If you are looking for a Christmas season advent calendar for the men in your life, whether boyfriend, best friend or dad, or are a guy who wants for a treat for himself, these 2020 advent calendars for men packed with special gifts for him are exactly what you need. We've tracked down the best one-a-day holiday gift sets chock full of treats like personal grooming tools, lotions and aftershaves, drinks from coffee to beer or whisky – and even personalised socks!
While it's late in the game so a LOT of men's advent calendars are sold out, there are still some available if you act fast. And we've also selected the best last-minute 12-day calendars to shop right now!
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So get a jump on Christmas for the guys in your life and check out our favourite men's advent calendars for 2020.
Best advent calendars for men: 12-day Christmas countdowns
Foodies will appreciate this 12-day advent calendar chock full of varied chilli sauces, guaranteeing a red hot Christmas
12 Days Chilli Lovers Advent Calendar, £12.99, Menkind
A 12-day men's advent calendar filled with treats and bestselling products from Lynx. The set includes body wash, body spray, shower gel, socks, a comb, a key chain, a toothbrush, a wallet and even a lightning cable.
Lynx Africa 12-day Countdown Gift Set, £15.29, eBay
This beer advent calendar gives you 12 BrewDog craft beers, two of each of the following: Punk IPA, Lost Lager, Elvis Juice, Hazy Jane, Hoppy Christmas, Lock Down Lager
BrewDog 12-beer advent calendar, was £19.95 NOW £17.95, BrewDog
Your favourite guy's inner wizard – erm, we mean child! – will love these magical socks featuring Harry Potter themes
Harry Potter 12-Day Sock Advent Calendar, was £35 NOW £30, Menkind
Men deserve a pamper session too! The BARBER PRO Advent Calendar is packed with 12 award-winning masks for the face and eyes, as well as a number of luxury grooming essentials. Treat the men in your life to this seasonal gift!
BARBER PRO 12 Days of Grooming Essentials Advent Calendar, £39, Urban Outfitters
This Drinks by the Dram collection contains 12 different 30ml drams of premium gin – and if he's more of a rum guy, that's available too, for 45!
12 Dram Premium Gin Collection, £39, Master of Malt
For whisky-lovers, this advent calendar from That Boutique-y Whisky Company is the perfect gift
Drinks by the Dram That Boutique-y Whisky Company 12 Days of Whisky, £69.99, Amazon
Mankind's official 12-day calendar for 2020 is tailor-made for him, with a dozen premium personal care product for men, from brands like Avant, Espa and Aveda worth a total of over £380 with a £100 price tag.
Mankind 12 Days Advent Calendar, £100, Mankind
Best advent calendars for men: Personal grooming
Any guy would be thrilled to get this sophisticated grooming advent calendar from Liberty! Worth £460, it is chock full of men's beauty treats from the likes of VERSO, Dr Sebagh and Frédéric Malle, including 18 full-size products – PLUS a mini bottle of gin!
Men's Advent Calendar 2020, £195, Liberty London
Clarins' men's advent calendar, suitable for all skin types, contains two full-size and ten travel sizes and is worth over £119
Clarins 12 Days of Christmas Calendar for Men, £60, Clarins
Behind the doors of this mega men's calendar you'll find everything from grooming tools to shaving cream, body washes and moisturisers
Man'Stuff by Technic 24-Day Advent Calendar, £31.99, Amazon
This Nivea Men's Advent Calendar includes 24 gifts including Nivea favourites from shower and shaving gel to deodorant, plus socks, a phone stand, bottle opener, sleep mask and mini football
Nivea Men's Advent Calendar, £76.23, Amazon
The Jo Malone London advent calendar is always a wonderful countdown to Christmas, filled with 24 surprises including much-loved colognes, travel-size Bath & Body and Miniature Candles. It's the ultimate indulgence – uncover a scented treat behind every door including an extra special something behind number 24!
Jo Malone advent calendar, £320, Jo Malone London
This 12-day treat for the guys – one of three ASOS beauty advent calendars for 2020 – includes four travel sizes and EIGHT full-size products
ASOS Grooming Advent Calendar, £35, ASOS
Does he have a beard? Well, guess what – there’s a men's advent calendar tailor-made for him and his glorious facial hair. The Bearded Man advent calendar has 24 2ml minis of a variety of 100% natural beard oils.
The Bearded Man advent calendar, £32, Not On The High Street
Espa's unisex skincare calendar is a great deal at just £145 for £345 worth of the brand's coveted products for skin, body and mind. Included in the 24-day set are a host of treats ranging from eye creams, body oils and facials to haircare products and a scented candle. The calendar has sold out everywhere, but you can sign up for an alert at John Lewis to find out if it comes back in stock
ESPA No Place Like Home Advent Calendar, £145, John Lewis
The advent calendar from Molton Brown, famed for their delicious unisex scents, is filled with gifts, from eye gels and lip balms to body oils and eau de toilette with fragrances that will appeal to just about everyone. That means there's a caveat with this gift: everyone in the household might be dipping in for a treat.
Molton Brown advent calendar, £175, John Lewis
24 mini scents from Saffron London in this budget-friendly three week Christmas countdown
Men's Fragrance Advent Calendar, £19.99, Wowcher
Worth a whopping £447, the highly-anticipated Mr Porter Advent Calendar features 12 days of premium grooming treasures for him, from top brands like Elemis, Perricone MD, Dr. Barbara Sturm, 111SKIN and more
Mr Porter '12 Days of Grooming' Men's Advent Calendar, £105, Mr Porter
The Next men's advent calendar, worth over £215, is filled with grooming favourites from top brands, including L'Occitane, Elemis and Aveda, as well as designer fragrances.
