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The Best Advent Calendars To Countdown To The Holidays With (2018 Edition)

The Best Advent Calendars To Countdown To The Holidays With (2018 Edition)

By Thomas Kenzaki

Counting down to the most anticipated day of the year is made more fun when you have an advent calendar. Today you can literally find hundreds of different options to suit your individual tastes. Here's a run down of my favourite advent calendars that you can buy in 2018.

LEGO City Advent Calendar - $39.99 (Amazon Canada)
This always popular LEGO advent calendar is back for 2018. Have fun opening and building a mini LEGO set each day.

Funko Advent Calendar: Harry Potter - $59.99 (EB Games)
This year Funko, a popular toy collectable brand, released a fun Harry Potter themed advent calendar. Open a new pocket Pop! vinyl figure each day. This is a HOT set so if you see it in stock, buy it before it sells out!

Tsum Tsum Disney Countdown to Christmas Advent Calendar Playset - $59.99 (Amazon Canada) Collect and stack adorable Tsum Tsum figures dressed up in their holiday best. A must have for fans of Disney's popular Tsum Tsum collectables.

Chocolats Favoris Shareable Advent Calendar - $34.49 (Chocolats Favoris)
This delicious advent calendar from Canadian artisanal chocolate company, Chocolats Favoris, will surely satisfy your sweet tooth. Enjoy at least 4 decadent chocolate bites each day in a mix of their popular and holiday flavours.

Artdeco Advent Calendar 2018 - $89 (Shoppers Drug Mart)
Toys and chocolates are great but for more grown up tastes, this Artdeco advent calendar will hit the spot. Have fun revealing 1 of the 24 beauty products each day.

ATELIER COLOGNE: Discovery Advent Calendar - $75 (Sephora)
If you're a fan of perfumes, this advent calendar was made for you. With seventeen 1.7 mL mini bottles plus more bath and body treatments, you'll have a lot to try out in this advent calendar from Atelier Cologne.

FAO Schwarz: LED Wooden Advent Calendar Sleigh - $50 (Hudson’s Bay)
This wooden sleigh advent calendar from iconic brand FAO Schwarz is sure to turn heads when put on display in your home. Unlike the other calendars featured in this guide, this one comes empty for you to customize with toys or chocolates of your choosing.

24 Days of Tea Advent Calendar - $49 (David’s Tea)
24 loose leaf teas, 2 portions per day, 1 limited edition Perfect Spoon AND the 24 daily boxes can be used as ornaments? By the numbers it sounds like the perfect advent calendar for any tea lover.

Hot Wheels Advent Calendar - $34.99 (Toys R Us Canada)
With 8 specially decorated Hot Wheels vehicles and 16 accessories, your kids will be delighted with each new days surprise. Race around the track on the flap or add the cars to your existing Hot Wheels collection.

Hatchimals CollEGGtibles - Advent Calendar - $39.99 (Toys R Us Canada)
Remember the Hatchimal craze 2 years ago? Think of that except miniaturized and in advent calendar form. There are 50+ surprises hidden behind the 24 doors.

Melissa & Doug Countdown to Christmas Wooden Advent Calendar - $24.98 (
Melissa & Doug makes fun wooden toys for kids. With this advent calendar you don't open a surprise each day, but instead place a set of magnetic ornaments and star on the tree.

Crayola Christmas Countdown Activity Advent Calendar - $22.99 (Amazon Canada)
A fun and creative twist to traditional advent calendars. With 24 gifts including markers, crayons, paints and more, your kids will have lots to keep them busy with and hopefully give you a bit of peace and quiet to wrap some gifts.