There are several groups of shops and restaurants, including one near the marina. John's Pass Village is a particularly attractive waterside complex with 130-odd shops and restaurants plus a raised boardwalk overlooking the marina.
During the daytime, Treasure Island's local events include an October fest food, music, arts and crafts festival.
The "Mad Beach Triathlon", in Madeira Beach, is a May athletic contest accompanied by the "Taste of the Beaches" offering good food and music festival.
The nightlife is centered around 8 or so popular bars with rock 'n' roll and reggae music as local favourites.
Restaurants offer an all-round selection. Each Autumn, John's Pass Village in Madeira, hosts the annual John's Pass Seafood Festival, featuring seafood from 30 restaurants and the wares of more than 100 artists.