Studio 54 made a comeback this Saturday in the form of a bridal party, clad in pink sequins, big hair, bell-bottoms and big bubble shades, which strutted onto The Point for Mock Wedding, a cherished senior tradition.

A ’70s-inspired Vegas theme bedazzled the bride, groom, priest, bride’s parents, groom’s parents, flower girl, ring bearer, bridesmaids and groomsmen in front of about 350 seniors who gathered on The Point for the semi-formal ceremony. The senior ritual began at 2:30 p.m.

‘My highlight was my first married kiss with my wife [Lauren Mazzaferro ’08] and seeing all the seniors on the Point for a beautiful sunny Fairfield day,’ said groom Matt Slowey ’08.

For seniors, Mock Wedding is a realization that senior year is coming to a close and having a good time is a priority, Slowey said.

The wedding ceremony was followed by a reception at Villa Bianca in Seymour, Conn. Food, alcohol and transportation was included and seniors danced the night away both under the tent and on the large patio as a DJ played.

‘[The Villa Bianca] was really impressed with us,’ said Student Beach Resident Association President Erin Hickey ’08.

‘Everything went really smoothly,’ she said. ‘Our class was really respectful.’

Last year’s reception was cut short after the Aqua Turf in Bristol, Conn. discovered the wedding was fake and students began to get out of hand. The students were asked to leave the reception.

Seniors praised the behavior of their peers and the success of this year’s Mock Wedding. Bride Mazzafero said the ceremony and reception was the most fun she has had at Fairfield.

‘I’m a very lucky girl to be the new Mrs. Slowey because he’s a stud and he’s amazing,’ she added.

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