season! For dog lovers, there’s a special advent calendar designed just for their four-legged companions that will make tails wag with joy. Each day reveals a delicious (and nutrituous!) dog treat, as the perfect way to include your pet in the holiday festivities and ensure that they have a “pawsitively” happy countdown to Christmas.
Christmas Paws Boutique Christmas Dog Advent Calendar 2023, $19.99: SHOP NOW
Add your dogs (or humans!) favorite treats and get ready to countdown to a PAWSOME Christmas with the Christmas Paws advent calendar. Eco-friendly sturdy solid cardboard frame and 24 individual hand-illustrated boxes. This empty reusable advent calendar can be used year after year in your Christmas traditions (treats not included).
Milk-Bone 12 Days of Woofmas Advent Calendar for Dogs, $11.48: SHOP NOW
Build excitement for Christmas with the Milk-Bone 12 Days of Woofmas Advent Calendar for Dogs. This dog advent calendar has twelve punch-out dates containing a Milk-Bone Flavor Snacks Mini’s dog biscuit or a Milk-Bone Holiday Biscuit. Flavor Snacks Mini’s are dog biscuits in special holiday colors, and Holiday Biscuits are crunchy dog treats with festive shapes. Your dog will love getting a taste of the holiday spirit each day, and you can feel good, too: these treats are baked with love and 12 vitamins and minerals. Plus, their crunchy texture helps clean your dog’s teeth so you can fully enjoy all the warm wishes and slobbery kisses sure to come your way. Order these holiday dog treats while they last.
Himalayan Dog Chew Advent Calendar Winter, $18.99: SHOP NOW
Enjoy a treat-filled Advent Calendar with 24 unique treats for your dog and every dog on your naughty or nice list. Spread the joy this holiday season with all-natural treats made using our traditional Himalayan Cheese recipe and milk locally sourced in Washington state with Happy Teeth, yakyPUFF, Freeze-Dried Whole Meat Chicken, Cheesy Bears, Barkeetos, Cookies, and Cubits. Himalayan Pet Supply uses only all-natural ingredients. For 24 joyful days, treat your best furry friend with delectable flavors of bacon, chicken, peanut butter, and cheese. Lactose & gluten-free and improves dental health. 24 individual treats. 100% Natural Ingredients.
As the holiday season approaches, there’s no better way to make the countdown more exciting than with an advent calendar. With options to suit every interest and age group, you can easily find the perfect one to make the season extra special for your loved ones.
So, get ready to spread joy, anticipation, and wonder with the gift of advent calendars that will surely make this holiday season one to remember!