24 Best Advent Calendars Of 2019

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Advent calendars

Advent calendars have become rather trendy in recent holiday seasons, referring to the weeks before Christmas. Advent means "coming" in Latin, so an advent calendar lets you know Christmas is on its way and to prepare. But you also get a fun surprise each day!

While these calendars come in many forms — spiritual, holy, funny, cute or even a bit risque — the message is always one of good fun and holiday cheer. And for the your loved ones you can choose from a beauty advent calendar, makeup advent calendar, or advent calendars geared towards your preferences of alcohol, movies, toys, and even pets!

There's something for everyone!

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1. Sephora Collection Frosted Party Advent Calendar

An advent calendar with 24 frosted beauty surprises, something to enjoy every day while counting down until the holidays. This advent calendar features a combination of beauty, skincare, body, and accessories products, 11 of which are limited-edition beauty surprises.

(Sephora, $45)

2. L'Occitane Classic Advent Calendar

A classic advent calendar featuring 24 irresistible beauty products and beautiful illustrations. This classic advent calendar features 24 doors — 24 invitations to step into a world fantasy — with a selection of absolutely magical and captivating products.

(QVC, $64)

3. Charlotte Tilbury Magic Moon Advent Calendar Vault

Includes full-size Color Chameleon Eyeshadow Pencil in Champagne Diamonds, full-size Matte Revolution Lipstick in Pillow Talk, full-size Eyes to Mesmerize in Star Gold, full-size Superstar Lips in Sexy Lips,  travel-size Charlotte's Magic Cream, travel-size Wonderglow Primer, travel-size Multi-Miracle Glow Cleanser, travel-size Goddess Skin Clay Mask, travel-size Rock 'n' Kohl Eyeliner in Amber Moon, travel-size Legendary Lashes Mascara, and travel-size Supermodel Body, travel-size Take It All Off Makeup Remover.

(Nordstrom, $200)

4. Ciaté London Mini Mani Month Advent Calendar

This advent calendar includes 22 mini paint pots and one full-size paint pot. Inside, you’ll find a special limited-edition nail file, alongside 10 new and exclusive shades in the powerfully pigmented gel-wear GELOLOGY™ formula for long-lasting wear and uber shine.

(Sephora, $60)

5. Yu-Gi-Oh! The Trading Card Game's Advent Calendar 

Each day is filled with a different surprise card, and these calendars are both limited edition and limited supply. Basically, they’re super rare and a joy to have.

(Walmart, $14.74)

6. McCrea’s Candies Calendar

A delicious countdown to the holidays, this first-of-its-kind all-caramel advent calendar features original artwork from New England artist Cindy Hendrick and a mouthwatering selection of McCrea’s caramels. A whimsical caramel kitchen scene imagines charming woodland creatures handcrafting McCrea’s award-winning treats.

(McCrea's Candies, $34.95)

7. Dr. Hauschka 2019 Advent Calendar

Experience and share the ultimate gift of the season. Perfectly curated for 24 days of nurturing self-care moments, this gift is the perfect expression of our garden greats, from the essentials of every skincare ritual to comforting and nurturing care products.

(Dr. Hauschka, $75)

8. Vinebox 12 Nights of Wine

Count down the holidays with 24 glasses of world class wines, perfectly paired to wash away the lingering pumpkin spice lattes of your hectic day. Naughty or nice, it’s not drinking, it’s a wine tasting, and that makes it classy. Includes 1x Naughty Edition and 1x Nice Edition.

(Get Vinebox, $220)

9. Neuhaus Chocolate 3D Advent Calendar 

These 25 premium full-sized pralines in their most timeless tastes pops up and builds every day to create a full winter scene inspired by the classic charm of the holiday season. It's such a beautiful box and it's definitely something one would keep and refill the following year. 

(Neuhaus Chocolate, $73)

10. Jerky Advent Calendar

Spice up your advent calendar this season with Man Crates’ Jerky Advent Calendar. Give your guy a wide array of jerky flavors for each of the 25 days of December leading up to Christmas. With flavors like Habanero, Chili Lime, and Ghost Pepper, each day will be a delicious surprise. 

(Mancrates, $79.99)

11. Meri Meri Hair Accessories Advent Calendar

Each numbered tray reveals a beautiful hair accessory to make them look fantastic over the festive season.

(Meri Meri, $42)

12. Dr. Barbara Sturm Advent Calendar

A countdown to the holidays through beloved skin care surprises, including one full-size product, 21 deluxe-sized products and two sachets.

(Nordstrom, $495)

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13. Lego Harry Potter Advent Calendar 

Celebrate Christmas in the Wizarding World with the magical LEGO® Harry Potter Advent Calendar. Behind each of the 24 doors is a different LEGO Harry Potter gift.

(Nordstrom, $39.99)

14. Wooden Christmas Tree Advent Calendar

A wooden advent calendar shaped like a Christmas tree comes with 25 puzzle-piece ornaments that let your little one count down the days of Advent while decorating the calendar.

(Nordstrom, $19.99)

15. Cabin Village Light-Up Advent Calendar

You could almost smell the gingerbread baking from this quaint advent calendar framing a warmly lit cabin in a frosty alpine setting.

(Nordstrom, $99.99)

16. Clarins Holiday Wishes Advent Calendar Set

A 12-day advent calendar filled with skin care bestsellers in full and travel sizes to make your holiday season a little more joyful.

(Nordstrom, $51)

17. Terrain Concordville Metal Advent Calendar

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Countdown the days until Christmas with this galvanized-metal advent calendar that has dated drawers to keep little treats or holiday activity ideas.

(Nordstrom, $198)

18. Good Dog Hanging Canvas Advent Calendar

Even the pups love counting down the days until Christmas, especially when there are treats tucked into this canvas advent calendar.

(Nordstrom, $39.99)

19. Funko Advent Calendar: Marvel 80th Anniversary

Countdown the holidays with this Marvel Advent calendar from Funko! This calendar contains pocket pop's of all of your favorite Marvel characters.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

20. Mars Christmas Advent Calendar with Assorted Candy

Assorted candy christmas countdown calendar includes M&M's, Snickers Minis, Skittles, MilkyWay Minis, Twix Minis, and Starburst.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

21. Bonne Maman Advent Calendar with 24 Jars

Fill your holiday season with excitement and joy as you open a new window, each day leading up to Christmas, to reveal a different Bonne Maman iconic 1 oz. jar of Fruit Spreads or Honey. New, holiday exclusive flavors include Rhubarb & Strawberry, Raspberry & Lychee, Strawberry & Verbena, Pineapple & Passion Fruit, Sweet Orange & Mandarin, Cherry & Blackberry, Mango, Peach & Lime and many more.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

22. Cat Lovers 15 Days of Socks Advent Calendar 

Keepsake box with 15 perforated flaps reveal a new pair of socks every day. It's the perfect gift leading up to the holidays for any cat lover.

(Target, $15)

23. Customizable Holiday Advent Calendar

This is a customizable advent calendar that can be filled with anything you wish. You could include gift cards, candies, chocolates, mini liquor bottles, toys, pet toys, and so much more.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

24. Loacker 24-Day Wafer Biscuits Reindeer Advent Calendar

Made in Italy, celebrate 24 days until Christmas with this special Advent Calendar. Unlock each window every day for a delightful surprise of biscuits.

(Yummy Bazaar, $19.95)

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Aly Walansky is a NY-based lifestyles writer who loves browsing for cute gifts (and great sales) on the Internet, so she found a way to make it part of her job! Find her on Twitter or via email.

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