12 Advent Calendars for the Holiday Season

Count down to Christmas Day with these delightful Advent calendars

From beauty products to sweet treats, count down to Christmas with these Advent calendars filled with cheerful surprises

24 Days of Tea, $40

Savour the warmth of the holidays with seasonal offerings from David’s Tea. Flavours such as Santa’s Secret, Spiced Apple and Snow Day will make you feel all cozy insideperfectly in spirit with the season.


L’OCCITANE Advent Calendar, $59

Treat yourself or a loved one to L’OCCITANE‘s luxurious beauty and skincare products. Behind each château door is a best-selling favourite, including Aromachologie Relaxing Shower Gel, Peony Hand Cream, Verbena Fresh Toilette and much more.

Craft Beer Advent Calendar

Beer enthusiasts rejoice! Craft Beer’s Advent calendar is back this year with 24 hand-picked beers, including strong ales, imperial stouts, porters, bitters, blond ales and many more. Each removable window contains a note on the history of craft beer so you can learn about what you are sipping as you cheers to the holiday season.

Available at various local liquor stores (prices vary)

The Body Shop Beauty Advent Calendar, $99

Keep your skin glowing and fresh this festive season with The Body Shop’s Beauty Advent calendar. There are lots of little goodies to enjoy, such as shower gels, lip butters, nail polish, body lotions and more.

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Ciaté London Mini Mani Month Nail Polish Set, $70

There’s nothing more festive than holiday nails! Ciaté London’s Advent calendar comes complete with 18 mini-colours, two nail toppers, two nail treatments, one full-sized polish and a glittery nail file to keep your fingers and toes on point for all those Christmas parties. Colours include Goal Digger (rose gold metallic), Boudoir (deep red), Iced Frappe (off white) and more.

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New District’s Wine Advent Calendar, $950

This one is for the wine lovers! New District’s wine Advent calendar offers 25 hand-picked bottles perfect for holiday entertaining. The elegant wooden case also comes with a fold-out calendar so you can take notes on your favourite wines and food pairings. With a selection of both international and local wines, there’s no better way to count down to Christmas than unveiling a new bottle each day. Salut!

*Due to limited numbers, New District is also offering custom-made advent calendars. Call 604-299-3663 no later than Sunday, November 20 to place an order.

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Clarins Advent Calendar, $132

Get spoiled with 24 iconic beauty products by Clarins that will keep your skin clean, moisturized and healthy just in time for Christmas. This Advent calendar includes three full-sized products, trial-sized goodies, accessories and lots more.

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Purdys’ Winter Wonderland Advent Calendar, $25

Be whisked away into a festive vintage carnival with Purdys’ Winter Wonderland Advent Calendar. This frosty reusable teal box is complete with 24 delicious chocolates tucked away into little drawers, including foiled bells, Santa Claus and a snowman.

Chez Christophe Advent Calendar, $26.95

Local patisserie Chez Christophe‘s new Advent calendar is filled with a surprise selection of chocolate delights perfectly wrapped up in holiday shapes. Flavours include milk chocolate, caramel crunch, white and blonde chocolate. Visit the award-winning shop in Burnaby Heights (4717 Hastings Street) to get one today.

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Saje 12 Days Of Wellness, $89.95

Give the gift of healing this winter with 12 Days Of Wellness by Saje. This beautiful box of surprises includes products such as Peppermint Halo, Liquid Sunshine Diffuser Blend, Tingle Mint Lip Balm and a Ceramic Diffuser that will have you and your loved ones feeling relaxed for the holidays.

Seasons Greetings 24-Pack, $73

Central City and Parallel 49 have released The Seasons Greetings 24-Pack Advent calendar featuring a selection of favourite seasonal beers from both breweries, including five limited-edition award-winning craft beers. Enjoy a surprise each day in December from this bright and merry gift box wrapped up in festive fashion. 

Available at B.C. Liquor Stores, and select private liquor stores

The Face Shop Advent Calendar, $39

Get your hands on The Face Shop’s 2016 Advent calendar and enjoy 12 beauty goodies including nail polishes, a pair of falsh lashes, a foot mask and many more surprises inside this super chic box.