Christmas Is Over, But Now is the Best Time to Buy Advent Calendars

Here are 10 options we love

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Baking advent calendar

Photo: Williams Sonoma / Image Treatment: The Spruce

Christmas might be over, but there’s one holiday-related item left to tick off your list: now is actually the perfect time to buy yourself an advent calendar. Yes, the official advent period is over, but the items inside these finds are handy all year long. There’s no need to miss out on some great products—some of which are now available at a steep discount.

Read on to check out a few of our favorites.

Williams Sonoma Holiday Advent Calendar: 24 Days of Baking Cookies

Williams Sonoma Holiday Advent Calendar: 24 Days of Baking Cookies

Williams Sonoma

While festive cookies are a Christmas requirement, the act of baking is thankfully not limited to just one month. That means this cookie-baking calendar from Williams Sonoma is handy now through November, even if it looks like it’s straight from the North Pole. Use whatever you please now and stash the seasonal pieces away for later.

Crate & Barrel 12 Days of Christmas Candle Advent Calendar

Crate & Barrel 12 Days of Christmas Candle Advent Calendar

Crate & Barrel

There is nothing better for winter than being stocked on cozy candles. This advent calendar option from Crate & Barrel is a great way to do just that—plus, with a price reduction, this set comes in under $30 for 12 candles.

Bonne Maman Limited Edition Advent Calendar

Bonne Maman 2021 Limited Edition Advent Calendar

In recent years, the annual Bonne Maman Advent Calendar has become extremely coveted, and we can totally see why. If you're lucky enough to get your hands on one of these, your days for the foreseeable future are bound to be upgraded by the twenty-three mini fruit spreads and one honey.

Uncommon Goods Advent Shower Steamer Set

Uncommon Goods Advent Shower Steamer Set

Uncommon Goods

Bath bombs are great in theory—but not if you don’t have a tub. This Advent Shower Steamer Set is an ideal workaround, and if you just let them fizz while you wash (or clean), then their essential oils act as a diffuser and scent the air.

Uncommon Goods Stitch a Day Advent Embroidery Calendar

Uncommon Goods Stitch a Day Advent Embroidery Calendar

Uncommon Goods

If you’ve always wanted to try an embroidery journal, then this advent option might be the perfect place to start! Sure, the colors of the threads included are fairly Christmassy, but that’s an easy fix. In reality, this just might be the boost you need to get started on an even bigger project for the year ahead.

Voluspa 12 Day Advent Calendar

Voluspa 12 Day Advent Calendar

Sephora

It’s well documented here at The Spruce that appealing to all the senses is key when decorating a room—and yes, that includes scents. Voluspa has some incredible-smelling options, and this little twelve-day calendar is a great way to sample them all and find the ones that best suit you and your space.

Vinebox 12 Nights of Wine

Vinebox 12 Days of Wine

Vinebox

Wine advent calendars seem like a good idea—until you end up with a stockpile of mini wine bottles that only a flight attendant could admire. But, this calendar is perfect: the bottles are adorable enough to enhance any bar cart, and the calendar itself includes tasting notes and food pairings. Consider it research for all your 2023 dinner parties to come. 

DAVIDsTEA 24 days of matcha advent calendar

DAVIDsTEA 24 days of matcha advent calendar

DAVIDsTEA

If your 2023 resolution is to try out some new caffeine alternatives, then this matcha-based advent calendar is for you. With twenty-four different matcha flavors ranging from orange spice to vanilla chai, it’s a great way to start your January days with a little more excitement now that all the Christmas cheer is behind us.

World Market 12 Days Of Crystal Magic Self Care Advent Calendar

World Market 12 Days Of Crystal Magic Self Care Advent Calendar

World Market

Whether you’re already into crystals or just looking to learn some more, then this advent calendar is an ideal starter kit. It includes a dozen crystals, as well as words of wisdom, inspirational messages, and insight on how to use your crystals to maximize their power.

World Market Twelve Days of Hot Sauce

World Market 12 Days of Hot Sauce Advent Calendar

World Market

Honing your cooking skills is an admiral goal for 2023, and this advent calendar can at least help you spice things up. With flavors like Mango Mild and Wasabi, this calendar is the perfect way to test out your taste buds and add some extra flavor to your kitchen. 

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