Countdown to Christmas with these cool Advent Calendars apps

There’s nothing more exciting than counting down to Christmas. One of the most popular ways to start the countdown to Santa’s arrival is with Advent Calendars. They are an end-of-year tradition and provide a daily delight in the weeks leading up to Christmas.

Advent Calendars, however, are becoming increasingly popular in the tech world. Applications that can be downloaded to any smartphone bring the magic of Christmas to the screens and give the possibility to enjoy a unique virtual festive experience. These are interactive applications available for both Android mobiles and iOS, most of which are offered entirely free or for a small fee. Advent calendars can take various forms and styles, from games designed to spread joy to informative applications that will boost your knowledge of Christmas traditions.

For a digital holiday countdown excitement, we have gathered and presented a few cool Advent Calendars apps that will cheer you up and give you the joy of sweet anticipation.


Advent Calendar 2022

With the Advent Calendar 2022 app, you can enjoy a game every day of the advent season. The game is available for children over nine years old and, of course, for any adult who wants to get into the mood of the day. With Santa Claus as the key player, this top-rated app provides 24 games with 3000 different levels. This app is available on the App Store and Play Store, and you can download it for free.

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Advent App

Advent App is a digital Advent Calendar that allows you to get personalized Advent Calendars and share them with your loved ones. You can easily upload your pictures or video, add a text message, and convert your moments into a themed digital game.

This app lets you personalize your digital Advent Calendar door with your favourite video, a particular song, a voucher, a funny quote, and more. Since the calendar is digital, you don’t need to finish all the doors by December 1, but you can fill them as you go and update them if necessary.

Once you activate the notification option, the app will remind you to fill the door for the next day. When you finish your calendar, a custom link is generated, and you can then send it to your loved ones via WhatsApp, SMS, or email. Advent App is also free and available only on the App Store for iPhone and iPad.

Christmas Countdown

If you are looking for a fascinating way to countdown until Christmas, you should definitely download and use this app. Christmas Countdown is one of the top-ranked Advent Calendar apps in the Play Store, and it lets users count down the days until Christmas with a fun snowy countdown and unwrap a little gift every day of Advent. Once you download and install Christmas Countdown, you can choose from many beautiful themes featuring Santa and his reindeer, Christmas trees, and even a snowman. The app includes classic Christmas music, like Deck the Halls and We Wish You a Merry Christmas. Once you install this fancy and cool app, you only need to watch the falling snow on the countdown screen and feel the Christmas magic.

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Advent Calendar 2022

When it comes to the Advent Calendar 2022 app, you have two options: to download and use the free version, which includes ads or to pay approximately 1 euro to use the premium version, which is ad-free. This is a charming Advent Calendar countdown app for smartphones and tablets, and you can choose over a vast number of widgets and add them to your home screen. You can access high-quality graphics to spread cheer and joy to your phone or any other smart device. The exciting thing about the Advent Calendar 2022 app is that you don’t need to open it every time since there is always a widget running on your main screen. Therefore, whenever you touch your smartphone, you can feel the Christmas spirit and see the countdown.

BabyLit Christmas Carol Calendar

BabyLit Christmas Carol Calendar is another option for those looking to spend the day till Christmas through gaming. This app is a modern take on the classic Advent Calendar, which lets you learn about Dickens’ classic story, explore the animated calendar, and discover fun activities for the holiday season. You can use this app and play as a family or let your kids enjoy it and build connections between daily findings and the best-known Christmas story in literary history. You can download and play BabyLit Christmas Carol Calendar for free.

Let the countdown begin!

George Mavridis is a freelance journalist and writer based in Greece. His work primarily covers tech, innovation, social media, digital communication, and politics. He graduated from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with a BA in Journalism and Mass Communication. Also, he holds an MA in Media and Communication Studies from the Malmö University of Sweden and an MA in Digital Humanities from the Linnaeus University of Sweden.