The Best Advent Calendars of 2019

The Best Advent Calendars of 2019 - Chasing Cinderella

One of my favorite things about the holiday season is advent calendars! They are so fun and perfect to get you excited for the holidays! It's great to be surprised every morning by a fun little treat every morning leading up the the big day. And they aren't just made of chocolate anymore!! There are so many different advent calendars, and I'm sharing some of the best available!


There are so many fun advent calendars out right now, there is absolutely no way I'd be able to share all of them. So instead, I thought I'd break it down into five categories, and share some of my top picks from each! Everything from the usual chocolate advent calendar to an advent calendar for your dog-I'm listing some of the best! 


Godiva Advent Calendar - Famous chocolatier Godiva's advent calendar game includes a selection of some of their favorite flavors wrapped in dark, milk, and white chocolate, including chocolate ganache, caramels, praline, and raspberry.

Lindt Bear Advent Calendar - Tiny chocolate bears and hazelnut chocolate balls will make this adorable calendar from the classic chocolatier a hit for all ages.

Theatre Chocolate Advent Calendar - Each drawer of this tasty calendar is filled with Charbonnel et Walker's celebrated chocolate assortments like milk sea salt pralines and cranberry truffles.

Williams Sonoma Peppermint Bark Advent Calendar - Williams Sonoma's crunchy-sweet-minty peppermint bark is famous, so who wouldn't love the chance to enjoy a bite of it every day of December?


Anthropologie Advent Calendar - Get party-ready with this Anthropologie Advent Calendar, including Londontown nail polish, Pinrose perfume, moisturizing masks from Patchology, Skyn Iceland, and Lapcos, and even a silk hair tie.

BareMinerals Advent Calendar - 24 mini versions of some of BareMinerals best-sellers including their Mineral Veil powder, bronzer, highlighter, and a whole collection of lip goodies.

Charlotte Tilbury Advent Calendar - Magic cream, a clay mask, a multi-miracle glow cleanser, a full-sized lipstick, a mini mascara, and more.

Mac Cosmetics Advent Calendar - $300 worth of MAC favorites including six mini lipsticks, four Lipglasses, five eyeshadows, plus primers, highlighters, brow products, and more.

NYX Advent Calendar - Mini versions of fan-favorite shades from NYX's lip color lines, including their Butter Gloss and Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick.

OPI Nail Polish Advent Calendar - 25 mini bottles of some of OPI's most beloved shades, plus new Hello Kitty-inspired iterations.

Sephora Collection Advent Calendar - An array of Sephora favorites, including lipsticks, eye shadow, sheet masks, bath fizzes, nail goodies, no-crimp hair ties, and more.

The Body Shop Advent Calendar - Hand creams, body butters, face mists, eyeshadow, liquid lipstick, sheet masks, body scrub, and more.

Ulta's 12 Days of Bath Gift Set - 12 essentials for a good soak, including a bath bomb, bubble bath, scented candle, and a loofah.


Beef Jerky Advent Calendar - Inside each ornament is a pair of deliciously tangy jerky bites.

Cheese Advent Calendar - ALDI's favorite imported cheese calendar, which pairs quite well with it's wine calendar counterpart, offers 8 different cheese flavors.

Cookie Advent Cookbook - This cookbook lets aspiring pastry chefs peek under an ornament on the cover each day, which will in turn lead them to a new recipe inside the book to try out on family and friends.

Hot Sauce Advent Calendar - Features 12 different hot sauces including habanero, chipotle, and two different types of sriracha.

Italian Cookie Advent Calendar - You may not be headed to Italy for Christmas but you can certainly eat like you are with this advent calendar filled with classic Italian Christmas cookies.

Sugarfina Advent Calendar - Each drawer of this advent calendar from Sugarfina and Paper Source comes with not one, but four delicious pieces of candy.


12 Nights of Wine Advent Calendar - 12 glasses of wine from vineyards around the world, each of which come in a single-serving container.

Hard Seltzer Advent Calendar - This collection of twelve hard seltzers from top producers all over the country is certain to hit the spot for anyone who has fallen in love with light, refreshing hard seltzers.

Spirits of the World Advent Calendar - 24 tastes from all over the world (plus a glass and coaster to complete your imbibing experience) from classics like rum, gin, and vodka to less common bottles like aquavit and Armagnac, all carefully sourced from top-notch producers.

Whisky Advent Calendar - A mix of 24 glass whisky bottles, complete with tasting notes that add to the experience.

Wine Advent Calendar - 24 quarter-bottles of some of the world's most-loved varieties like a stand-out 2016 Bordeaux, a Super Tuscan, bubbly Prosecco, and rich Rioja, among many more.


Cat Treat Advent Calendar - Features 25 perforated windows to help kitty countdown the days until Christmas. Behind each window sits a soft, scrumptious snack. Said snacks are made from antibiotic-free Atlantic salmon & dried seaweed.

Dog Treat Advent Calendar - This calendar is filled with cute dog biscuits made from applesauce and crushed peanuts is sure to make your dog's day.


I probably left out SO many great advent calendars, but there is only so much time in the day to put a list together lol. I've already gotten one for our pups, and am super excited about the Peppermint Bark and SugarFina ones. I will definitely be buying each of those for myself!

Thanks so much for reading! xo



  1. These are so fun! I haven't had an advent calendar is years but this makes me want one.

  2. Those alcohol ones look amazing!

  3. 12 nights of wine is RIGHT up my ally! And the snacker advent calendars are prime for my boyfriend haha.
    Thank you for sharing! Happy Holidays!
    Jordan |