The town’s annual Fourth of July parade is set for Wednesday. Organized by the Wakefield Independence Day Committee, the parade is the largest in Massachusetts and the second-largest in New England, according to the committee. It typically draws about 60,000 people to watch an array of marching bands, floats, music, clowns, celebrities, and politicians. This year’s parade will start at 5 p.m., extend 1.9 miles from the Lakeside Office Park on North Avenue to the Americal Civic Center on Main Street. More than $2,000 in cash prizes will be presented this year for floats judged to be the best in various categories. For more information, go to www.julyparade.org.