Best candle advent calendars 2021: with just days to go, here are the ones still in stock

Discover the best candle advent calendars for 2021 that are still in stock —but you'll need to be quick...

Candle advent calendars: three of the best candle advent calendars for 2021 on a green background with festive decoration
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The best candle advent calendars for 2021 have arrived with fan-favorite scents and all-new surprises.

With just days to go until advent 2021 kicks off, we've picked out the heavenly scented candle advent calendars that are worth the investment. Like the most popular beauty advent calendars and jewelry advent calendars, these beauties won't be around for long—especially with December just around the corner. 

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 that are still in stock. But be quick!

Diptyque Paris Advent Calendar 2021, one of the best candle advent calendars for 2021

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Diptyque Paris Advent Calendar 2021

Specifications

RRP: $425/£320
Delivery: 3-5 day shipping
Refundable: 30-day return policy
Region: US and UK

Any candle lover will be thrilled with a Diptyque candle or two for Christmas, as the cult French brand offers some of the best scented candles around, so this advent calendar is one to go for as it features three candles from their festive collection.

Diptyque's extraordinary advent calendar is bursting with three limited-edition candles with festive scents, such as Sapin (Pine Tree), Biscuit (Holiday Pastry), and Flocon (Snowflake). You'll also find a bevy of fragrances, body products, and more. Maybe 

Rituals The Ritual Of Advent Advent Deluxe, one of the best candle advent calendars for 2021

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Rituals The Ritual Of Advent Advent Village/Deluxe

Specifications

RRP: $112/£89.90
Delivery: Dependant on region
Refundable: 90-day return policy
Region: US and UK

Rituals is a lovely for bath, body and home scents so their 2021 advent calendar is a lovely treat.

It comes with four candles inside, in the Imperial Rose, Jade Vine, Orris Mimosa and Sweet Jasmine scents and is also brimming with calming body lotions, gels, oils and perfumes. And if you want to help create the perfect relaxing moment for your loved one and feel like splashing out on a real treat, maybe pair this one of 2021's gin advent calendars, alcohol advent calendars or even one of the best Christmas food gifts.

The Guerlain Beehive Advent Calendar, one of the best candle advent calendars for 2021

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The Guerlain Beehive Advent Calendar

Specifications

RRP: $700/£490
Delivery: Dependant on region
Refundable: 14-day return policy
Region: US and UK

The Guerlain candle advent calendar is unmatched in its luxury look and feel and elegant candles.

Among the many premium treats in the calendar, it contains six travel candles in the Encens d'Hiver, Bois des Indes, Ylang d'Outremer, Epices Sous les Etoiles, Figue Azur and Muguet de Printemps Travel Candle scents, as well as lots of other luxe goodies.

It's currently sold out for UK customers, but is still available to buy for those in the US.

Candle advent calendars: Etsy 2021 Candle Advent Calendar

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Etsy's 2021 Candle Advent Calendar

Specifications

RRP: $140/£93.96
Delivery: 5-8 day shipping
Refundable: Non-refundable
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.

Jo Malone advent calendar, one of the best candle advent calendars for 2021

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Jo Malone Advent Calendar 2021

Specifications

RRP: £325/$450
Delivery: 4-10 day shipping
Refundable: 90-day return policy
Region: US and UK

The Jo Malone Advent Calendar for 2021 takes the helm every year as one the best candle advent calendars around. Inside this year's version are 24 treats in reusable packaging (making this a great pick for those looking for sustainable Christmas gifts too), 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.

This is always one that gets snapped up quickly though, so while it's currently sold out, you can sign up to be notified if it ever comes back in stock.

Voluspa Japonica Advent Calendar Gift Set, one of the best candle advent calendars for 2021

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Voluspa Japonica Advent Calendar Gift Set

Specifications

RRP: $75 & $150
Delivery: 2-5 day shipping
Refundable: 30-day return policy
Region: US

This year, Voluspa's Mini Advent Calendar presents 12 bestselling fragrances, including Santal Vanilla, Spiced Pumpkin Latte, and more. Or, you can snag the Voluspa Japonica Advent Calendar for $150, which features 12 petite candles from the brand's signature Japonica Collection. 

