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Best Lego Advent Calendars 2022

Christmas may be over, but you can still take a look at all the advent calendars Lego had on sale.

What better way to get into the festive spirit than with the best Lego advent calendars. A standard advent calendar will have you waking up to a small square of chocolate each morning, why not make it a little more exciting with a Lego advent calendar? It’s a totally different (snow)ball game.

We’ve highlighted the best Lego advent calendars in time for the holidays so you can see which one you like. You’ll need to be quick though, Lego advent calendars are hugely popular every holiday season and this year will be no different. You can also check out our Lego space offers (opens in a new tab) for even more gift ideas.

We’ve included a range of advent calendars to suit everyone and every budget, so make sure you’re sure to grab a bargain. Discover our best Lego offers (opens in a new tab) and our best Lego Star Wars sets (opens in a new tab) pages for even more savings.

Lego advertises the sets as a giveaway a day, and in all honesty, that’s certainly the case with a lot of the best Lego advent calendars. You never know what’s behind each of the 24 doors, and the designers outdo themselves every year by delivering fresh and exciting calendars with new surprises behind every door. The kind of things you can expect to find are things like buildable characters, Christmas items, spaceships, vehicles, and more.

There’s a huge range of themes and styles to choose from, so it doesn’t matter if you’re a fan of Lego or a particular franchise, there’s a Lego advent calendar for you. There’s a now infamous Lego Star Wars (opens in a new tab) advent calendar, Harry Potter Advent Calendar (opens in a new tab) for the wizard or muggle in your life, a marvel set (opens in a new tab) with plenty of recognizable heroes and a classic Lego city advent calendar (opens in a new tab) for the purists out there.

Best Lego advent calendar deals

Lego City Advent Calendar 2021

Lego City Advent Calendar 2021

Lego City Advent Calendar 2021 (Image credit: Lego)

Lego City Advent Calendar 2021

Features

Price: $29.99 / £19.99

Age: 5+

Rooms: 349

Lego serial number: 60303

Reasons to buy

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There’s a Santa minifig!

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Builds that will fit in with most other sets

Reasons to avoid

The minifigs here are less recognizable than with some of the other sets

If you’re all-in on the traditional “City” style of Lego, you can’t afford to miss the Lego City Advent Calendar. This one is the most traditionally festive of all the Lego Advent calendars this year – you’ve got a Santa minifig on a train loaded with presents, a wintry mailbox, a Christmas pudding table, carol singers singing and even a robotic snowman among many other mini constructions. They’ll easily slot together with your other Lego sets, and the box folds out to include a fun play scene, complete with a frozen lake.

Lego Friends Advent Calendar 2021

Lego Friends Advent Calendar 2021

Lego Friends Advent Calendar 2021 (Image credit: Lego)

Lego Friends Advent Calendar 2021

Features

Price: $29.99 / £19.99

Age: 6+

Rooms: 370

Lego serial number: 41690

Reasons to buy

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Five minifigs and a mini dog

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Very festive buildings

Reasons to avoid

Minifigs do not match regular Lego sets

Lego Friends has become a hugely popular spin-off for Danish toymakers, being the build-your-own toy maker’s answer to the likes of Barbie. The LEGO Friends Advent Calendar is a really nice addition to the range, featuring five minifigs, tiny cat and dog figures, a roaring fireplace, seasonal mailbox, snowmobile, Christmas tree, ice cream maker and more miniature gifts than you can shake a Christmas cookie at. The Friends style splits Lego purists a bit as each minifig has a different head and hand style than a traditional Lego set. But kids will only see one thing when they open each calendar door: inventive, colorful and downright fun new builds every day of the season.

Lego Harry Potter Advent Calendar 2021

Lego Harry Potter Advent Calendar 2021

Lego Harry Potter Advent Calendar 2021 (Image credit: Lego)

Lego Harry Potter Advent Calendar 2021

Features

Price: $39.99 / £24.99

Age: 7+

Rooms: 274

Lego serial number: 76390

Reasons to buy

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Includes six excellent witch minifigs

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Has a game printed on the calendar

Reasons to avoid

Less imaginative builds overall

Maybe it’s the magic, maybe it’s the huge banquets in the Great Hall, but there’s something inherently Christmas about the wizarding world of Harry Potter. Of all the sets on this list, this is the franchise best suited to transforming into a Christmas setting, with every book and movie including a Christmas scene. While there are obviously fewer Christmas builds included in the Lego Harry Potter Advent Calendar, what you get will make great additions for those with other Harry Potter playsets, from a panel Privet Drive road to a Gringotts bank minecart and a vault full of gold. . And the little owl Hedwig is simply adorable.

Lego Marvel The Avengers Advent Calendar 2021

Lego Marvel The Avengers Advent Calendar 2021

Lego Marvel The Avengers Advent Calendar 2021 (Image credit: Lego)

Lego Marvel The Avengers Advent Calendar 2021

Features

Price: $39.99 / £24.99

Age: 7+

Rooms: 298

Lego serial number: 76196

Reasons to buy

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Hilarious party minifigs

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Awesome Quinjet and Hulkbuster mini-builds

Avengers, it’s cold outside! To assemble! The Lego Marvel The Avengers Advent Calendar might not be the most overtly Christmas of the calendars on this list, but it has some neat little features to get you in the festive spirit. Thor in a scarf? Tony Stark in a Christmas sweater? Thanos on the naughty list, running around with a bag full of goodies? There’s a lot of fun to be had here, and it includes some of the smartest mini builds of any set here, from a tiny Avengers tower to a Hulkbuster and Quinjet suit.

Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar 2021

Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar 2021

Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar 2021 (Image credit: Lego)

Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar 2021

Features

Price: $39.99 / £24.99

Age: 6+

Rooms: 335

Lego serial number: 75307

Reasons to buy

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Baby Yoda!

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Clever interpretations of iconic Star Wars prop and ship mini-builds

Reasons to avoid

Mandalorian theme misses classic Star Wars characters

Lego Star Wars advent calendars have become one of the most sought-after pre-Christmas gifts, putting witty seasonal spins on some of the most famous scenes and characters in all of pop culture. This year’s Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar is themed around Disney’s The Mandalorian TV show, so you know what that means… BABY YODA IN CHRISTMAS PAJAMAS! It’s not just about ‘The Child’, with Lego knocking it out of the park again with clever miniaturized builds that include TIE fighters, ion cannons and drone droids.