Next Men's Grooming Advent Calendar, £69, Next
Best advent calendars for men: Socks
You really can’t go wrong with socks! And this whopping 25-day men's advent calendar has a surprise pair of fun socks for every day up to Christmas, and Christmas Day itself.
Sockshop 25-pair Christmas Advent Calendar, £59.99, Sockshop
Cosy sock designs in this 12-day gift for men include a pair of navy socks that you can have monogrammed in gold with the initials of your choice
Personalised 12-Day Sock Advent Calendar, £65, Not On the High Street
A unisex advent calendar with two dozen pairs of socks in prints and patterns from polka dot to argyle and quirky motifs.
24 Days of Holiday Socks 24-Pack, £199.95, Happy Socks
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Best advent calendars for men: Food, coffee and tea
If he's a fan of pork crackling he's going to LOVE this men's advent calendar with a jaw-dropping selection of pork crackling in flavours like Salt 'N' Vinegar, Low & Slow BBQ and Marvellous Maple
The Snaffling Pig Pork Crackling Advent Calendar, Was £18.49 NOW £9.99, British Corner Shop
Spice up the holiday season with twelve fiery hot sauces – 24 bottles, 20g each, in total – that promise to be 'hot as hell, tasty as well'.
24 Days Of Hot Sauce Chilli Lover Advent Calendar, £17.89, Amazon
This men's advent calendar includes vegan-friendly and gluten-free gourmet popcorn in 19 flavours including salted caramel, gingerbread, pumpkin spice and milk chocolate popcorn bites. There’s a ‘tipsy’ 12-flavour version, with flavors like Espresso Martini, Gin & Tonic, too.
Joe & Sephs Gourmet Popcorn Advent Calendar, £30, Not on the High Street
It's tea time! This festive tea advent calendar from Teapigs will give him a different cuppa every day in the run up to Christmas
24 Days of Teapigs Tea Advent Calendar, £39.95, Amazon
England-based Tea Revv sells tea and coffee advent calendars that will give the guy in your life a serious morning caffeine boost in the 24 days up to Christmas!
The coffee advent calendar contains 24 sachets – you can choose from ground or whole bean – each a specialty coffee from around the world. The popular advent calendar was even featured on ITV This Morning last year.
2020 Coffee Advent Calendar, £38.25, Etsy
The tea calendar includes seasonal blends of loose leaf tea or sachets and there are four different calendars to choose from: Breakfast, Caffeine-free, Christmas Blend or Single Origin
2020 Tea Advent Calendar, From £28.90, Etsy
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Best advent calendars for men: Alcohol
A popular beer advent calendar that gives you a taste of 24 craft beers: 15 new BrewDog beers launched in 2020, 6 online exclusives and two beers that you'll only find in the calendar. Pre-order for shipping from 6 October before they sell out!
BrewDog 24-beer advent calendar, £49.95 including UK delivery, BrewDog
This 'That's the Spirit' advent calendar holds 12 bottles of the must-have gins of 2020
12 Gins of Xmas Advent Calendar, £39.99, The Bottle Club
Hotel Chocolat's chocolate advent calendar with a twist: two mini bottles of tipple – salted caramel vodka and cocoa gin
Hotel Chocolat Grand Advent Calendar, £68, Hotel Chocolat
You’ll definitely find a whisky to love in Harvey Nichols’ festive 24-dram calendar, which includes both local and world labels, from Scotch to Bourbon, whether blended or single malt and up to 26 years of age. The full contents of the calendar are listed on the Harvey Nichols site if you can’t wait for the surprise.
Harvey Nichols Whisky Advent Calendar, £250, Harvey Nichols
Drinks by the Dram created a Christmas countdown of 24 different 30ml whiskeys for a daily taste of tipple, from well-known brands to great whiskys you’ve yet to discover.
24 World Whisky Advent Calendar, £149.95, The Bottle Club
Twenty-four beers from across the UK and Europe, including 12 exclusives – this great gift can be pre-ordered now for shipping from 16 November
The HonestBrew Craft Beer Advent Calendar 2020, £64.90 (Member Price £59.90), HonestBrew
An alcohol advent calendar with 12 mini bottles of Jack Daniels whisky in four different tastes: original, fire, honey and apple
Jack Daniels The Tennessee Whiskey advent calendar, £39.99, The Bottle Club
Best advent calendars for men: Sport, games & hobbies
Rev up the fun in the run-up to 25 December with this build your own remote control car advent calendar that includes everything you need, from a screwdriver to batteries, to have a working off-road vehicle model with two-channel remote control
Revell Remote Control Car Advent Calendar, £31.71, Amazon
A fun countdown featuring beloved characters from Tim Burton's Halloween and Christmas classic
Nightmare Before Christmas Funko Pocket Pop! Advent Calendar, £59, Menkind
And if he loves Marvel he’ll REALLY love this 24-piece Pocket Pop set with a new superhero (or villain!) for every day of December up to Christmas
Marvel Collectible Figure Advent Calendar, £72.05, Amazon
For the motor or model enthusiast, check out this 1:43 scale model of a 1963 VW Bulli camper van to build one piece at a time – it even has an engine noise and display stand
VW Camper Van Advent Calendar, £65, Not on the High Street
A build-it-yourself functioning retro radio in 24 parts
Haynes Retro Radio advent calendar, £30, Menkind
Have a video game lover in your life? He’ll get a kick out of this advent calendar where you collect one electronic component a day to create games from Code Breaker to Whack a Mole.
Haynes Electronic Games advent calendar, £30, Menkind
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