The countdown to the big day is on and there’s no better time to shop advent calendars than right now! After all, it’s almost November and chances are, all the best ones will be sell out within a few weeks.

While we never turn down the joy of a chocolate-filled option, things have come a long way since the German Lutherans invented the concept in the late 19th Century. With options ranging from toys to candles and everything in between, there’s something here for everyone!

2023 Cloud Theory Advent Calendar

Experience the anticipation of the Christmas season with Cloud Theory’s (Adelaide made) 2023 Holiday Advent Calendar!

Unveil a unique marshmallow flavour behind each door daily, ranging from fan-favourite classics to four exclusive holiday creations. Completely random, each day promises a sweet surprise. Whether you’re treating yourself or gifting someone special, this calendar is a delicious countdown worth every cent. We can’t wait to sink our teeth into this!

Pre-order available now


Smiggle Advent Calendars

Smiggle have two Advent Calendars to choose from in 2023. Open up each door to find limited edition and fan favourite goodies to fill the December days with Smiggle magic! The bath and body calendar includes 25 beauty-licious treats for super fun pampering. Soak in a bubble-filled bath one day and glam it up with lip gloss, nail polish and so much more the next! The other option is full of all the Smiggle stationery we know and love. Sweet scented stationery one day and totally poppin toys the next, the Christmas countdown has never been more Smiggle-tastic!

available online at Smiggle

SOCKSHOP 25 Pair Christmas Sock Advent Calendar

You don’t have to to convince me to buy a Christmas sock advent calendar – I AM one of those people!

Forget chocolate, imagine waking up each day in December to discover a delightful surprise for your feet. It’s like a daily dose of happiness for your soles, with a new pair of colourful, festive socks waiting to brighten your morning. Made from premium bamboo, this advent calendar is a daily reminder that the holiday season is here, and it adds a touch of fun to your every step.

Shop online here


The “Paris Museum” Sharing Kindness Advent Calendar

This is a brand we stumbled across last year and boy are we glad we did!

As parents tired of the sugar-fueled, chocolate-centric countdown to Christmas, we were delighted to find this thoughtful alternative. The combination of kindness activities, affirmations, and re-usable stickers tied to this Parisian motif adds an extra layer of excitement. It’s not just a countdown; it’s an opportunity for the whole family to appreciat kindness, and each other in a beautifully crafted setting.

The Paris Museum is a limited edition, brand new this year. And after a sell-out 2022, we have a feeling these will get snapped up pretty fast!

Order yours here

Crystal Advent Calendar | Sharing Kindness (again)

A crystal advent calendar does actually exist and we’re obsessed! 

Treat yourself or a loved one to this magical calendar by none other than our friends at Sharing Kindess. There are 12 drawers, each hiding a mystical crystal surprise. Open them up, and you’ll unlock new possibilities, release negative energy, and welcome happiness and gratitude into your life. It’s like a daily dose of cosmic cheer in the run-up to Christmas! 

Trust us; this is a fun, magical journey you won’t want to miss!

available online here

Haigh’s Advent Calendar Package

The Haigh’s Advent Calendar Bundle contains everything needed for the countdown to Christmas. Includes the Haigh’s 2023 Advent Calendar, made of festive red fabric with gold foil print and featuring 24 pockets and an Advent Calendar Filling pack which includes premium milk and dark chocolate squares and a milk chocolate Santa. 

Find them here

Plus Plus 600 piece Advent Calendar

The Plus-Plus Advent Calendar is packed with 25 exciting creative surprises to discover each day, making it fun to count down the days until Christmas Eve. On the 25th day, be inspired to rebuild it all into something new!
Includes 600 pieces to make 24 colourful, holiday builds, making a gorgeous Christmas scene.

For ages 5 years+

Buy online from Adventure Awaits

Erzi Advent Calendar: Christmas Market

Spark your little foodie’s imagination with this gorgeous advent calendar by German brand, Erzi.

Each window contains a wooden grocery shop item to add to your collection. Suitable for ages 3+

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LEGO® Advent Calendars

LEGO® Advent Calendars are packed with surprises from all of your favourite characters and stories from a wide range of LEGO themes! Kids and adults can open up a brand new LEGO® set every single day until Christmas comes. 

Available online here

Your Wild Books Fabric Advent Calendar

This gorgeous DIY fabric advent calendar comes ready to be filled with treats and goodies of your choice. 

Want to make it extra special? You can also purchase hand illustrated cards that contain activities that encourage mindfulness. 

We love that it can be used year after year, creating a Christmas tradition for the whole family to cherish!

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Barbie Storybook Advent Calendar

Countdown to Christmas with Brooklyn, Malibu and their friends!
Unwrap 24 books this festive season and enjoy an exciting and fun story every day in the run-up to the festive season.

