‘Bringing Up Bates’: Carlin Bates and Evan Stewart Announce Engagement

Bringing Up Bates’ Carlin Bates and Evan Stewart are getting married. The couple is doing great and have announced their engagement to each other. If you watch the show Bringing Up Bates it has been obvious that these two had marriage plans, but they weren’t actually engaged until now.

Bringing Up Bates Update: Carlin Bates & Evan Stewart share engagement news

The Bringing Up Bates’ stars Carlin Bates and Evan Stewart shared the big news today with People. They are engaged and really excited to be getting married. He asked her to get married at the Portland Head Lighthouse during a romantic trip to Portland, Maine, over the weekend. Evan started out by showing up where she was in Nashville watching Lawson Bates record a new song. Carlin didn’t know he was coming and then they went off on their romantic trip. She was with her parents in Nashville and they went along for the trip.

Carlin shared saying, “To say ‘yes’ to the man of my dreams is an opportunity that is a once in a lifetime dream come true! I’m overwhelmed by the thoughtfulness that Evan put into this surprise destination engagement. It was a magical place with the one person that completes me in every way! I’m overjoyed to be his fiancé!”

How did Carlin Bates pop the question to the Bringing Up Bates star?

Evan Stewart and Carlin Bates spent the entire day doing other things with the family such as having donuts for breakfast and going on a bike ride. That evening he surprised her by having a limo show up to take them to dinner. Instead, they went to the lighthouse where he proposed. Evan Stewart had a symphony musician playing and even read a poem to her.

Both of their parents were close enough that they could see the big proposal but were not actually right up there with the couple. It was perfect that they got to see, but Carlin Bates and and his future wife Evan Stewart still got their private moment. Her sister Erin actually set this couple up and it seems like she is a great matchmaker.

You can assume that the Bringing Up Bates cameras were rolling for this big proposal. Don’t miss watching Bringing Up Bates when it returns to UP with new episodes. There is a video from the happy couple on UP’s website as well.

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