What’s not to love about advent calendars? They encourage snacking before breakfast and make waking up in the freezing cold winter just that little bit more appealing.
This year, we’ve seen more advent calendars for men than ever before, so it's the perfect time to treat your other half!
From calendars full to the brim with gin, to those that promise to have your man groomed to perfection in no time, there are plenty of advent calendars for men to choose from.
READ MORE: 50 Amazing Festive Wedding Ideas
If you're planning to pop the question this Christmas, then you can also incorporate advent calendars into your festive wedding proposal. Take a look at our Christmas proposal ideas for inspiration!
Keep reading for our round-up of the best advent calendars for men.
Gin & Tonic Advent Calendar - £99
If your other half is a lover of gin and tonic (who isn’t?!) then why not treat him to this gin and tonic advent calendar?
It might be on the pricier end of the spectrum at £99, but you get lots for your money. Your man will be treated to a full bottle of The Lakes Gin (award winning, of course!) plus 24 different premium tonics behind every door.
Mouth-watering flavours include Double Dutch Pomegranate and Basil Tonic and Fever Tree Lemon Tonic. A gin and tonic a day keeps the doctor away… or something like that.
READ MORE: Questions You’re Sick Of Hearing If You’re Planning a Winter Wedding
Craft Beer Advent Tree Calendar - £95
Up next is another boozy option - this time in the form of a (rather large) Christmas tree full of craft beers!
This is a great way to lead your loved one into the festive period, with 25 beers all created by amazing British brewers like Gypsy Hill and Mondo. You'll be well into his good books with this pick.
Happy Socks Advent Calendar - £149.95
Make sure his feet are toasty and warm all winter with this fabulous advent calendar from Happy Socks!
Designed exclusively for John Lewis & Partners, this calendar features one brightly coloured pair of comfy cotton socks for each day of advent. Personally, we're massive fans of the palm print.
READ MORE: Awesome Christmas Proposal Ideas
Personalised Coffee Advent Calendar - £54.95
If your man needs a caffeine boost to get him through to Christmas Day, then this could be the life saver he never knew he needed!
The calendar, which is presented in a personalised gift box, contains 25 Nespresso-compatible coffee pods in up to 13 flavours - perfect for getting through all that Christmas preparation. We love this idea!
The Protein Ball Advent Calendar - £12.99
Is your man into his health and fitness? Does he love trying out new healthy snacks? If you answered yes to both then this will be the advent calendar for him!
For only £12.99, the Protein Ball Co are offering an advent calendar with a different flavoured protein ball for every day! Their usual flavours include raspberry brownie, lemon and pistachio and cherry bakewell, so this is set to be a pretty delicious (and nutritious!) advent calendar choice.
ASOS Grooming Advent Calendar - £30
We're ASOS addicts here at Hitched, so it's good to know we can get a great pressie for our other half while we're doing some shopping for ourselves! We love this grooming 12 days of Christmas advent calendar.
Your partner might not get a gift on every day of December, but this pick is a case of quality not quantity. He'll be able to enjoy 12 haircare and skincare products, including samples from Clarins, Bull Dog and Clinique. Scrubbed up just in time for Christmas, then!
READ MORE: 7 Signs You’re Already an Old Married Couple
Pork Crackling Advent Calendar - £65
This advent calendar is one of the best things we’ve seen in a long time. It's by The Snaffling Pig Company (a really cool brand who create pork snacks, beer and cider – aka the dream combo) and offers 12 glorious days of pork crackling washed down with 12 refreshing beers.
It's worth noting that this advent calendar is so mighty that at 50cm tall and 28cm wide, it won’t be fitting on your mantel piece! Your man will love you for this and if he decides to share, it's a win-win.
READ MORE: Card and Gift Ideas For Your First Married Christmas
Candy Kittens Advent Calendar - £12
Count down to the 25th with something sweet every day courtesy of Jamie Laing’s candy brand.
This Candy Kittens advent calendar features all kinds of sweet flavour variations, from Peach Fizz to Sour Watermelon and Wild Strawberry.
If your man has a sweet tooth then this is the calendar for him.
Wine Down to Christmas Advent Calendar - £84.95
This huge advent calendar is full to the brim with bottles of wine to count down to Christmas in the most fun way possible!
If your man loves a tipple or two, invest in this festive box which features an equal number of reds, whites, rosé and (drum roll please!) prosecco.
You'll get a glass-sized amount of wine from each minature bottle. Cheers!
Lynx Men's Grooming Advent Calendar - £15
Up next we have another grooming-related advent calendar for men. It's by Lynx, and features 12 grooming treats behind the countdown doors.