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Bluey Advent Calendar Book Collection

Count down to Christmas with 24 special mini Bluey books! From story books to colouring in, this Advent calendar will keep kids entertained all the way through December and finishes with a very special edition of Verandah Santa for Christmas Eve.

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Deluxe Fidget Toy Christmas Advent Calendar

In the world of advent calendars, this one truly shines with its innovative approach. The Deluxe Fidget Toy Christmas Advent Calendar from Sensory Street brings a new level of excitement to your Christmas Countdown.

Open each window to discover an exciting and unique fidget or sensory toy, making your daily countdown an absolute joy. Offering 25 distinct items, every day is a surprise. For those seeking a delightful alternative to the traditional chocolate-filled advent calendars, this is the perfect choice. It’s a Christmas countdown that promises fun and engagement for ages 3 + (due to small pieces).

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Sugar Rush by Steph

Who said cookies are just for Santa?!

Enjoy a daily, decadent treat – in cookie form thanks to Sugar Rush by Steph’s super-sweet Gingerbread House countdown calendar The 24-day calendar is perfect for kids and adults alike and offers a delicious twist on Christmas gifting. With two gorgeous designs to choose from, who could resist an assortment of mouthwatering baked goodies? Not us, that’s for sure!

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Cosmetic Capital 24 Day Luxury Advent Calendar

Attention beauty connoisseurs – this one’s for you! 

Get ready to be surprised with 24 beauty goodies everyday in the run up to December 25. This really is the perfect opportunity to introduce yourself to new items and brands that you’ve never used before. Considering the items in this calendar are worth more than three times its price tag, we think it’s a fantastic buy. We know a few teens especially who will love it!

It’s the perfect gift for anyone in need of some pampering me-time (yourself very much included).

Order online here


T2 Tea Lovers 24 Day Fabulous Feast Tea Bag Advent Calendar

Hear that? It’s the sound of teacups *clinking* all December long, filled with these 24 celebratory tea bags. So, raise your cup, express your gratitude, then gulp down the deliciousness. T2 have set the table with best-sellers from black to green, fruit to herbal – now all you need to do is sip and celebrate your way through the advent. Cheers!

  • 24 tea bags in individual sachets.
  • Packed in a colourful, recyclable cardboard box – open an individual door to discover each flavour.
  • It makes the perfect gift for a tea lover or yourself!
  • Please note, due to the size, Advent Calendars can no be gift wrapped.

From fruits to spices, tea leaves to herb bushes, 100% of our tea is sustainably sourced. Our teabags are made from food-grade corn starch – they are compostable, too.

What’s in the box?

24 x Individually Wrapped Tea/Tisane Tea bags

Order online here

The “Aussie” Sharing Kindness Advent Calendar

If you don’t want your kids to have chocolate first thing in the morning for 24 days straight AND you know they already have way too many toys, then check out this one of a kind advent calendar.

Each day features an easy-to-do activitiy whether it’s an act of kindness, a simple smile or the gift of time; matched with a positive affirmation.

We LOVE this!

Find them here

Ooshies Care Bear Advent Calendar

Enjoy the Christmas countdown with the Care Bear Ooshies Advent Calendar! Includes all your favourite Care Bears, including Exclusive Care Bear Ooshies!
This advent calendar includes 24 x Care Bear Ooshies – a new one to discover every day including Cheer Bear, Funshine Bear, Share Bear, Daydream Bear, Christmas Bear and many more! Plus a back of pack activity to create your Own Care Bear Decorations for Christmas

On sale now at BigW for $29

Hot Wheels Advent Calendar

Have an engine obsessed revhead on your hands? With 8 hot wheels cars and 16 accessories, this is the advent calendar for them!

Available online here

Fairy Floss Christmas Advent Calendar

This year skip the chocolate and opt for these sweet clouds of fairy floss heaven instead!

It’s bright, it’s colourful and each window contains a different flavour that’s bound to put a smile on your face.

Currently on sale for $144
find it here

Marvel Advent Calendar

Marvel fans rejoice!

Kids love decorating the Christmas tree and now they can with their very own Marvel Christmas baubles hiding behind each compartment in this character themed advent calendar from Big W.

Find it here

Harry Potter Holiday Magic: Official Advent Calendar

Harry Potter: Holiday Magic: The Official Advent Calendar 2023 Edition celebrates the magic of Christmas with 25 days of exclusive surprises, keepsakes, and collectibles featuring the enchanting Wizarding World creatures you know and love.

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Glasshouse 24 days of Christmas Advent Calendar

Whether your gifting yourself or someone you love, feast your eyes on this beauty!
Featuring 24 mini scented surprises, count down the days to Christmas with this little bit of luxury.

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