Since I was a little kid opening the doors of a chocolate advent calendar and am now the mom watching her kids’ excitedly scramble to their advent calendars every morning in December, I’ve recognized the magic of advent calendars.
I’ve picked out the best 2023 Advent Calendars for everyone on your list. I LOVE the idea of giving an early gift in the form of an Advent Calendar and these choices work for EVERYONE on your Christmas list. Seriously. Read on to see 2023 Advent Calendars that you will LOVE to give.
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Updated September 2023
Beauty Advent Calendars for 2023
I’m dying over this 2023 Advent Calendar made by The Body Shop There are three different versions (standard, deluxe and ultimate) with varying price points. I’m linking to the middle price-deluxe version. Pre-order this amazing advent calendar for pretty much anyone on your gift list!
An O.P.I Christmas Nail Polish Advent Calendar contains 25 mini nail polishes. Teens would love this advent calendar as well!
New for 2023, a Nyx Professional Makeup SuperStars Advent Calendar looks like so much fun! It includes 24 eye, lip and face products to glow-up anyone’s holidays!
I love the packaging of Ulta’s 12 days of Beauty Advent Calendar! Each mini beauty product comes in it’s own decorative pod. (ONE NOTE: This may be cheaper at the Ulta website! Be sure to price check there. 🙂 )
If you love Trader Joe’s, you’ll love this TJ 12 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar! The scrubs, oils and facials will have her skin glowing for the holidays!
Lego Advent Calendars for 2023
A Lego advent calendar is a dream come true for lego lovers ages 5 and up! There are several varieties to choose from: Lego Friends 2023 Advent Calendar has 24 mini builds including 3 mini figs.
The Lego City 2023 Advent Calendar has mini builds and popular LEGO City Adventures TV series characters.
Lego Star Wars 2023 Advent Calendar is the perfect advent calendar for Star Wars fans. It includes 16 mini builds and 8 mini-figs.
Lego Harry Potter 2023 Advent Calendar includes 7 mini-figs and 334 lego pieces…it is recommended for ages 7+.
Lego Marvel Studios’ Guardian of the Galaxies 2023 Advent Calendar has 24 daily treats including mini-figs.
If you have a tiny LEGO lover in your house, you could purchase this Lego Duplo 50 piece Santa’s Gingerbread House Kit. I would separate it into 24 mini burlap bags to create your own DIY Lego Advent Calendar.
Funko POP Advent Calendars for 2023
2023 Funko Pop! Advent Calendar: Marvel-Holiday has 24 of your favorite Marvel characters dressed in their holiday finest.
2023 Star Wars Funko Advent Calendar includes 24 Star Wars characters dressed up for the Holidays.
There is also a 2023 Harry Potter Funko Advent Calendar. The Harry Potter figures are adorable (although not dressed up for Christmas).
This Nightmare Before Christmas Funko Pop Advent Calendar is the perfect gift for anyone who loves The Nightmare Before Christmas movie. Behind the doors are 24 Pocket Pop! Vinyl figures including Jack Skellington and Oogie Boogie!
Harry Potter Funko Advent Calendar is an older version, but would be a perfect gift for kids, teens and grown-ups who love the Harry Potter books and/or movies!
Grab this Funko Advent Calendar Marvel 80th Anniversary is perfect for all of the Marvel fans on your list! They will love opening the 24 doors to find their favorite Marvel Superheroes and villains like Iron Man, Thanos, Rocket Racoon, Captain America and the Hulk.
2023 Sock Advent Calendars
Most everyone wears socks and luckily there are sock advent calendars available for kids AND adults! Sock advent calendars typically only have 12-15 days of advent gifts so don’t expect to be counting down the whole month of December!
The Office Socks Advent Calendar would be fun for boys, girls, men and women who love The Office TV show.
The 12 days of advent girls socks by Jacques Moret are absolutely adorable!
TEA Advent Calendars for 2023
The English Tea Shop Organic Book Style Red Advent Calendar is packaged so adorably and comes with 25 tea bags.
