Best alternative advent calendars 2022: From popcorn to pork crackling (2022)

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In the final hurdle of the year, conversation is dominated by one subject: Christmas.

The big day may still be weeks off, but if you’re anything like us, you’ve already started thinking about the perfect gift and picturing your festive look this year. You may have even begun dusting off your faux Christmas tree from the attic, ready to unbox the moment it’s socially acceptable.

While we’re waiting in earnest for the parties, reunions and, let’s be honest, the food, there’s one thing that’s making us fidget with excitement right now: shopping for advent calendars.

The festive must-have has come a long, long way from the chocolate-stuffed versions we yearned over as kids. Now they’re a fixture all of their own, with options to answer every taste, budget and fancy you can think of, from stationery to sex toys, booze to beauty.

But while many the contents are made for an adult audience, the excitement of tearing open a fresh window every morning remains giddily childlike, no matter how old you are.

To showcase the sheer variety on offer, we’ve put together an edit of the weirdest, wildest and downright wonderful advent calendars to make Yuletide 2022 even more special.

Check out the best alternative Christmas advent calendars to get before they sell out.

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Fortnum's Feasting Advent Calendar

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Dust down your elasticated loungewear on the last night of November if you plan to crack into this feast of treats from Fortnum & Mason.

Designed to delight foodies, the commanding blue and red advent calendar squirrels away all manner of mini and deluxe-sized gourmet goodies, directly from F&M’s famous foodhall. We’re talking teas, preserves, chocolate truffles and condiments that will make mealtimes sing, and all of which can make a guest appearance on the table for Christmas lunch.

An advent calendar like this would earn serious brownie points if you’re planning to give it to someone, but we’re eyeing it up as a self-gift treat to savour for ourselves.

If not at Christmas, then when?

Buy now £200.00, F&M

Cewe XXL Advent Calendar with Tony's Chocolonely

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If you hope to make your advent calendar truly personal this year, what’s more personal than a chocolate-filled design with your favourite picture on the front? Cewe, the photo gift specialist, has devised an XXL advent stuffed with 27 fairtrade Tony’s Chocolonely chocolates in 10 different varieties.

The box, which measures 48 x 36 x 3.5cm can be ordered in portrait or landscape and is made from FSC® certified cardboard. Simply head online and upload your favourite photo and you’ll soon be on your way to creating a bespoke advent calendar to delight someone special on December 1.

Buy now £18.99, Cewe

Cartwright & Butler Advent Calendar

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The seasonal directive of eating, drinking and being merry cannot be overlooked, so why not nail all three and splash out on this food-filled advent? It’s jam-packed with Cartwright & Butler’s finest preserves and provisions: think 24 tasty morsels housed sliding drawers withproducts like biscuits and tea, to drinking chocolate, fudge, and chutney. A hefty surprise for someone special.

Buy now £230.00, Cartwright & Butler

Cartwright & Butler 12 Days of Christmas Advent Calendar

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A smaller compilation but just as tasty as its big brother, this 12 drawer calendar comes stacked with delicious surprises. Tuck in from December 12 and feel full of festive cheer come the big day.

Buy now £135.00, Cartwright & Butler

Candy Kittens Advent Calendar for 2022

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The vegan confectioners are back at it, pleasing our sweet tooth with their treat-filled advent calendar.

One for sweet-toothed hobbyists, this design comes ready for you to build your own eco-friendly cardboard Christmas tree. Once made, stuff it full of Candy Kittens’ cult vegan sweets, from gourmet gummies to fruity classics and get ready to tuck into from December 1 onwards.

Most pleasingly, the company has thrown in more sweets than the tree has windows, so you can choose select days to bump up your treat. If you don’t eat them all during the initial building phase, you’ve got more willpower than us.

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Buy now £12.00, Amazon

English Tea Shop advent calendar 50g

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Dressed in a suitably festive box (complete with a ribbon-tied bow), this advent calendar is perfect for the tea-obsessive in your life. They’ll feel serene and calm come Christmas Day, having worked their way through 25 beautiful blends in flavours like sweet vanilla bread, rooibos and vanilla, green tea honey and ginger cranberry. Delightful in taste and price.

Buy now £12.99, Selfridges

Teapigs Tea Advent Calendar 450g

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Housed in a concertina-style box, this advent calendar unravels to showcase 24 windows. Each box contains a soothing tea bag with unique flavours like chocolate flake, chai, liquorice & mint or rooibos crème caramel and more.

