9 Tasty Advent Calendars You Can Buy in Calgary

Treat yourself to a daily dose of chocolate, whisky, wine, olive oil and more in the days leading up to Christmas.

Photograph courtesy of Italian Centre Shop.

Excited about the holidays? Order an Advent calendar to help build up the excitement all December long. Savour the countdown to Christmas with items like chocolate, wine, whisky or candy that you reveal each day, or gift the experience to a loved one this year.


Chocolate Bonbon Advent Calendar from The Chocolate Lab


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Don’t be surprised if you’re tempted to eat all of the delicate, handmade sweets in The Chocolate Lab’s Advent calendar ($58) at once. If you can hold out, relish in 25 days of gorgeous chocolates that come in flavours like bourbon pecan caramel, guava lime, eggnog, coconut custard, cranberry cardamom orange and more.

4, 21 Highfield Circle S.E., 403-455-3022, chocolatelab.ca


Evoolution Advent Calendar from Evoolution


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This Edmonton-based company has launched its first holiday Advent calendar full of 15-ml bottles of balsamic vinegars, olive oils, blends and sea salts. Use them in your own favourite meals or try the video recipe idea that comes with that day’s item. The calendars also feature beautiful artwork by local artist Jason Carter. Order it online now or get one at Evoolution’s Calgary location in CF Market Mall starting November 15.

CF Market Mall, 3625 Shaganappi Tr. N.W., 587-353-3866, evoolution.ca


Countdown to Christmas Advent Calendar from Italian Centre Shop

Don’t miss the chance to get your hands on the first Advent calendar produced by the Italian Centre Shop ($49.98). Expect 24 mini products that will add a little bit of excitement to each day leading up to Christmas. Only 100 calendars will be available at the Calgary store and they can only be purchased in-store starting November 4.

9919 Fairmont Dr. S.E., 403-238-4869, italiancentre.ca


KWM 2021 Whisky Calendar from Kensington Wine Market

Kensington Wine Market’s popular whisky Advent calendar ($435) returns for an eighth year and usually sells out quickly. Shoppers can expect 24 50-ml whiskies in their calendar, as well as a 100-ml whisky as a special treat for Christmas Day. Drink them from the Glencairn glass that’s included with purchase.

1257 Kensington Road N.W., 403-283-8000, kensingtonwinemarket.com


12 Days of Wine from Market Wines


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Market Wines has you covered with a selection of wines to celebrate the upcoming holidays. Each Advent calendar ($249.95) comes with 12 bottles to enjoy. The calendars are currently available for pre-order for Market Wines’s social media followers (more details here).

520 77 Ave. S.E., 403-475-9463 and 4109 University Ave. N.W., 403-284-4516, marketwines.ca


24 Days of Indulgence from Master Chocolat


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Local chocolatier Bernard Callebaut is once again offering chocolate Advent calendars ($59.95) this holiday season. The calendar includes 24 chocolate treats in flavours like mint chocolate, dark Christmas spice, white matcha, liqueur cherry, white raspberry wafer and more. This year, you can also try Master Chocolat’s brand new children’s Advent calendar ($17.95), which comes with a mix of milk rice crisp, white chocolate and milk chocolate treats.

130, 560 69 Ave. S.W., 403-252-5750 and 3, 2403 33 Ave. S.W., 403-453-5750, masterchocolat.com


2021 Advent Calendar from The Sugar Cube

The Sugar Cube is making the lead up to Christmas a little bit sweeter with its candy Advent calendar that features 25 boxes of sweets ($85) with 75 to 100 grams of candy each. There are candy options for a variety of dietary restrictions, including halal, gluten-free, gluten- and dairy-free, nut-free and peanut-free options. A 12-day mini Advent calendar is also available ($45).



2021 Advent Calendar from Those Chocolates


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Caramellow, brown butter banana, pretzel crunch, lemon lime sour cream, blueberry — these are just a few of the 24 chocolate flavours you can expect to try in Those Chocolates’ Advent calendar ($53). Order one now for a special treat that you can look forward to each day.



Candy Advent Calendars from Volio’s Confections

Volio’s Confections is offering two kinds of candy Advent calendars. Try the premium calendar ($85) for a wide range of holiday candies or opt for the mini candy cane calendar ($35) to try different flavoured candy canes each day.

704 8 Ave. S.W., voliosconfections.com

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