LEGO’s Harry Potter Advent Calendar Is Getting Ready to Ship—and It Won’t Last Long

It may seem a little premature to be thinking about Christmas when we’re not even done with August, but ‘tis the season to preorder your LEGO Harry Potter Advent calendar before it's out of stock. On September 1, LEGO will release its December countdown calendar, which is comprised of 24 doors that open to reveal a different LEGO toy for every day leading up to Christmas.

The 305-piece set includes Harry, Ron, and Hermione figurines (among others), a miniature wizard’s chessboard, and everything else you need to stage magical reenactments of your favorite Hogwarts holiday scenes. And yes, Harry and Ron are wearing Mrs. Weasley’s famous monogrammed sweaters.

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When it comes to Harry Potter-themed Advent calendars, LEGO isn’t your only option. Earlier this summer, Funko released its version, which is available for preorder on Amazon and will ship on October 1.

You can combine the toys from this year's calendar with other LEGO products from the Harry Potter universe while you wait to find out which new LEGO collections from your wishlist appear under the Christmas tree come December 25.

You can add the Harry Potter calendar, which retails for $40, to your wishlist on the LEGO site now, and it will start shipping on September 1.

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Treat Your Feline This Holiday Season With Fancy Feast’s Cat Food Advent Calendar

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In anticipation of the holiday season, many children and adults get to unwrap mini presents each of the 24 days leading up to Christmas day, during what's known as Advent. Though Advent itself dates back to the 4th century, the version we know today, complete with the chocolate-filled calendars, was popularized in the early 1900s. And apparently it's no longer just for humans, because Fancy Feast is letting your feline roommate in on the fun with this unique cat food Advent calendar, now available at Chewy for $23.

For the 24 days leading up to Christmas, your cat will get to enjoy a variety of different wet foods, including favorites like grilled salmon, chicken, and more. There is even a unique ornament included with each calendar featuring a cat in the shape of a heart that can go right onto your tree. (Also, don't be surprised to find your actual cat making its way into the middle of your tree; they're known climbers.)

Now while you enjoy your Advent calendars from brands like LEGO, Funko, and more, your cat will be able to join in on the fun as well. To learn more about Fancy Feast's Feastivites Advent Calendar, head on over to Chewy.

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