The Best No-Chocolate Advent Calendars For Kids And Adults 2019

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Counting down the days until Christmas is exciting but, let’s face it, it’s a crazy time of year. So adopting the Advent Calendar tradition serves several stress-reducing purposes. Tired of being asked how many days until Christmas? Kids can do their own countdown to Santa’s imminent arrival. Losing track of time? Your calendar will remind you how long you’ve got left to get sorted for the big day. Need a pre-Christmas pick-me-up? Get a little treat every day just for making it through the mayhem. We love tradition! 

We also love chocolate, but with so many amazing non-confectionary Advent Calendars around, we’d rather save the sugar rush for Christmas Day. From cheese and beauty products to stationery and toys, these little doors hold surprises for everyone - with not a scrap of tin foil in sight. These are our pick of the best no-chocolate advent calendars for kids and adults for 2019.

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Body Shop Dream Big Advent Calendar

Get prepped for the party season with the gorgeous range of Body Shop Dream Big Advent Calendars. The doors of these delightful Christmas cottages are bursting open with bath and body products in delicious scents including classic favourites and special edition treats. Festive fun for beauty lovers with a little bit of luxury every day!

Get a Body Shop Beauty Advent Calendar from $100

Ilchester 12 Days of Cheesemas

This is the big cheese of advent calendars and an absolute bargain! Enjoy a dozen Fromage flavours with 12 Days of Cheesemas from British cheese company Ilchester. Try Applewood, Mature Cheddar, Red Leicester and Double Gloucester, plus cracking Christmas additions like Wensleydale with Cranberries and Wensleydale with Gingerbread.

Buy the Ilchester Cheesemas Advent Calendar from Woolworths for $16.

BoozeBud Advent Calendar

As summer heats up you can make sure you count down the days ‘til Christmas with a coldie in your hand! Get 25 bottles of premium liquid amber in the BoozeBud Advent Calendar, showcasing Australia’s best craft beers including brews from 4 Pines, BentSpoke, Balter, Hop Nation, Stomping Ground, Modus Operandi, Bridge Road & more. Also available with Ciders. 

Get BoozeBud 2019 Advent Calendar for $109.99

Whisky Advent Calendar

This stylish Whisky Advent Calendar is the height of sophistication for liquor lovers! Whisky connoisseurs can indulge in 24 different, hand-made wax-sealed glass drams sourced from  21 distilleries around the globe. This curated collection includes a range of styles, including single malt, blended whisky, bourbon and more, from some of the world’s finest Whisky producers.

Get your Whisky Advent Calendar for $234.74

Kikki.K Stationery Lover's Advent Calendar

Keep your stationary supply addiction satisfied in the countdown to Christmas Day! Get 25 days of Kikki.K love with stylish stationery surprises behind every window of the deluxe pink and rose gold gift box. This Stationery Lover's Advent Calendar treats you to some exclusive essentials in the brands signature Swedish design.

Get your Kikki.K Stationery Lover's Advent Calendar for $149.99.

OPI Hello Kitty Advent Calendar

Everyone’s favourite feline has cosied up with iconic nail lacquer brand OPI to make sure your nails are fabulously festive! This limited edition OPI Hello Kitty Advent Calendar delivers 25 mini varnishes for your daily pop of colour. The must-have collection includes a range of vibrant shades like Let's Be Friends!, Let’s Celebrate! and Let Love Sparkle. 

Get the OPI Hello Kitty Advent Calendar for $89.95 exclusively from David Jones.

T2 Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar

Sip your way to Christmas Day with the exotic flavours of T2 teas, and keep your cool with a daily cuppa before the Christmas chaos kicks in! With a delicious collection of 24 teas, the T2 Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar includes signature flavours, new additions and delightful festive blends, so you’ll have the perfect brew for every day of this colourful yuletide countdown.

Get the T2 Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar for $40

No-Chocolate Advent Calendars for Kids

Lego Advent Calendars

These super cool Lego Advent Calendars come in popular themes like Harry Potter, Star Wars, Lego Friends and  Lego City. From Hogwarts to a galaxy far, far away, you’ll get a Lego surprise every day for 24 days! Each door will reveal a new piece including Christmas novelties, accessories and Minifigures to build your own magical scenes and boost your Lego collection.

See the Lego Advent Calendar range at Big W from $39.

Our Generation Advent Calendar

Girls (and boys!) who have fallen in love with the Our Generation range of dolls and accessories, can spoil their sidekick with 24 Christmas-themed surprises. This limited edition Our Generation Advent Calendar is available for the first time and includes everything you need to get your OG kid ready for the festive season!

Get your Our Generation Advent Calendar for $59.

Smiggle Advent Calendar

The popular Smiggle advent calendar is back with a colourful Christmas countdown collection. Full of your favourite, fun stationery items including stickers, pens, pencils, erasers, glitter glue, highlighters and more, the Smiggle Advent Calendar has 25 days of limited edition Smiggle stationery surprises including 8 exclusive items.

Get the Smiggle Advent Calendar 2019 for $44.95.

Barbie Advent Calendar

Your little Barbie fan will love getting her new doll razzle-dazzled for the party season! Get a Barbie doll plus 23 hidden pieces including clothes, shoes, accessories and pets with this amazing Barbie Advent Calendar. Reveal Barbie’s surprise mix and match wardrobe and get her ready for some festive fun, plus there’s a child-sized keepsake ring.

Get your Barbie Advent Calendar for $25 from Kmart.

12 Days of Christmas Ooshies Calendars

Frozen 2 is almost here!  And so is Christmas! Celebrate both with this cute collection. Perfect for little hands, the 12 Days of Christmas Frozen 2 Ooshies Calendar features the new larger Ooshies figures. Reveal a new Ooshie every day with your favourite Frozen characters. Also available in DC, Marvel, Toy Story 4 and Ryan’s World themes.

See the 12 Days of Christmas Ooshies XL range at Big W.

Harry Potter Pocket Pop Advent Calendar

With all the wonder of the wizarding world, this magical Harry Potter Pocket Pop Advent Calendar houses 24 collectible vinyl figures, hidden behind its mysterious doors. Who will reveal themselves each day? It’s a chamber of secrets! From Hogwarts and beyond, your favourite witches, wizards and villains promise a spellbinding Christmas.

Get your Harry Potter Pocket Pop Advent Calendar for $80 from EB Games.

Crayola Countdown Calendar

The long wait for Santas’ arrival is the perfect time for your little helpers to get crafty and creative - and who does it better than Crayola! Discover 24 craft activities as each of the calendar doors open, plus a new Crayola item each day such as crayons, markers, paint, and more. Get into the spirit with a splash of colour and create some gifts too.

Get the Crayola Countdown Calendar for $29.99 from Myer.

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