Best advent calendars of 2022

November 24, 2022 (Last Updated: November 23, 2022)

It’s only one week until the first of December, which means only seven days until the season of advent begins. One fun and traditional way to celebrate advent is with an advent calendar, which allows you to count down each day in December leading up to Christmas.

Historically, chocolate or DIY advent calendars were the only option for us in South Africa. However, nowadays there are all sorts of offerings that will suit anyone. Here is a roundup of some of the best advent calendars that you can find in 2022 – and they are all available in South Africa!


Clarins 24 Day Advent Calendar

Essence Advent Calendar

L’Occitane Advent Calendar

The Body Shop Deluxe Advent Calendar


LEGO® Friends Advent Calendar

There are also Harry Potter™, Star Wars™ and Marvel Super Heroes LEGO® advent calendars.

Build-A-Bear Advent Calendar

Funko Pop! Advent Calendar: Classic Disney

The Funko Pop advent calendars also come in Harry Potter and DragonBall Z options.

Harry Potter Advent Calendar Cube

Food & Drink

Woolworths Chuckles® Advent Calendar

Lindt Teddy Sleigh Advent Calendar

Nespresso Original Advent Calendar

There is also an option that contains Vertuo capsules.

Gin Collection Advent Calendar


Soil Aromatherapy Advent Calendar

Mindfulness Advent Calendar

Elf-Care Advent Calendar

Yankee Candle Advent Calendar

TV & Video Games

Friends Advent Calendar

Skyrim Official Advent Calendar

Wizarding World Harry Potter Advent Calendar

Marvel Story Book Collection Advent Calendar

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How to fill an advent calendar

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