Buy now £29.99, Selfridges

Walkers Shortbread Advent Calendar

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What better time than Christmas to indulge in the daily treat of shortbread? It is the season for excess, after all.

Walkers makes biscuity dreams come true with its 24 window calendar packed with festively flavoured Scottish-baked shortbread, from pure butter to salted caramel and chocolate chip. At this price, why not pair it with a tea advent and really treat yourself?

Buy now £22.99, Selfridges

Paxton & Whitfield’s Artisan Advent Cheese Calendar

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If you’re of the view chocolate just can’t hold a light to a decent hunk of cheese - say hello to the advent calendar of dreams. From luxe London cheesemongers Paxton & Whitfield comes this curd-laden advent calendar, with 24 x 75g varieties to whet your appetite until Christmas Day.

As well as brand new cheeses, the compilation also showcases artisan varieties, nearly half of which are brand new this year (welcome news to anyone who chomped through last year’s sell-out calendar). As the cheese is fresh, your calendar will be delivered in three installations (November 30, December 7 and 15) to ensure you’re enjoying your treats at their absolute finest.

It’s this sort of consideration and customer care that puts Paxton & Whitfield a cut above the rest.

Buy now £150.00, Paxton & Whitfield

Cheesegeek Advent calendar 2022

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There comes a time that every advent calendar shopper must ask themselves that crucial question: chocolate or cheese?

If you go for savoury over sweet every time, there really is no ques(o)tion. Cheese advent calendars are one of the most in-demand options over Yuletide and now curd connoisseur Cheesegeek has joined the party with a design of its very own.

The bright yellow limited edition calendar features a smorgabord of unique artisan cheese plus some welcome extras to enhance your nibbling experience. To guarantee freshness, the advent calendar will be delivered in three drops in compact boxes that’ll fit neatly into your fridge.

Eat them all by yourself, or save some wedges for your festive cheeseboard. Yum.

Buy now £150.00, Cheesegeek

So Wrong It's Nom Ilchester Cheese Advent Calendar

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Better than last year, this year's So Wrong It's Nom cheese advent calendar features 81 per cent less plastic than its predecessors - so not only are you guaranteed a delicious Yuletide, but a greener one too.

This is a 24 window design, which means 24 miniature wheels of cheese to snaffle greedily on your own, as is your right. Lipsmacking varieties include Jarlsberg, Applewood and an ES Best favourite, the spicy Mexicana as well as plenty of milder and mature options.

The best bit? It costs just £8. If that doesn't pull your Christmas cracker, we don't know what will.

Available from November.

Snaffling Pig 2022 pork crackling advent calendar 192g

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Bring the bar home thanks to this crackling countdown calendar, which hides packets of flavoured pork crackling behind each of the 24 windows.

Flavours pair brilliantly with beer: think Black Pepper, Low & Slow BBQ, Marvellous Maple, Perfectly Salted, Salt ‘N’ Vinegar and even the brand’s festive limited-edition Pigs in Blankets variety.

Enjoy alongside a beer calendar, or opt instead for Snaffling Pig’s Beer and Pork calendar, which combines the two BFFs in one brightly coloured box (£64.99). Squeals guaranteed.

Buy now £19.99, Selfridges

Joe and Seph’s Gourmet Popcorn Advent Calendar

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For a different sort of sweet treat, look to gourmet popcorn company Joe & Seph’s. The brand has launched a deluxe advent calendars packed with a medley of flavour combos. There are 24 mini packs so you can enjoy a popcorn moment every day until December 25. Despatched from September 26.

Looking for the vegan option? Find it at Amazon (£9.99).

Buy now £25.00, Menkind

Popcorn Shed advent calendars

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Play Father Christmas well ahead of the special day: Popcorn Shed’s duo of advent calendars this year means you can delight friends and family well ahead of the big moment. Each costing £24.99, choose from the gourmet calendar or the vegan one. They both have 24 windows, with a scrumptious mini snack bag of popcorn hiding behind. There are six flavours to enjoy, enough to be excited for the next day’s offering.

Buy now £24.99, Popcorn Shed

Gin Advent Calendar - Premium Edition (2022 Edition)

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Giving gin-lovers a great way to trial new varieties, this premium calendar from Drinks by the Dram helps countdown to Crimbo, sip by delicious sip.

