Amazon’s Top 11 Advent Calendars for 2021!

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Countdown to Christmas with one of these best-selling Amazon Advent calendars! 🎅🏻

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Is there anything more exciting for kids (and kids at heart) than counting down the days until Christmas? We think not!

It may be early to start counting down, but it’s never too soon to start planning your favorite Christmas traditions. To get you thinking, we’re sharing some of Amazon’s most popular Advent calendars of 2021 that are sure to be a total hit!


Here are 10 of the top-selling Advent calendars available on Amazon right now:

*Please note that Amazon prices change often, and these were the current prices at the time of posting.


1. Bonne Maman 2021 Limited Edition Advent Calendar sells out every single year.

stack of mini jelly jars on christmas towel with advent calendar in background

Buy it now – $34.99

The Bonne Maman 2021 Limited Edition Advent Calendar is the perfect, delicious countdown to the holidays filled with mini fruit spreads and honey! Plus, it would also make for a great gift for the foodie in your life. This is always one of the most popular advent calendars every year, so get one before they sell out!

If you want to know more about this tasty advent calendar, you can read my full review HERE!

Out of stock on Amazon? You can still score this Advent Calendar at these retailers:



2. Keep your hands busy until Christmas with the Coogam Metal Wire Puzzle Advent Calendar.

hand holding advent calendar metal puzzles

Buy it now – $13.99 (regularly $14.99) 

Celebrate the coming of Christmas with a fun and challenging new puzzle every day! This unique Coogam Advent calendar offers a metal brain-teaser behind every door and is fun for the whole family! Better yet, as the big day gets closer, the puzzles become more challenging!

I even did a full review of this metal puzzle Advent calendar… my kiddos loved it so much!


3. We couldn’t be any more excited about the Friends: The Official Advent Calendar.

white stock photo of friends advent calendar

Pre-order it now – $25.49 (regularly $29.99) 

Any devoted Friends lover will be running to scoop up this year’s Friends Advent Calendar which has 25 days of surprises including books, recipe cards, and more!

While there are currently no reviews on this year’s countdown, we expect it to be great considering last year’s Friends Advent Calendar received over 5,000 5-star reviews and this year’s version is new & improved yet again! We know it’ll live up to the hype…and then some. 😏 What more could a seriously devoted Friends-lover ask for?!

The 2021 Friends Advent Calendar releases & ships on October 5th, 2021. 

Keep in mind that Amazon has a pre-order price guarantee! Order now and if Amazon’s price decreases between your order time and the end of the day of the release date, you’ll receive the lowest price! Sweet! 


4. You’ll really soak up the holidays when you’re bathing in an Advent calendar full of handmade soaps.

hand holding open door on advent calendar with soaps

Buy it now – $27.24

Treat yourself or a friend this season to the ultimate spa experience advent calendar! For under $30,. you can score 24 handmade soaps from Bomb Cosmetics and each one is thoughtfully made with natural ingredients & essential oils! To make it even more fun, each door will display a festive name and lists the benefits and smells in each one!


5. There’s a 2021 LEGO City Advent calendar for everybody this year.

hand holding lego harry potter advent calendar

Buy it now – starting at $29.95

Count down to Christmas with a daily surprise from the exciting world of LEGO City! This year LEGO also released Advent calendars from its Harry Potter, The Avengers, Star Wars, and LEGO Friends lines so there are endless affordable options regardless of what you love most.

Either way, each highly anticipated advent calendar will come complete with 25 surprises for you to build your LEGO city, play games, and, of course, count down until the big day!


6. Unbox a new charm each day with this gorgeous charm bracelet Advent calendar.

charm bracelet advent calendar stock photo with white background

Buy it now – $22.99

Know any seriously obsessed Pandora bracelet fans? This Advent calendar idea looks so similar to Pandora, but is way more budget-friendly! Think how much fun it will be to add a festive holiday charm to your bracelet each day then come Christmas, you’ll have a complete piece to show off to all your friends and family.


7. Get 12 new pairs of gaming socks with this Hasbro board game advent calendar on Amazon.

woman holding pair of monopoly socks with board game advent calendar

Buy it now – $15.99

If there’s one thing I know, you can never have enough socks and this Advent calendar idea would even be one the teens love! Your board game-loving box will be stuffed full of thoughtful socks from popular board games like Life, Candy Land, Sorry, Clue, Monopoly, and so much more!


8. The Melissa & Doug Countdown to Christmas Wooden Advent Calendar is a timeless favorite for little ones.

wooden advent calendar shaped like a tree

Buy it now$24.79

This highly-rated Melissa & Doug Countdown to Christmas Wooden Advent Calendar is a perennial favorite with our readers. It includes 24 unique magnetic ornaments plus a star for Christmas day – all of which fit neatly inside the box attached to the base of the tree. This would make a great gift for any child’s first advent calendar.


9. The Disney Storybook Advent Calendars contains 24 festive books. 

hand holding multiple mini christmas books

Pre-order it now – $24.99 (regularly $29.99)

With all-new books for 2021, the Disney Storybook Advent Calendars will be released on November 16 and we can hardly wait! My daughter and I had so much fun reading all of the 2020 books (shown above) so we have high expectations for what the 2021 editions have in store.

The 2021 Disney Advent Calendars will be released on November 16, 2021. Note that pre-order availability keeps going in and out on Amazon, so check back to snag yours before the holidays!

Each advent calendar has 24 individually wrapped paperback books inside so kids can discover a new surprise in each sleeve every day leading up to Christmas. Depending on your kiddos’ interests, there are themed options like the Marvel Storybook Advent Calendar and Disney Princess Storybook Advent Calendar, too!


10. An Advent Calendar Colouring Book is great for all ages.

coloring book with bird and holly

Buy it now – $7.45

Have some time to kill leading up to Christmas? If you’re not looking for a spendy Amazon advent calendar, this one is under $10 and will keep kids and adults busy all through the month of December! In fact, these coloring book Advent calendars are so affordable you could buy one for your entire family to do together and still probably pay less than some of the other advent calendars I’ve shared above.

Each day you’ll enjoy colored Christmas favorites like reindeer, angels, bells, and presents – plus, a few fun surprises too!


11. The Purple Cow’s “Crazy Scientist” Advent Calendar is perfect for budding science enthusiasts.

woman holding scientist advent calendar

Buy it now – $39.90

This totally unique Advent calendar contains 24 little boxes, each with a different science experiment hidden inside. Your little scientist (ages 8 and up) will learn about chemistry, biology, mechanics, optics, magnets, and more!

The Purple Cow’s Crazy Scientist Advent calendar comes with a beautiful 60+ page booklet full of detailed experiments, accompanying photos, and additional scientific facts relating to the experiments.


Thinking about making your own Advent calendar? We’ve got you covered!


Watch our Advent calendar page for deals and hot new releases all season long!


Sara is a self-taught blogger and photographer with 5 years of experience having work featured in various building, travel, and fashion publications, most notably Bassett Furniture and Fossil.


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