From a full-sized body spray to hair wax, body wash and grooming tools, your other half will be preened to perfection quicker than you can say 'Merry Christmas'.
READ MORE: Romantic Christmas Presents for Your Fiancé or Fiancée
Artisan Brownie Advent Calendar - £74.50
What better way to countdown to Christmas than with this exclusive handmade brownie box?
Indulge in all kinds of flavours, from classic chocolate to salted caramel, mince pie and Bailey's.
Nearer to Christmas, your man will also get exclusive larger sizes of flapjacks, fruit cakes and millionaire's shortbread. What a treat!
Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar - £25
If your man is a bit of a child at heart, then he’ll love this Star Wars advent calendar. It might be designed for children, but we know plenty of men who’d appreciate it anyway.
It contains 24 different mini figures for every day of December.
Buttermilk Advent Calendar - £14.99
Another one for the sweet treat lovers amongst us – this calendar is lovingly handmade in Cornwall and includes 24 different flavours of fudge including mince pie and caramel sea salt. What a decadent way to start every day of December!
READ MORE: 21 Stages of Wedding Planning in Elf Memes
ClarinsMen 12 Days of Christmas Calendar - £60
Keen to get your other half loving skincare as much as you do? This is an introduction to cleansing, moisturising and grooming, courtesy of ClarinsMen, containing all of the products he needs in his everyday life.
It includes a mask, eye-cream, face wash and much, much more.
Premium Whisky Advent Calendar - £249.95
Cheers to every day of the festive season in the most fabulous way possible: with fancy whisky!
This advent calendar is definitely on the pricier side, but your man will love the idea of swapping chocolate for 24 malts and exceptional blends from across the globe every day. There's even a whisky worth £600 a bottle hidden inside! How indulgent.
READ MORE: 36 Gorgeous Winter Wedding Guest Dresses
Gourmet Marshmallow Advent Calendar - £17
This advent calendar includes 24 delicious pieces of gourmet marshmallow in a range of different flavours, ready to toast over the fire.
It also includes a hot chocolate spoon with Vanilla Bean marshmallow for the final morning, for the ultimate Christmas treat. Delicious!
Tipsy Tree Flavoured Gin Advent Calendar - £140
We love this advent calendar by the Tipsy Tree, not only because the impressive wooden stand makes for a great Christmas decoration, but most importantly it includes 24 miniature gins and gin liquors too!
Your man will be able to sample everything from English raspberry gin to Yorkshire tea-flavoured gin (yes, really!). Here’s to a beautifully boozy December!
Reese's Countdown to Christmas Advent Calendar - £7.99
Not only is this advent calendar an absolute bargain at £7.99, but for Reese's fans it's an utter treat too!
Each day your other half will get either a full sized or minature cup, in either creamy milk chocolate or indulgent white chocolate. Oh, and just wait for Christmas Eve! There’s a surprise waiting behind the final door…
READ MORE: Unique Ways to Include Chocolate in Your Wedding
Superdrug Bristle & Smith Advent Calendar - £9
If your other half is on the beardy side, he'll love this advent calendar from Bristle and Smith - full of handy accessories for keeping his face trim and tidy!
For each of the 12 days of Christmas he’ll get everything from shower gel to a beard comb, scissors and shave balm. This is a really great little calendar!
Gemstone Geological Advent Calendar - £50
If you're after an advent calendar with a difference for your science-loving man, then this geological advent calendar could be just the ticket!
It features 24 different gems and fossils, each with a fact card to accompany it. There's also a drawstring bag to keep all the fossils once they're open, and you can personalise the box! So cute.
READ MORE: The Most Magical Winter Wedding Venues
Pub Crawl Advent Calendar - £26
Give your man the gift of counting down to Christmas with this quirky pub crawl calendar.
It features a range of delicious chocolates in the shape of beer barrels. It might look innocent, but just like on a normal pub crawl, some surprises will pop up along the way! Will he be brave enough to stomach a Jägermeister chocolate at 8 o'clock in the morning?!
Man's Stuff Advent Calendar - £8.95
Last up in our selection of male grooming advent calendars we have this cube advent calendar by Man’s Stuff.
We love the selection of products in this calendar, including a charcoal face wash, bath fizzer and nail clippers. If your man likes a pamper then this is definitely one for him!
READ MORE: How to Stop Christmas Ruining Your Wedding Diet
If it's your first Christmas as a married couple, then make sure you also check out our guide to celebrating your first married Christmas for some more lovely, festive ideas.