Sofa Vergara Recalls ‘Amazing’ ‘Modern Family’ Cast Reunion at Sarah Hyland’s Wedding
PEOPLE spoke with America’s Got Talent judge Sofa Vergara on Tuesday about reuniting with her Modern Family co-stars at Sarah Hyland’s wedding over the weekend.
Sofa Vergara described Sarah Hyland’s wedding as “magical,” partly because it served as a mini Modern Family cast reunion!
PEOPLE caught up with Vergara on Tuesday during the season 17 live semifinals of America’s Got Talent, just days after the actress and reality competition show judge attended Hyland and Wells Adams’ wedding.
Alums of Modern Family Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Julie Bowen, Nolan Gould, and Ariel Winter were also among those who attended the weekend festivities. It was the first time they’d all been together since the series ended, according to Vegara.
After 11 seasons, the ABC sitcom’s final episode aired in April 2020. Other cast members include Ed O’Neill, Ty Burrell, Eric Stonestreet, Rico Rodriguez, and Aubrey Anderson-Emmons.
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“Having a small Modern Family reunion with so much of the cast there was amazing,” Vergara, 50, tells PEOPLE. “We finished filming the show two weeks before the e [COVID-19] pandemic started, so we hadn’t seen each other since, so this was really nice.”
“It was magical getting to celebrate her special day with her and with everyone,” she adds.
Sofi Vergara Shows Off Photos From Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams’ “Fun Wedding Weekend”
Hyland, 31, and Adams, 38, exchanged vows in an outdoor ceremony at Sunstone Winery near Santa Barbara, California, on Saturday, surrounded by family and friends, including Bachelor star Nick Viall.
“[Sarah] looked beautiful and couldn’t have been happier,” Vergara said of Hyland, who “changed dresses like four times” during the event.
Vergara was joined at the wedding by her son, Manolo Vergara, who smiled as he posted a video from the reception on social media.
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Ferguson, 46, officiated the ceremony in addition to being a guest with husband Justin Mikita. “I had the best seat in the house for this stunner of a wedding,” the Tony winner captioned two photos from Wells and Hyland’s Vogue photoshoot on Instagram.
“What a privilege to marry my two best friends, @sarahhyland and @wellsadams. “I couldn’t be happier for you because you love bugs,” Ferguson wrote, before adding, “I also do Bar Mitzvahs.””
Hyland and Adams first flirted on Twitter in 2016, but they didn’t marry until the fall of 2017. They got engaged in July 2019, but their wedding was postponed several times due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In July, Hyland told PEOPLE, “I’m really excited to be able to — on paper, officially — start our family.”
Adams told PEOPLE in August that he and Hyland were “hoping” to marry in 2022, but that if another setback occurred, they would “go to Vegas or the courthouse” to marry.
“We were supposed to marry last year, but that didn’t happen. We were supposed to marry this year, but it never happened “PEOPLE spoke with the Bachelor in Paradise bartender at the time.
He continued, “So now we’re hoping for next year, or we’re going to Vegas, or the courthouse, I’m not sure — well, we’re not going to do those last two, but I’m not sure. Isn’t 2022 going to be our year?”