The best candle advent calendars 2021: new launches by Yankee Candle, Jo Malone, and more

Discover the best candle advent calendars for 2021 - what's currently on the shelves versus what's coming soon

Two of the best candle advent calendars from Yankee Candle and Etsy shown side by side
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The best candle advent calendars for 2021 have arrived with fan-favorite scents and all-new surprises.

Though it's still early, we've picked out the candle advent calendars for 2021 that are worth the investment. Like the most popular beauty advent calendars and jewelry advent calendars, you'll find the best candle advent calendars will sell out quickly. So, it pays to plan ahead.

Our round-up includes the latest triad of calendars by Yankee Candle and also hails luxury labels, like Jo Malone and Neom, as well as lesser-known brands if you're looking to support small businesses. A cozy Christmas awaits!

 Best candle advent calendars 2021 

Without further ado, check out the best candle advent calendars for 2021 below, as well as what's set to launch later this year. 

Neom 12 Days Of Wellbeing Advent Calendar

Neom 12 Days of Wellbeing Advent Calendar

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RRP: TBD | Delivery: 5-8 day shipping | Refundable?: 90-day return policy | 2021 calendar available?: No | Region: US and UK

Decorated in soft pinks and reds, Neom's first-ever advent calendar is arriving just before the holiday fanfare—aka pumpkin spice season. This set features four of the brand's best scented candles, accompanied by beauty and wellness treats behind each door. There's no better way to unwind, that's for sure. Sign up for the waitlist now.

2021 Calendar Coming Soon. Launching in October.


Babytot Scented Advent Candles

Babytot Scented Advent Candles

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RRP: $55/£39.72 | Delivery: 5-8 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | 2021 calendar available?: Yes | Region: US 

Indulge in much-needed TLC with Babytot's cozy candle set, featuring four candles that emanate a subtle cinnamon scent. Infused with a blend of palm oil and soy wax, each candle burns up to nine hours—the ideal ambiance for escaping into one of the best Bridgerton books. If you want to countdown to Christmas, simply light one candle every Sunday leading up to the holiday. The delicate glasses double as chic accessory holders, too.

• Scented Advent Candles Set at Babytot for $55/£39.72


Etsy's 2021 Candle Advent Calendar

Etsy's 2021 Candle Advent Calendar

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RRP: $140/£101.11 | Delivery: 5-8 day shipping | Refundable?: No | 2021 calendar available?: Yes | Region: US and UK

'Tis the season for candle tumblers with rich winter scents, an olfactory experience that'll transport you to scenic Christmas villages and dinner parties. From Apple Crostata to Cinnamon Eggnog fragrances, these candles are individually boxed and labeled with a corresponding number - 12 unique Christmas gifts to help you count down to Christmas day. Plus, they're hand-poured in the heart of Texas and delivered right at your doorstep.

• DesignUndone 2021 Candle Advent Calendar at Etsy for $140/£101.11


Jo Malone Advent Calendar 2021

Jo Malone Beauty Advent Calendar 2021

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RRP: TBD | Delivery: 4-10 day shipping | 2021 calendar available?: No | Refundable?: 90-day return policy | Region: US and UK 

The Jo Malone Advent Calendar of 2021 is coming soon and already takes the helm as one the best candle advent calendars this year. Inside are 24 treats in reusable packaging, including some of the most popular Jo Malone London candles. Along with mini candles, this year's edition includes all-new scents, like Fig & Lotus Flower. All you need to snag is the Jo Malone London fragrances, and you'll be golden.

•  2021 Calendar coming soon. Launching on September 30th.

Does Yankee Candle have an advent calendar this year and what comes in it? 

Recently, Yankee Candle released its 2021 Advent Calendar in three unique varieties: the Advent Wreath, the Advent Book and the Advent Tree. Like last year, each edition sticks to Christmas aesthetics and features charming winter fragrances behind 24 doors. Better yet, the leading candlemaker claims that each bite-sized candle will burn for 25 to 40 hours.

Yankee Candle Advent Calendars 2021

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Discover the best candle advent calendars of 2020, curated by legacy names like Diptyque.

Acqua di Parma Advent Calendar 2021 

Acqua di Parma Advent Calendar 2021

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RRP: TBD | Delivery: 5-8 day shipping | Refundable?: 14-day return policy | 2021 calendar available?: No | Region: US and UK

Based on last year's calendar, we're eager to see Acqua Di Parma's 2021 edition. The brand's 2020 version brimmed with 25 spa goodies. This year, we expect the candlemaker to up the ante in typical Acqua Di Parma fashion: more candles, greater scent variety, and exceptional value.

• 2021 Calendar Coming Soon. Launch date TBD.


Diptyque Paris Advent Calendar 2021 

Diptyque Paris Advent Calendar

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RRP: TBD | Delivery: 3-5 day shipping | 2021 calendar available?: No | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | Region: US and UK

Last year, Diptyque released an extraordinary advent calendar bursting with celeb-approved candles and intoxicating scents, like our signature favorites—floral Tuberose and woodsy Feu de Bois. Fortunately, the brand will be releasing a new calendar soon and we expect plenty of treats and some of the best Diptyque candles to be featured. 

•  2021 Calendar Coming Soon. Launch date TBD.


Voluspa Japonica Advent Calendar Gift Set

Voluspa Japonica Advent Calendar Gift Set

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RRP: TBD | Delivery: 2-5 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | 2021 calendar available?: No | Region: US and UK

A beloved 2020 release, Voluspa's Calendar Gift Set presents 12 votive candles from the brand's iconic Japonica Collection. Each mini candle incorporates sweet and delectable fragrances, along with a coconut blend wax. The 2021 edition may be unavailable, but you can still score this set for $150/£108.28 at Candle Delirium.

• 2021 Calendar Coming Soon. Launch date TBD.

Dominique McIntee
Dominique McIntee

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