This community mall showcases events in the Southern Illinois area. The mall has Sears, Target and Dillard's as the anchor stores. The hours of the mall are Monday through Saturday from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm and Sunday from noon to 5:30 pm. The mall office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. Visitors can reach the mall from I-57 on State Route 13 at Marion, IL. The mall office is close to Target. Public phones are near the customer service booth and lost and found can be at the customer service booth or at the Mall Management Office. Public restrooms are located just off the food court.
Illinois Centre Gift Certificates are sold in denominations of ten to one hundred dollars or multiples for over one hundred dollars. Strollers can be rented in singles or doubles for two or three dollars respectively. Wheel chairs are available for free with a ten dollar refundable deposit. There are also electric scooters available for twenty dollars and fifteen dollars will be refunded when the chair is returned. The mall offers a copy and fax service. Copies are twenty five cents a copy, faxes can be sent for three dollars for the first page and one dollar for each additional page. The charge to receive faxes is one dollar. Shopping bags are fifty cents each and lockers are twenty five cents for the key.
The mall has just opened Pirate Pete's a family fun place and the Jewelers Bench next to the food court. The following stores are at the Illinois Centre Mall: Airbrush Alley, Avon, Bath & Body Works, Claire's Boutique, Country Gourmet, Country Porch, Cover Crazy, Deb, Earthbound Trading Co, Famous Labels, Fashion Bug, Finish Line, Fish Tales, GNC, Game Stop, Gospeland Bookstore, Hearing Place, Hibbett Sports, Highlights, Kay Jewelers, Lane Bryant, The Learning Zone, Lockhart & Co, Majestic Day Spa, Man-tra-con, MasterCuts, The Orient, Payless Shoe Source, Raquel's Couture, Regis Hairstyles, Rose's Nails, Saluki Connection, Sears Optical, Shoe Sensation, Sisters Three, Southern Illinoisan, Things Remembered, Walden Books and Worldwide Travel.
The restaurants that are in the mall are: Subway, Incredible Cookie Co, Hong Kong Buffet, Gusto Di Italia, Great American Chophouse and the Coffee Break.
There is a movie theater next to the Illinois Centre Mall with eight screens. Heartland Regional Medical Center is also close by the mall. There is a Days Inn five blocks from the mall and the Kokopelli Golf Course and Restaurant are only two miles away. Besides the Days Inn visitors to the mall can stay at the Comfort Suites or Hampton Inn.
For something to do in Marion, Illinois besides visiting the mall guests can tour the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge is west of Marion by the northern edge of the Ozark foothills. The terrain is rolling hills to wetlands. People can hike, hunt, camp, boat and observe the wildlife in their natural habitat. The location is 8588 Route 148, Marion, IL.