10 Grown-Up Christmas Advent Calendars

For generations we’ve seen and many of us partake in the tradition of counting down to Christmas by gnoshing on a sweet treat behind a set of 24 or 25 doors on an advent calendar. For something different, we scoured the Internet and did a little shopping of our own and found these ten more grown-up versions of Christmas Advent calendars. Most of these are reasonably priced. Unlike the 2019 Advent calendar released by Tiffany & Co. that cost $112,000.

For the Glamorous

We found this surprise at Hobby Lobby. This calendar holds 24 different make up accessories. Find mascara, eye shadow, lip glosses and more. Perfect for someone wanting to try something new from Eyecandy.

For the Beer Lover

If you can find these on Aldi store shelves, snatch them up quick. 24 bottles of beers in a box (sounds like the start of a good song). They also carry a wine advent calendar.

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For the Carnivores

Fans of dried, salted meat need to line up for this countdown calendar. Enjoy 25 days of 20+ flavors of jerky. Sample flavors like Honey Bourbon, General Tso and Root Beer Habanero from Mancrates.

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For your Friends

Can this be any more kitsch? This calendar is The One From the Hit TV Series. Find over 40 keepsakes over 25 days that will remind you of the laughs coming out mid-November on Amazon.

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For the Feet

From the network that brought you Happy Trees, comes a Happy Socks calendar. Ladies, now you can have a new pair of socks every day in December until Christmas thanks to Shop PBS.

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For the Whiskey Lover

This one is truly for adults. Discover the world of whiskies thanks to Flaviar. Experience 24 different varieties of the alcoholic beverages. Each 1.7 oz. glass comes with a description and flavor notes.

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For the Movie Watcher

Cost Plus World Market offers a huge selection of advent calendars including this one that caught our eye. Try a flavor every night when you sit down to watch a movie or TV. Each Joe & Seph’s selection was handmade in Great Britain.

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For the Coffee Enthusiast

What we like most about the Nespresso Advent Calendar is that for each of the 24 days, you get two(!) coffee capsules. Only good for use in the Original Nespresso machines.

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For the Culinary Artist

From sea salt to fruit preserves to candles and more, find 24 of Williams-Sonoma’s all time favorite seasonings and holiday gifts in one set. Experiment with these condiments to bring your holiday meals up a level!

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For the Doggos

Treat your dog to the holiday countdown season with 24 dog cookies. One for each day but we’re sure they’ll try to eat all at once. They will certainly Bark the Halls for the Bosco & Roxy goodies.

All this talk of food and drink makes me want to go shop for some restaurant-themed gifts for the holiday season.

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