It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!! Ok well, maybe not quite yet, but it's never too early to start planning for it! Many of this year's advent calendars are already on sale, and others have opened up their pre-sale waiting lists. If you are ready to start shopping for the best, newest, or most interesting 2021 advent calendars, read on because we have collected them all for you in this handy advent calendar guide!
The Best Advent Calendars for Kids and Families
Is there anything better than seeing a child's eyes light up at Christmastime? Sure, that sounds corny to say, but it's honestly one of our favorite times of the year for that very reason.
While these advent calendars are perfect for kids and families, it doesn't mean you can't grab one if you are a cutting-edge boss lady! We all have a little bit of inner child in us, especially this time of year!
The Harry Potter 2021 LEGO Advent Calendar Is Harder to Find Than a Snitch In a Quidditch Match
I think we have all looked at Hogwarts at one point or another and wished our school had been that cool. But alas, us muggles were not destined for the wizarding world. We can still dream though, as can our kids! Grab the Harry Potter 2021 Advent Calendar and have fun building the characters. From the goblins guarding Gringotts bank to the famous 9 ¾ platform, this advent calendar will delight any true Harry Potter fan.
Currently Sold Out
The Force Is Strong with This Little One, The 2021 Star Wars LEGO Advent Calendar Featuring Mandalorian and The Child
If you have a Star Wars fan in your house, or more specifically a Mandalorian fan, you are going to want to jump on this advent calendar before it sells out! Lego advent calendars are always a popular choice, but we have a feeling that even the Dark Side is going to think this one is too adorable to resist! Check out our full write-up here!
Currently Sold Out
The Avengers LEGO 2021 Advent Calendar Is Here to Save the Day
From Thor to Captain Marvel, this advent calendar proves that even super heroes have a festive side! Just don't let Loki get his hands on yours unless you want it to end up somewhere in the Time Variance Authority. Check out all the included characters and builds here.
Currently Sold Out
LEGO Has Released Their City Advent Calendar for 2021, but It's Going Fast!
Each year LEGO comes out with a different winter-themed city for their advent calendar. And each year, we can't help ourselves and end up buying it to add to our ever-growing Christmas collection. You should see how many ice skating rinks and Christmas trees we have! Be sure to grab yours soon though, we think this year is going to be a doozy for ordering gifts.
Currently Sold Out
Get Cozy at Home with the LEGO 2021 Friends Advent Calendar
The animated show has released their 2021 advent calendar and it's making us want to curl up by the fire and get to building the fun LEGO characters. A great addition to any child's LEGO Friends collection.
Currently Sold Out
The 2021 KiwiCo Advent Calendar Is A STEAM Project and Holiday Decorations All In One
KiwiCo is known for their awesome kids STEAM projects and learning lessons. Now, they have come out with an advent calendar this holiday season and we couldn't be more excited. Each day your kids will build a section of a Christmas village giving you some much needed time to yourself and your kids some holiday fun!
Available now from KiwiCo
2021 Funko Pop Pokemon Advent Calendar, You Gotta Catch Them All!!
Pikachu, Mew Two, Flareon, Raichu, Meowth, Growlith, the gangs all here this holiday season! This is the first Funko Pop Pokémon advent calendar, so if you have a fanatic in your household, you will want to grab this one quick!
Currently Sold Out
Another Mandalorian Advent Calendar? Yes, Please!
Looking for something a bit more traditional and low-key for your advent calendar fun this year? No worries, we got you! This adorable candy Mandalorian and Baby Yoda (yea, yea, yea, we know that's not his real name) will surprise and delight you with delicious chocolates, caramels, and of course...green gummy frogs.
Available now from Williams Sonoma.
Hot Wheels Obsessed Kids Will Be Racing to Grab This Year's 2021 Advent Calendar
Your little one will find Hot Wheels cars as well as Christmas and winter themed accessories that they can use to build their Hot Wheels town right on the advent calendar itself. A fun way to wake up each morning while counting down the days to the 25th!
