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Best Halloween Countdown Calendars for 2023

Did you know there is such a thing as a Halloween countdown calendar? I was so excited to find this out and if you love all things Halloween, you will definitely be excited too.

***Article updated for Halloween Countdown Calendar 2023 ***

Halloween is just around the corner and if you’re looking for a fun way to count down to this spooky holiday, then check out these fantastic Halloween countdown calendars. There are so many options that will be perfect no matter what your taste or budget – from felt haunted houses to wooden ones, there’s something for everyone! So don’t delay any longer – get started on planning your countdown today with one of the best Halloween countdown calendars ever.

halloween countdown calendar

I got mine in September and I am counting down the days until the big day. There are so many options out there, I just had to share my top 7 favorites with you and show you exactly why these Halloween countdown calendars deserve a place on your mantle piece, wall or kitchen bench.


Whilst Halloween is not advent, I believe the use of the name advent calendar immediately gives us a sense of a super fun treat for each day of the month in the countdown calendar.

These Halloween calendar ideas will surprise and delight adults and children who love the Halloween season.

halloween countdown calendars

Halloween Countdown Calendars

A Halloween calendar is a great way to start a Halloween countdown every year. The beauty of these Halloween countdown calendar ideas featured here is that they are all reusable and can be brought out to display in your home every October, year after year.

Halloween calendars can be made to suit any taste and theme too. I have picked some of the best calendars that I believe work perfectly for us, while also giving you a wide range of ideas which you might not have thought of yet. I am including links here to where you can purchase these online.

All you need to do is to add the fun treats if you choose to do so. Some of these awesome calendars below include ornaments as well.

And let’s face it a Halloween countdown calendar is definitely more exciting than the usual paper kind of calendar.

Halloween Countdown Calendar

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Countdown Calendar for Halloween

Check out these ideas for an amazingly spooktacular calendar for Halloween.

This absolutely adorable haunted house Halloween calendar (pictured below) is made from felt and would look great hanging on your wall. It can also be personalized with your family name. The gorgeous calendar comes completely finished with all ornaments included – so you don’t need to add anything else.

This piece of art is a great addition to a Halloween room. If you don’t have a dedicated Halloween room, any corner in the house could do – just be sure to rehang it each year.

Halloween Advent Calendar

Find Felt Calendar here

Halloween Countdown

The next Halloween countdown calendars are in the shape of a house or a castle, and they are empty for you to add your own Halloween treats inside the little drawers.

This amazing wooden Halloween calendar house (pictured below) features generous size boxes to fill with the treats of your choice. The calendar comes fully assembled and you just need to load the little trays and add the goodies.

Halloween Advent Calendar

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This amazing wooden Halloween calendar haunted house (pictured below) is right on theme for Halloween. It’s ready to add your own treats to it and will be a treasured decor item for years to come. Photo credit: Etsy

Wooden Halloween Advent Calendar

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Halloween Countdown Calendar

This Halloween countdown calendar is beautifully handmade with cardstock and has gorgeous embellishments for a perfectly spooky Halloween design. Why not have your kids help you plan the goodies to fill the little boxes with!

Halloween countdown calendar

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You must also check out CubbyBearCrafts other amazing Halloween calendars that come in lots of fun Halloween designs right here.

And for coffee lovers, you will definitely want to check out this fun Halloween countdown calendar with coffee (pictured below). This would also make a great gift idea, but you’ll definitely want one for yourself too. Why should the kids get all the fun with candy?

Halloween Countdown Calendar Coffee

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Nightmare Before Christmas Calendar

Currently trending is Nightmare Before Christmas Halloween decor. This Nightmare Before Christmas Calendar that is pictured below is a very popular pick.

You can choose one with the buttons numbered 7-31 for Halloween or use it for Christmas if you like and use 1 – 25 as pictured here.

Nightmare Before Christmas Advent Calendar

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DIY Halloween Countdown Calendar

If you’re looking to make your own calendar check out this DIY Halloween countdown calendar pattern here. This is a great option if you are crafty and have the time to create something wonderful.

You will be able to reuse it year after year and your kids will get so much enjoyment out of decorating the haunted house with the fabric magnets that also are made with this pattern.

Or how about a printable Halloween countdown calendar. If you’ve left it to last minute you can grab one of these, print it out and glue it together super quick.

Photo credit: Calderwood Creations.

diy halloween advent calendar

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Or if you’re looking for another way to count how many days until Halloween without the little treats each day, then check out this awesome Halloween countdown decoration right here. This would look amazing displayed in your home year after year.

Photo credit: Little Moon Neko

halloween countdown decoration

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So check out these fun October Halloween countdown calendars and have a spooktacular Halloween this year!

The best Halloween calendars for adults and kids. The perfect way to countdown to Halloween.

I sincerely hope you have a very fun and happy Halloween.

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