The ultimate Advent Calendar shopping guide for the holidays

Little girl opening advent calendar door

Chocolate, lollies and a little festive season booze! They’re all on show with the latest range of Advent Calendars.

There are so many options from the classic chocolate ones that you can buy at supermarkets to the more elaborate.

Here’s a breakdown of some of the advent calendars available this year. No matter what you’re looking for, whether it be something for the kids, something alcohol or beauty based, there’s something for you!

Chocolate advent calendaars

You can’t go wrong with a classic chocolate Advent Calendar, especially if you don’t want to spend much.

These advent calendars are great for kids and chocolate lovers of all ages and can be picked up at your local supermarket for as little as $4.

    Cadbury Santa’s Workshop Advent Calendar $20 from Woolworths

If your child doesn’t like chocolate, there are also other yummy options:

Advent calendars for kids

An advent calendar is a great way to keep the kids calm during December because they get to open a little present everyday, instead of having to wait for Christmas Day.

Beauty advent calendars

Many of the big beauty companies now sell advent calendars full of mini goodies. The prices of these vary but they are generally on the more expensive side. Still, these are very popular, so if you know someone who loves skincare and beauty products, you can’t beat a beauty advent calendar.

Food and drink advent calendars

Know a tea or sweets lover? These advent calendars are right up their alley. There is also a spicy option for chilli fans!

Alcohol themed advent calendars

Buy an alcohol brand advent calendar for someone to help them start the silly season right. There are options for beer and wine lovers as well as various spirits. It’s a good way to try a new drink every day!

Candle advent calendars

If you know someone who loves to decorate their house with candles, these more decorative advent calendars are the perfect present! Give them an advent calendar with 24 mini candles and spice up their collection.

  • Need more help with your Christmas shopping? Get some inspiration from our Christmas Gift Guide!