There are 24 x 30cl glass bottles inside, and the brands involved are top-notch: think Bombay, Hendrick’s and Roku. One for aficionados.

Buy now for despatch from October 10.

Buy now £99.95, Master of Malt

Myprotein Advent Calendar

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January may be the month for repentance from December’s excess, but if you like to keep in shape year round, you needn’t feel excluded from the advent calendar fun.

Swap sugary treats for muscle-building ones thanks to Myprotein, who has launched a 24 door limited-edition calendar brimming with snacks, challenges, fitness advice and nutrition guidance to help keep you on track.

Products include bestsellers like the Myprotein shaker, Myvegan Double Dough Brownie and multivitamin gummies. With this calendar, you might end the festive season fitter than when it began!

Launches September 26.

Buy now £74.99, Myprotein

Myvegan Advent Calendar

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Stay merrily on track throughout December with the help of a fitness-minded vegan advent calendar. This box offers 24 goodies to reveal each day before Christmas, with products like Gooey Filled Cookie and Vegan Chocolate FlavDrops in the mix. Wrapped in jolly red and green Christmas-themed packaging, there’s no better way to obliterate festive FOMO.

Buy now £74.99, Myvegan

Just Spices 2022 Large Advent Calendar

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Whether your New Year's resolution is to finesse your home cooking skills, or you know someone with cheffy ambitions, Just Spices' advent calendar is the perfect gift this December.

The pleasingly large tub contains 24 surprises in the form of tasty spice blends, ready to elevate meal times to restaurant-worthy levels. While there are recipe ideas included behind each door, the calendar comes with extras that could make excellent gifts on their own - a 50-idea cookbook, a £5 voucher and chances to win other prizes (one worth £2500).

This option comes with free delivery, but there is a smaller advent calendar to check out too at £34.99 + P&P.

A real cracker.

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Buy now £99.99, Just Spices

Lovehoney x Womanizer 2022 Christmas advent calendar

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Designed for hetero couples to bring fire and passion to the cold winter nights leading up to Christmas, Lovehoney’s sex toy adult calendar is back with a bang.

This year, the sexual happiness expert has teamed up with the award-winning toy brand Womanizer. Naturally the external suction vibrator, which costs £89.99 alone, is the star attraction, with the other 23 windows holding small gifts designed to keep you occupied between the sheets - think soft bondage and massage, to foreplay products.

In total, there’s £370 worth of products for an RRP of £140. If that doesn’t get your bells jingling, what will?

Buy now £140.00, Lovehoney

Satisfyer Advent Calendar

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Turn up the heat this Decemberwith an advent calendar packed with pressies that would make Santa blush. From sexual wellness brand Satisfyer comes two advent calendars, for an XXXmas treat.

First, the Deluxe, which contains a whopping £580 worth of goods, but will only set you back £79.95. Each of the 24 boxes hides a sexy surprise in the form of an adult toy, novelty accessory or an adult game to enjoy solo or with a playmate.

The Premium has the same number of windows with similar surprises, worth £800 but yours for just £149.95. This option features more gadgets to add to your collection, upping the value - and the fun.

But here’s the rub: there’s a limited run of just 1000 each up for grabs. Disappointment is a terrible thing; if you want one, you’ll need to move fast.

Buy now £79.95, Satisfyer

Friends 2022 Advent Calendar

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Trying to find non-chocolate advent calendar options for kids can be a tricky task - unless you head to Lost Universe. The online home of pop culture merch has digital aisles heaving with toy-focused countdowns to the big day. Pre-orders are now open on Marvel, Disney, Harry Potter and Pokemon-themed Funko calendars, or opt for a sock-filled calendar for practical but fun gifts you’ll actually use.

The last episode of Friends may have aired 18 years ago (could we feel older?) but the sitcom’s true stans will still love and appreciate this themed advent calendar, packed with stationery and trivia designed to help you reminisce about your favourite episodes. 24 windows.

Buy now £25.00, Lost Universe

Haynes Electronic Games Advent Calendar

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When we say there’s a world of advent calendars out there, we’re not kidding. Behold, prime proof: this design that packs in 24 different components to make games like Code Breaker, Memory, Wire Max, Whack a Mole, and more. Hours of fun guaranteed, suitable for ages 14+.

