Edmonton-Made Advent Calendars To Gift For The Holidays

Who doesn’t love counting down to Christmas?! (unless you’re a SCROOGE lol). 

I love a good advent calendar—whether I’m following along each day myself or gifting a calendar for a loved one, the surprise, the treat, and the countdown to Christmas makes for a lovely holiday experience. 

What’s better than just any old advent calendar? 

A locally-made one! 

I’ve put together a list of Edmonton, Alberta-made Advent Calendars you can gift for yourself or your loved ones this holiday season. 

This list was made for the 2021 holiday season, but chances are if a local business did it this year, and you’re checking this post or a later year, they’ll likely have an advent offering that year too.

I’ll update the list as I find more local advent calendars before December.

Feel free to let me know if there’s one I’m missing!

Be sure to check the individual business websites for order deadlines / shipping and pick-up details!

Advent calendars tend to sell out quickly and there’s the added time crunch as you need to get it in hand before Dec. 1, so check those dates and don’t delay on ordering if you don’t want to be disappointed! 

Edmonton-Made Advent Calendars 

Total Calendars: 16
List First Published: Nov 5, 2021
List Last Updated: Nov 23, 2021

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Get your orders in for these Edmonton-made advent calendars before they sell out!
Edmonton Made Christmas Holiday Advent Calendars - Cave and Canyon Crystal Advent
A unique crystal advent!

Cave & Canyon Crystal Advent

3 years in the making—this assortment of intuitively selected crystals is sure bring your sparkle and enchantment all season long. The crystal advent from Edmonton-based Cave and Canyon, has 24 drawers, each containing a new crystal for your collection, all exclusive to this calendar. 

Edmonton Made Christmas Holiday Advent Calendars - Justine Ma and Cory Christopher Advent Calendar
Celebrate Christmas with Justine Ma & Cory Christopher!

CC x Justine Ma Christmas Advent

Cory Christopher and Justine Ma are back with both a full and mini version of their popular advent calendar! Shop the full CC x Justine Ma Christmas Advent Calendar or a mini 12 Days of Christmas bundle featuring a mix of popular stationery elements and festive, new pieces fresh from the elves’ workshop. Comes in a Believe in the Magic present sack. 

Explore Edmonton Christmas Advent Calendars Chocolate - Chocolate Escapade
Countdown to Christmas with Chocolate Escapade!

Chocolate Escapade Chocolate Advent

Countdown the days to Christmas with 25 unique flavours from local, licensed small home-based business Chocolate Escapade‘s hand-crafted, small-batch bonbons using ethically-sourced chocolate. 12 flavours are from their current collections and 13 flavours are specially made just for the holiday season!

Explore Edmonton Christmas Advent Calendars Wine - Color De Vino
"Wine Down to Christmas" with Color De Vino!

Color de Vino Wine Advent

Family-owned wine and spirits boutique Color de Vino has released their “Wine Down to Christmas” advent calendars features 12 amazing full size bottles (750ml), all tucked into our custom advent box. Each wine in the calendar comes with tastings notes and suggested food pairings. 

Edmonton Made Christmas Holiday Advent Calendars - Evoolution - Olive Oil Vinegar Blends Sea Salt Advent
Countdown to Christmas with oils, vinegars, blends and salts.

Evoolution Oils & Vinegars Advent

Local olive oil and vinegar shop Evoolution is selling 24 days of flavour with their olive oils, vinegars, blends, and seat salt advent calendar. The art work is beautiful, done by artist Jason Carter, and you get recipe videos too.

Edmonton Made Christmas Holiday Advent Calendars - Highlands Liquor - Alberta Craft Beer Advent
Celebrate Alberta craft beer this Christmas.

Highlands Liquor Craft Beer Advent

Get your hands on Highlands Liquor’s “Hoppy Holidays” Alberta Craft Beer Advent Calendar which features 24 tall cans of their favourite breweries from around Alberta. 

