Countdown to Christmas

Get these dates in the diary to avoid last minute panics!

Countdown to Christmas

We all love the lead up to Christmas, the crisp frost of the mornings, cosy fires and let's not forget the festive feasts and Michael Bublé tunes! But let's be honest, Christmas can seem quite hectic with so much to get done before the big day, so we're here to help. Make a note of these important dates and you will be on your way to being as organised as Santa Claus himself!

It's coming

6 November 

Get your Christmas food orders in now! Our delicious Food to Order range includes starters, mains, desserts and party foods, as well as a selection of vegan foods. Whether delivered to your door or collected from your local store, your festive feast will make it a Christmas to be remembered.

Our Food to Order Christmas slots open on the 6th November or those with a Delivery Pass can book from the 30th October

You can also order your turkey in-store from 19th December, for collection between 21-23 December.

Print off this handy checklist of everything you’ll need for the big day!

it's closer

20 November 

Christmas TV listings come out today! Brush up on the schedule to make sure you don't miss out on the specials. Our fave Radio Times Christmas edition TV guide is out November 20th – take note!


22 November

Traditionally, Stir-up Sunday, the last one before advent begins, is the day to make your Christmas Pudding. Why not try whipping up our irresistible Classic Christmas Pudding? Or save time with our ASDA Extra Special 9 Month Matured Luxury Christmas Pudding, £7.

30 November 

Last chance to get Advent Calendars today and score brownie points with the kids. Our fave choc pick is the Cadbury Dairy Milk, £2!


7 December 

This is the week to buy your Christmas tree and really get the season started. Not a fan of pesky pine needles? Pick up an artificial 6ft Green Snowy Slim Tree, £25 and get decorating!

18-21 December 

Post alert! Send your cards First Class to addresses in the UK by 21 December so they arrive on time. Pick up a box of Christmas cards and spread that festive cheer.

Want to get super organised? We've got you covered with The Royal Mail's official dates for 2020.

Friday 18 December 2nd Class and 2nd Class Signed For
Monday 21 December 1st Class and 1st Class Signed For and Royal Mail Tracked 48*
Tuesday 22 December Royal Mail Tracked 24*
Wednesday 23 December Special Delivery Guaranteed

*Royal Mail Tracked 24 and Royal Mail Tracked 48 services are not available to purchase at Post Office® branches.


22 December

Set the scene with suitably festive music (and optional mulled wine!) and get those presents all wrapped up with our cute George.com wrapping paper. Don't forget to deck your halls with our fab decorations. 



Feeling festive? We know we are! Head to asda.com or find your local store here, to stock up on all you need for the big day!