Couples Advent Activities

Are you looking for ideas for the countdown to Christmas? Consider these fun advent activities:

  1. Make hot chocolate, hot apple cider, or eggnog.
  2. Go on a drive to look at Christmas lights.
  3. Pick up a new ornament to hang on the tree.
  4. Buy a book and donate to a child.
  5. Shoot a short video of your year’s highlights and share on social media.
  6. Get the sleeping bags out and sleep under the Christmas tree. If you have a fireplace, enjoy it.
  7. Take turns reading a Christmas story. Consider purchasing a new book each year.
  8. Decorate cookies and have your extended family vote on who did a better job.
  9. Fill a stocking and surprise them.
  10. Gift the 12 Days of Christmas for your love. 
  11. Watch a Christmas movie and pop popcorn.
  12. Make your own cinnamon dough ornaments.
  13. Donate to a children’s giving tree.
  14. Christmas song dance party.
  15. Game night in your pajamas.
  16. Go to the park and feed the birds or ducks.
  17. Write a letter to Santa.
  18. Take a horse carriage ride or go ice skating.
  19. Make gingerbread houses.
  20. Cut out snowflakes and hang them in your windows.
  21. Pick a new treat to make together. 
  22. Hang mistletoe and kiss.
  23. Take a bubble bath together.
  24. Make cards to drop off at a nursing home.
  25. Decorate a mailbox and invite each other to write notes of love and appreciation.
  26. Make a birdfeeder and hang in a tree.
  27. Take a neighborhood walk at night.
  28. Have dinner by candlelight by the tree.
  29. Make a snow angel or snowman.
  30. Learn a carol and sing a Christmas song to share on social media.
  31. Find one way to pay it forward or give back to the community.
  32. Attend a Christmas concert online or in-person. Dress up either way.
  33. Give pj’s to each other and wear on Christmas Eve.
  34. Read the Story of Jesus.

Enjoy the season! 


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