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35 best advent calendars for men: Christmas countdowns we guarantee he'll love

From socks and grooming kits to alcohol, there's a 2022 Christmas calendar for every guy

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 2022 advent calendars for men packed with special gifts for him are exactly what you need.

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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 gin – and even socks!

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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 available for 2022.

Best advent calendars for men: 12-day Christmas countdowns

BARBER PRO 12 Days of Grooming Advent Calendar, £26.80 (WAS £40 / $53.90)


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.

Marvel 12-day sock advent calendar, £30 / $29.95


If he's a Marvel fan, he'll love this sock advent calendar featuring 12-days of cosy comic book hero socks from Spider-Man to Captain America.


12 Dram Premium Gin Collection, £49.95/$74.04, Master of Malt


This Drinks by the Dram collection from Master of Malt contains 12 different 30ml drams of premium gin.

ASOS Grooming Advent Calendar 2022,  ASOS


The 12-day treat for the guys one of two ASOS beauty advent calendars. We don't want to spoil too much, but it contains everything he'll need from The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid and Revolution Man Anti-Fatigue Under Eye Serum to L'oreal Men Expert Hydra Energetic Shower Gel and a Carbon Theory cleansing bar.

Nightmare Before Christmas Funko Pocket Pop! Advent Calendar, £49.99/$84.90


A fun countdown featuring beloved characters from Tim Burton's Halloween and Christmas classic.


The 12 Days of Grooming Advent Calendar 2022, £120, Mr Porter


If he's into luxury grooming products, he'll appreciate Mr Porter's 2022 grooming advent calendar. There are eight full-sized products and four minis from luxe brands from 111SKIN to Augustinus Bader and Dr Dennis Gross.

BLACK FRIDAY DEAL: Clarins 12-Day Christmas Calendar for Men, £65), Clarins


Clarins' men's advent calendar, suitable for all skin types, is worth £128. The 12-day countdown includes two full-size and ten travel sizes of Clarins' popular men's products from body care and serums to shampoo and lip balm.


Best advent calendars for men: Personal grooming

The Bearded Man beard oil advent calendar, £32/$35.99


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.


Molton Brown advent calendar, £165.75, John Lewis


The advent calendar from Molton Brown, famed for their delicious unisex scents, is worth £300, and is filled with gifts, from 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.


Nivea Men's Advent Calendar 2022, £40, Boots


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 more treats. Available in UK only.


Men's Fragrance Advent Calendar, £34.99, Amazon


Our UK readers can shop these 24 mini scents from Saffron London in this budget-friendly three-week Christmas countdown.


Mankind Advent Calendar, £95, Mankind


With 25 essential grooming and male beauty products, LookFantastic's advent calendar is the perfect gift for the special man in your life, including luxury gifts from Molton Brown, Dr Brandt, and more, with Gentlemen's Tonic Immune Defence & Energy Supplements. 


Liberty Men's Grooming Advent Calendar 2022, £235, Liberty London


Any guy would be thrilled to get a sophisticated grooming advent calendar from Liberty. Worth over £800 it is absolutely chock full of men's beauty treats and full-size products that any guy would love. 


ESPA Hidden Treasures Advent Calendar, ESPA


Last year, Espa's luxury unisex Hidden Treasures skincare advent calendar was filled with the brand's coveted products for skin, body and mind - it was worth a whopping £389 was priced at £160. Included in the gorgeous 24-day set were a host of treats ranging from eye creams, body oils and facials to haircare products, skincare tools and a scented candle. Last year's calendar quickly sold out, so we'd advise signing up for the waitlist ASAP!


Lynx advent calendar 2022, £60, Boots


For just £60, the Lynx countdown, available in the UK, is one of the most reasonably-priced 24-day men's advent calendars out there! He'll enjoy opening these 24 individual boxed gifts to find 13 Lynx grooming and fragrance products and 11 cool presents.


Best advent calendars for men: Coffee and tea

24 Days of Teapigs Tea Advent Calendar, £34.99 / $52, Amazon


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.