VAHDAM, Tea Variety Pack is impeccably packaged in 24 gold tin caddies.
The Pukka Herbs Tea Holiday Advent Calendar has a variety of 24 herbal, fruit and green teas in a cute hanging package.
Super fun STEM Advent Calendars for Kids in 2023
Kids of SO many ages will love this DIY fluffy slime kit advent calendar which includes slime and special slime ingredients like foam and glitter.
You guys…it’s SCIENCE experiment advent calendar!! 24 STEM activities for your little scientist. I love this!
This unique Metal Wire Puzzle Toys Advent Calendar has 24 metal brain teaser toys to countdown the days until Christmas. This would probably be best for older kids/teens/adults.
The National Geographic Mega Science Advent Calendar This is a souped up science experiment advent calendar. It has 13 experiments and 11 “specimens” including unusual rocks.
24 Shocking Science Tricks Advent Calendar This countdown is for ages 8 and up and has 24 science tricks stemming from the fields of physics, illusions, robotics and chemistry.
Gemstone Advent Calendar: If you have a rock lover, this would be a fantastic advent calendar choice. There are 24 different gemstones, with the final gemstone being one you dig out.
Jewelry Advent Calendars
This cute jewelry advent calendar contains 2 bracelets and 22 charms…it looks like it is for teens/adults.
This little girl jewelry advent calendar has a bracelet and a necklace and 24 holiday charms.
Another jewelry advent calendar option is more beads than charms. It has 24 different beads and charms and would be better for a teen or adult.
2023 Adult Advent Calendars
Can this advent calendar BE any cooler? Grab the Friends: The Official Advent Calendar The one with surprises. It contains, “Buttons, recipe cards, and many other holiday surprises are just some of the adorable gifts waiting in each of the 25 pockets.”
This fishing lure advent calendar would be fun for the angler on your gift list.
A “fizzle all the way” bath bomb advent calendar would be fun for teens or adults!
Advent Calendars for boys in 2023
Little boys or girls who love dinosaurs will LOVE this dinosaur advent calendar! It contains a mix of 24 total big, small, “fossil” and baby dinos.
A pull back car advent calendar would be amazing for little boys! It includes a city map to play on!
Animal lovers will enjoy the 24 animals they open daily in this animal advent calendar!
Advent Calendars for girls in 2023
Kids will LOVE the Mini Brands Collectibles Advent Calendar. I mean, what kid doesn’t love teeny tiny replicas of things they love?
If your daughter loves LOL dolls, there’s an LOL Surprise Advent Calendar!
You could also go with a Polly Pocket advent calendar with 24 cutie Polly Pocket products.
Princess lovers can uncover 24 princess Playmobil products in this Playmobil Advent Calendar Christmas Ball.
Little People Advent Calendars for Toddlers
My toddlers LOVE Little People! There are two options including a Little People Christmas Advent Calendar (Christmas tree, snowboarder etc) and a Little People Nativity Advent Calendar. Both adorable!
How about a Play-doh Advent Calendar? It includes play-doh and tools!
2023 Disney Advent Calendars
New for 2023 (and available for a pre-order deal at the end of October) is a Disney Storybook Advent Calendar. Each day your child can unwrap a small book that is Disney and Christmas centric. SO FUN! This would work for tiny kids up through elementary school age.
This Disney Tsum-Tsum Advent Calendar is adorable!
A Disney Junior Advent Calendar has figures and accessories from all of the cute shows on Disney Junior.
Gaming Advent Calendars for 2023
This Super Mario Advent calendar includes 24 items including 17 figures and 7 accessories.
A Pokemon Advent calendar will be fun for fans of the original video game and the rest of the Pokemon franchise.
A Funko Fortnite Advent Calendar with 24 Fortnite figures would be a huge hit with the Fortnite crowd.
Aren’t there so many amazing 2023 Advent Calendars to choose from?! These make an amazing early Christmas gift that can help us all enjoy each day leading up to Christmas and the end of 2023!
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Happy almost 2024! 🙂