Available at local retailers nationwide!
The Sonic the Hedgehog Advent Calendar Is Perfect for the Entire Family
Looking for something a little bit different this year, but also where the entire family can get involved? Look no further, the Sonic the Hedgehog Advent Calendar will have you and your kids excited about opening up each window to add another piece onto this adorable blue hedgehog!
Available to Preorder now from JustGeek
Sugarfina's 2021 Advent Calendar Is Enough Candy to Give the Entire Family a Sugar Rush!
Sugarfina's 2021 advent calendar will be available to purchase from Sept. 27th. And unlike other advent calendars that won't ship until later this year, Sugarfina will ship yours immediately. Great for the everyone who wants to check off the advent calendars from their list and not worry about any shipping delays!
Available for purchase from Sugarfina: Coming Soon!
The Bonne Maman Advent Calendar Has Arrived and It Is Jammin'!
Breakfast will be fruity and delicious this December with Bonne Maman's advent calendar. 24 delicious flavors await with a few being limited editions! Who doesn't love a little bit of jam time each day!? We don't expect this one to last long, so be sure to grab yours early!
Available now from: Bonne Maman
Cheryl's Cookies Advent Calendar Is Available For Purchase Now - Get Ready for the Sugar Rush!
12 scrumptious sugar cookies await in Cheryl's Cookies 12 Days of Christmas advent calendar. All are holiday-themed both in decoration and in flavor and will be the perfect ending to your holiday-rushed days this December!
Available from Cheryl's Cookies now, but will ship November 1.
The Nightmare Before Christmas Advent Calendar is Ready to Give You Some Spooky Christmas Fun
Who doesn't love Nightmare Before Christmas!? Ok to be fair, one of my kids loves it and the other hates it, but I think the majority of us can agree it's one of the best movies out there! The "Ghoulish Delights" Nightmare Before Christmas has lots of fan favorite treats just waiting to give you a fun scare!
Available now from Amazon
The Best Beauty and Makeup Advent Calendars
Everyone, and we do mean everyone, deserves to be pampered at least a few times a year! These beauty and makeup advent calendars will go above and beyond in making sure that happens. We are quite literally drooling over a few of these and will have our fingers on the "purchase" button the moment they become available.
The ASOS Face and Body 2021 Advent Calendar is Available Now, But Grab It Quickly Before It Sells Out!
The ASOS Face and Body 2021 Advent Calendar has 15 full size products that will include deliciousness for your hair, face, and body. Be sure to grab it soon though as most advent calendars around the country have already sold out!
Available Now from ASOS
The LookFantastic 2021 Advent Calendar Will Pamper You with $563 Worth of Beauty Products This Christmas Season
Looking to spoil yourself this holiday season? Look no further! LookFantastic 2021 advent calendar is chock-full of luxury items from cleansers and creams to make-up and candles. Worth an estimated $563, this advent calendar is sure to make the run up to Christmas both fun and relaxing! Want to know all the spoilers? Check it them out here!
Sold out for the 2021 Season
Get Ready For the Delicious Smelling Lush Advent Calendar, and Heads Up...They Will Be Shipping to the US
This one is for all the advent calendar fan's residing across the pond from us! Lucky for them because the Lush advent calendar looks to be a treat this year! Loaded with vegan-friendly bath bombs, soaps, shower gels, and even a few throw-backs from past calendars, this year is definitely not one you are going to want to pass up. We are hearing rumors that the the advent calendar will be available to US residents soon (shipping not included, of course), so check back here often!
Here are all the delicious smelling details and spoilers!