Hotel Chocolat Grand Advent Calendar, £75Hotel Chocolat


Hotel Chocolat's luxurious advent calendar is a chocolate advent calendar with a twist! In addition to delicious dark, milk and white chocolate confections, you'll find mini bottles of tipple, like salted caramel vodka, chocolate creme liqueur and cacao vodka. Stateside, you can shop Hotel Chocolat gifts on the US site


2022 Coffee Advent Calendar, from £37.25/$64, Etsy


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, which was once featured on ITV This Morning, contains 24 sachets – you can choose from ground or whole bean – each a specialty coffee from around the world.

For £49.99 you can get a set with advent calendar + double walled glass coffee cup, and there's also a set with advent calendar and French press for £55.


2022 Tea Advent Calendar, From £24/$48.30, 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.

Best advent calendars for men: Food and snacks

Joe & Sephs Gourmet Popcorn Advent Calendar, £24.99/$29.99


This advent calendar he'll love includes vegan-friendly and gluten-free gourmet popcorn in 19 festive flavours including salted caramel, gingerbread, pumpkin spice and milk chocolate popcorn bites.

The Snaffling Pig Pork Crackling Advent Calendar, £20 / $20


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.

Myprotein Advent Calendar, £74.99, Myprotein


If he's someone who works out and loves to take care of his health, this is an advent calendar he'll love, with everything from protein bars to multivitamin gummies inside. Available in UK only.


Fortnum's Feasting Advent Calendar, £200, Fortnum & Mason


An advent calendar that provides a true Christmas feast! Each day up until Christmas provides a gourmet treat, from chocolates, coffee, tea and biscuits to gin and liqueurs. The calendar can't be shipped to America, but there's good news - our US readers can shop quintessentially British Fortnum & Mason goodies at Williams-Sonoma.

24 Days Chilli Sauce Advent Calendar, £12.99, Amazon


Foodies will appreciate this 24-day advent calendar chock full of varied chilli sauces, guaranteeing a red hot Christmas.

Best advent calendars for men: Alcohol from whisky to beer

BrewDog 24-beer advent calendar 2022, £59.95/$89.99, BrewDog


This beer advent calendar gives you 24 BrewDog craft beers, from IPAs to stouts, plus a glass to celebrate. Pre-order yours now!

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Spirits & Liqueurs Advent Calendar, £250, Fortnum & Mason


Inside this Christmas box, you'll find 25 bottles of premium Forntum tipples, from scotch and vodka to gin and some fabulous festive season liqueurs like Figgy Pudding or Mince Pie and Marmalade.


The Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar 2022£149.95, Master of Malt


For whisky-lovers, this Scotch whisky advent calendar from Master of Malt is the perfect gift - it includes 24 different wax-sealed glass drams by 23 distilleries from the UK and you can choose between two festive package designs. If you're looking for a similar whisky advent calendar in the US, check out Flaviar.com's $250 offering which includes 24 Whisky samples, a Glencairn Glass, Flaviar Coaster and Tasting notes booklet.


Laithwaites wine advent calendar 2022, £69.99/from $139.99, Laithwaites


UK Wine lovers will have the best Christmas ever with this fabulous countdown that includes 23 international wines plus a half-bottle of Champagne to pop open on Christmas Eve. Pre-order now for £10 and pay £59.99 on dispatch in late October. 

Laithwaites US, meanwhile, has wine advent calendars from $139.99.


Best advent calendars for men: Socks 

When it comes to advent calendars for men, you really can’t go wrong with socks!

24 Days of Holiday Socks advent calendar, £180 (WAS £240), Happy Socks


Happy Socks's fun advent calendar with two dozen pairs of socks in great prints and quirky motifs.

Sockshop 25-pair Christmas Advent Calendar, £59.99/$89.99, Sockshop


And this whopping 25-day men's advent calendar has a surprise pair of fun bamboo socks for every day up to Christmas, and Christmas Day itself. 


Best advent calendars for men: Sport, games & hobbies

VW Camper Van Advent Calendar, £65 / $100, NotOnTheHighStreet


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.

Marvel Collectible Figure Advent Calendar, £43.40 / $110, Amazon


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.


Haynes Retro Radio advent calendar 2022, £25 / $20.33 


A build-it-yourself functioning retro radio in 24 parts.


Haynes Electronic Games advent calendar, £25 / $44.99


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.


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Revell Remote Control Car Advent Calendar, £47.99/$66.54, Amazon


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.

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