Buy now £25.00, Lost Universe

Fidget Toy Advent Calendar

Last year’s most bewildering toy trend is still going strong, with fidget spinners gracing most-wanted lists for kids everywhere. If you’re looking for a sugar-free advent to delight young ones, head to Menkind where you can find this 24-window design packed to the eyeballs with toys to keep their hands, minds and brains busy. Suitable for ages 3+.

Buy now £20.00, Menkind

Lily’s Kitchen Christmas Cat Advent Calendar 42g

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Christmas is a time to celebrate with all members of the family - included the four-legged kind. From gourmet pet food company Lily’s Kitchen comes this cute advent calendar, with a heavy sprinkling of Yuletide charm. There are plenty of surprises in store for your feline friend, from luxurious gifts to toys and novelties.

The brand also offers a version for dogs which you can find here for the same price (£20).

Buy now £20.00, Selfridges

Scrumbles Cat and Dog advent calendars

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Leave your furry friends in no doubt over your feelings for them this Christmas. An advent calendar for cats and dogs is just the ticket to making them feel loved and thoroughly spoiled this December.

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Buy now £8.00, Amazon

Paperchase The Big Stationery Advent Calendar 2022

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Know a stationery fan? There are three to choose from at high street stationer Paperchase, but the biggest and best is this one. A fun option for kids and adults alike, the gingerbread house cover flips back to reveal a bevvy of brightly coloured windows, the perfect dopamine hit on cold winter morning. Contents are worth over £100 and include pencil case essentials as well as a diary for the year ahead and a £5 voucher to redeem in store.

Buy now £45.00, Paperchase

SOCKSHOP Christmas Advent Calendar 2022

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No danger of cold feet this Christmas when you’ve got one of SOCKSHOP’s advent calendars to dive into every December day until the 25th. The company has teamed up with homelessness charity Emmaus UK once more to support those in need this festive season. Ten per cent from each sale will go to the cause.

Available in men’s and women’s designs, the bumper box hides 25 pairs of beautifully soft bamboo socks in fun, festive designs - think Christmas puddings, snowflakes and flying Rudolphs. Both options are priced the same and come ready to give with a ribbon-tied bow.

Buy now, SOCKSHOP

Missoma advent calendar 2022

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Release date: Available now

One of the best things about this advent calendar from Missoma is that, while its contemporaries may be fairly wasteful in excess paper, this option can be reused as a jewellery box with a design that you’ll be content in displaying.

Inside the calendar, you will find the dainty jewellery that the London-based label is most famous for to encourage you to up your stacking game from ear bling to layering necklaces.

This advent calendar will help you count down the 12 Days of Christmas with a glitzy treat plucked from the bestsellers. There’s two variations of hoop earrings - one classic and one adorned with bobble detailing as well as an ear and wrist cuff, beaded bracelets and chains galore.

The only thing that will be more decorated is your Christmas tree.

Buy now £395.00, Selfridges

Astrid & Miyu Advent Calendar 2022

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Release date: October 13

Whether it will snow this year is anyone’s guess, but you can guarantee you’ll glisten through the season thanks to this jewellery packed advent calendar from Astrid & Miyu.

Hot on the success of last year’s sell-out calendar, it’s back - and prettier than ever. There are two options: a 12 day calendar (£290) and a deluxe 24 window option (£590), each packed with earrings, necklaces, bracelets and bonus surprises like vouchers to spend in-store. Both will be available from October 13 - set your reminders now.

Buy now £290.00, Astrid & Miyu

12 Days of Grove & Vae Advent Calendar

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Release date: Mid-October

Jewellery advent calendars may feel a tad excessive, but the cost of the box is always lower than if you were to buy the pieces individually - and besides, the element of surprise is beyond priceless.

Emerging Jewellery Brand of the Year 2022 nominee Grove and Vae is ready to make your Christmas with its 12 day countdown, packed with striking pieces to elevate your jewellery box. The selection includes the brand bestseller, the Maia Gold Malachite Necklace, which costs £80 alone. If bought separately, the advent calendar’s contents come to a cool £679, not bad when you consider the RRP.

On pre-sale from October.

Buy now £389.00, Grove and Vae

JB Treat Carts Candyfloss Advent Calendar

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Just when you think you’ve seen it all, another advent calendar comes along and blows it out of the water. This year’s most curious option comes from JB Treat Carts - the candyfloss calendar.