Price: £185 ($253)
Sold Out for the 2021 Season
2021 Cult Beauty Advent Calendar Announces Jaw-Dropping 38 Products Worth $1300, You Will Not Want to Miss This One
Ok y'all... this one is going to fly off the shelves, so get ready and do not let this one pass you by! Think advent is 24 days? Think again! The Cult Beauty Advent Calendar blows that notion out of the water and sends 38 beauty products that we are just dying to get our hands on. With a mind-blowing value of £960 or $1,300, and now shipping world-wide, we are assuming this calendar will sell out in minutes. Will you be one of the lucky ones to snag one!?
Check out all the spoilers here and be sure to let us know if you get one!
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First Drop is Sold Out - Second Drop Coming Soon
Grab the 2021 GlossyBox Advent Calendar and Pamper Yourself All December Long
Ok, GlossyBox fans, it's time to get yourselves onto that waitlist for this years 2021 advent calendar! While we don't know a whole lot just yet about this years, we do know it will be over $550 worth of specially curated beauty products!
Price: $89 for subscribers and $99 for non-subscribers
Available now at Glossy Box
The 2021 Net-A-Porter Advent Calendar Spoilers Are Here!
With 17 full-size and eight travel-size products being released this year, we are sure the Net-A-Porter advent calendar will once again be a fan favorite. It hasn't been released yet, so if this calendar is on your must-have list this holiday season, be sure to check back here often for updates!
Available Now from Net-a-Porter
The Rituals 2021 Advent Calendar Packaging Is Just as Fun as The Products Inside!
A jammed-pack beauty advent calendar that is cute to boot! The Rituals 2021 Advent Calendar will both surprise and delight you with $150 worth of fun beauty supplies for both men and women! The adorable Christmas village scene can also serve as a small decoration during the advent season.
Available now from the Rituals website.
Olive and June Announce Both Christmas and Hanukkah Advent Calendars For 2021
Olive and June have upped the advent game this year and included both a Christmas and Hanukkah advent calendar filled with fun nail polish and accessories. Of course, if you are one of the many hoping to snag one of these calendars, you better be quick. Orders need to be placed by October 15th!
Price: Christmas Advent: Subscribers pay $54; non-subscribers pay $60 ($111 value)
Hanukkah Advent: Subscribers pay $43.20; Non-subscribers pay $48 (estimated value $91)
I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas with The White Company's 2021 Advent Calendar
The White Company's 2021 advent calendar just oozes sophistication and glamour. From its sleek white packaging to the beautiful products tucked into the 24 drawers, this advent calendar is sure to make you feel special all season long.
Ulta's 12 Days of Christmas Advent Calendar Is Here and It's a Mind-Blowing Great Deal!
Ulta's Advent Calendar contains over $100 worth of beauty supplies and will only cost you $30! Plus, keep an eye out because this advent calendar periodically will go on sale costing only $14.99. An amazing deal for this festive beauty advent calendar.
FabFitFun Has an Advent Calendar and We Have the Spoilers!
Are you ready for some holiday fun from FabFitFun? Jump on over to their website and get your FFF advent calendar as part of their Fall box sale. Currently only available for members, but cozy socks, lip scrubs, and candles await!
Available Now for Members at FabFitFun
The Best Edible Advent Calendars
The holidays are such a great excuse to try all of the goodies that we have been avoiding all year. But, if you don't want to totally blow your diet and workouts, then stay away from the break room at work and try these delicious advent calendars instead! With mini bite-size versions of the all the deliciousness...and we do mean all, you can still enjoy the sweetness of the holidays without feeling to guilty!
Ready to Jam Out with Some Jam!? The Bonne Maman Advent Calendar Will Help You Do Just That!
Wake up each morning to a new and delicious jam with the Bonne Maman advent calendar. With flavors such as sweet orange and passion fruit and raspberry with rose, your tastebuds will be jammin' all day long after a flaky pastry spread with this yummy goodness.
Available now from: Bonne Maman
Jolene, Jolene, Jolene, Joleeeene....Give Us All Things Dolly Parton Please!
