The Best 2020 Advent Calendars for Kids and Adults to Buy Now

2020 Advent calendar

Has anyone in the history of time ever been SO excited for a countdown than the people of 2020?! We’re ready, folks. Ready for the holidays and all they bring — food, family, and a reason to celebrate. Traditionally, an Advent calendar is a special way to countdown to the days of Advent and the anticipation of Christmas. In more recent years, we’ve seen Advent calendars in all kinds of categories — from beauty to foodie. We took it upon ourselves to find the best advent calendars for 2020, no matter if you’re a kid or an adult!

Here’s a rundown of what we’ve got below:

Beauty Advent Calendars: Did you know in the UK beauty advent calendars are SO popular that they sell out in minutes? That’s because beauty advent calendars are often filled with samples of high-end products at a serious discount. Don’t sleep on these — here is where you’ll find the best deals on products you’ve always wanted to try.

Food + Drink Advent Calendars: Everything from chocolate to hard seltzer — YUP. A hard seltzer a day is just what we need to round out the year.

Keepsake Advent Calendars: These are classic and beautiful advent calendars that you can reuse year after year. Fill them up with treats, a holiday bucket list, notes, or any special thing you can think of!

Handmade Advent Calendars: Much like the keepsakes, these are reusable but with a handmade and/or DIY element.

Advent Calendars for Kids: Toys, activities, treats, and more! We picked the cutest and most fun calendars for 2020.


Beauty Advent Calendars

The Body Shop Advent CalendarThe Body Shop Make It Real Together Big Advent Calendar ($109)

Nail Polish Advent Calendar

Ciaté London Mini Mani Month Nail Polish Advent Calendar $65 (a $215 value!)




Makeup Revolution Advent Calendar 2020 $70 $55

2020 advent calendarsBenefit Cosmetics $65

Anthropologie’s George & Viv 24 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar $72

loccitane advent calendarL’OCCITANE’s Signature Advent Calendar $74

NET-A-PORTER 25 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar $310

Macy’s 25 Days Of Beauty Advent Calendar $99 (valued at $434!)

LA MER  The 12 Days of Luminous Hydration Beauty Advent Calendar LA MER The 12 Days of Luminous Hydration Beauty Advent Calendar  ($476)

essential oil advent calendar

25 Blends to Love – Essential Oil Advent Calendar ($39.95)


Food + Drink Advent Calendars

wine advent calendar from vineboxVinebox 12 Nights of Wine ($129)

Sugarfina Advent Calendar Sugarfina 24 Tastes of Christmas $48

Burke Decor Christmas Chocolate Advent Calendar $75

williams sonoma advent calendar Williams Sonoma Gourmet Advent Calendars $18.95+

Modern Gourmet Chocolates Advent CalendarCompartés Ultimate 24 Chocolate Bar Modern Advent $250

sure la table advent calendarCharbonnel et Walker Chocolate and Truffles Advent Calendar $95

English Tea Shop 2020 Advent CalendarEnglish Tea Shop Advent Calendar ($39.99)

wine advent calendarMini Wine Bottle Christmas Countdown Tree $40+

Hard Seltzer Advent CalendarHard Seltzer Advent Calendar $59


Keepsake Advent Calendars

pottery barn 2020 advent
Light Up Glitter Houses Advent Calendar $129

West Elm House Advent Calendar $80



nordic advent calendarWood Nordic Winter LED Light Up Countdown Calendar $39.99

Chateau Light-Up Advent Calendar $78

white advent calendar amazonWhite Wooden Advent Calendar House $52.99

Handmade Advent Calendars

linen advent calendarHanging Linen Advent Calendar $95

Scandi Village Advent Garland $55

cardboard house advent DIY kitAdvent Calendar Christmas Village House Kit, DIY Make Your Own $21.99

Hygge Advent Calendar DIYHygge Advent Calendar Kit $30.99

Advent Calendars for Kids

Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar $39.99 (PS – There’s a Harry Potter one, too!)

Melissa & Doug Wooden + Magnetic Christmas Tree $20.99


The Nutcracker Advent Calendar $15

MON AMI Christmas Fox Countdown Calendar $34.99

FAO Schwarz Earring + Accessories Box Set $18

Wee Gallery Black + White Calendar $79.95

Unicorn Stamp Advent Calendar $32.00

Jigsaw Advent Calendar $19.99