A solitary moment well employed, gained Paradise for the good thief.
Venerable Mother Clelia Merloni

Holly Berry Festival

The annual Holly Berry Festival, a juried craft fair to benefit the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Retirement Fund, occurs each year on the Friday and Saturday before Thanksgiving.

This Year’s Festival

If you are a crafter interested in participating in the 2017 Holly Berry Festival on November 17 and 18, please download and complete our Craft Fair Application.

The 2017 Holly Berry will be in the Philip Paolella Jr. Recreational Center at: 

Sacred Heart Academy
265 Benham St.
Hamden, CT 06514

Please mark your calendar for the following festivities:

Friday, November 17 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

  • Baked Ziti Dinner 5:00–7:00 p.m. 
  • Cost: Adults $10/Children $5

Saturday, Nov. 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

  • Free Admission
  • Food Court
  • Baked Goods
  • Children’s Crafts
  • Christmas Tree Lane
  • Raffles