Yes that’s right: what is essentially sugary, delicious air has been contained and parcelled ready to enjoy over the festive period. There are 25 unique flavours to tuck into, from gingerbread and cinnamon to alcohol-free Irish Cream and popcorn. Come the big day, you can tuck into a suitably on-script Christmas Pudding.

Buy now £39.99, JB Treat Carts

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FAQs

What types of Advent calendars are there? ›

There's also a novelty advent calendar for every unique personality in 2022: spooky advent calendars, music advent calendars, advent calendars for couples, and even if you're into a certain unique food – crackling pork, cheese, popcorn or even Pringles – we've tracked down the perfect advent calendar for you.

What is the most popular chocolate Advent calendar? ›

The Godiva Chocolatier Advent Calendar is our winner

The Godiva Chocolatier Holiday Gourmet Chocolate Advent Calendar is our No. 1 pick because the packaging is festive, the assortment is nice (dark, milk, and white chocolate), and, quite simply, Godiva makes good chocolate.

Why did Costco recall advent calendar? ›

Costco Advent Calendar for Dogs Recall Overview:

Why: The company says the product does not meet its quality standards.

Do you start Advent calendars on 1 or 25? ›

“Using the historical context, it seems that the proper way to work through an advent calendar is starting with the box labeled 'one. ' The point of the calendar is not to count down, but rather to count up towards the days before Christmas,” Bustle wrote.

Are M&S doing an advent calendar 2022? ›

Countdown to Christmas with the M&S Beauty Advent Calendar 2022. Curated by our in-house beauty team, it features a selection of 25 hand-picked, cult beauty products, including 7 full-size items, across bath and body, skincare, fragrance and make-up.

Are Advent calendars supposed to start at 1 or 24? ›

Since the date of the First Sunday of Advent varies, falling between November 27 and December 3 inclusive, most of Advent calendars made of paper or wood begin on December 1; others start from the First Sunday of Advent and thus include the last few days of November that begin the liturgical season of Advent.

Are Advent calendars supposed to count up or down? ›

The traditional day for starting Advent ranges from November 27 and December 3. However, more commonly, Advent calendars start on December 1 and then count down 24 or 25 days to Christmas.

Is Charlotte Tilbury doing an advent calendar 2022? ›

It's the one you've been waiting for, makeup maestro Charlotte Tilbury has unveiled her 2022 beauty advent calendar and it's just phenomenal. Charlotte's Diamond Chest of Beauty Stars advent calendar is the ultimate gift for beauty lovers, or for yourself.

What is the most popular chocolate 2022? ›

4 STARS
  • Panache Chocolatier Spiced Caramel Peanut Bar.
  • Tandem Chocolates ChocoCoco Bar.
  • Stella's Confectionery Hazelnut Crisp.
  • Ratza Chocolate Wild Harvested Bolivian 80% Dark.
  • Stella's Confectionery Cookie Butter and Milk.
  • Delysia Chocolatier Caffeinated brown butter toffee bark.
  • Peter Who? ...
  • Ratza Chocolate Just Dark Belize.
27 Jun 2022

What is the biggest Advent calendar in the world? ›

For about 20 years the quaint town of Gengenbach in Baden-Württemberg, located in the storybook Black Forest, has transformed its entire rathaus (Town Hall) into the world's largest Advent Calendar House, or - auf Deutsch - "Das weltgrößte Adventskalenderhaus".

How many gifts do you get on an Advent calendar? ›

It can be as simple as wrapping 24 individual gifts in gift wrapping paper or brown paper bags, or something more elaborate that you can reuse in years to come. What is this? Find loads of beautiful and creative DIY Advent calendar ideas to make at home.

What products have been recalled recently 2022? ›

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DateBrand Name(s)Product Description
11/03/2022KaleraFresh Lettuce Products
11/03/2022NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE®Edible Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
11/01/2022Cedar Creek PopcornOld-Fashioned Caramel Holiday Popcorn Box
10/28/2022DaisoTiramisu Twist Cookies
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What is the major recall at Costco? ›

Costco is warning customers that a product it carries could pose a potential health threat. In a recent alert sent to customers, Costco warned any shoppers who purchased the store's Dorm Room Snack Box that it contains Jif To Go Peanut Butter Dipping Cups, which are part of the company's recall.

