Cue the holiday music! ALDI is bringing back its Advent Calendars and this year’s collection is better than ever. Celebrate National Advent Calendar Day (created by ALDI in 2020) on Nov. 3, and treat yourself (and someone you love) to a festive way to countdown.

The 2021 lineup includes the most robust collection to date with the return of the famous wine, cheese, and beer calendars (in select markets), as well as several brand-new, family-friendly calendars.   

Merry Moments My Friend Gnome Kit

This year, the new Merry Moments My Friend Gnome Kit is sure to be a favorite for the whole family. Children will enjoy waking up to find these mischievous creatures, also known as Santa’s little helpers, in a new place every morning. The kit includes everything needed for the Gnome to create mischief all 24 days leading up to the holidays and a book to read with the family.  The My Friend Gnome Kit is limited to one per customer.

Emporium Selection Advent Calendar

ALDI shoppers can also count down to the holidays by pairing popular favorites, such as the wine and cheese Advent calendars, both of which are full of ALDI-exclusive varieties designed to complement each other. Plus, the famous ALDI wine Advent calendar will feature new wine varieties and cost $10 less this year!  

Check out this year’s lineup: 

For the ones with asophisticatedpalate:  

  • Barissimo Coffee Advent Calendar ($9.99)   
  • Beer Advent Calendar ($49.99; in select markets)   
  • Connellys 12 Days of Irish Cream ($29.99)   
  • Emporium Selection Cheese Advent Calendar ($14.99)  
  • Sparkling Wine Countdown to the New Year ($29.99)   
  • The 2021 Collection Wine Advent Calendar ($59.99)  

For the ones who love self-care:  

  • Bee Happy Craft Advent Calendar ($12.99) 
  • Huntington Home Advent Calendar Candle ($4.99)  
  • My Beauty Spot 12 Days of Bath Fizzers ($12.99)   

For the ones on Santa’s nice list:  

  • Lego City Advent Calendar ($29.99)  
  • Lego Friends Advent Calendar ($29.99)  
  • Lego Marvel Avengers Advent Calendar ($39.99)  
  • Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar ($39.99)  
  • Mattel Cars Advent Calendar ($16.99)  
  • Mattel Polly Pocket Advent Calendar ($16.99)   
  • Mattel Kids Toys Advent Calendar ($24.99)   
  • Merry Moments My Friend Gnome Kit ($24.99; limit one per customer)  
  • Nickelodeon Paw Patrol Advent Calendar ($19.99)   
  • Warner Brothers Elf Advent Calendar ($29.99)  
  • Warner Brothers Christmas Story Advent Calendar ($29.99)  

For theones with a sweet tooth:  

  • Choceur Advent Calendar ($1.49)   
  • Moser Roth 12 Days of Christmas Advent Calendar ($4.99)    
  • Moser Roth 24 Days of Christmas Nutcracker Advent Calendar ($8.99)   
  • Moser Roth Luxury Chocolate Advent Calendar ($14.99)  

For the ones with furry friends:  

  • Pure Being Cat Advent Calendar ($5.89)   
  • Pure Being Dog Advent Calendar ($5.89)   

Calendars are available for a limited time while supplies last, and availability and quantity of specific calendars may vary. Calendars are expected to sell out fast, so shoppers are encouraged to visit their local ALDI store beginning Nov. 3 to check for availability. Find a nearby store using the ALDI store locator.  

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