Countdown to Christmas with these foodie Advent calendars

Bean Box 12 Mornings of Coffee. Image courtesy Bean Box
Bean Box 12 Mornings of Coffee. Image courtesy Bean Box /

Christmas is coming! There’s so much excitement in counting down the days to December 25th. Foodie advent calendars make for an even more delicious celebration. The Advent calendar market has exploded and there are literally hundreds of calendars for all kinds of foodies at all different price points. We have tried to round up a variety of different products to help you and the foodies in your life find the perfect calendar to help you countdown to Christmas. If you see one that you like, order it now, as many of these usually sell out!


Man Crates Jerky Advent Calendars ($89)
Man Crates has four different themed Jerky Advent calendars for the jerky lovers in your life. Each calendar is filled with 25 different jerky bites in flavors like garlic, ghost pepper, Cajun and teriyaki. Choose from Ho-Ho-Holy Cow, Cow Carolers, Christmas Sweater or Tis the Season.


Godiva Holiday Classic Chocolate Advent Calendar ($40)
For the chocolate lover in your life, a Godiva Advent calendar is sure to please. Their Holiday Classic calendar is a box containing 24 pieces of classic Godiva milk chocolates, dark chocolates, and white chocolates as well as some seasonal pieces. For a more indulgent treat, they also have a 24-day Holiday Chocolate Truffle calendar for $70.

Jelly Belly Harry Potter Advent Calendar ($19.99)
Jelly Belly has an Advent calendar that combines jelly beans and Harry Potter! This fun combo is perfect for Potterheads and Jelly Belly fans alike. The calendar contains 24 .28 ounce bags of jellybeans. Flavors include Banana, Cotton Candy, Lemon, Watermelon and more.

Lady M Winter Wishes Advent Calendar ($80)
This Advent calendar includes a snow globe atop the calendar. There are 24 tabs that include a variety of Lady M confections including Chocolate Marshmallows, Red Velvet Crunch Bites, Apple Cider Jellies and more.

Sugarfina 24 Tastes of Christmas Advent Calendar ($60)
This 24-day Advent calendar features a gingerbread house containing drawers filled with four pieces of candy for each day.  Each day brings a different variety including Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels, Heavenly Sours, Lemon Shortbread Cookies, Santa’s Donuts and more.

Count down the days to Christmas with one of these foodie Advent calendars!


Harry & David’s 12 Days of Cheese ($199.99)
Any turophiles will enjoy a cheese Advent calendar. Harry & David’s 12 Days of Cheese calendar includes 12 different cheeses from artisan creameries. The cheese are packaged in a seasonally decorated crate.  Some of the cheeses include a Truffle Hive from Beehive Cheese Company in Utah, a Rogue Creamery® Smokey Blue® cheese and Grafton Village 2-Year Cheddar cheese. Cheeses range in size from 4.2 ounces to 12 ounces, which are perfect for sharing!


Bean Box 12 Mornings of Coffee ($64)
Coffee lovers will enjoy this Advent calendar. The calendar contains 12 different limited-edition blends encased in a storybook gift box. The calendar is available in whole bean or freshly ground coffee and each bag will brew a pot of coffee of 4-6 mugs. Flavors include roasted chestnut and spicy gingerbread.


Harry & David Advent Cookie Calendar ($99.99)
Each drawer of this 24-day calendar includes cookies! Varieties include double chocolate cherry, gingerbread sandwich cookies, peanut butter chocolate chunk and more. There are duplicates of flavors over the 24 days.

Walkers Shortbread Advent Calendar ($29.99)
If you’ve never tried Walkers Shortbread, this calendar is a perfect opportunity! The calendar contains 24 windows that each contain a bite-sized shortbread cookie in a variety of shapes and flavors.


Williams-Sonoma 12 Days of Hot Cocoa Advent Calendar ($49.95)
Who doesn’t enjoy a hot cup of cocoa on a cold day?! This foodie calendar is perfect for kids and adults! Behind each of the 12 doors is a packet of hot cocoa. There are 12 packets, that include 2 each of six different flavors (dark chocolate cocoa, double chocolate cocoa, hazelnut cocoa, creamy vanilla cocoa, peppermint cocoa and salted caramel cocoa).


12 Days of Hot Sauce ($24.99)
This calendar includes 12 days of hot sauce. Each bottle is 2 ounces and includes flavors like Carolina Reaper, Garlic, Wasabi and Mild Mango.


