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Editors’ Picks: Advent Candles and Holders Perfect for the Advent Season

The lighting of candles represents the four weeks of Advent leading up to Christmas Day.

Advent candles

As we prepare our hearts and minds for Christmas Day during Advent season, we celebrate this time of anticipation with rich traditions. The use of candles during Advent is a long-standing tradition that holds special meaning.

The four candles, representing the four weeks of Advent, are each lit on one of the four Sundays leading up to Christmas. Three of the candles are purple, symbolizing hope, love and peace while one is pink to symbolize joy.

Prepare your home for this upcoming Advent season with this selection of candles—and holders—that we’ve gathered just for you!

Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication.

Love Peace Hope and Joy Candles $15.49

Advent Candles
Advent Candles

The centerpiece of your Advent display deserves a set of hand-dipped candles, printed with the words of the season: Love, Peace, Hope and Joy. This set of 10” candles contain three purple and one pink candle. You might want to pick up a second set to light, as they’re almost too pretty to burn! Buy at Amazon.com


Gold Advent Candle Wreath Ring $14.99

Gold Advent Candle Wreath Ring
Advent Candles

Whether you’re looking for a starting point to build your own Advent wreath, or just going for a more minimal look—you can’t go wrong with this gold Advent wreath ring. You’ll be happy to know this Advent candle holder has been made in the United States, and the whole thing has been tested for fire resistance. Buy at Amazon.com

Traditional Christmas Advent Wreath $26.99

Traditional Christmas Advent Wreath
Advent Candles

Flowers, pine cones, bows, balls and studs…oh my! This wreath is beautiful, and to top it off—it ships in a gift box (hint, hint!). This wreath measures 12” round, and makes an excellent centerpiece to your Advent table. It’s the wreath and the ring…all in one! Or maybe you’d prefer silver instead of gold? Check it out! Buy at Amazon.com


Flameless LED Advent Candle Set $24.95

Flameless Advent candles
Advent Candles

Want to celebrate the Advent season, but worried about dripping wax—or maybe forgetting to blow the candles out? This flameless LED Advent candle set checks all the boxes. Each candle uses 2 AA batteries and comes with three purple and one pink candle. The bases are designed to fit in all the popular taper candle holders and wreaths. Best of all—you can use them again year after year! Buy at Amazon.com


Modern Ceramic Advent Ring $36.99

Ceramic Advent ring
Advent Candles

Maybe you’re looking for something a bit more contemporary? This Modern Ceramic Advent Ring likely fits the bill. It’s strikingly simple, but holds endless opportunities to decorate it, and make it your own! The choice is yours, keep it simple—or stylize it to fit your Advent décor! Buy at Amazon.com

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