Best Advent Calendars In Canada 2023

Advent calendars are a fun way for kids and adults to count down the days to Christmas. We wanted to gather a list of the best advent calendars in Canada to help you find the perfect one. We had no idea there was so many different ones to choose from. Whether this is a gift or you’re getting into the holiday spirit yourself, there’s sure to be one that’s perfect for you. 


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Canadian Advent Calendars 2023

Candy Advent Calendar

These candy advent calendars are from La Boite A Bonbon, a Quebec based company that specializes in delicious and fresh candy. Enjoy a new treat every day for 24 days.

  • $40.99 with free shipping on orders over $59.99. On orders under $59.99 shipping is $3.99 to Ontario & Quebec, $7.99 shipping to Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Saskatchewan

Tea Advent Calendar

Enjoy 24 days of new teas and infusions with this tea advent calendar from T-Surprise. 

Local Shops Advent Calendar Canada 2023

LEK Handmade Designs has collaborated with six other local Canadian shops to create a unique advent calendar for 2023. This advent calendar features products from seven Canadian business to open for 24 days leading up to Christmas. It’s the perfect way to support local Canadian shops this holiday season.

  • They offer free shipping on the advent calendar
Picture Credit: LEK Handmade Designs

Hot Chocolate 12 Day Advent Calendars

Fishing Advent Calendar

Falvai Creative is a local shop based in Qualicum Beach, BC. They’ve put together the perfect advent calendars for fishing enthusiasts. They have both a fresh water fishing tackle set and a fly fishing advent calendar, depending on the type of fishing the recipient enjoys. If you need other gift ideas, check out our top fishing gift ideas.

  • They offer free shipping
Picture Credit: Falvai Creative
Picture Credit: Falvai Creative

Crystal Advent Calendars Canada

If you or someone you know is interested in crystal gemstones, the crystal advent calendar from Curly Candle (based in Delta, BC ) would be perfect. You can choose between 12 or 24 days of raw and tumbled crystals. You might also be interested in our Canadian crystal stores shopping guide.

Picture Credit: Curly Candle

The crystal advent calendars from Crystal Healing Mama, a local Goderich ON shop, comes with 24 tumbled or rough crystals. Rather than have these crystals numbered, they let you intuitively picked which individually wrapped crystal to open each day. 

  • They offer free shipping
Picture Credit: Crystal Healing Mama

Bath Bomb Advent Calendar

Enjoy a new Canadian bath bomb every day for 24 days leading up to Christmas. This advent calendar from Maritimes Soap & Bath, based in Halifax Nova Scotia, is the perfect advent calendar for bath lovers.

  • They offer free shipping

Candle Advent Calendars

The candle advent calendars from local Canadian candle company, Snuff Candle Co, are perfect for candle lovers. They’ll get to open a new handmade soy wax candle for 12 days straight.

Picture Credit: Snuff Candle Co.

Activity Advent Calendar For Teens & Tweens

Canadian business, Mystery Interactive, specializes in putting together unique advent calendars and mystery games. These activity advent calendars would be perfect for teens, tweens and adults too!

Picture Credit: Mystery Interactive

Cookie Advent Calendar

Honey Butter Desserts (based in Smith Falls, ON) offers a gingerbread or sugar cookie advent calendar. Indulge in a cookie a day leading up to Christmas. Yum! 

Picture Credit: Honey Butter Desserts

Ferrero Rocher Advent Calendar

These wooden tree advent calendars from Knotted Sage (based in Vancouver, BC) are made specifically to fit Ferrero Rocher chocolates. These are great for chocolate lovers and can be personalized for an extra special touch.

Picture Credit: Knotted Sage

TeaLights Advent Calendar

Market Candle Company, a local Canadian candle shop, has put together 24 days of tealights advent calendar. Enjoy a new soy wax tealight everyday as you get ready for the holidays!

12 Days Of Socks

12 days of fun socks from moJJa Socks (based in Mississauga, ON) takes a different spin on advent calendars. This is a great gift to give on Christmas and open for the 12 days after Christmas. You can purchase for men and women, boys and girls.

Candle Advent Calendar

Enjoy 6 days of scented coconut soy wood wick candles from Vancouver candle company, Mala The Brand. This would be the perfect surprise gift for a candle lover!

Crayola Kids Advent Calendar

Grab the Crayola kids advent calendar from Caribou Gifts (based in Toronto, ON) for 24 days of creative projects for your kids. This will help build the excitement and encourage creativity right up until Christmas day. 

  • $29.99 plus shipping – free pick-up available in Toronto, ON

Kids Activity Advent Calendar

Divine Arts By Archana (based in Brampton, ON) has created a kids activity advent calendar that is a great spin on traditional advent calendars. This calendar is the perfect way to spend some quality time with your kids. For 24 days enjoy a winter or holiday themed activity. A few examples include having a snow ball fight, writing a letter to Santa, and making a card for someone special. 

  • Starts at $24
Picture Credit: Divine Arts By Archana

Maple Syrup Advent Calendar

Ontario-based and family-run maple syrup farm, Thompsontown Maple, offers advent calendars that are maple themed. For 24 days enjoy surprise items like maple syrup candies, Sugarman’s rub, chocolate, granulated maple sugar and more. 

  • $28

Chocolate Advent Calendar

If you’re a chocolate lover or shopping for someone who loves chocolate, this advent calendar is perfect. For 24 days you’ll get to enjoy a new chocolate in some really unique flavours like almond coconut crunch and Christmas morning coffee. 

  • $49.95 with free shipping on orders over $80 in Ontario and Quebec. On orders under $80, shipping is $9.95. For all other provinces, shipping is $14.95.
  • You can purchase the tea, candy and chocolate calendars we mention above all from Shop Moi Ca if you’re buying for a few people and want to save on shipping.

Pet Advent Calendars

Dog Treat Advent Calendar

When it comes to advent calendars, you can’t forget about your pets! Local Vancouver British Columbia based business, Dante’s Doggy Delights, offers a gourmet dog treat advent calendar. This is the perfect way to help countdown to Christmas with your dog!

Picture Credit: Dante's Doggy Delights

Do It Yourself Advent Calendars

If you’d like to create your own advent calendars, the Canadian businesses below will help you get started planning out your very own advent calendar. 

Reusable Advent Calendars

Hunter Kouture (based in Fergus, ON) has a great collection of do-it-yourself advent calendars that you can use from year to year. Just fill the bags with your own little treats and you’re good to go! 

DIY Paper Advent Calendars 

Sofs Designs (based in Saint-Lazare, QC) has a few DIY advent calendars to choose from. All of their calendars require you to put the boxes together yourself. This is a fun activity for the whole family. Then you can fill the boxes with your own little gifts and treats. 

These are some of the best advent calendars in Canada for the 2023 Christmas season. We’ll continue to update this list as we discover more calendars we think you’d enjoy.

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