Adafruit Holiday Shipping Deadlines 2023

Adafruit holiday shipping 2023 blog

It might feel like we just said goodbye to summer’s heat but the holidays are coming up fast. This time of year is full of holdups and delays so plan ahead.

We’ve laid out our shipping deadlines for the 2023 season. Don’t leave your orders out in the cold: order early!

Adafruit Holiday Shipping Deadlines 2023


  • USPS Ground Advantage/Priority Mail: Place orders by 11 am ET Thursday, December 7 *There is no guarantee that 1st class packages will arrive by Thursday December 21.
  • UPS Ground: Place orders by 11 am ET Tuesday December 12 *There is no guarantee that UPS Ground packages will arrive by Thursday December 21.
  • UPS 3 Day: Place orders by 11 am ET Friday, December 15
  • UPS 2 Day: Place orders by 11 am ET Monday, December 18
  • UPS Next day air: Place orders by 11 am ET Tuesday, December 19


  • USPS First Class Mail International: Place orders by Thursday, November 16 *Can take up to 30 days or more with worldwide delays and customs. Not a trackable service and cannot be guaranteed to arrive by December 21. We do not recommend USPS for your holiday needs.
  • DHL EXPRESS WORLDWIDE: Place orders by Monday December 11 *There is no guarantee that international packages will arrive by December 21.

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