Can you reuse Advent calendars? ›

Some advent calendars are even large enough to hold things like books or video games. The best part is that unlike pre-filled advent calendars, these reusable ones can be brought out year after year. Plus, reusing the same one is more eco-friendly. Here are 18 of the best reusable advent calendars for 2022.

On what date do you open the first door of your advent calendar? ›

Most of them start on the first day of December, but sometimes they include the last few days of November because of the Christian advent.

When should you put up an Advent calendar? ›

However, most common Advent calendars just start on December 1 and run through December 24 (or sometimes the 25th). This makes it convenient to start your calendar at the beginning of the month and count down the 24 (or 25) days until Christmas.

Does it matter which order you light Advent candles? ›

Some traditions light a total of 5 candles: First two purple candles on successive Sundays preceding Christmas, then a pink candle, another purple one, and finally a central white candle representing Christ. The general rule for order of lighting colored Advent candles: 1st: Green-faith. 2nd: Blue-hope.

Is Aldi doing an advent calendar? ›

Aldi announces return of its Wine Advent Calendar 2022.

Does Lidl do advent calendars? ›

fruit spread & honey Advent calendar

Enjoy a sweet moment every day this December with the Favorina countdown calendar. Discover 24 flavors of fruit spreads inspired by European recipes and festive traditions (psst, they're delicious on everything you're baking this season).

Does Jo Malone do an advent calendar? ›

What is in Jo Malone London Advent Calendar 2022? This year we have 25 goodies – it has always been 24 in the past! The selection of gifts range from colognes and cologne intense, seasonal favourites for the home, snow-inspired decorations and a 30ml cologne in one of the brand's most loved fragrances.

Why is 1 pink and 3 purple? ›

The candles also have their own special significance. The four candles represent the four weeks of Advent, and one candle is lit each Sunday. Three of the candles are purple because the color violet is a liturgical color that signifies a time of prayer, penance, and sacrifice.

What is the theme for each week of Advent? ›

Other variations of the themes celebrated on each of the four Sundays include: The Prophets' Candle, symbolizing hope; the Bethlehem Candle, symbolizing faith; the Shepherds' Candle, symbolizing joy; the Angel's Candle, symbolizing peace. Hope–Peace–Joy–Love. Faithfulness–Hope–Joy–Love.

What is the meaning of 1st 2nd 3rd and 4th Sunday of Advent? ›

The first represents Isaiah and other prophets in the Bible that predicted the coming of Jesus. The second represents the Bible. The third represents Mary, the mother of Jesus. The fourth represents John the Baptist, Jesus' cousin, who told the people in Israel to get ready for Jesus' teaching.

What can I put in my Advent calendar besides candy? ›

Try making your coupons extra colorful by adding some glitter or stickers to each one.
  1. Backyard or patio campout.
  2. Trip to the beach.
  3. Fancy picnic in the park.
  4. Stargazing night.
  5. Night drive to look at festive lights.
  6. Decorating the Christmas tree.
  7. Takeout from your favorite restaurant.
  8. A trip to the zoo or aquarium.
21 Oct 2022

What is traditionally in an Advent calendar? ›

HISTORY OF THE ADVENT CALENDAR

Today, most Advent calendars include paper doors that open to reveal an image, Bible verse, or piece of chocolate. The tradition dates to the mid-19th century, when German Protestants made chalk marks on doors or lit candles to count the days leading up to Christmas.

What are the 4 Sundays in Advent? ›

The Four Advent Candles
  • First Advent Candle - Hope.
  • Second Advent Candle - Love.
  • Third Advent Candle - Joy.
  • Fourth Advent Candle - Peace.

What are the Sundays of Advent 2022? ›

The First Sunday of Advent, the start of a four-week observation beginning on the fourth Sunday before Christmas, takes place on November 27 this year.

Why are there only 24 doors on an advent calendar? ›

Early advent calendars in Lutheran Germany were simply chalk marks on a cupboard door or window frame while in Scandinavia candles marked into 24 segments were used, a segment burnt each day.

Are Marks and Spencers doing an advent calendar this year? ›

The sell-out M&S advent calendar is filled with goodies from Emma Hardie, Clinique & more... Last modified on Nov 02, 2022 08:01 GMT Leanne Bayley. The sell-out Marks & Spencer beauty advent calendar has launched for 2022 - and we think this year's new look may be the best yet.

