26 of the Merry Best Advent Calendars for 2023

The first thing my son asks for in the lead up to Christmas is "When are you going to put up the advent calendar?!"

Advent calendars are one of those homely Christmas traditions that make the magical season even more special, and not just for the kiddies!

Both kids' Christmas calendars and adult calendars are hugely popular at Christmastime, so without further ado, here are the merry best advent calendars to look out for in 2023.

26 of the Merry Best Advent Calendars for 2023

Kids' Advent Calendars

Harry Potter
This one's for all the Harry Potter fans!

1. Little Advent Boxes - From Harry Potter calendars to animal-themed calendars, ballerinas, Elf on the Shelf and Pokemon, Little Advent Boxes have one of the widest selections of calendars this year. They also stock adults' calendars so you can shop for everyone in one transaction! 

2. Advent Wonderland - As their name suggests, Advent Wonderland is a wonderland of all the most exciting advent calendars for 2023, especially if you're looking for non-chocolate ones. All of their calendars feature exquisite imagery by some amazing artists - from the Three Wise Men to Santa's reindeers, nativity scenes and even a pop-up dinosaur calendar, you'll feel immersed in the traditions of Christmas with Advent Wonderland.


3. Smiggle are making Christmas extra colourful this year with their selection of kids' advent calendars.

Bluey Advent Calendar
Bluey Surprise Box

4. Kmart - If you're keen to fill your calendar with special gifts of your choosing, Kmart has a selection of adorable drawer calendars that can fit all sorts of Christmas treats. We know your little ones will love this year's festive Bluey Surprise Box

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Wattle and Wildflower
24 days of kindness from Wattle and Wildflower. 


5. Wattle and Wildflower - If you're keen to count your blessings on Christmas this year, Wattle and Wildflower's Christmas Kindness Calendar has 24 kindness tasks for children to complete in the lead up to Christmas - adorable!

Pokemon Advent Calendar
Pokémon Advent Calendar

6. Pokémon Advent Calendar - Pokémon fans need not look further for the ultimate Pokémon storytime. The Pokémon Calendar features 24 thrilling Pokémon stories to celebrate the month of December. Available now from Gameology. 

7. National Geographic Gemstone Calendar - If you've got gem lovers in the house, spoil them with a new gemstone every day in the lead up to Christmas with the mega Gemstone Calendar from National Geographic. 

LEGO City Adventure Calendar
LEGO City Adventure Calendars

8. Let the kids go on a mega 24-day adventure with the LEGO City Adventure Calendar that includes a whopping 24 LEGO gifts!

9. Deluxe Fidget Calendar - For kids who can't sit still, give them a calendar they can really make the most of! The Fidget Calendar includes 24 fidget toys to help reduce stress, improve blood circulation in the hands, practise numbers and counting skills, help with anxiety, and improve focus.

Chocolate Advent Calendars

Koko Black
The popular Koko Black chocolate calendars are back!

10. Koko Black - Koko Black are bringing the sweet vibes once again this year with their legendary chocolate advent calendars for 2023. Get ready for 24 days of salted caramel, praline, caramelised coconut, Bailey's chocolate, hazelnut clusters and more - yum!

Fluffy Crunch
Fluffy Crunch

11. Fluffy Crunch - Swap chocolates for fairy floss this year and enjoy 25 different flavours of fairy floss - now that's a lot of sugar!

Haigh’s Chocolate Advent Calendar
Haigh’s Chocolate Advent Calendar

12. Haigh's Chocolates - Haigh's Chocolates calendars are back by popular demand! Their Luxury Chocolate Advent Calendars will set you back a whopping $1,275, so for something a lot cheaper, their Calendar Holders and Chocolate Filling Packs are the go. 

13. Cadbury Christmas Calendar - It just wouldn't be Christmas without a Cadbury Christmas Calendar! This year they're available to order online or from your nearest Woolworths. 

14. Bluey Chocolate Calendar - Which child wouldn't adore a Bluey Chocolate Calendar for Christmas?! Keep their obsession with Bluey going with the Bluey Calendar that's only $4.50 from Target and includes nut-free milk chocolates.  

Beauty Advent Calendars

Beauty advent calendars Australia
Charlotte Tilbury 

15. Benefit Cosmetics All I Want Beauty Advent Calendar - 24 of Benefit’s bestselling and fan-favourite beauty treats are on offer with Benefit Cosmetics All I Want Calendar. 

L'Occitane Advent Calendar

16. L'Occitane Advent Calendars - For complete indulgence this Christmas, let L'Occitane pamper you with the luxury ingredients the brand is known for. There are two incredible beauty advent calendars available from L'Occitane in 2023, but you'd better snap one up fast before they're all sold out!

17. The Body Shop Beauty Calendars - Get transported to a beauty wonderland with the Body Shop's pop-up Beauty Calendar that'll surprise you with a new beauty treatment for the 24 days leading up to Christmas. 

18. Charlotte Tilbury's Lucky Chest of Beauty Secrets - Charlotte Tilbury's Lucky Chest of Beauty Secrets is here to make your Christmas 2023 that much more glamorous! 12 makeup and skincare secrets are included in this mega pamper package that's available now from Charlotte Tilbury Australia.  

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The new Glasshouse Advent Calendar for 2023.

19. Glasshouse Calendar - If pampering to you means relaxing with an exquisite candle burning by your side, then let Glasshouse spoil you or a friend with 24 individual candles for the month of December. 

Alcohol Advent Calendars

Gin Loot
Gin Loot

20. Gin Loot - Along with a delicious monthly gin subscription, Gin Loot have a Gin Calendar to help turn happy hour into happy month this Christmas! Gin, whisky and other spirits packs are also available this year - bottoms up!

21. 25 Days of Beer Calendar - If your drink of choice is beer (guilty!) then enjoy a cold one for 24 days (plus one extra for Christmas day) this festive season. 

12 Australian gins to try from Gintonica. 

22. Gintonica - Another top pick for gin lovers this year is the Gintonica Calendar that includes 12 specially selected Australian craft gins from across the country to get you in the Christmas cheer. Gintonica also stock a selection of other boozy Christmas gift packs. 

23. Good Pair Days 12 Wines of Christmas - And finally, for those keen to raise a glass of a delicious white or red in the lead up to Christmas, Good Pair Days 12 Wines of Christmas pack will get you there. 

Dog Advent Calendars

Bow Wow Calendar
Bow Wow Calendar

That's right, there's even a dog advent calendar for your four-legged friends to enjoy this year! Our favourite dog advent calendars for 2023 include:

24. Dogue stock the adorable ZippyPaws calendar that includes 12 dog-friendly treats and toys for your pooches to enjoy this Christmas.

25. The Daily Bark from Pet Barn includes 25 tasty treats to ensure your pooches are pampered this season, too!

26. If meaty treats are your dog's favourite, spoil them with a whole calendar full of them with the Luxury Deli Dog Treats Box from Pet Circle.

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