Bonne Maman Preserves Advent Calendar ($49.99)
Bonne Maman makes some of the tastiest preserves! Their advent calendar is filled with 24 mini 1 ounce jars of preserves, jelly and honey.


The Popcorn Factory Winter Delight Holiday Popcorn Advent Calendar ($44.99)
This 12 day calendar includes not just popcorn, but also has chocolate pretzels, cookies and candy.

Williams Sonoma Christmas Popcorn Advent Calendar ($69.95)
Each day of this 24-day Advent calendar contains an element to enjoy a popcorn party on Christmas Eve. Each day there are different popping corn (unpopped kernels) and popcorn seasonings.


Ceretto Organic 12 Days of Italian Soups ($34.99)
This soup box contains 12 different vegan Italian soups. They come in 2.47 ounce cans and include flavors like pasta and chickpeas, Tuscan vegetable, and beans and spelt.


Williams Sonoma Spice Advent Calendar ($49.95)
This spice calendar was produced for Williams Sonoma by Parisian spice specialist Le Comptoir Colonial. This is a 24-day calendar that contains 24 different spices: 6 for vegetables and side dishes, 7 for fish, 9 for meat and 2 for dessert recipes.


Give Them Beer -Beer Advent Calendar ($79)
Beer lovers will enjoy this Advent calendar which contains 12 cans of craft beer. There are a variety of beer styles including IPAs, Stouts and Ales.

Give Them Beer -Hard Seltzer Advent Calendar ($59)
This calendar has 12 different cans of hard seltzers from brands like Truly, White Claw and Vizzy. Fans of hard seltzers get to enjoy a variety of flavors without having to commit to buying a whole box from one brand.

Give Them Beer -Tequila Advent Calendar ($99)
This tequila calendar includes 12 different 50 mL bottles. Varieties include blanco, reposado and añejo from brands like Casamigos, Don Julio, Corazon, and 1800.

Give Them Beer -Whiskey Advent Calendar ($139)
This calendar includes 24 different whiskies curated from around the word including brands like Johnnie Walker, Four Roses, WhistlePig, Maker’s Mark, and Jameson.


David’s Tea: 24 Days of Tea ($55)
Fans of David’s Tea will want to get this annually-released calendar. This calendar contains 24 1 ounce tins of their loose leaf tea. Each day there’s a different flavor of tea that includes throwback faves, bestselling blends, sneak peeks and exclusives. Some of the tea flavors include Merry Mistletoe, Hazelnut Chocolate and Apple Cider.

English Tea Shop Organic Tea Advent Calendar ($14.99)
This English Tea Shop Advent calendar contains 25 tea bags in a variety of flavors including Gingerbread Treat, Peppermint Candy and Festive Spice. Each bag is housed in a tiny box that gets opened each day. There are some duplicate flavors in the 25 boxes.

Teas From Around the World Advent Calendar ($64)
Palais des Thés has a tea Advent calendar that contains 24 mini loose leaf tins. The calendar features 7 Grand Cru teas and 17 Single-Estate teas including Korean Jukro and Japanese Sencha Ariake.  They also have a 24 cotton tea bag Advent calendar for $36.


Direct Wines Wine Advent Calendars ($149.99)
Direct Wines has two different wine Advent calendars available. Cheers Around the World, from WSJ Wine, contains 24 different quarter-bottles of wine including Cabernet, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, rosé, Port and a half bottle of Prosecco. Home for the Holidays, from Laithwaites, contains 24 different mini bottles of reds, whites, a couple of rosés, a port, and a half-bottle of Prosecco.

Usual Wines Chrismukkah Wine Collection ($109)
This Usual Wines holiday collection includes 12 wines in bottles and 8 spritzes in cans.  There are 2 Red, 2 Rosé, 2 Brut, 2 Grenache, 2 Brut Rosé, 2 Pinot Gris, 4 Raspberry Spritz, and 4 Guava Spritz.

Vinebox 12 Nights of Wine. Image courtesy Vinebox
Vinebox 12 Nights of Wine. Image courtesy Vinebox /

Vinebox: 24 Nights of Wine ($199)
For the first time, Vinebox has a 24 Nights of Wine box. This collection includes one Holi-DAY collection and one Twas the NIGHT collection for a total of 24 wines. Each box contains 12 glass tubes of a different European wine that include white, red and rosé varieties. They also have a 12 Nights of Wine box ($129).

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Which of these Advent calendars do you want to buy this year?