The event, in partnership with Discover Bilston, also featured a Signal 107 Roadshow and a grand procession from McDonalds to the Town Hall.
Entertainment also included Santa's grotto for youngsters to visit.
Other switch-on events that have taken part across the region include Bantock House, Wednesfield High Street, Tettenhall's Upper Green, and Wolverhampton City Centre.
WATCH a video from the event here:
The city centre switch-on was attended by Hi-de-Hi! star Su Pollard, who will be starring in Wolverhampton Grand's pantomime Dick Whittington.