What was in the Harrods beauty advent calendar? ›

It includes: RODIAL Blush Drops Sunset Kiss. AROMATHERAPY ASSOCIATES Light Relax Bath & Shower Oil (55ml) MURAD Retinol Youth Renewal Night Cream (50ml)

Does Dior do an advent calendar? ›

A first for 2022, the limited-edition advent calendar sits alongside the house's coveted annual offering – which includes a mixture of Dior Beauty classics, and exclusively celebrates the brand's portfolio of refined fragrances reflecting the unique legacy of the founding couturier.

What is the No 1 chocolate? ›

Believed to be the best selling chocolate around the world, Ferrero Rocher is for sure the most gifted chocolate around the holidays. Anyone who tried this mouthwatering treat can attest to that.

What is the number 1 most selling chocolate? ›

Reese's Peanut Butter Cups are the No. 1 selling candy brand in the United States, consisting of white fudge, milk, or dark chocolate cups filled with peanut butter.

Who has the most advanced calendar? ›

The Persian calendar has been called “one of the world's most accurate calendar systems.” Like the Islamic calendar, it dates back to Muhammad's Hegira in 622 CE, but it is otherwise quite different. It's a solar calendar, rather than a lunar one, with the year beginning on midnight of the vernal equinox in Iran.

Can an Advent be 12 days? ›

While it's unfortunately too late to start a 25-day one, you can still get your hands on a 12-day advent calendar (these ones are designed to be started on the 14 December, that way you have something to open on Christmas Day). Keep on scrolling to see our top picks that you can shop just in time for Christmas.

How many doors would you open on an advent calendar? ›

An Advent calendar is a poster or card with twenty-four small doors, one to be opened each day from 1st December until Christmas Eve. Each door conceals a picture. Every morning children open one window of the calendar to see a pretty picture or find a chocolate inside.

Who makes best custom calendar? ›

The best photo calendars in 2022
  1. CEWE Photo Calendars. Lots of styles to choose from and an easy to use designer make CEWE our number 1! ...
  2. Mixbook Custom Photo Calendars. ...
  3. Snapfish Wall Calendar. ...
  4. Walmart Photo Calendar. ...
  5. Social Print Studio Wall Calendar. ...
  6. Vistaprint Wall Calendar.
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Is the look fantastic Advent Calendar worth it? ›

The stunning Look Fantastic Beauty Advent Calendar is said to be one of its best yet - so we needed to investigate why. At £95, it's an expensive gift for a loved one or to treat yourself for Christmas, but it absolutely seems worth it.

Is the Liberty advent calendar worth it? ›

What is the Liberty Advent Calendar worth? Not just an indulgent treat (or a perfect gift for a loved one), Liberty's advent calendar is also a savvy investment, with the contents always worth several times the price tag. In fact, this year's offering is the most generous yet.

What is the world's most accurate calendar? ›

The Persian or Solar Hijiri Calendar

The Persian calendar has been called “one of the world's most accurate calendar systems.” Like the Islamic calendar, it dates back to Muhammad's Hegira in 622 CE, but it is otherwise quite different.

What is in the Lookfantastic advent calendar 2022? ›

It features a whole range of goodies, from makeup and skincare to haircare and fragrance, encased in an enchanting storybook for you to open up every door and discover your own beauty story.

Is there a Ferrero Rocher Advent calendar? ›

Ferrero Collection Advent Calendar 2022 with Milk, White & Dark Chocolate Pralines (271g). Ferrero Rocher Advent Calendar, Exclusively bundled with a free Festive Gift Box Keyring.

What is in the 2022 Liberty Advent calendar? ›

The Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar 2022 contains: Rose Inc Brow Renew Gel – full size. MZ Skin Hydra Lift Gold Face Mask – full size. Vilhelm Parfumerie Peony Couture Eau de Parfum – 10ml.

How much is the Jack Daniels advent calendar? ›

$34.99. Jack Daniel's Holiday Countdown Calendar includes 12 x 50ml bottles.

How much is the Harrods advent calendar worth? ›

Nestled within our spectacular beauty Advent calendar, you'll find 25 beauty goodies from incredible brands including Augustinus Bader, Sunday Riley, Charlotte Tilbury and more – 22 of which are full-sized! The Beauty Advent Calendar, £250 (worth £1,136) – that's 250 MyBeauty Rewards points.

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