The 21 Best Food and Drink Advent Calendars to Buy Online
The practice started back in the 1950s, when Cadbury tucked little pieces of chocolate behind the doors of its advent calendar. Today, the tradition has evolved to include many other treats: salty popcorn, fruity jams, spirited sips, flaming hot sauce — there’s an advent calendar for every taste! And December 1 is coming up faster than you think, so now’s the time to order your own food-themed Christmas counter.
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To help you find the tastiest calendars to count down the holiday season, we’ve rounded up 21 delicious, flavor-packed options that you can buy online. From beautifully decorated sweet treats and savory snacks to festive beverage options, keep reading to shop them all.
2020 Godiva Christmas Chocolate Advent Calendar
While Godiva’s iconic gold boxes are a crowd-pleasing Christmas gift, this colorful collection draws out the holiday fun for weeks. The milk, dark, and white chocolate assortment includes the brand’s most popular classics along with seasonal penguins, Santas, and snowmen—so they’ll get a little bit of everything.
To buy: $40; godiva.com
McCrea’s Candies 2020 Caramel Advent Calendar
New England-based McCrea’s is famous for handcrafted, slow-cooked caramels that come in distinctive flavors like lava sea salt, cafe noir, and single malt Scotch. This first-of-its-kind, all-caramel calendar is a great way to sample them all.
To buy: $42; amazon.com
Harry Potter Advent Calendar
For a truly magical holiday, count down to Christmas with the help of this Harry Potter-themed calendar. Exclusive to Williams Sonoma, each door is filled with treats straight from the wizarding world, like Fizzing Whizbees, Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans, and Lemon Sherbets.
To buy: $40; williams-sonoma.com
Pukka Herbs Tea Christmas Advent Calendar
‘Tis the season to be cozy, and what better way to get your hygge on than with a warm mug of tea? This calendar comes with 24 different herbal, fruit, and green tea blends, which are all Pukka best-sellers. What’s more, Pukka teas are certified organic, gluten free, and vegan.
To buy: $15; amazon.com
Sugarfina Tastes of Christmas Advent Calendar
Popular candy maker Sugarfina is celebrating the holidays with a whimsical collection of caramels, chocolates, and gummies. While the brand is known for its alcohol-inspired champagne bears and peach bellini hearts, this is a kid-friendly calendar with apple frogs, baby whales, fruity loops, and teeny gingerbread men. Plus, the gift-worthy packaging is so pretty, you don’t even need to wrap it up.
To buy: $48; macys.com
Bonne Maman 2020 Advent Calendar
Every year, we look forward to Bonne Maman’s jam-packed advent calendar. Rather than typical chocolate versions, the French company loads up its counter with signature and limited-edition jams, jellies, and honey. Savor flavors like Lemon and Yuzu, Fig and Cardamom, or Raspberry and Lychee practically every day of December.
To buy: $35; amazon.com
Williams Sonoma Peppermint Bark Advent Calendar
Simultaneously refreshing and comforting, peppermint bark is a holiday staple — and you can have it all season long, thanks to this advent calendar from Williams Sonoma. Count down with tiny snowmen, toy soldiers, Santas, and Christmas trees, all made of delicious semisweet chocolate, creamy white chocolate, and crushed peppermint.
To buy: $30; williams-sonoma.com
The 25 Sauces of Christmas Countdown
Warm up this winter with 25 days’ worth of Louisiana-style hot sauce. The collection uses dozens of different peppers, including banana, jalapeño, habanero, and cayenne, packaged in 2-ounce bottles ideal for tasting.
To buy: $80; amazon.com
Haribo Advent Calendar
Shockingly, not everyone is a chocolate fan. For gummy connoisseurs, this fun calendar comes with 24 different kinds of Haribo candies, including soda-flavored, sour, and sweet gummies and licorice.