The Dolly Parton Advent Calendar is on sale now! If you are looking for a fun way to come home from work every night this holiday season, then crank up the Dolly Parton tunes, grab one of the Queen of Nashville's favorite treats, and let those dance moves fly with this fun for the entire family advent calendar.
Available now from Williams Sonoma
Chocolates, Caramels, and Frogs (Frogs!?) Oh My! The Williams Sonoma Mandalorian Advent Calendar Will Definitely Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth
Enjoy 24 days of sweet treats with a Mandalorian and Grogu Advent Calendar. Great for the whole family and anyone with a serious sugar craving!
Available now from Williams Sonoma
This Scrumptious Cookie Advent Calendar From Harry & David Looks to Be a Treat!
42 delicious and unique cookies await you in this delectable Harry & David advent calendar. From traditional gingerbread and shortbread to exquisite chocolate chunk and raspberry galettes these cookies are sure to delight everyone in your family. Just remember, sharing is caring!
Currently Sold Out
Pop Your Way to Holiday Bliss with This Harry & David Popcorn Calendar
Get your sweet and savory fix with this Harry & David advent calendar which holds 12 days of unique flavors of popcorn. Ranch, S'mores, and Caramel are just a few of the fun flavors that await. The real question is, are you going to be able to wait and open one a day? Or will you binge watch a Netflix show and go to town eating them all up at once!?
Currently Sold Out
The David's 24 Days of Tea Advent Calendar Will Keep You Warm All Winter Long
Is there anything better than waking up to a warm cup of tea each morning? (Don't worry coffee lovers, we've got you covered as well!) The David's tea advent calendar will add a little extra something to your cold December mornings with a unique flavor in each window that include some fun festive ones as well as best-sellers!
Available now from Harry & David
Harry & David Duo Advent Calendar s Available for Pre-order Now
This is a great option for anyone that has multiple kids in the family! One order gets you two of Harry & David's delicious chocolate advent calendar for an amazing price. Order this and then go ahead and check it off your list!
Available for pre-order from Harry & David
Harry & David's 2021 Deluxe Advent Calendar Is What Candy Land Dreams Are Made Of
104 pieces of truffles and chocolate mints await you in this overloaded candy advent calendar from Harry & David. You won't have to worry about any fighting about sharing with this calendar. Order one and all your edible advent calendar dreams will come true.
Price: $99.99 plus shipping
Currently Sold Out
Sugarfina's 2021 Advent Calendar Is Here and We Need Their Candy In Our Life
Forget the kid's, this candy advent calendar is for you! Sure, they can have some (we guess), but we also won't judge if you find yourself ordering and hiding this one from everyone else in your household. With 4 delectable pieces per window, this might just be our favorite edible advent calendar to date!
Available from Sugarfina: Coming Soon!
Keurig's Coffee and Cocoa Pods Advent Calendar Has Us Feeling All Warm and Fuzzy Inside
Feeling a little chilled this winter season? Grab Keurig's variety pack advent calendar and warm up your insides while tasting some of their festive flavors such as Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and Cinnabon! These are compatible with all Keurig 2.0 machines.
Price: $14.99 for subscribers, $19.99 for non-subscribers
Available now from Keurig
The Best Unique Advent Calendars
Tired of the same ol' same ol' Advent Calendars each year? Why not try something different this year, that will have you doing everything from enjoying tasty treats, trying out new socks, or even decorating a Home Alone Christmas tree!
"Tumble Out of Bed and Stumble To the Kitchen" For This One of a Kind Dolly Parton Advent Calendar!
You don't need to be working 9 to 5 to enjoy this sweet and smile-inducing advent calendar. Williams Sonoma has teamed up with Dolly Parton to make this delectable advent calendar to satisfy all of your Queen of Country needs! Enjoy a collection of some of Dolly Parton's favorite treats from chocolates to mints.
Available Now from Williams Sonoma
The Home Alone 2021 Advent Calendar Will Bring Back That Christmas Nostalgia You Have Been Looking For.
