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It’s always exciting picking out your advent calendar and when it comes to gluten free advent calendars there is plenty of choice. Including dairy free and vegan advent calendar options too!

I always tend to go for a really simple gluten free advent calendar because I like to keep things super simple.

In fact usually, let’s be honest, I tend to sweep the shelf on December 2nd to see what’s in the reduced section because I typically forget what date it is.

But whether you want a quick sweet fix, luxury chocolates or even a CHEESE-based calendar (the dream!) there are plenty of free from options.

Plus the choice of gluten and dairy free advent calendars in the UK seems to be expanding more and more every year.

I’ve swept the supermarket shelves of Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose as well as Amazon to find all the best gluten free advent calendars.

This list is by no means inclusive but contains as many advent calendars as I could find and will hopefully provide a good starting point.

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Are advent calendars gluten free?

It can be really easy to only check the free from aisle for gluten free advent calendars when actually, many mainstream brands are gluten free.

If you’re not avoiding dairy, many ‘normal’ advent calendars in the seasonal aisle are free from gluten-containing ingredients anyway.

First you’ll need to check the ingredients list to make sure no gluten-containing grains such as wheat or barley are highlighted in bold.

Then you’ll need to check for ‘may contain’ warnings to make sure there’s no risk of cross contamination during the manufacturing process.

So which advent calendars are gluten free in 2023? Let’s find out…

Gluten Free Advent Calendars

All of the advent calendars in this section of guide, at the time of writing, are gluten free and safe for people with coeliac disease.

But always make sure to double check before you buy as ingredients lists can change over time.

I have listed them in alphabetical order to make life easier:


  • Cadbury’s Dairy Milk Advent Calendar – 90g
  • Cadbury’s Dairy Milk Advent Chocolate Bar – 270g
  • Cadbury’s Dairy Milk Angry Birds Chocolate Advent Calendar – 212g
  • Cadbury’s Dairy Milk Chocolate Advent Calendar – 90g
  • Cadbury’s Dairy Milk Chocolate Chunks Advent Calendar – 258g
  • Cadbury’s Dairy Milk Freddo Chocolate Advent Calendar – 102g
  • Cadbury’s White Chocolate Advent Calendar – 90g

Candy Kittens

  • Candy Kittens House of Gourmet Advent Calendar (pre-order only)
  • Candy Kittens Advent Calendar – 307g

Green & Blacks

  • Green & Blacks Organic Advent Calendar Chocolate Bar – 360g

Ilchester Cheese

  • Ilchester Cheese Advent Calendar

Joe & Seph’s

  • Joe & Seph’s Where’s Joe Advent Calendar 2023 – 175g
  • Joe and Seph’s Gourmet Popcorn Advent Calendar


  • Kinder Chocolate Happy Advent Calendar – 204g


  • Ho-Ho Homer! Milk Chocolate Advent Calendar – 60g
  • LOL Surprise! Advent Calendar with 25 Milk Chocolates – 90g
  • Paw Patrol Advent Calendar – 90g
  • Barbie Advent Calendar – 90g


  • KitKat Chocolate Advent Calendar – 208g

Marks and Spencer

  • M&S Paw Patrol Advent Calendar
  • M&S Pokemon Advent Calendar
  • M&S Star Wars Light Up Advent Calendar
  • M&DS Trolls Light Up Advent Calendar


  • Milkybar White Chocolate Advent Calendar – 85g


  • Montezuma’s Advent Calendar Dark Chocolate – 240g
  • Montezuma’s Advent Calendar Milk & White Chocolate – 144g
  • Montezuma’s Advent Calendar Milk Chocolate – 200g ang 240g
  • Montezuma’s Butter Nutter Advent Calendar – 200g
  • Montezuma’s Christmas Organic Dark Chocolate Advent Calendar – 200g and 240g
  • Montezuma’s Christmas Organic Milk Chocolate Advent Calendar – 200g and 240g

Naked Marshmallow Co

  • The Naked Marshmallow Co Gourmet Marshmallow Advent Calendar (18+ – pre-order only)

Quality Street

  • Quality Street Chocolate Christmas Advent Calendar – 22g
  • Quality Street Chocolate Advent Calendar – 229g

Gluten and Dairy Free Advent Calendars


  • Free From Advent Calendar – 93g

H!P Oat Milk

  • H!P Oat Milk Chocolate Vegan Advent Calendar – 144g (uses GF oat milk)

Jelly Belly

  • Jelly Belly Skiing Mr JB Advent Calendar – 190g


  • Montezuma’s Christmas Organic Milk Chocolate Alternative Like No Udder Advent Calendar – 144g

Moo Free

  • Moo Free Advent Calendar – 100g
  • Moo Free Choccy Advent Calendar – 70g
  • Moo Free White Advent Calendar – 70g


  • Morrisons Free From Choc Advent Calendar – 93g
  • Morrisons Free From Choccy Advent Calendar – 93g


  • NOMO Advent Calendar – 96g
  • NOMO Premium Caramel Advent Calendar – 224g


  • Sainsbury’s Free From Choc Advent Calendar – 93g

The Free From Kitchen Co.

  • The Free From Kitchen Co. Advent Calendar – 93g


Have you found any other gluten free advent calendars or noticed any changes to this list since it was published?

Comment below and I can add your free from finds to this post!

Don’t forget to check out my other Christmas guides too including my gluten free Christmas chocolates guide and my full Christmas page!

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About Sarah Howells

Hi, I'm Sarah! Diagnosed with coeliac disease 20 years ago, I'm on a mission to create the best gluten free recipes since sliced bread. No fruit salads or dry brownies here.

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  1. The Naked Marshmallow advent calendar contains a mix of marshmallows – some of the flavours are not listed as gluten free on their website.