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Counting Down to Christmas: Top 5 Advent Calendars for 2023

Counting Down to Christmas: Top 5 Advent Calendars for 2023

As the Holiday season approaches, it's time to start thinking about one of the most cherished traditions that make the countdown to Christmas extra special: Advent calendars. These delightful calendars have been a part of our Christmas celebrations for centuries, and they continue to evolve with creative and exciting surprises.

For 2023, we've curated a wide assortment of Advent Calendars. Here’s our vote for the top 5 Advent calendars that promise to make your Holiday season even more enchanting. From jams and spreads to fishing adventures and DIY kits, there's something for everyone. Let's explore these unique calendars and delve into the tradition that makes them a Holiday favorite.
Gingerbread World Bonne Maman Jam Advent Calendar 2023
1. Bonne Maman Jam Advent Calendar
For those with a sweet tooth and a love for European treats, the Bonne Maman Advent Calendar is a must-have. Each day leading up to Christmas unveils a delicious fruit preserve or marmalade, carefully crafted by Bonne Maman. This calendar not only satisfies your cravings but also adds a touch of French elegance to your Holiday season. It's a sweet way to start each day in December, and the beautifully designed packaging makes it an excellent gift for loved ones. Always our most popular Calendar - it's sells out quickly.

2. Fresh Water Fishing Advent Calendar
If you're a fishing enthusiast or have one in your life, the Fresh Water Fishing Advent Calendar is a unique and thrilling choice. Instead of chocolates or trinkets, you'll discover an assortment of fishing gear and accessories behind each door.
Gingerbread World Advent Calendars for Fishing Lovers
From lures and hooks to bobbers and sinkers, this calendar sets the stage for an angler's dream Christmas. It's a fantastic way to build excitement for your next fishing expedition.

Gingerbread World Stollen Advent Calendar
3. Schlünder Dresdner Stollen Advent Calendar
A Holiday classic with a twist, the Schlünder Dresdner Stollen Advent Calendar brings a taste of Germany to your Christmas countdown. Behind each door, you'll find bite-sized pieces of traditional Dresdner Stollen, a rich and indulgent fruitcake. The anticipation of savoring a new flavor every day makes this calendar a true delight for connoisseurs of European pastries.

Gingerbread World Retro Radio Do It Yourself Advent Calendar craft kit
4. Retro Radio Do It Yourself Kit Advent Calendar
For DIY enthusiasts and vintage lovers, the Retro Radio Do It Yourself Kit Advent Calendar is a nostalgic journey through time. This calendar features the components to build your very own retro-style radio. With step-by-step instructions and all the necessary parts included, you can enjoy a hands-on project every day in December. It's a unique way to combine creativity and technology, making it an excellent gift for hobbyists of all ages.

Gingerbread World Advent Calendars - Haba Wooden Toys
5. Haba Wooden Toys "My First Advent Calendar" - Farmyard
For the little ones in your life, the Haba Wooden Toys "My First Advent Calendar" - Farmyard is a delightful choice. This calendar is designed to engage young minds and spark their imagination. Each door reveals a wooden farmyard figure, allowing children to create their miniature world as they count down to Christmas. This calendar fosters creativity, fine motor skills, and a love for imaginative play, making it an ideal addition to your family's Holiday traditions.

Advent calendars have a rich and storied history, dating back to the early 19th century in Germany. Traditionally, they were used to mark the days of Advent, a period of reflection and anticipation leading up to Christmas. Today, Advent calendars have evolved into a delightful way to add excitement to the Holiday season, with a wide range of themes and surprises. Gingerbread World offers something for everyone – kids and adults.

These five Advent calendars for 2023 showcase the diversity of this tradition. Whether you're indulging in gourmet treats, exploring your outdoor passions, savoring traditional European delicacies, embarking on DIY adventures, or nurturing young imaginations, there's an Advent calendar to suit your preferences. So, as December approaches, consider adding one of these unique calendars to your Holiday preparations and embrace the joy of counting down to Christmas in a memorable way.

Advent Calendars arrive in our warehouse in mid-October. Pre-order your favourites today for delivery anywhere in North America.
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