Christmas calendars hype us up (even more) for the festive season! It’s time to start the countdown, we have rounded up the best 2023 Advent calendars in Hong Kong that include toys and stationery as well the sweet treats.
Stock up on these Advent calendars before they sell out! Naturally, kids love Advent calendars that unlock chocolate goodies but we think there are a whole host of others that can give children a much healthier rush. From toys to stationery and books and bath products, we’ve compiled a list of alternative Advent calendars in Hong Kong along with our favourite chocolate and candy ones. Let the Christmas countdown begin!
Editor’s Note: This article is currently being updated for Christmas 2023. In the meantime, please browse our 2022 content and subscribe to the Sassy Mama newsletter to be the first to know when our content drops!
Harrods Truck Advent Calendar
An Advent calendar that doubles as a toy to keep and cherish even well after Christmas season! Not taking up too much space, this wooden truck has an adorable bear as the driver and parents can fill each box with a little surprise.
Where to buy: Harrods
Sassy Mama Tip: If you’re looking for an alternative minus the shipping, check out Toy Street in Sham Shui Po for shops selling Advent calendars you can fill your own gifts with.
Disney Storybook Collection Advent Calendar
Have your little ones unlock a new Disney storybook with all the classic characters every day for 24 days in countdown to Christmas! All the books are paperback and easy to read for young ones.
Where to buy: Little Bookworm
Inklings Paperie Advent Calendar
Scratch off each day and discover a surprise inside leading up to Christmas. You could even write your own message on 25 December for your child to discover (or a message from Santa). Take the glass off for easy access and frame the final picture after Christmas.
Where to buy: Petit Bazaar
LEGO City Advent Calendar
Unlock a new character each day (keep going for Santa!) along with adorable mini Christmas trees and decorations to create your own little LEGO Christmas wonderland.
Where to buy: Toys”R”Us
LUSH Advent Calendar
Bath time just got better! Get your hands on LUSH’s 25 vegan products, featuring best sellers, Christmas retro products and gift exclusives.
Where to buy: LUSH stores in Hong Kong
Smiggle Advent Calendar
Countdown to Christmas with 25 days of super Smiggle surprises, including scented stickers (!), luggage tags, metallic markers and more.
Where to buy: Smiggle (additional shipping costs for Hong Kong)
Tiny Island Maps – 24 Local Products Advent Calendar
Christmas is the season of giving and receiving, and this is the Calendar that does it both. Inside you’ll find locally made goodies from eight different Hong Kong brands that’ll taste good, smell good and even do good!
Where to buy: Pre-order now at Tiny Island Maps (until Sunday, 5 November, 2022)
Venchi Advent Calendar
Countdown to Christmas in the best way – with chocolate! This Advent calendar pays tribute to a fairytale world filled with magic and…25 Granblend chocolates. The sweet sugar rush to bound to keep anyone on their toes for countdown to Christmas!
Where to buy: Venchi stores across Hong Kong
Read More: Christmas Gifts 2022: What To Shop For Kids
Editor’s note: “2022 Advent Calendars For Kids: Counting Down To Christmas” was most recently updated by Fashila Kanakka in October 2022.