The Best Advent Calendars for Adults and Children

It’s never too early to start Christmas shopping and advent calendars make great gifts. They are many small gifts rolled into one. But there are also many different advent calendar options. It can be hard to choose the right one for everyone on your holiday list.

Luckily, we’ve got you covered! Continue reading below for a look at some of the most popular advent calendar ideas.

Advent Calendars for Children

Children love advent calendars. It gives them the opportunity to open a new gift every day.


LEGO advent calendars come with a variety of different LEGOS behind each door. For example, the LEGO Harry Potter Advent Calendar has a new toy from the world of Harry Potter behind each of its twenty-four doors. One day it’s a Hermonie LEGO and the next a Gringotts bank vault.

There are LEGO Advent Calendars in a variety of themes and each has all the pieces needed for hours of fun.


For children that love arts and crafts, Crayola has a whole line of advent calendars. The Christmas Countdown Calendar has a new art project and necessary supplies for every day. This includes paints, crayons, markers, and coloring books. This will keep your child entertained and stimulated throughout the holiday break.


Play-doh advent calendars offer another easy way to keep your child occupied while they’re out of school. These calendars come with all the tools and clay colors needed to build a fun winter wonderland, complete with a gingerbread man.

Advent Calendars for Adults

Advent Calendars aren’t just for children. After all, everyone enjoys getting multiple gifts.


Chocolate Advent Calendars are very popular and for good reason. You’ll get to try a new type of chocolate every day, white, dark, milk, salted, ruby, German, and so on. These calendars are perfect for the sweet tooth on your list, adults and children alike.


With a coffee advent calendar, there is a new type of coffee behind each door. You might discover a new favorite roaster, flavor, or grower as you count down the days, getting closer to the holiday. Nespresso makes an advent calendar of different pod flavors that is guaranteed to impress the coffee addict in your life.


Exclusively for the adults in your life, liquor advent calendars are a treat. Whether it’s different kinds of whiskey or gin, these give the gift-receiver the opportunity to sample new and unique makes of their preferred liquor.


It’s hard to go wrong when it comes to a beer advent calendar. Especially like this one that’s filled with the highest-rated craft beers of 2022. This includes Rogue Brewing’s Hazelnut Nectar, a Neapolitan milk stout from Saugatuck Brewing, and the 2XIPA from Southern Tier Brewing Company, just to name a few.

Happy Holidays

Advent calendars make great holiday gifts. From LEGO to chocolate to beer, there is an advent calendar out there for everyone on your list.

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