CONEY ISLAND - As the Fourth of July nears, Brooklyn is buzzing with free events for the entire family.

The Seaside Summer Concert Series at Asser Levy Park in Coney Island is just one of several music events. Prospect Park is home to the Celebrate Brooklyn music event and the Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series is held at Wingate Field.

In addition to music, residents can enjoy the Boricua parade and West Indian-American parade held each summer.