• 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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    Read our guide for filling your own advent calendar:

    How to fill an advent calendar

    How to fill an advent calendar

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