With Christmas just around the corner, we’re set to jingle our way through the season and count down until the big day. But this year, we’re ditching traditional advent calendars, and swapping them out for something a bit more fun and unique!
From foodie-focused countdowns to beauty-filled delights, our retailers have something for everyone. So, grab your Santa hat and let’s sleigh the day away as we unwrap a world of fun and quirky advent calendars!
24 days of glam
Whether you’re treating yourself or the beauty lover in your life, these advent calendars are sure to add a touch of glam and magic to their December! If you want to grab a calendar that covers a little bit of everything, we recommend securing the Sephora Collection the Future is Yours Advent Calendar Set or the Mecca Max Mini Marvels 12-Piece Advent Calendar.
For something a bit more focused on the skin, body and mind, you’re going to love the Lush Advent Calendar which includes bath bombs, body lotions, lip scrubs and more. Other luxe choices are the L’Occitane Classic Beauty Advent Calendar, or the 12 Days of Endota from Endota Spa or the Box of Wishes & Wonders Big Advent Calendar from The Body Shop.
If fragrances are more your thing, you’ll adore the Yves Saint Laurent X23 Advent Calendar from David Jones that is jam-packed with luxurious miniature and full-sized gifts. To infuse your home with festive scents, we recommend reaching for the Glasshouse Fragrances Advent Calendar Gift Set, from David Jones or the Pharmacy on Petrie, or the Palm Beach Collection Advent Candle Set from Myer.
Feast your way to Christmas
Is there a better way to count down to Christmas than indulging in delicious treats and heart-warming drinks? We think not!
For those who love a warm cup of tea, we suggest getting your hands on the Tea Lover’s 24 Day Fabulous Feast Tea Bag Advent Calendar from T2. This amazing advent is filled with 24 celebratory teabags that range from black tea to herbal tea, or the New English Teas Festive Tea Blends Advent Calendar from Myer. With this goodie in your hands, you can peacefully sip your way through December. Prefer coffee over tea? Well, you’re going to love the Vertuo Advent Calendar which includes limited-edition coffee pods from Nespresso.
Indulge your sweet tooth with the choc-filled Godiva 2023 Advent Calendar. This calendar is stocked with small child-sized bites or the Haigh’s Chocolates Fabric Advent Calendar, which is perfect for filling with their dark and milk chocolate filling pack. If your little ones have a sweet tooth, but also food allergies, they won't miss out on the fun with the Nomo Advent Calendar, from Big W.
Is chocolate not really your thing? Well, you might be interested in the Coles Christmas Cookie Advent Calendar, which is filled with tasty gingerbread biscuits. And the Walkers Shortbread Advent Calendar from David Jones. For something a bit more adult, you can embark on a journey of spirit discovery with the Spirits Loot Global Spirits Advent Calendar from David Jones.
Festive fun for kids
Advent calendars for little ones have had a major glow-up over the past few years—nowadays, you can get much more than just chocolate! From building blocks to story adventures, take a look at these fun and creative options from across the centre.
Count down the days to Christmas with 24 special mini Bluey books! This Bluey Awesome Advent Book Bundle could be all yours by visiting Big W. If your little one prefers crafting their own stories and drawings, they will love the Smiggle Advent Calendar, which includes a bunch or stationery goodies like pencils, glitter glue, notebooks and more!
For the creative minds in your family check out the amazing calendars from Lego®! Our favourite would have to be the LEGO® City Advent Calendar, or the LEGO® Harry Potter Advent Calendar, which is chock-full of festive characters, seasonal mini-builds, and accessories.This set is available at the Lego® Certified Store.
Collectors of all ages will love the Pokémon TCG Holiday Calendar from EB Games. This unique set includes special foil cards, booster packs and more! And the Star Wars Pop Vinyl Calendar from JB Hi Fi which is filled with Star Wars beloved characters.
No matter which of these unique advent calendars you choose, your countdown to Christmas is sure to be filled with excitement and surprises!