Has anyone in the history of time ever been SO excited for a countdown than the people of 2020?! We’re ready, folks. Ready for the holidays and all they bring — food, family, and a reason to celebrate. Traditionally, an Advent calendar is a special way to countdown to the days of Advent and the anticipation of Christmas. In more recent years, we’ve seen Advent calendars in all kinds of categories — from beauty to foodie. We took it upon ourselves to find the best advent calendars for 2020, no matter if you’re a kid or an adult!
Here’s a rundown of what we’ve got below:
Beauty Advent Calendars: Did you know in the UK beauty advent calendars are SO popular that they sell out in minutes? That’s because beauty advent calendars are often filled with samples of high-end products at a serious discount. Don’t sleep on these — here is where you’ll find the best deals on products you’ve always wanted to try.
Keepsake Advent Calendars: These are classic and beautiful advent calendars that you can reuse year after year. Fill them up with treats, a holiday bucket list, notes, or any special thing you can think of!
Handmade Advent Calendars: Much like the keepsakes, these are reusable but with a handmade and/or DIY element.
Advent Calendars for Kids: Toys, activities, treats, and more! We picked the cutest and most fun calendars for 2020.
Food + Drink Advent Calendars: Everything from chocolate to hard seltzer — YUP. A hard seltzer a day is just what we need to round out the year.
Beauty Advent Calendars
Sephora Wild Wishes Advent Calendar $45 (This will sell out!)
The Body Shop Advent Calendars $69
Luxury 12 Days of Christmas Charm Jewelry Advent Calendar $61.50
Limited Edition Skincare Advent Calendar Kiehl’s $98 (valued at $207)
Makeup Revolution Advent Calendar 2020 $70
Benefit Cosmetics $65
Anthropologie’s George & Viv 24 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar $72
L’OCCITANE’s Christmas Tale $105
NET-A-PORTER 25 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar $310
Macy’s 25 Days Of Beauty Advent Calendar $99 (valued at $434!)
Keepsake Advent Calendars
Light Up Glitter Houses Advent Calendar $129
West Elm House Advent Calendar $80
Wood Nordic Winter LED Light Up Countdown Calendar $39.99
Chateau Light-Up Advent Calendar $78
White Wooden Advent Calendar House $52.99
Handmade Advent Calendars
Hanging Linen Advent Calendar $95
Scandi Village Advent Garland $55
Advent Calendar Christmas Village House Kit, DIY Make Your Own $21.99
Hygge Advent Calendar Kit $30.99
Advent Calendars for Kids
Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar $39.99 (PS – There’s a Harry Potter one, too!)
Melissa & Doug Wooden + Magnetic Christmas Tree $20.99
The Nutcracker Advent Calendar $15
MON AMI Christmas Fox Countdown Calendar $34.99
FAO Schwarz Earring + Accessories Box Set $18
Wee Gallery Black + White Calendar $79.95
Unicorn Stamp Advent Calendar $32.00
Jigsaw Advent Calendar $19.99
Food + Drink Advent Calendars
Sugarfina 24 Tastes of Christmas $48
Burke Decor Christmas Chocolate Advent Calendar $75
Williams Sonoma Gourmet Advent Calendars $18.95+
Compartés Ultimate 24 Chocolate Bar Modern Advent $250
Charbonnel et Walker Chocolate and Truffles Advent Calendar $95
Mini Wine Bottle Christmas Countdown Tree $40+
Hard Seltzer Advent Calendar $59