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That time of year again! Funko and LEGO are gearing up for the 2022 holiday season with a new set of calendars bringing themes including Star Wars, Marvel, Disney and Harry Potter. Each Funko Advent calendar includes 24 Pocket Pops while LEGO Advent calendars include 24 fun mini designs that fans can use to count down the days until Christmas.
A breakdown of each calendar version of Funko and LEGO can be found below. We’ll start with Funko, who have opened pre-orders for their Star Wars, Marvel and Harry Potter sets with a release date set in September:
As for LEGO, they’ve revealed all the details for their Star Wars, Harry Potter, and City and Friends calendars made for 2022 with a release date set for September 1. Pre-orders are not available at the time of writing, but that should change soon. This article will be updated with additional retailer links as they become available.
LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar 2022 – Look in the LEGO Store ($59.99): “Fans will discover an amazing toy made of bricks behind every door of the 2022 LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar (75340) in the run-up to Christmas. Features 8 LEGO Star Wars characters, including C-3PO and R2 – D2 in Christmas jumpers emblazoned with each other’s images, Gonk Droid dressed as Santa and Darth Vader in a LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation on Disney+.”
- 10 Small Build Vehicles – Republic Gunship, Droid Trifighter, ARC-170 Starfighter, Bad Batch Shuttle, Luke’s Landspeeder, T-16 Skyhopper, V-35 Landspeeder, B-wing, TIE Interceptor, Hoth AT-ST
- 6 other small structures – moisture vaporizer, beach sight, ammo stand, Hoth defense turret, Hoth laser cannon and Wampa Cave
LEGO Harry Potter Advent Calendar 2022 – Look in the LEGO Store ($59.99): “Starting December 1, there’s a door that opens every day with a Harry Potter surprise game hidden inside. Games include 7 minifigures – Harry Potter, Sirius Black, Mowing Myrtle, Lord Voldemort, Horace Slughorn, Nymphadora Tonks, and Neville Longbottom – and iconic items from the Harry Potter movies.The first three games make up a scene from the first movie, the next three days make up a scene from the second movie, and so on.As Christmas Day approaches, kids will be able to create more magical movie moments and combine games to conjure up enchanted adventures There is no end of their own. There is also a board game to play once all the doors are opened. With so many ways to play, the magic will last all year long!”
LEGO City Advent Calendar 2022 – Look in the LEGO Store ($59.99): “Build excitement as festive festivities approach with this LEGO City Advent Calendar 60352 playset. Kids can countdown to the big day with fun miniature designs, characters from the popular LEGO City Adventures TV series, and cool accessories. Just fold a placemat Play in a snowy winter wonderland to set the scene for endless fantasy adventures.”
- Features 5 LEGO City Adventures TV Series – Minifigures Includes LEGO City TV Figures Billy, Maddy, Mr. Produce, Tippy and Raze plus a mini Santa character
LEGO Friends Advent Calendar 2022 – Look in the LEGO Store ($59.99): “Every day kids over 6 discover a new gift that all combine to create a wonderful Christmas scene as Olivia visits the Christmas market with her family. There are plenty of fun activities, like building a snowman or ice-skating and karaoke. There are also stalls selling delicious holiday food and one where Olivia can make a rocket toy to give as a Christmas gift. Before taking their picture with Santa, the characters feed the reindeer some straw.”
- FULL OF PLAY FOR KIDS – Comes with 3 LEGO Friends figures, Santa, Reindeer and a sleigh stacked with Christmas gifts plus fun Christmas activities
- Kids Join Olivia’s Family Fun Christmas – Kids walk around the fun market stalls with Olivia, enjoying all the fun Christmas activities before visiting Santa and his reindeer
- HOURS OF ROLE PLAYING FUN – 24 mini games allow kids to role-play building a snowman, skateboard and karaoke, make a toy rocket and eat delicious holiday meals from food stalls