Home Alone is one of those classic movies that regardless of your age, is the perfect flick to turn on around the holidays and relive your younger years. I mean, does Kevin screaming after putting on aftershave ever really get old? I don't think so! Enjoy this adorable pop up Christmas tree with themed paper ornaments to decorate it with. Definitely a fun way to celebrate the season.
Available for Pre-order now
The PartyLite Tea Light Advent Calendar Is Sure to Make Your Christmas Season a Little Brighter
PartyLite's advent calendar is a fun and festive way to celebrate this Christmas while also not breaking the bank! 24 days of festive smelling tea lights help light up your season and bring a smile to your face (and nose!). You have to be fast though, this advent calendar has already sold out twice! Grab it if you see it available!
Sonic The Hedgehog Advent Calendar Is Both Fun and Nostalgic
Preorder the cutest advent calendar out there! Each night you can open one window to add another piece to your Sonic the Hedgehog figure. Fun for the whole family or any Sonic obsessed fans! Any chance we can get a Tails one, as well!?
Available to preorder now from JustGeek
Voluspa's 2021 Mini Candle Advent Calendar Will Keep Your House Smelling Great All Season Long
12 of Voluspa's best selling candles are available in their new 2021 mini candle advent calendar. Enjoy scents such as Forbidden Fig, Vanilla Fireside, and Baltic Amber! Get yours now before they sell out!
Available now from Voluspa
The Best Advent Calendars For Men
Shaken, Not Stirred. The James Bond 2021 Advent Calendar Is the Perfect Gift for the Man Who Has Everything
Enjoy 12 days of James Bond fan gear including a Casino Royale chip that was actually used in the movie. Other items include a martini cocktail jig, a Dr. No silk pocket square, and Bond playing cards. So shake up that vodka and get your best black tie apparel on, this one is sure to make for a fun holiday season!
Available now from Selfridges
The Best Advent Calendars for Pets
Your Furry Friends Will Be Yappy This December With the BarkBox 2021 Advent Calendar!
We all know a dog is a man's best friend, so don't forget to spoil your furry friend this Christmas season along with everyone else! The BarkBox 2021 Advent Calendar is the perfect way to do that! Unfortunately, the BarkBox advent calendar is only available for existing members, but hey...this might be the perfect time to get a subscription and really make cute ol' Spot happy this Christmas.
Available now from BarkBox
The Best Calendars For Hanukkah
Sugarfina 8 Nights of Delight Hanukkah Calendar Is Available Now!
If you celebrate Hanukkah, you can also get in on the sweet treats fun in little windows! The Sugarfina 8 Nights of Delight Hanukkah Calendar will cure that sweet tooth in no time. With caramels and cookies to toffee and sours, there is something small and fun for everyone in your family this winter.
Price: $28 from Sugarfina or $24 from Neiman Marcus
Available now from Sugarfina or Neiman Marcus
Advent Calendar FAQ
Most people who are just getting started with advent calendars have these kinds of questions:
Do the advent calendars have full-size products?
It depends. There are a few advent calendars that will include full-size products, (See Cult Beauty Advent Calendar above) however usually in order to fit the products into a cute little advent box, many will be miniature versions.
It's only September! Why do I need to buy an advent calendar already?
Because they sell out fast. The LEGO advent calendars are already on backorder, because the initial allotment already sold. Seriously, if you see one of these advent calendars you want, grab it now and find a safe place to hide them until December.
How much do advent calendars cost?
One of the great things about advent calendars, is you can find one in any price range. From as low as $10 to ones in the hundreds of dollars, there is literally one out there for your budget.
What kind of advent calendars are there?
Advent calendars run the gamut in the variety of their awesome daily fun. From LEGO and Funko Pop to Wine and Beauty products, literally every company and industry now sells them and has them ready to go months before you will be throwing on those sweaters.
What are your must-have advent calendars this holiday season? Let us know in the comments!
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