Each candle boasts a delectable coconut wax blend, along with natural wicks and 25 hours of burn time. All Voluspa products are cruelty-free and free of phthalates, pesticides, parabens, and sulfates.

Neom 12 Days of Wellbeing Advent Calendar, one of the best candle advent calendars for 2021

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Neom 12 Days Of Wellbeing Advent Calendar

Specifications

RRP: £150
Delivery: 5-8 day shipping
Refundable: 90-day return policy
Region: 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 aromatherapy candles, accompanied by beauty and wellness treats behind each door. There's no better way to unwind, that's for sure.

Babytot Scented Advent Candles, one of the best candle advent calendars for 2021

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Babytot Scented Advent Candles

Specifications

RRP: $55/£39.72
Delivery: 5-8 day shipping
Refundable: 30-day return policy
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 books of 2021.

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.

Candle Advent Calendars: Not On The High Street The Original Mindful Advent Candle Set

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The Original Mindful Advent Candle Set

Specifications

RRP: $34.73/£24.50
Delivery: 5-10 days from dispatch
Region: US and UK

Create mindful moments this advent wit the help of this adorable advent candle set. Handmade from natural beeswax, each mini candle has a burn time of 20 minutes—helping you carve out a brief bit of R and R every day. Subtly honey scented, we reckon these are one of the sweetest ways to count down to Christmas (aside from hot chocolate, of course).  

candle advent calendars: John Lewis & Partners Tealight Advent Calendar

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John Lewis & Partners Tealight Advent Calendar

Specifications

RRP: £25
Delivery: Free delivery within 10 days
Refundable: Yes
Region: UK

Who said candle advent calendars had to be elaborate? There's beauty in the simplicity of this John Lewis tea light collection, with an array of festive scents to see you through advent in tranquility. Scents inside include Spiced Clementine & Pomegranate, Cinnamon Spiced Vanilla, and Frosted Mistletoe & Eucalyptus. 

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.

And if you want to save some money on the popular candle brand, it's worth looking out for some of the best Yankee Candle deals too.

Yankee candle Christmas advent calendars with a Christmas tree in the background, three of the best candle advent calendars for 2021

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RRP: £12.50 | Delivery: 5-8 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | 2021 calendar available?: Yes | Region: UK—currently unavailable in the US

This octagon-shaped calendar overflows with 24 scented tea lights in eight intoxicating scents. Beyond smell, these delicacies have fun and festive names, from "Letters to Santa" to "Christmas Eve Cocoa." Also includes a clear glass tea light holder.

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RRP: £34.99 | Delivery: 5-8 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | 2021 calendar available?: Yes | Region: UK—currently unavailable in the US

The Advent Book features the same contents as the Wreath edition—just in a different design. We'd say this design pays homage to the best Christmas books of childhood, which, much like this calendar, unveil magic we never knew existed.

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RRP: $110.82/£79.99 | Delivery: 5-8 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | 2021 calendar available?: Yes | Region: UK—currently unavailable in the US

Rockin' around the Christmas tree is now luxe, thanks to Yankee Candle. Naturally, inside you'll find the same treats as the Book and Wreath calendars. However, this one is already sold out—be sure to bookmark this page so you can snag yours once it's readily available.


Dominique McIntee
Dominique McIntee

Dominique worked as a shopping writer at Woman & Home and while with the brand she covered products, sales and deals, and market news across categories. Before joining the team, she penned stories as an editorial fellow at Insider Reviews, the affiliate commerce team at Insider Inc./Business Insider. The bespectacled NJ transplant specializes in commerce journalism, women’s lifestyle content, and hoarding makeup—much to her mother’s dismay.