Advent calendars date back to the 19th century Germany. Back in the days families would mark the days leading up to Christmas by lighting candles. A very wholesome tradition that has evolved into an exciting daily ritual of opening small, numbered doors on a festive calendar. And we aren’t just talking about chocolate. No, we tracked down the best geeky advent calendars in the market today, to make this special time even more fun.
Super Mario Advent Calendar
You can start up to 24 days before Christmas with this very awesome and very geeky advent calendar from Nintendo. Inside every box you find a beloved miniature character from the Super Mario realm. This Super Mario Advent Calendar has got to be the cutest gift you could give yourself or loved ones. Not only do you know that every box contains a definite must-have miniature, there’s the added excitement of not knowing which character will be next. Now if this doesn’t brighten up the dark winter month, I am not sure what will.
Harry Potter Advent Calendar
Remember when you were a kid and would be absolutely devastated if you got socks as a present? We present the only way that you can gift socks without it being seen as a passive aggressive attack on the most magical day of the year. Did someone say magic? Yes. Harry Potter Sock Advent Calendar. Keep your feet warm with this geeky advent calendar that you can keep for yourself, or share with loved ones. But most likely keep for yourself. Also a heads up: You can also find Harry Potter Lego Advents online. What a time to be alive!
Pokémon Advent Calendar
If you think we would do a must-have article about geeky advent calendars without including Pokémon, then you have another thing coming. How much fun will it be to treat yourself to 24 days of tiny surprises Pokémon miniatures before Christmas even arrives? And just a tip for next year: There is also a Halloween Pokémon advent calendar with Pokémon dressed up as each other or as a pumpkin. Do you need any more convincing? We certainly do not!
Marvel Funko Advent Calendar
Listen up for a second. What if… you can feed your Marvel addiction and your Funko collection at the same time? The Marvel Funko Advent Calendar must be designed to tackle that last bit of discipline you had to stop buying Funko merchandise. And that is absolutely fine. Because deep down you know Christmas only comes once a year and you have to take this opportunity to completely feed into your greed. I mean… Do you have a Christmas Spider Man? How about a Christmas ornament decorated baby Groot? There is no way a true collector would let this change fly by. You might also like to know that there are geeky advent calendars from DC universe and Star Wars. But we’ve said too much.
Dungeons & Dragons Advert Calendar
Liven up the dark winter mornings by jumping out of bed and looking behind each window of this must-have Dungeons & Dragons advent calendar. Yes, this is a thing. This advent contains Dungeons and Dragons ornaments and miniature souvenirs in random order. You can even use your daily gifts in your upcoming D&D sessions. You can even force every family member to do a last minute improvised one shot, just so you can break out your Dungeons & Dragons advent calendar goodies.
Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar
You must be out of your mind to not jump at the chance to add some desperately needed Star Wars characters and must-have vehicles to play with all year round. Yes, you do need the miniature Lego Clone Command Center. Same goes for the Imperial Shuttle. Also the Ewok village. And many more. Not only will this Advent Calendar keep you entertained for 24 days till Christmas. These Lego pieces will allow you to create your own Star Wars adventures over and over again. It’s almost like an investment, don’t you think?
Did you find anything to your liking?
We’d love to know if you found any fun gift ideas for the holidays. Did we miss anything good? If you find any fun geeky advent calendars, please make sure to share it with us. We have a list of Christmas themed articles, if you want to get into the Holiday spirit earlier this year.