To buy: $21; amazon.com
2020 Hot Chocolate Advent Calendar by Mug Cocoa
Hot chocolate bombs might be having a moment on TikTok, but we’re willing to bet this sweet advent calendar will make a bigger splash. It contains 24 different sachets of cocoa in fun flavors like Chili Willy, Campfire Marshmallow, and Cheeky Chai. Just add to your favorite milk, warm it up, and treat yourself to a chocolatey sip.
To buy: $52; etsy.com
Charbonnel et Walker Chocolate and Truffle Advent Calendar
Make the holiday season extra special with a collection of chocolates fit for royalty. As a holder of the Royal Warrant of Appointment, Charbonnet et Walker is one of approximately 800 retailers and companies that provide goods and services to Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles, and Prince Philip. Its Advent Calendar contains handmade chocolates in a variety of gourmet flavors, like Gingerbread Truffle and Dark Noisette Cream.
To buy: $95; surlatable.com
Wabash Valley Farms Popcorn Advent Calendar
Crunch and munch your way to Christmas with this popcorn-filled calendar. Hidden inside this bright orange tree are 24 mini bags of kernels to pop fresh in your home. The calendar includes popping oil and seasoning packets for flavors like Salted Caramel and French Toast. It even includes a plastic needle and thread for DIY popcorn garlands to decorate your tree.
To buy: $50; williams-sonoma.com
DavidsTea 24 Days of Matcha
For the first time ever, DavidsTea is offering a matcha-themed version of its famous 24 Days of Tea collection. From classic blends to festive brews, you’ll find a slew of matcha tea behind every door. Bonus: The calendar also includes tons of other matcha-flavored goodies like gummies and honey.
To buy: $65; davidstea.com
Borgo De' Medici Italian Cookie Advent Calendar
DIY Vintage Crate Craft Beer Advent Calendar
Made to hold 24 standard 12-ounce bottles, this DIY calendar is a fun way to customize a variety of beer flavors or to show off those craft brews you’ve been making at home. Plus, the crate’s jolly Santa design is festive enough to set under the tree as is.
To buy: $30; etsy.com
No Whey Foods Chocolate Advent Calendar
The holidays are a time where we celebrate community, and this collection of chocolates will make everyone feel included. The vegan treats are free from dairy, nuts, peanuts, soy, eggs, and gluten.
To buy: $15; amazon.com
The Premium Gin Advent Calendar
Sip and savor gin from around the globe as you make your way toward Christmas. From boutique makers to famous distilleries, this selection of 24 unique gins is a great way to taste batches from world-renowned brands.
To buy: $110; thespiritco.com
Vinebox 12 Nights of Wine
Okay, so this isn’t technically an advent calendar (which has 24 days), but there’s a reason it sells out year after year. Wine subscription service Vinebox is bringing back its wildly popular 12 Nights of Wine, which contains a mix of European reds and whites. Each glass is portioned in sleek vials for you to enjoy each night of the holiday season.
To buy: $129; getvinebox.com
Flavier’s Whiskies of the World Advent Calendar
Count down to Christmas with the help of this boozy calendar. From single malts to rich blends, the 2020 calendar holds two dozen 1.7-ounce vials of award-winning whiskies. While each day is a surprise, the Flaviar team has revealed that selections include Tennessee’s Uncle Nearest Bourbon, Kilchoman 2010 Vintage from Islay’s farm distillery, and an impressive release from Compass Box.
To buy: $225 (originally $250); flaviar.com
2020 Coffee Advent Calendar by Yawn
Power through the holiday chaos with this caffeinated calendar. Included, you’ll find 24 sachets of different specialty craft coffees that can be prepared in your French press, Chemex, percolator, or Aeropress.
To buy: $57; etsy.com
Macy's Wine Lovers’ Advent Calendar
This cheery calendar is sure to put wine lovers in the holiday spirit. Behind each of the 24 windows, you’ll find quarter bottles of a variety of wines, including Prosecco, Malbec, Pinot Grigio, and more. Plus, it ships for free. Hurry and order before November 17 to get it by December 1.
To buy: $140; macyswinecellar.com