If you're a vegan family, have a child with a dairy allergy, or are simply trying to cut out extra dairy, a fun holiday Advent calendar used to be difficult to find. Nowadays though, it's easier than ever to ring in the holiday season without the dairy implications. Check out the great dairy-free Advent calendar choices below to find one your family will love.
Montezumas Organic & Vegan Chocolate Advent Calendar
Montezumas’ squishes and squeezes a full 240 grams of yummy organic house blended chocolate into a mere 24 window Advent calendar, offering up the perfect countdown to the big day. Every cute little holiday door has a Christmas picture behind it and it’s perfect for a vegan or dairy-free diet. Be a little careful with this calendar if you have a family member with a nut allergy though. Montezumas’ products may contain nut traces, as they’re made in a factory where peanuts and sesame seeds are used. That said, this chocolate is free of genetically modified ingredients, fake food coloring, soy, gluten and preservatives, plus ingredients are organically grown.
Plamil Organic Fair trade Milky Dairy Free Advent Calendar
This Advent calendar offers up all the taste of dairy milk without the dairy in a festive and fun presentation. This dairy free milk chocolate Advent calendar is made in a factory that’s free from dairy, gluten and nuts, plus is organic, Fair trade and vegan. The company is certified by the Fairtrade Foundation, Soil Association, UTZ and Kosher.
Vegan Organic Chocolate Advent Calendar by Moo Free
This multi-award winning, organic, gluten free, soya free, dairy free and vegan Advent calendar is an awesome treat for children of any age with or without milk allergies, dairy intolerance or who follow a gluten free or vegan diet. The box is filled with 120 grams of quality dairy free chocolates. Each vegan and dairy free chocolate Advent calendar is made in factories that does not manufacture milk chocolate or any other milk based products and are made with a combination of natural, organic and ethically sourced ingredients.
Amanda’s Own Confections Dairy-free Advent Calendar
From December 1st through Christmas day, your child can open a little door and find a piece of yummy dairy-free chocolate adorned with a picture representing the holiday season. Then, on Christmas Day a big chocolate Santa is waiting for your tot! Amanda’s Own candy is totally dairy free, tree nut free, peanut free, egg free and gluten free – perfect for children with food allergies.
Choices Celtic Dairy Free Advent Calendar
A delicious alternative to traditional dairy laden Advent calendars, this milk chocolate-like calendar is dairy, gluten, wheat and egg free.
Hotel Chocolat Dark Chocolate Advent Calendar
This beautiful all-dark chocolate Advent calendar by Hotel Chocolat is one of the most stylish and modern Advent calendars around. It boasts 24 fabulous Christmas sculptures, including reindeer, snowmen, penguins and enchanted Christmas trees, cast in smooth 70% dark chocolate. May contain traces of tree nuts and peanuts, but dairy-free, so suitable for vegans.
Modern Black and White Advent Calendar
Not a fan of chocolate, or want to fill up your Advent calendar with your own vegan chocolate candy choices? Then this modern and lovely reusable Advent calendar will let you celebrate the anticipation of Christmas in style. The set comes with 25 natural-colored cardboard boxes with a different design on each lid. The beautiful boxes, once filled, can be assembled in a square, a pyramid or however you’d like and the design is one-of-a-kind and handmade. All calendars ship flat (unfolded), to keep the shipping costs as low as possible.
LEGO City Advent Calendar
A very cool dairy-free advent that any kid will love is a LEGO advent calendar. Kids won’t even miss the candy with this super fun LEGO calendar. Panels in this calendar open up and surprise kids with a neat LEGO accessory element, such as a pretzel, camera, ice skates, pie, tablets, handcuffs, megaphone, bowl and bone, cake and Santa’s backpack. You can also check out the LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar Building Kit or the LEGO Friends Advent Calendar Building Kit.
DIY Advent Calendars
DIY Advent calendars are always as vegan as you’d like, since you can fill them up with any sort of treat. The homemade Advent calendar shown above is particularly cool (and eco-friendly) as it’s easily made with recycled cans. You’ll need a drill, wire, paint and numbered stickers for this easy holiday project that can be used year-after-year. For more DIY advent calendar ideas, see the list below.
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