President Obama will speak to thousands of people in Detroit on Labor Day.
The Michigan Democratic Party will give out hundreds of tickets on Saturday to Monday's event.
The annual Detroit Labor Day parade starts 9 a.m. Monday at the Building Trades at Michigan and Trumbull or the AFL-CIO at 9:30 at Mack and Woodward.
The president will speak at 1 p.m. just east of the Renaissance Center downtown. Aretha Franklin will sing before his speech.
The event is free and open to the public. Gates open at 10 am and the event is general admission.
Tickets will be handed out from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, or until tickets run out, at the Oakland County Democratic Party 91 N. Saginaw Suite G-100 in Pontiac; and 3-5 p.m. Sunday at the 13th District Democratic Party Central Police District/Lakeshore Engineering Building 7310 Woodward Ave. in Detroit.