Edmonton Made Christmas Holiday Advent Calendars - Hingston & Olsen - Short Story Advent
Read a short story each day this holiday.

Hingston&Olsen Short Story Advent

Advents don’t always have to be about treats you put in your tummies, how about daily treats for your mind? Local publisher Hingston & Olsen’s annual Short Story Advent would make a great gift for avid readers featuring contemporary and classic works from around the world.

Edmonton Made Christmas Holiday Advent Calendars - Hingston & Olsen - Kids Short Story Advent
Let your kids countdown to Christmas with short stories!

Hingston&Olsen Kids Story Advent

And if you’ve got some avid young readers in your life, Hingston & Olsen also have a Kids Short Story Advent that may be perfect for them too! Who says adults should have all the fun? This is a deluxe box of 25 individually bound stories.

Edmonton Made Christmas Holiday Advent Calendars - Painted Door Art Advent
Try this local artisan advent!

Painted Door Local Artisan Advent

Countdown to Christmas with 24 days of handmade love from Painted Door on Main Makers. A thoughtful selection that will surprise and delight you, with each gift beautifully hand-wrapped with care. 

Edmonton Made Christmas Holiday Advent Calendars - SYC Brewing - Beer Advent
Countdown to Christmas with 24 SYC tall cans.

SYC Brewing Co. Beer Advent

SYC Brewing Co. has put together 24 days of their tall cans to enjoy as you count down to Christmas. “This is a perfect gift for the beer lover in your family, or just the opportunity to grab some brews you might have missed out on!”

Get The Common's curated local brews advent!

The Common Craft Beer Advent

Order this specially boxed advent style 12 pack of curated limited local brews (473ml) complete with tasting notes from The Common, featuring all sorts of great, limited items from local craft breweries.

Edmonton Made Christmas Holiday Advent Calendars - The Violet Chocolate Company - Chocolate Advent
Have a delicious bite a day this holiday.

Violet Chocolate Company Advent

Local chocolatier The Violet Chocolate Company wants you to countdown to Christmas with a delicious bite of chocolate each day with their chocolate advent. All chocolates are made with gluten-free ingredients. 

Edmonton Made Christmas Holiday Advent Calendars - Vintage Fork Tea Advent
Enjoy a different tea a day as you count down to Christmas!

Vintage Fork Tea Advent

Countdown to Christmas Day with tea! This online loose leaf tea shop carries over 50 flavours. Enjoy 24 of those flavours each day of the holiday with their Tea Advent. Calendars are available with black tea, herbal tea, or every kind of tea!

Edmonton Made Christmas Holiday Advent Calendars - You Need a BBQ Sauce Advent
Get a surprise spice or sauce a day!

You Need a BBQ Advent

You Need a BBQ has put together a spice and sauce advent! This calendar will make your taste buds dancing throughout the next year, featuring 24 of their most popular spices and sauces.

Plus honourable mentions to these two local businesses whose advent calendars SOLD OUT IMMEDIATELY, but keep them in mind for next year! 
Edmonton Made Christmas Holiday Advent Calendars - The Italian Centre Shop - Countdown to Christmas Grocery Advent
Find kitchen accessories and pantry favourites in this calendar.

Italian Centre Shop Advent

The Italian Centre Shop released their first-ever advent calendars this year, featuring 24 mini versions of some of their top selling items (from kitchen gadgets and accessories to pantry favourites). They sold out in MINUTES. Get ready to grab yours next year!

And stay tuned, they’ve gifted me a calendar to give away on my Instagram!

Edmonton Made Christmas Holiday Advent Calendars - JACEK Chocolate Advent
The most fashionable chocolate for the holiday season.

JACEK Chocolate Advent

JACEK Chocolate’s 2021 hand-crafted, hand-packaged Advent Calendars sold out in less than 48 hours. If you want your hands on these for next year, make sure you’re ready to order in October! 

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