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Counting down the holidays just became a lot more fun this year, with a slate of new doored calendars inspired by some of your favorite pop culture stars, shows and movies.
From a new Dolly Parton-themed advent calendar from Williams Sonoma, to best-selling Funko Pop editions featuring “The Office” and “Pokemon,” here are the best advent calendars to get into the holiday spirit this year.
Dolly Parton Advent Calendar
Parton’s doored calendar is decorated with an illustrated image of the country singer, surrounded by a festive wreath. Behind each closed door are a variety of wrapped candies that are among some of Parton’s favorite sweets, such as chocolates, caramels, gummies and mints.
Harry Potter Advent Calendar
Travel to Honeydukes this holiday season with this premium “Harry Potter” advent calendar, filled with some of the best treats found in Hogwarts. From Ron’s favorite Lemon Sherbets to Fizzing Whizbees and Gummy Frogs, this wizard-themed calendar is the perfect gift for any “Harry Potter” fan with a sweet tooth.
The Beatles Advent Calendar
This luxury boxed advent calendar, designed in vibrant pop-art hues, is stuffed with 24 gifts fitting for any Beatlemaniac (including exclusive items that can’t be found anywhere else online).
Star Wars 2022 Advent Calendar
Count down to Christmas with Jedi and Sith. In each of the 24 doors, you’ll find a Funko Pocket Pop featuring the Star Wars characters in their Winter finest.
Marvel Advent Calendar
Your favorite Marvel superheroes are given a holiday twist in this festive advent calendar, which features 24 Funko Pocket Pops inspired by the franchise.
Guardians of the Galaxy Lego Advent Calendar
In this limited-edition Guardians of the Galaxy set, you get six minifigures of iconic Marvel heroes (Star-Lord, Rocket, Groot, Mantis, Nebula and Drax) and buildable toys such as a drone and Guardians’ spaceship.
Mickey and Minnie Advent Calendar
Behind each door on this charming advent calendar are individually wrapped treats such as chocolates, caramels, gummies and jelly beans.
Home Alone: The Official AAAAAAdvent Calendar
This charming holiday classic makes for the perfect festive advent calendar, featuring a pop-up tree with 24 paper ornaments that recall some of the most memorable scenes from the film. Some of Kevin’s misadventures included are the tarantula incident, the aftershave gimmick and and his many audio gags to throw off suspicion. Not only does the calendar come with a booklet titled “Kevin’s Guid to (Harmless) Holiday Pranks,” but you can add to the tree each day for a unique decor piece to put up during the holiday season.
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The Nightmare Before Christmas Advent Calendar: Ghoulish Delights
Any fans of the cult classic will appreciate this ghoulish advent calendar, which brings the best parts of Halloween and Christmas together for a nostalgia-inducing countdown to the holidays. The Tim Burton-inspired calendar includes mini books, notecards, ornaments and other references to the iconic 1993 film.
Pokemon Funko Advent Calendar (25% Off)
“Catch em all” in this Funko Pokemon Countdown Calendar, whose doors hide 24 different Pokemon Pocket Pops to add to your collection.
Harry Potter Funko Pop Advent Calendar (18% Off)
No Funko Pop collection is complete without your favorite Hogwarts characters. This brand new “Harry Potter” edition features miniature figures of Hermione, Ron and Harry, among dozens more so you can recreate the story’s most iconic scenes.
The Office Funko Advent Calendar(38% Off)
Add to your Funko Pop collection with this fun “Office”-themed advent calendar, which comes with animated figures of your favorite Dunder Mifflin employees, including Dwight, Michael, Jim, Pam and more.
Marvel The Avengers Lego Advent Calendar
This brand new Marvel x Lego mashup features exciting new MCU merch and accessories hiding behind each of the 24 doors. In addition to buildable pieces like a Quinjet and Avengers Tower, the set also comes with new minifigures of the Avengers themselves, including Black Widow, Iron Man, Spider Man, Thor, Captain Marvel, Thanos and Nick Fury.
Harry Potter Lego Advent Calendar
If a “Harry Potter” marathon is part of your holiday tradition, then you need this brand new Hogwarts-inspired advent calendar from Lego, featuring buildable figures you can use to recreate your favorite scenes from the magical franchise. By the month’s end, you’ll have Ron, Hermione, Draco, Dudley Griphook and Harry Potter figures for imaginative play and collecting.
Star Wars Lego Advent Calendar
The holiday run-up gets the intergalactic treatment with this detailed Star Wars set, updated to include merch from Season 2 of “The Mandalorian.” Behind each door is a buildable vehicle, weapon or accessory inspired by the popular Disney Plus series, in addition to seven minifigures from the show, including Mando, Baby Yoda, Scout Trooper, Storm Trooper and Tusken Raider, among others.
Doctor Who TARDIS Advent Calendar (32% Off)
This is a must-have seasonal gift for any “Doctor Who” fan. Designed in the shape of the Doctor’s iconic blue time machine, the high-end cubed calendar is stuffed with high-quality gifts inspired by the sci-fi series, such as gorgeous coasters and a Santoran egg cup.
Classic Horror Movie Countdown Calendar
If you’re a horror movie fanatic, then this custom-made advent calendar is for you. Behind each window are gorgeous illustrated scenes from 30 classic horror films that span the 1920s through the 1970s. Plus, you can flip the calendar around to learn more about each film, including the title and descriptions that go along with each artistic image.
Friends Advent Calendar
Celebrate the holidays with Ross, Rachel, Monica, Chandler, Joey and Phoebe this year with this top-selling “Friends” advent calendar, an updated version from the popular calendar that came out last year. Each of the 25 cubbies comes with unique keepsakes inspired by the show, ranging from paper ornaments to recipe cards. Plus, it’s currently a #1 Bestseller on Amazon so you’ll want to snag one fast before it sells out.
Disney: Storybook Collection Advent Calendar
Disney’s storybook advent calendar is also a #1 bestseller on Amazon, serving as the perfect pre-holiday gift for any kid looking to immerse themselves in any one of Disney’s fantastical picture books. The set comes with 24 pre-wrapped mini-books, including classics such as “Beauty and the Beast” and “Snow White.”
Super Mario Advent Calendar
Nintendo’s Super Mario advent calendar is already selling fast on Amazon. The set comes with 17 figures from the beloved franchise, such as Mario, Princess Peach, Bowser and Toad. The 3D pop-up construction allows you to display your figures as the month goes on, serving as a fun seasonal decor piece to add to any room.